10   Corinne Walsh
Corinne Walsh

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Evergreen Park, IL

High School:
Evergreen Park

Height:
6-0

Position:
MB


2005: Finished her NIU career ranked eighth in school-history in both block assists (313) and total blocks (340)...notched double-digit kills in 15 out of her last 18 matches in a Huskie uniform...grabbed a career-high 22 kills in a five-game win over Central Michigan (Oct. 7)...collected back-to-back 20-kill outings against both Akron (Nov. 10) and Buffalo (Nov. 11) helping the Huskies secure a home first round match in the Mid-American Conference Tournament...was named to Bradley's Radisson Hotel Invitational All-Tournament Team after the Huskies won the championship...was flawless against Western Illinois (Sept. 6) collecting 11 kills and finishing with a hitting percentage of .500 (11 kills, 0 errors, 22 attacks).

2004: Notched 33 starts and played in all 123 games as a junior ... posted 20 matches with four or more total blocks including two separate streaks of five contests or more ... finished season ranked second on the team with 125 block assists and third in total blocks with 1.08 stuffs per game ... added four double-digit kill efforts including back-to-back 10-plus matches to kick off the Duke Invitational ... collected a season-high 19 successful swings while hitting .279 and racking up 10 digs and three blocks in the tourney opener against Towson (Sept. 10) ... followed that effort up with 13 kills, a .222 hitting percentage, and four blocks versus South Carolina the next afternoon (Sept. 11) ... hit .312 with five kills and eight blocks during a key four-game road win over Toledo late in the year (Oct. 29) ... added another solid defensive effort with a season-high nine total blocks to go along with three kills and a .333 hitting percentage during three-game sweep of Ball State (Nov. 6).

2003: Started all 31 matches for NIU last spring in her first year with the team ... established herself as a force in the middle, leading all Huskies and placing sixth in the Mid-American Conference at 1.17 blocks per game ... racked up 129 block assists---the eighth-highest single-season total in Northern Illinois history ... also had a breakout season on the offensive side of the ball, finishing second on the NIU attack percentage charts at .242 ... added career-best 147 digs (1.24 dpg) as well ... made an immediate impact in first match of the season, hitting a blistering .545 (6 kills-0 errors-11 attempts) with four aces and five total blocks against Liberty in the opener of the Best Western DeKalb Inn and Suites Invitational (Aug. 29) ... enjoyed breakout performance two weeks later to the tune of 21 kills at a .500 clip (21-3-36), 12 digs, and nine blocks as part of a 28.5-point night against Valparaiso in the championship match of the NIU Comfort Inn and Suites Invite (Sept. 13) ... posted lone double-digit block performance of season with 10 stuffs at Virginia Tech (Sept. 19) ... set career-best mark with 16 digs in four-game win over Eastern Michigan (Oct. 28) ... closed year with a flurry, collecting six kills, 11 digs, and seven blocks in MAC Tournament quarterfinal loss to Akron (Nov. 21).

University of South Florida: Completed her freshman season at the University of South Florida prior to transferring to NIU ... finally broke into the USF starting lineup halfway through her initial campaign ... finished the season with an appointment to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... posted a .292 hitting percentage in 2002, good enough for fourth on the Bull charts ... tallied a season-high 13 kills at a .478 clip against University of Charlotte ... tied for fifth on the team listing for service aces per game.

Prep: Played her high school ball right here in the Chicagoland area at Evergreen Park High School ... made four straight appearances on the All-Suburban Prairie Conference First Team ... served as team captain her senior season after compiling trio of team Most Valuable Player awards ... still holds school record for kills in a match with 29.

Club Volleyball: Spent two years under the tutelage of Donna Zidek in the Chicago Juniors program (1998-2000) ... joined former EPHS and current NIU teammate Marie Zidek as a member of the Celtic Force from 2000-02.

Personal: Major - Business and Accountancy ... Birthdate - November 17, 1983.

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