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Cara Walls
Cara Walls

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wauwatosa, Wis.

High School:
Wauwatosa East

Height:
5-9

Position:
F

Notables:
2014: First Team All-Big Ten
2014: Big Ten All-Tournament Team
2014: Named the No. 88 best player in women's college soccer by Top Drawer Soccer
2012: Second Team All-Big Ten
2012: UW Offensive Player of the Year
2011: Big Ten All-Freshman Team
2011: Big Ten Player of the Week three times (8/29, 9/26, 10/10)

2014: Recorded the game-winning goal against Oregon in the regular season opener (8/22) ... scored a pair of goals against both South Dakota State (8/29) and Northern Iowa (8/31) ... netted a goal vs. Washington (9/5) and Portland (9/7) ... scored a goal against Ohio State (10/3) ... netted the game-winning goal vs. Northwestern (10/12) ... recorded two goals against Minnesota (10/18) ... scored a goal in the first round of the 2014 Big Ten Women's Soccer Tournament vs. Illinois (11/5)

2013: Started in all 19 matches ... leads the team in goals (9) and game-winning goals (4) ... ranks second in points (22) ... ranks second in shots (63) ...leads the team in shots on goal (30) ... tallied a goal vs. Northwestern (11/2) ... netted a goal vs. Nebraska (10/18) ... tallied an assist vs. Iowa (10/20) ... netted a goal vs. Milwaukee (9/15) ... tallied a goal and two assists at Loyla-Chicago (9/11) ... recorded a goal at Oregon State (9/1) ... tallied a goal at Oregon (8/30) ... tallied two goals at Illinois State (8/25) ... earned game-winning goal in Badgers' season-opening win at UConn (8/23) ... scored two goals vs. DePaul in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament (11/15)

2012: Earned Second Team All-Big Ten honors ... named UW Offensive Player of the Year ... started in all 21 matches ... finished the season ninth in the Big Ten in goals (10) and tied for 10th in points (21) ... finished the season first on team in goals (10) and points (21) ... scored the game-winning goal against Illinois State (9/9), Northwestern (10/12) and Illinois (10/14) ... recorded three multi-goal performances (Illinois State, Northwestern, Purdue).

2011: Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... Big Ten Player of the Week three times (8/29, 9/26, 10/10) ... played in all 20 games, with 17 starts ... led team in goals (9), points (19), shooting percentage (.281) and game-winning goals (4) ... first freshman to lead UW in goals since 2001 ... most goals by a Badger freshman since 1997 ... tied career high by scoring two goals, including the game winner, against Indiana (10/23) ... notched the game-winning goal against Nebraska (10/7) ... recorded two shots on goal against Michigan (9/25) ... career-high two goals against Michigan State (9/23) ... scored a goal at Milwaukee (9/11) ... recorded three shots on goal against Northern Illinois (9/9) ... tallied a goal against Dayton (9/2) ... scored lone goal in 1-0 win over Green Bay (8/28) ... recorded first goal and first assist of career in win over No. 23 Washington (8/26) ... made Badger debut with start at Notre Dame (8/19)

Prep:
Helped lead FC Milwaukee U18 team to national title and awarded the golden ball as the top scorer at the championships ... named 2011 Greater Metro Conference Player of the Year and first-team all-area ... team captain and team MVP as a senior ... also a team captain ... all-state second team honoree and named Wauwautosa East MVP her junior season ... ranked No. 15 in TopDrawerSoccer.com's Midwest region ... went to Costa Rica with the ODP Region 2 Team ... helped FC Milwaukee Nationals club team earn a state title ... competed in the ENCL League... did not participate in high school soccer during freshman or sophomore seasons because she played club soccer during those seasons ... member of high school honor roll... also participated in basketball and tennis ... volunteered with the Wisconsin Breast Cancer Show House (WBCS-Volunteer/Event Planning/Fundraising)

Personal: Parents are Sarah Gingrass and Andre Walls ... has two sisters, Vinessa and Alayah, and one brother, Tony ... cousin, Jeffrey Lewis, is a member of the Wisconsin football team

Walls' Career Statistics as of November 24, 2014

Season GP GS G A PTS SH
SH% SOG SOG% YC RC PK PKA GWG
2011 20 17 9 1 19 32 .281 19 .594 0 0 0 0 4
2012 21 21 10 1 21 52 .192 26 .500 0 0 0 0 3
2013 19 19 9 4 22 63 .143 30 .476 0 0 0 0 4
2014 20 20 14 0 28 55 .255 19 .345 0 0 0 0 6
Career 82 77 42 6 90 202 94 0 0 0 0 17

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