Former women's ice hockey player and current assistant coach Alison Quandt describes her most memorable moment
Alison Quandt begins her third year as one of the Eagles' assistant coaches. She previously played on the Boston College women's ice hockey team for four years before graduating in May 2006.
As a senior, Quandt played in 28 games and racked up over 1660 minutes in goal for the Eagles. She finished the season with a 17-8-2 record while breaking several BC records, including best goals-against-average in a season (2.17) and in a career (2.83). Quandt also sits third in the record book for career saves with 1,485. As a student-athlete, she received USCHO Defensive Player of the Week once, Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week seven times, Hockey East Player of the Week three times, and Hockey East Goalie of the Month in December 2005. As a freshman, Quandt won a Rookie of the Week honor once and Rookie of the Month for December 2002. She received the Joe Bertagna Goaltender Award for being the 2006 Beanpot Tournament's most outstanding goaltender. She was named to the Hockey East All-Academic team three times and received the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement four times.
Before BC, the Wayland, Mass. native played for Milton Academy where she was voted team MVP her senior year. She was a finalist for the John Carlton Award given by the Boston Bruins to the top high school player in Massachusetts. Quandt participated in the USA Hockey Olympic Development camp in 1999 in Lake Placid, N.Y. and 2001 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Quandt is a 2006 graduate of BC's College of Arts and Sciences with a degree in economics and general education. She lives in Boston and works with Boston College Athletic Administration.