#11 Shea Walters
|HOMETOWN||Hibbing, Minn. (NJHL-North Iowa)|
- Academic All-WCHA
Appeared in 37 of Bemidji State’s 38 games in 2010-11 season missing only the second game of the Minnesota State series (2/5/11)... Started three times as a junior... Opened his junior campaign without a point in five games before logging an assist in an overtime win at St. Cloud State (11/6/10)... Scored his only goal of the season to clinch a 3-2 overtime Final Five quarterfinal victory over Minnesota Duluth (3/17/11)... Tied for fourth on the team with a career-high 13 assists in 2010-11... Recorded a pair of multi-assist performances in 2010-11 posting two assists versus Alaska-Anchorage (11/12/10) and versus Colorado College (2/19/11)... Saw significant time on the BSU power-play unit logging 1-5=6 points to rank fifth on the team... Made an early exit in two games in 2010-11 after being called for checking from behind versus Minnesota Duluth (10/29/10) and at Wisconsin (12/10/10)... His 40 penalty minutes led the Beavers... Was named to the 2011 Academic All-WCHA Team.
- CHA All-Academic
Appeared in Bemidji State’s first 22 games of the season before injuirng a knee and missing four games... Has skated in 31 of BSU’s 36 games this season... Has started five times... Opened his sophomore season posting a point in each of BSU’s first three games... Scored an unassited goal, while adding an assist in a 6-1 victory at Minnesota (11/15/09)... Walter’s second career multi-point effort would jumpstart the sophomore’s second three-game scoring streak of 2009-10... He added four assists in the two-game set at Ala.-Huntsville Nov. 20-21, which included a career-high, three-assist game Nov. 21 as the Beavers capped the CHA series sweep with a 6-3 victory... Netted a goal and a helper Dec. 4 at Niagara... Recorded his fourth multi-point night of the season with a goal and an assist in a 5-4 CHA Tournament loss at Niagara Mar. 12... Has seen significant time on the BSU power-play unit this season... Has a goal and six assists on the man advantage.
- 10/13/08 - CHA Rookie of the Week
- 11/24/08 - CHA Rookie of the Week
Skated in 34 of the Beavers’ 37 games a freshman, including BSU’s last 25 games consecutively... Made his Bemidji State debut Oct. 10 at Minnesota State... Began his collegiate scoring with a goal in the second game of his BSU career... Recorded his first assist versus St. Cloud State Oct. 25... Was second among BSU rookies with 4-11=15 points... Posted a game-winning goal in a 3-1 victory at Niagara Nov. 22... Saw considerable time on a BSU power-play unit that opened NCAA Tournament play sixth in the nation at 20.4-percent... Lit the lamp on the power-play in a 4-2 victory at Ala.-Huntsville Dec. 6... Registered his first multi-point game Feb. 20 in a 4-1 win over Niagara... Contributed an assist in BSU’s 5-1 victory over No. 2 Notre Dame Mar. 28... BSU 5-1-1 in the final seven games in which Walters has recorded a point.
Prior to BSU
Shea Walters came to BSU after an extremely successful 2007-08 season at North Iowa of the NJHL... He registered 24-60=84 points in 57 games helping the Outlaws to a 38-16-4 overall record... His 84 points was good for third in the league while his 60 helpers paced all NJHL scorers... He scored in 42 of 57 outings and opened the season with a streak of 25 games in which he tallied 12 goals and 32 assists... He posted multi-point games on 25 occasions and recorded a career-best five assists in a 6-4 victory over Springfield (12/31)
Prior to joining the Outlaws, Walters logged two seasons with the Green Bay Gamblers of the USHL. In two seasons, the Hibbing, Minn. native suited up for the Gamblers 110 times netting 5-34=39 points with 23 points coming during his final season. His 22 assists was good for fourth on the team while he finished eighth on the squad in scoring. Was named NAHL Forward of the Year to conclude the 2007-08 campaign... A member of the Hibbing High School hockey team as a prep, Walters helped HHS to a third place finish in the Minnesota State High School Tournament.
Walters rejoins former teammate Tyler Lehrke on the BSU roster...Walters and Lehrke played together at Green Bay in 2005-06.
Shea Steven Walters... Son of Kris and Cheryl Walters... Born March 5, 1987... Is undecided on a major.