Tigers Walsh Earns Top Soccer Honors - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Tigers Walsh Earns Top Soccer Honors

While the Memphis Tigers Football team is struggling somewhat out of the gate...the schools' OTHER Football squad is rocketing to National prominence..

That's Futbol with and 'S" as in Soccer..

The Tigers Soccer team is ranked 15th in the Nation...

The U of M took a huge jump in the polls from 25th after winning all 3 of its' games last week On the Road.

Junior Midfielder Kevin Walsh is a catalyst behind the move..

Walsh is the First Tiger ever to earn Soccer America, AND College Soccer News National Team of the Week honors, as well as be named Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week all in the same week.

Walsh netted two goals and had 2 assists to help Memphis improve to 7 and 1 on the season.

The Tigers open Conference USA play This Sunday at 11th Ranked South Carolina.

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