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Lexi  Bender

Snohomish, Wash.



Last Team:
Shattuck St. Mary's


Women’s Hockey Places 14 on All-Academic Team

Lauren Wedell picks up second-straight all-star team nod


Four Taken in Inaugural NWHL Draft

Carpenter headlines class as number one overall selection, while Skarupa, Bender and Trivigno also drafted


Five Eagles Earn Honors

Boston College collects USCHO accolades following the 2014-15 season


Carpenter Player of the Year, Crowley Coach of the Year

Six Eagles take home all-conference honors


Bender Featured on USA Hockey's 'Kaz Watch'

The junior is third in the nation among defensemen with 28 points


Frozen Four

Photos courtesy of Jim Rosvold ( and the Associated Press

AS A JUNIOR (2014-15)
Played in all 39 games...recorded six goals and a single-season high 23 assists for a career best 29 points…averaged 0.74 points per game…+60 plus/minus rating…recorded a point in 18 games, including 10 multiple-point games…named WHEA Player of the Week on October 6…WHEA Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 20…WHEA All-Star second team…opened the season with her first career hat trick in the 10-2 win over Syracuse on Oct. 4…posted one goal and one assists in the win at UNH on Oct. 19…recorded two assists in three consecutive games – (Oct. 24 vs. Cornell; Oct. 25 vs. Cornell; Oct. 31 vs. Providence)…tallied a goal and assist in a 5-0 win at UNH on Nov. 16…posted a five game point scoring streak from Jan. 7 to Jan. 18 – (1a vs. BU; 2a at Northeastern; 2 a vs. Northeastern; 2a at Vermont; 1a at Vermont)…recorded an assist in the Hockey East Quarterfinal win over Providence on Feb. 27.

Played in all 37 games ... tallied 17 points on four goals and 14 assists ... +22 rating ... blocked 25 shots ... tallied three points (two assists and the game-winning goal) at Providence (11/1) ... notched two points on a goal and an assists in a 4-3 victory over Yale (10/19) ... scored a goal in a 3-2 victory against Boston University (2/22) ... Hockey East Second Team All-Star.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Played in all 37 games at defense ... totaled 16 points on three goals and 13 assists ... +34 rating ... first collegiate goal tied the game against Boston University (11/3) ... career-high three assists against Providence (11/7) ... notched two assists against Northeastern (11/16) ... game-winning goal at Maine (2/2) ... assisted on game-winning goals versus Quinnipiac (11/23) and at the Beanpot against Harvard (2/5) ... tallied game-tying goal at Minnesota with 5:48 left in regulation at the Frozen Four semifinals (3/22) ... Hockey East All-Rookie Team honoree ... earned Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement honors.

BEFORE BC: U-16 and U-19 National Champions at Shattuck St. Mary's ... Cum Laude Society.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Buddy and Danika Bender ... has a brother: Tucker (17) ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Career Statistics



Goals 1 (7x, last vs. New Hampshire, 2/28/14)
Assists 3 (vs. Providence, 11/7/12)
Points 3 (2x, last at Providence, 11/1/13)

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