Musketeers' senior class becomes winningest in school history
Musketeers Add 10 To The Roster For Upcoming Season
XU Now Has A 285 Minute Shutout Streak
Next Up On The Spring Schedule Is Cedarville
Team Is Now 1-0-1 This Spring
Several members of the Xavier men's soccer team played a big part in helping the Crew Juniors win the U-19 National Championship. Three current players talk about playing in front of national TV audience and how this helps the program as a whole.
Xavier found out it will be returning to the NCAA Tournament to face West Virginia for the second year.
Highlights from Xavier's 2-1 win include a slithering goal from Luke Spencer and overtime winner from Will Walker.
2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
As A RS Senior
- NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Great Lakes Region Second Team
- All-BIG EAST First Team
- BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
- Preseason All-BIG EAST Team
- Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association First Team All-Ohio
- College Soccer News National Team of the Week (11/25)
Appeared in and started all 23 matches in the midfield... team's leading scorer with 23 points (seven goals, nine assists)... took 33 shots and put 17 on frame... three game-winners... went 2-for-2 on penalty kick attempts... finished career with 23 assists, tied for fifth in program history... tied a career-high with a pair of assists at Bradley (9/4)... three points (1g, 1a) in 3-0 win vs. UC (9/13)... assisted on both goals in XU's 2-1 win vs. Pitt (10/7)... nailed game-winning PK at Seton Hall (10/11)... recorded fourth career brace in 2-0 win vs. DePaul (10/15)... put up third career multi-assist match vs. Butler (11/7)... scored first NCAA goal in 2-1 win over Monmouth in the first NCAA Tournament game in program history (11/20)... scored game-winning penalty kick in 74th minute of 2-1 win vs. No. 5 Indiana in NCAA Tournament Second Round (11/23)...
As A RSJunior (2013)
Earned a starter's spot in 13 of 17 matches played ... was second on the team with five goals ... finished with two assists ... scored both goals, including the game winner, in a 2-1 victory over Georgetown (Oct. 12) ... had a game winning assist in a 1-0 victory over Cincinnati ... ripped 22 shots on the season with seven of them being on goal.
As A RSSophomore (2012)
- 2012 Atlantic 10 Second Team
- 2012 TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 20 Atlantic 10 Conference players to watch list
Named to the Atlantic 10 Second Team ... played in all 22 games, starting in 21 matches in his sophomore season ... finished the season with seven goals and six assists on 47 shots ... ranked twelfth in the Atlantic 10 in assists and twelfth in conference in total points (20) ... had one game-winning goal on the season in a win over rival Cincinnati ... ripped two goals in a 3-2 victory over St. Louis ... finished with two goals and one assist in a 6-0 win over Rhode Island ... ranked third on the team in goals, shots and shots on goal.
As A RSFreshman (2011)
Played in all 21 games and started 16 matches in a stellar rookie season ... finished the season with three goals and six assists ... earned a spot on 2011 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team ... netted the game-winning goal in overtime against No. 8 Charlotte in the opening round of the Atlantic 10 Championship ... had a two-assist game against La Salle ... Second on the team in assist and tied for third in goals scored ... first-career goal was a game winner in the season opener ... played over 1,500 minutes and recorded 31 shots and 13 shots on goal ... tied for 80th nationally in total assists and 141st in assists per game (.29) ... ranked third in the conference in total assists and tied ninth for assist per game.
Played for his father, Bob, at Batavia High School in Batavia, Ohio ... was a two-time Southern Buckeye Athletic Academic Conference Player of the Year ... as a senior was named to the Division II All-Ohio First Team, First Team All-Southwest, and First Team All-SBAAC ... netted 25 goals and 24 assists as he led Batavia to a 16-1-2 record and district championship runner-up title his senior year ... scored 19 goals and tallied nine assist for the a 12-2-2 Batavia team, and earned All-Southwest Ohio and All-SBAAC Player of the Year honors ... led the Bulldogs to the sectional championship game behind eight goals and 10 assists his sophomore season and was named to the First Team All-SBAAC and honorable mention All-Southwest Ohio.
Spent the past two years played for the Columbus Crew Academy U18 along teammates Matt Hill, Nick Hagglund and brother Matt Walker ... was a member of the Crew Jrs. Super 20 National Championship team in 2010 and 2011 ... spent five years on the Ohio Olympic Development Team (OPD) ... played with the 2008 ODP Region team.
Son of Stephanie and Robert Walker ... born Sept. 16, 1992 ... twin brother is Matt, current teammate ... majoring in Economics.