Valerie Dahmen made a career-high 19 saves in the loss
Made 18 starts in her senior season as a forward for Wake Forest ... Finished the season with five goals and five assists ... Registered two goals in the first game against Miami (Aug. 30) ... Had the game-winner against No. 9 Michigan in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge ... Also scored a goal against Liberty (Sept. 13) ... Tallied an assist in two straight games against William & Mary and Maryland ... Notched an assists against Appalachian State (Oct. 1) and versus James Madison (Oct. 20) ... Recorded a goal and an assist at No. 3 Syracuse.
Played in 18 contests for the Demon Deacons ... Starred in the 3-2 upset of Duke in double overtime (Sep. 8) by scoring the game-winning golden goal with just three minutes remaining in regulation ... Also scored goals against Appalachian State (Sep. 14), Davidson (Oct. 9), Louisville (Oct. 14) and California (Oct. 21) ... Recorded a trio of assists on the season, coming against Michigan (Aug. 26), William & Mary (Oct. 12) and Radford (Oct. 17) ... Finished the season with 13 points on five goals and three assists.
2011 (Sophomore) Played in every game and made 11 starts on the year ... One of only two Deacons to reach double figures in goals with 11 ... Started her scoring in the season opener against Iowa on Aug. 27 with a goal ... Recorded her first multi-goal game of the season at Ohio State on Sept. 16 ... Added a goal in a 7-1 win at Delaware on Sept. 25 ... Scored twice against Temple on Oct. 8 ... Scored five times during a three-game stretch from Oct. 11-18 ... Had two goals and an assist against Davidson (Oct. 11), scored a goal against Liberty (Oct. 14) and added two more goals against Radford (Oct. 18).
2010 (Freshman) Appeared in every game on the year while making 10 starts ... Scored her first collegiate goal in a 5-1 win over Michigan on Aug. 29 at the ACC/Big-Ten Challenge ... Recorded her first game-winning goal in a 4-2 win over Longwood on Sept. 7 ... Dished out her first-career assist in the Deacs' ACC opener against Duke on Sept. 11, a 3-2 victory that was decided by penalty strokes ... Had a career-high three points with a goal and an assist in a victory over Davidson on Sept. 17 ... Scored a goal against Maryland on Sept. 25 ... Made her first-career start at home against Stanford on Sept. 27 ... Had her second three-point game of the season against California on Oct. 3 ... Recorded her third three-point performance of the year in a 9-1 win over Appalachian State on Oct. 24 ... Scored the game-winner against Boston College in the First Round of the ACC Tournament on Nov. 4 with just three seconds left in the first overtime period.
Background Played in high school for five years ... Played first four years under Margo Martin and played her final year under Heather Peck ... Was named a Section IV First Team All-Star all five years ... Earned All-State accolades and was named team MVP after both her junior and senior seasons ... As a junior, broke the school record for most goals in a season with 25 ... Ended her high school career with the most goals in school history with 74 overall ... Played club field hockey under Jan Conover at CNY ... Was a member of National Honor Society ... Also earned four varsity letters in both basketball and softball ... Was a First Team All-State selection for softball ... Spends time volunteering with Relay for Life and Jump Rope for Heart.
Personal Full name is Kari Sue Walkley ... Born on January 15, 1992 ... Daughter of Bob and Sue Walkley ... Has three siblings, Greg (23), Janelle (22) and Scott (19) ... Janelle played field hockey at William Smith College ... Communication major.