Chris Walsch

Chris  Walsch


Finksburg, MD

High School:
The Gilman School

Last College:

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 175



Chris Walsch Announced to the 2017 Tewaaraton Watch List

The Finksburg, Maryland, native is the first Falcon in program history to be included on the list


Falcon Lacrosse Advances to SoCon Championship

The Falcons top Bellarmine, 10-8, in the SoCon Championship Semi-Finals


Walsch named SoCon Offensive Player of the Week

Sophomore attack had four goals and one assist in win over Mercer


Gouchoe and Walsch earn SoCon Weekly Awards

The pair helped lead Air Force to wins over Duke and Detroit Mercy


Walsch and Gouchoe named SoCon Lacrosse Players of the Week

The pair helped lead Air Force to a 7-6 win in four overtimes at Marist, Feb. 20

JUNIOR | 2017: Two-time honorable mention USILA/Nike All-American (2016, 2017) … two-time SoCon Offensive Player of the Year (2016, 2017) … Air Force Offensive MVP … All-SoCon first-team … SoCon Offensive Player of the Month of April … Offensive Player of the Week (Mar. 21) … started in all 51 career games; registering at least a goal in 45-of-51 career games played … notched his 100th goal in a season-high five-goal performance against Bellarmine … seven hat tricks on the season … three four-goal performances, three three-goal performances… notched two goals against top-10 Denver and Duke… notched a career-best and team-high six assists against High Point ... led the team in goals (36), assists (28) and points (62) this season. He also leads the team in career G-A-P (108-75-183), career hat tricks (19), career game-winners (7) and is fourth on the team in career ground balls (70) … the Academy’s first-ever Tewaaraton watch list player and has led Air Force in goals and points every year since joining in the 2014-15 season … 108 career goals, a mark that only one other Falcon in the modern-era has hit (Mike Crampton, 127g, 2011-14), for the second-most career goals in program history ... He also holds the Air Force program record for career points (183) … 75 career assists is third-most in program history.

SOPHOMORE | 2016: 2016 honorable mention USILA/Nike All-American … Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Year … all-SoCon first team … Air Force lacrosse Offensive Player of the Year … SoCon Offensive Player of the Month (March) ... three-time SoCon Offensive Player of the Week ... SoCon all-tournament team … led the team with 64 points; second most single-season points in the program’s modern era ... registered 35 goals and 29 assists on the season … led the 2016 Falcons in goals, assists and points … notched four game-winning scores ... signature performance came in a seven-point effort in a 10-9 upset at then-No. 9 Duke capped by a game-winner in the waning seconds of overtime ... registered five hat tricks on the season … led the team with 97 shots with 64 on goal … started in all 18 games of the season and all 33 games of his career … picked up 22 ground balls … caused seven turnovers … leads the team in career goals (72), assists (47) and points (119) … second most single season assists in program history … completed Expeditionary Survival and Escape Training over the first block of summer … participated in Operation Air Force at Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs … will serve as the group honor NCO as a junior.

FRESHMAN | 2015: Had a stellar freshman season starting all 15 games and leading the team in goals (37), points (55) and shots/shots on goal (109/69) … earned a double hat trick against Jacksonville earning a season high and team high eight points in one game … made five goals in two different games against Marist and Virginia Military Institute … logged 10 hat tricks on the season … made two goals and an assist against No. 1 Denver … made a goal against No. 3 Duke … tallied 25 ground balls on the season … Commandant’s list and Athletic Director’s list … earned jump wings over the summer.

USAFA PREP: Attended the USAFA Prep School and played on the soccer team ... won the Dean's List.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years in lacrosse and soccer and three in hockey ... earned the lacrosse team's most valuable senior athlete award ... MIAA semi-finalist ... on the Dean's List ... hockey team won the conference "B" championship as a senior ... back-to-back "A" conference finals appearances in soccer ... high school coach was Brooks Matthews.

PERSONAL: Member of Cadet Squadron 33 ... son of Mike and Sandy Walsch ... has three siblings ... majoring in management … long-term goal is to become a pilot ... both grandfathers served in the Navy in World War II ... father played lacrosse at Morgan State.

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