The Wyoming Seminary Varsity Club recently honored six Sem alumni for their outstanding athletic achievements during its 36th Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony and banquet.
Matthew Walsh, Class of 1989, of Pittston, was honored for his accomplishments in football.
Walsh, of Pittston, joined the Blue Knights football team as a postgraduate running back and gained over 900 yards in helping the team to a 6-1 season. He also threw for several completions and was named the team’s Offensive MVP. At Bucknell University, where he played tailback and wide receiver, he was one of only two four-year letter winners in his class. He led the team in rushing and scoring as a senior and was second in receiving in both his junior and senior years. His 228 rushing attempts ranks him at sixth place on the program’s all-time list. His career offensive stats were 390 rushing attempts for 1,443 yards and 10 touchdowns with 82 receptions for an additional 689 yards and four more touchdowns. He received a bachelor’s degree in international business and went on to serve as an Army Ranger. Currently he serves as the regional sales manager for Double-Take Software.
About 231 athletes and contributors to Wyoming Seminary athletics have been inducted into the Hall of Fame since the school began the program in 1974. For additional information contact the Wyoming Seminary Development Office at 570-270-2140.
Seen following his induction into the Wyoming Seminary Sports Hall of Fame is Matthew Walsh.