8 Travis Walke
8 Travis Walke
Height: 6-1
Weight: 170
Year: SO
Hometown: Virginia Beach
High School: Landstown
Position: F
Major: Biology
  • "I made Virginia Wesleyan my top choice because of soccer and it's friendly."
  • Selected VWC over Virginia Commonwealth University

VWC Career Statistics

YearGPGSGoalsAssistsPointsShots
20121915811732

Season Highlights

2012

  • Co-led the Marlins with eight goals scored
  • Scored his first intercollegiate goal in a 2-2 tie with Marymount University
  • Tallied a season-high three goals in a 4-0 win over Eastern Mennonite University

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • Presidential Scholarship recipient
  • Dean's List honoree Spring 2013
  • Posted a 4.00 GPA Winter Session 2013

Prep Accolades

  • First team All-Beach District, All-Eastern Region, and All-Tidewater Area as a senior
  • Second team All-Virginia Group AAA
  • Second leading goal scorer in Hampton Roads as a senior with 20 goals
  • Selected as Landstown's Most Valuable Player as a senior
  • Competed for the Beach FC U18 Boys Red team, a premier travel team that competed in the Virginia Club Champions League and the Atlantic Soccer League
  • Honor Roll student

Personal

  • Son of Erin and William Walke
  • Has a brother and sister, Garrett and Kelsey
  • A fan of Spanish soccer star Andres Iniesta and soccer team A.C. Mlan
  • Favorites include the movie "The Book of Eli" and the TV series "Family Guy" 
  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "hard-working, smart, diligent"
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "playing the sport I love."
  • The part of my game I've most improved is: "speed."
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "to just not pass academically, but exceed the minimum requirements."
  • If I could spend the day with a famous person from any time period it would be: "Iniesta, because I want to know what it would be like to be with Barcelona."
  • If I could possess one superpower it would be: "teleporting, so I could go anywhere anytime."
  • The most important advice I've received is: "be careful taking advice from everyone because not everyone will put as much thought into it as you." -- Dad