Walsh in 2012-13 (So.): One of six wrestlers who earned berths to the NCAA Championship, Walsh produced a 28-13 record which included a 6-1 dual record ... placed in six of the eight tournaments in which he competed, including winning titles at the Eastern Michigan Open and the All-Academy Championship ... defeated Michigan State's Bobby Nash by a 4-2 decision to take the crown at the Eastern Michigan Open ... suffered his first loss of the season at the Roadrunner Open where he lost to Stanford's Jim Wilson to place second ... finished fifth at the Navy Classic and sixth at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational ... pinned (1:36) Army's Paul Hancock to win the All-Academy Championship ... placed fourth at the EIWA Championship to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Championship where he would bow out after two matches ... suffered his lone dual loss against Army's Paul Hancock (9-5) ... earned dual victories over George Mason's Ty Knepp (9-3), Lehigh's Ben Haas (fall, 3:57), Maryland's Domenic DeRobertis (14-2), North Carolina's John Staudenmayer (2-0), Rutgers' Nick Visicaro (11-5) and American's Phillip Barreiro (6-2).
2011-12 (Fr.): Turned in a 14-11 record, including a 3-3 mark in dual action his rookie season ... competed in six tournaments, placing in three of them ... opened his collegiate career with a second-place effort at the Knight Point Open where he earned his first career win, a 4-0 decision over West Virginia's Mickey Bennett ... placed second at the Navy Classic, dropping a 3-1 decision to teammate Joe Locksmith in the championship bout ... earned a 6-3 victory over VMI's David Yost to take third at the All-Academy Championship ... claimed dual victories over Maryland's Ben Dorsey and Campbell's Mark Hartenstine ... represented Navy at the EIWA Championship at 149 pounds where he turned in a 1-2 record.
High School: A 2010 graduate of Deep Run High School, Walsh attended the Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School during the 2010-11 academic year ... a four-year wrestling letterwinner, he earned All-State (Va.) honors as a senior, while also being named all-region ... served as team captain his senior year.
Personal: Son of Patrick and Maryalice Walsh ... grandfather, Tom O'Connor, graduated from the Naval Academy in 1948 ... majoring in Oceanography ... named to the Commandant's List the fall of his Plebe year.