29 John Walker
John Walker


Dix Hills, N.Y.

High School:
Half Hallow Hills West

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190



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Preseason first team All-America by Faceoff Magazine/Inside Lacrosse ... USILA/STX first team All-America selection after the 2005 season ... named to 2006 Tewaaraton Trophy Watch List ... one of five finalists for last year's Tewaaraton Trophy ... first team All-Patriot League on attack last season ... won James V. Hartinger Award as Army's team MVP in 2005 ... considered one of the most dangerous attackmen in the country ... very athletic and difficult to mark ... possesses accurate shot and excellent dodging ability ... presents many potential matchup challenges for opposing defenses ... elusive with great ability to change direction ... speed and quickness also make him an asset on attack ... has started all 48 games in his collegiate career ... won Lt. Ray Enners-Chris Pettit Award in 2004 as Army's offensive MVP ... authored one of the best freshman campaigns in the history of Army lacrosse ... won the team's Gen. L.E. Seeman Award as Army's top freshman in 2003 ... named Patriot League's "Co-Rookie of the Year" ... three-year letterwinner.

2005: Started all 17 games ... first team All-America ... first team All-Patriot League ... Tewaaraton Trophy finalist ... finished sixth in the nation in points per game (4.06) ... placed 11th nationally in assists per game (1.82) ... led the team in scoring with 69 points - second highest single-season point total in Army history ... led the team in assists with a career-high 31 ... second on the club in goals scored with a career-best 38 ... second on the team with 61 ground balls ... registered six points against Navy (2G, 4A) and followed up with six more against Duke (5G, 1A) ... tied career high with five goals opposite Duke ... registered five goals in a game on four occasions (Hofstra, Air Force, Duke, Navy) ... picked up his 100th career goal against Duke ... named Patriot League "Offensive Player of the Week" April 4 ... garnered honorable mention "Player of the Week" by Inside Lacrosse April 4 ... scored 10 goals and dished out four assists in back-to-back outings against Hofstra and Air Force ... first Army player to score 10 goals in two games since 1997 ... first player to register 14 points in consecutive games since 2002 ... posted one game-winning goal (Hofstra) and team-high six man-up goals ... scored twice in final five minutes versus Air Force to stretch a 10-8 lead to 12-8 ... stands sixth on all-time scoring chart with 167 points and sixth on all-time goals scored chart with 109.

2004: Started all 15 of Army's games ... finished second on the team in scoring with 57 points ... second team All-Patriot League ... finished among leaders in the nation in scoring ... tied for eighth in goals scored (37) ... Patriot League "Offensive Player of the Week" April 19 ... tied for the club lead with 65 ground balls, establishing a new career-high ... scored four goals in a game four times ... scored four goals against Maryland, while being guarded by All-American Chris Passavia, in NCAA Tournament ... posted career highs in both assists (4) and points (7) against Yale ... recorded a multi-point game in 14 of 15 games ... scored a goal in 25 consecutive games dating back to last season ... registered two game-winning goals ... scored four extra-man goals ... posted two man-down goals ... assisted on Jim Wagner's game-winner against Yale ... scored game-tying goal in the final seconds that sent the contest into overtime against Air Force ... registered six points or better in four consecutive games (Lafayette, Marist, Yale, Lehigh) ... posted four points or better on seven occasions ... scooped career-high 10 ground balls against Air Force ... picked up seven grounders opposite Marist.

2003: Started all 16 games ... named second team all-Patriot League ... "Co-Rookie of the Year" in the Patriot League ... led the Black Knights in goals scored (34) ... second on the team in points (41) ... broke the school's freshman goal-scoring record ... tied for the team lead in game-winning goals ... fourth in the Patriot League in goals per game (2.13) ... scored four goals in first half against Hobart ... registered eight multi-goal efforts with five hat tricks to his credit ... recorded five points in win over Denver (3G, 2A) ... named Patriot League's "Rookie of the Week" on back-to-back occasions in April and again on May 5 ... recorded a hat trick in five consecutive games ... scored team's only two goals in NCAA first round loss at Johns Hopkins ... scored a goal in all but one Army game.

Prior to West Point: Three-time all-division, all-county and team MVP for head coach Anthony Cascio at Hills West H.S. ... received all-division and all-county accolades in football at Hills West as well ... voted the football team's MVP his senior year.

Personal: John Wesley Walker III ... born May 20, 1983, in Dix Hills, N.Y. ... parents are Wesley and Judy Walker ... father Wesley was an all-pro wide receiver for the New York Jets for 12 seasons ... father holds Michie Stadium record for most punt returns by an opponent in a single game (7 - Sept. 29, 1973 as a member of Cal) ... cousin Randy Fraser plays professional lacrosse for the Buffalo Bandits of the indoor National Lacrosse League ... brother, Austin, plays lacrosse at Johns Hopkins University ... majoring in American Legal System.

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