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 Caroline Walden 4
Caroline Walden

Guilford, Conn.

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Three Women's Soccer Players Honored by the ACC

Stephanie McCaffrey, Hayley Dowd and Allyson Swaby earn conference honors.

In 2008
A tri-captain along with Kerri McNicholas and Brianna Wilson-Byrne ... Trained with the Under-23 Women's National team in June ... Started all 23 games ... Had one goal and three assists to total five points ... Recorded a multiple point game in a 3-0 win over Brown on September 5 with one goal and two assists ... Started 83 of 85 career games ... Key member of an Eagles defense which had 12 shutouts on the season ... Named to the All-ACC second-team ... Earned NSCAA All-Region third-team honors ... Named to NEWISA first-team ... Named a ESPN The Magazine/CoSida All-Academic District 1 honoree ... Selected to play in the annual NEWISA Senior Bowl ... Named to the Soccer Buzz Northeast Region second-team ... Was named to the All-ACC Academic women's soccer team ... Invited to participate in the Women's Professional Soccer League Combine in Florida.

In 2007

Started every game (20) on the backline ... Was a key to the Eagles defense being ranked sixth in the nation in GAA (0.47) and sixth in shutout percentage (0.6) ... Helped the Eagles hold their opponents to just 10 goals ... Recorded two assists - one vs. Fairfield on Oct. 19 and the other in a 1-1 tie vs. Duke on October 5 ... Was named to the Top Drawer Soccer team of the Week in week two ... Named to the New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Association first-team ... Has played in 62 career games.

In 2006
Started all 22 games for the Eagles in the back ... Helped the Eagles defense hold their opponents to just 169 shots and only 22 goals on the season .... Notched 20 shots, six on goal ... Was named to the NEWISA All-Region first-team ... Has played in 42 career games and started 40.

In 2005
Made an immediate impact as one of the most versatile players, seeing action in the midfield, offense and defense ... Played in 20 games, started 18 ... Named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference freshman team and first-team NEWISA in 2005 ... Named to the Soccer Buzz Magazine Northeast second-team and All-Freshman team ... Earned her first start and scored her first collegiate goal against Boston University in the season opener on Aug. 26 (2-0, W) ... Posted three goals and two assists for eight points on the season ... Had two game-winning goals - against Boston University and NC State ... Posted 41 shots in her freshman campaign ... Notched a three-game point scoring streak in October - an assist vs. UNC (4-1, L); a goal vs. NC State (1-0, W) and an assist vs. Virginia (1-0, W).

Set a school record with 67 career goals ... As a senior named All-League, All-State, All-New England, Youth All-American, HS All-American, CGSCA Player of the Year and NSCAA Connecticut State Player of the Year ... As a junior named All-League, All-State and All-New England ... Named All-League, All-State and Youth All-American as a sophomore ... As a freshman named All-League ... Named to the Under-16 and Under-17 National Teams ... Member of the Regional I ODP Team from 2000-2005 .... Played for the Connecticut ODP Team from 1999-2005....Captain of the track team and received four letters in both soccer and track.

Born January 11, 1987...Caroline is the oldest of Susanna and Richard Walden's three children...Enrolled in the Lynch School of Education.

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