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Sydney Walsh
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Walsh was busy in Sea-Hawks’ net

Memorial Sea-Hawks soccer netminder Sydney Walsh is The Telegram sports department’s choice as athlete of the week.

The Sea-Hawks lost their semifinal game 2-0 to eventual champion Cape Breton University Capers, but the loss certainly couldn’t be pinned on Walsh.

The second-year keeper, named a first-team conference all-star prior to the Atlantic University Sport championship, stopped 15 of 17 shots by Cape Breton. One of those was a penalty kick. Memorial had picked up a red card in the 54th minute, playing the remainder of the game short-handed.

In the quarter-final game against the third-seeded Dalhousie Tigers, Walsh kicked out all six shots as the sixth-seeded Sea-Hawks won 4-0.

Date of birth: July 4, 1999

Height: 5-9

Weight: 145 pounds

Birthplace: St. John’s

Hometown: St. John’s

Occupation: Second-year electrical engineering student, Memorial University

Club: Memorial Sea-Hawks

Coach: Mike Power

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