Acacia Walker
Acacia Walker

Player Profile

Sherwood Forest, Md.

High School:
Annapolis HS



2005 (Senior): First team IWLCA/US Lacrosse All-America ... second team All-American by Inside Lacrosse ... first team All-ACC honoree ... finished the season with a career-high 33 goals ... ranks tied for eighth in career assists (77) ... can make an impact on offense and be a solid defender ... good vision ... has a strong shot and good moves to the cage ... scored a goal in her final career game at Princeton (5/12) ... came off the bench for the first time in her career for an assist against Virginia at the ACC Tournament (4/29) ... team-high five goals in win over Johns Hopkins (4/9) ... also added five ground balls and four draw controls ... two goals and three draw controls in win over Virginia Tech (4/2) ... hat trick and an assist in win over Ohio State (3/27) ... scored on a behind-the-back goal just outside the crease ... five points on four goals and an assist in tough loss to Penn State (3/25) ... also controlled four draws and scooped five ground balls ... five ground balls to go with one goal in come-from-behind win over George Mason (3/16) ... also forced three turnovers and controlled three draws for the Terps pair of goals against Denver (3/14) ... career day against Brown recording five goals and two assists for seven points ... added six draw controls for Maryland ... goal and assist against Virginia (3/8) ... hat trick against Richmond (3/3) ... keyed Maryland's win over Old Dominion (3/2) with five goals and an assist ... also forced three turnovers and controlled two draws for the Terps.

2004 (Junior): A talented all-around player ... All-ACC selection ... second on the team in assists (23) while also adding 25 goals ... scored a goal and an assist against Georgetown in NCAA Quarters (5/16) ... tremendous all-around game scoring two goals, four assists and controlling eight draws for the Terps against Temple in NCAA Tourney (5/13) ... four points on three assists and one goal in win over George Mason (5/9) ... registered two assists and one goal in win over Loyola (5/1) ... four draw controls in ACC Tourney loss to UVa (4/23) ... three points on two goals and one assist in win over No. 15 North Carolina (4/17) ... netted a hat trick and an assist in first half against No. 9 Johns Hopkins (4/10) to help Maryland get off to a quick start ... controlled three draws for the Terps, helping them maintain possession and control the game in the win over the Blue Jays ... critical in controlling six draws against Georgetown (4/7) ... also scored a goal and caused one turnover ... four points on two goals and two assists in win over Denver (4/2) ... also caused a pair of turnovers ... one assist, two ground balls and two draw controls in win over Ohio State (3/28) ... first hat trick of the season against Penn State (3/26) ... also scooped three ground balls ... pair of goals and three draws against Dartmouth (3/23) ... five draw controls, four ground balls to go with two goals one assist against Old Dominion (3/19) ... tied career-high with six points on two goals and four assists at Brown (3/12) ... also scooped a game-high six ground balls ... secured three draws in that game ... scored one goal and added two assists in easy victory over Quinnipiac (3/11) ... grabbed team-best six ground balls and caused three turnovers ... won three draws and secured three ground balls in Syracuse (3/3) victory ... two goals in win over Richmond (2/21).

2003 (Sophomore): One of the team's top scorers ... scored 29 goals and added 33 assists for career-high 62 points ... team-high 42 draw controls ... also added 34 ground balls and her 22 caused turnovers ranked second on the team ... held scoreless in just two games ... had a point in 14 consecutive games ... had four or more points seven times ... hat trick and three assists (career-high six points) in season-opening win over George Mason (2/25) ... another hat trick and two more assists against Duke (3/6) ... chipped in three assist to help lead Maryland over Virginia (3/11) ... three goals and one assist in win over Old Dominion (3/22) ... season-best four assists to go with one goal against William & Mary (4/8) ... tallied three helpers and one goal in 19-4 win over Johns Hopkins (4/12) ... five points on two goals and three to help lead Maryland to ACC Tournament title over Virginia (4/20) ... added three goals and two assists in record-setting win over Temple in the NCAA Tournament (5/8).

2002 (Freshman): One of only two freshmen to start in all 21 games ... finished sixth on the team in scoring with 33 points (19 goals, 14 assists) and second among freshmen ... finished third in the ACC in draw controls with a team-high 41 (1.95 per game) ... also came away with 48 ground balls (third-most on the team) and caused 19 turnovers ... had five multiple-goal games, two of which were hat tricks ... posted four assists against No. 3 UVa in the ACC Tournament (4/19) and against George Mason (5/3) ... GMU game marked her season high for points (5) ... had hat tricks against Brown (3/16) and No. 11 Penn State (3/29).

Prep: A four-year letterwinner at Annapolis Senior High School ... an All-America selection as a sophomore, junior and senior and an honorable mention pick as a frosh ... member of the U.S. under 19 lacrosse team that went undefeated en route to the World Championship in Perth, Australia ... was the MVP of the "Stripes" team in the National High School All-Star game with a game-high eight points (three goals, five assists) ... an all-county selection in 1998, `99 and '00 ... an All-Metro selection by the Baltimore Sun, as well as an athlete-of-the-week selection by the Sun ... a scholar-athlete at AHS ... school won two state championships while she was there ... team went 52-5 in her four years ... was recruited by Virginia, North Carolina, Georgetown and Duke ... also lettered in soccer and basketball ... served as a team captain for all three sports she played.

Personal: Acacia Walker was born in Elkins, W.Va. ... is the daughter of Joseph and Michelle Walker ... majoring in American studies ... first name is pronounced uh-CAY-shuh ... an honor roll student ... scholar-athlete who was also involved in student government as a prep.

Career Statistics
Year	GP-GS	G	A	Pts.
2002	21-21	19	14	33
2003	22-22	29	33	62
2004    20-20   25      23      48
2005    18-15   33       7       40
Totals	81-78	106	77	183

Career Highs Goals: 5, three times (most recently vs. Johns Hopkins, 4/9/05) Assists: 4, five times (most recently vs. Temple 5/13/04) Points: 7 vs. Brown (3/12/05)

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