8 - Zach Walega
Zach Walega
Height: 6-1
Year: JR
Hometown: Saline, Mich.
High School: Saline HS
Position: F
g 7
a 5
sh % .146
gw 1

2012: Participated in all 25 matches for the Cardinals, starting in 21 contests...recorded seven goals on the year to finish third best on the team...tallied five assists to finish with 48 points (3rd best on team)...recorded 48 shots including 27 on goal...named to the All-GLIAC Second Team.

2011: Competed in 19 games for Saginaw Valley, starting in 13 of them...recorded seven goals and three assists on the season while also tallying up 38 shots for the Cardinals...was named first team All-GLIAC and third team all-region

2010: Competed in all 18 matches for the Cardinals, starting in all but one contest...recorded a team-high six goals, including two game-winners on 25 total shots.

Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Saline High School…participated in track and field as well as soccer…earned all-conference, all-region, all-district, and All-State honors…was named Division I Third-Team All-State, first-team all-district, SEC honorable mention, and all-area honorable mention…named Saline High School most valuable player and captain of the varsity squad as well as his club team…helped lead his team to back-to-back SEC championship victories, back-to-back district championships, a regional championship, and a regional runner-up…was a member of the division I state semi-finalist team that was ranked third in the state and 37th in the nation according to ESPN…scored a total of 35 goals in his varsity career, 18 of which came in his senior campaign…earned the National Scholar Baler Award for academic excellence as an athlete (3.25 GPA or higher) twice and was on the honor roll for all four years…major is undecided…son of Timothy and Brigitte Walega…born 6/30/1992.

Recent Games
Nov 4 Notre Dame (OH) W, 1-0
Nov 11 Quincy T, 1-1
Nov 16 vs. Rockhurst (Mo.) W, 2-1
Nov 18 vs. Northeastern St. W, 1-0
Nov 29 vs. Simon Fraser W, 3-1
Dec 1 vs. Lynn L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 25 13
Games started 21 11
Goals 7 2
Assists 5 3
Points 19 7
Shots 48 27
Shot Pct .146 .074
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 1 1
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 30 Lewis W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 2 St. Joseph's (Ind.) W, 4-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 7 Marygrove W, 4-3 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 9 at Northwood L, 2-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 14 Findlay W, 3-0 0 1 1 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 16 Ashland W, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 21 at Lake Erie W, 4-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 23 at Tiffin T, 1-1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 28 Notre Dame (OH) W, 3-2 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 30 Ohio Dominican L, 3-2 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Oct 5 at Walsh W, 3-0 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Oct 7 at Malone T, 0-0 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Oct 12 vs. Rochester (Mich.) T, 1-1 1 0 2 5 .200 0-0 0
Oct 14 at Ashland W, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 19 Northwood W, 1-0 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 21 Tiffin W, 4-0 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 26 at Findlay W, 2-0 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 28 at Urbana W, 3-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 2 Northwood W, 3-0 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Nov 4 Notre Dame (OH) W, 1-0 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Nov 11 Quincy T, 1-1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 0
Nov 16 vs. Rockhurst (Mo.) W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 18 vs. Northeastern St. W, 1-0 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 29 vs. Simon Fraser W, 3-1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Dec 1 vs. Lynn L, 3-2 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2011-12 19 13 .37 .16 .89 2.00 .184 .84 .421
2012-13 25 21 .28 .20 .76 1.92 .146 1.08 .562
2013-14 15 - .07 .13 .27 .93 .071 .33 .357
Total 59 34 .25 .17 .68 1.69 .150 .81 .480
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2011-12 19 13 7 3 17 38 .184 16 .421 0 0 0-0 3
2012-13 25 21 7 5 19 48 .146 27 .562 2 0 0-0 1
2013-14 15 - 1 2 4 14 .071 5 .357 1 0 0-0 0
Total 59 34 15 10 40 100 .150 48 .480 3 0 0-0 4
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 25 21 .28 .20 .76 1.92 .146 1.08 .562
Conference 13 11 .15 .23 .54 2.08 .074 1.08 .519
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 12 9 .25 .25 .75 1.83 .136 .83 .455
Away 8 7 .12 .12 .38 2.12 .059 1.25 .588
Neutral 5 5 .60 .20 1.40 1.80 .333 1.40 .778

Wins 18 14 .17 .28 .61 1.39 .120 .67 .480
Losses 3 3 .67 .00 1.33 1.67 .400 1.33 .800

August 1 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
September 9 7 .11 .22 .44 1.67 .067 1.00 .600
October 8 7 .25 .25 .75 2.38 .105 1.38 .579
November 6 6 .50 .17 1.17 2.00 .250 .83 .417
December 1 1 1.00 .00 2.00 2.00 .500 2.00 1.000
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 25 21 7 5 19 48 .146 27 .562 2 0 0-0 1
Conference 13 11 2 3 7 27 .074 14 .519 1 0 0-0 1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Home 12 9 3 3 9 22 .136 10 .455 1 0 0-0 0
Away 8 7 1 1 3 17 .059 10 .588 1 0 0-0 1
Neutral 5 5 3 1 7 9 .333 7 .778 0 0 0-0 0

Wins 18 14 3 5 11 25 .120 12 .480 1 0 0-0 1
Losses 3 3 2 0 4 5 .400 4 .800 0 0 0-0 0

August 1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
September 9 7 1 2 4 15 .067 9 .600 2 0 0-0 0
October 8 7 2 2 6 19 .105 11 .579 0 0 0-0 1
November 6 6 3 1 7 12 .250 5 .417 0 0 0-0 0
December 1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 2 1.000 0 0 0-0 0