10 Amira Walcott
10 Amira Walcott
Height: 5-8
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Beltsville, Md.
High School: Eleanor Roosevelt
Position: B

2012: Earned a spot on the America East All-Rookie Team… One of three players and the only freshman to start all 17 games… Tied for first on the team in minutes played (1557)… A key and physical member of the Retrievers’ defensive line… Notched two shots against Binghamton… Registered two shots at Vermont… Gave UMBC a chance to take the lead against VCU with a header off of a Rachel McKee corner kick, but the goalie came up with the save… Tallied her first career shot at Bucknell, placing it on goal… Recorded her first career point, assisting fellow freshman Bria Bass in a 5-0 victory at Saint Peter’s… Started in her collegiate debut versus Lafayette.

Background: Four-year varsity at Eleanor Roosevelt High School… Washington Post All-Metro and Prince George’s Second Team All-County in 2010… Returned her senior season to earn Prince George’s First Team All-County honors… Helped the Lady Raiders to a regional AAAA title and a state semi-finals appearance in 2011… Earned a spot on the U-17 girls’ national team for Trinidad & Tobago… Played four seasons of club soccer for the 2009 US Club Soccer VII Regional Champions and National Finalist Freestate Fury… 2010 Maryland State Cup U-16 Finalists with the Fury… In 2011 the club was named Freestate Tournament Co-Champions, Discovery Cup Champions and Bethesda Tournament Champions.