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Alex  Carpenter
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
North Reading, Mass.

Height:
5-6

Position:
Forward

Previous Team:
Governors Academy

09/02/2015

Carpenter, Trivigno, Anastos Named Women’s Hockey Captains

Bender and Skarupa to serve as alternate captains during 2015-16

08/18/2015

Carpenter Up for Two Globie Awards

Eagles' senior vying for two awards at inaugural ceremony

08/17/2015

Five Named to U-22 Squad for US-Canada Series

Skarupa set for her third appearance with the Under-22 team

08/03/2015

Eight Eagles Headed to Women's National Team Camp

A total of nine current and former BC women's hockey players are headed to the Women's National Festival

06/22/2015

Four Taken in Inaugural NWHL Draft

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

AS A JUNIOR (2014-15)
The 2015 Patty Kazmaier Award winner as the nation's top female hockey player ... a first-team All-America performer ... the New England DI Player of the Year ... won Hockey East Player of the Year for the second time in her career ... earned Hockey East Scoring Champion and the Three Stars awards ... selected Hockey East First Team All-Star for the third time in her career ... tabbed Hockey East Player of the Month for October and November ... earned Hockey East Player of the Week honors three times ... named assistant captain for the 2014-15 season ... tallied a program-record 81 points on 37 goals and 44 assists through 37 games ... her 81 points was tied for the 15th-highest single-season total in NCAA Division I women's hockey history ... led the nation with 2.19 points per game, 37 goals, 1.00 goals per game, 44 assists, 1.19 assists per game and nine game-winning goals ... notched a career-high six points on two goals and four assists in the Eagles' 10-2 win over No. 7 Harvard (Nov. 28) ... set the record for longest point scoring streak in BC history -- 25 games -- in the Eagles' 3-1 win against Northeastern on Feb. 3, amassing 62 points in the stretch ... had 25 multiple-point games, including 14 games with three or more points ... had a season-high 11 shots at Vermont (Jan. 18) ... had a +60 plus/minus mark on the season ... won 67.4 percent of the faceoffs she took (522-of-751) ... named an alternate captain for the U.S. Women's National Team at the IIHF World Championships, March 28 through April 4, in Malmo, Sweden ... earned a gold medal after the U.S. defeated Canada, 7-5, in the championship game and Team USA went 5-0-0 en route to the title ... scored one goal and added two assists in the tournament ... a member of the U.S. team that played in the Four Nations Cup, Nov. 4-8, and added three assists in the tournament.

2014 OLYMPICS (2013-14 Season)
Took a leave of absence from Boston College during the 2013-14 school year ...played with the U.S. Women's National Team in preparation for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia ... participated in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi as part of the U.S. Women's National Team and won a silver medal ... netted a team-high four goals including the lone U.S. goal in the Gold Medal game vs. Canada (2/20/14) ... tallied five points on four goals and one assist throughout the games ... was the second-youngest player on the team.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13)
Patty Kazmaier Award Top 10 Finalist ... second-team All-America ... New England Player of the Year ... Hockey East Player of the Year and first team All-Star... led the team with 70 points on 32 goals and 38 assists ... ranked seventh in the nation with 1.89 points per game, fifth nationally in goals per game (0.86), tied for seventh nationally in assists per game (1.03), tied for sixth in power play goals (9) and tied for fourth in game-winning goals (7) ... posted 48 points in league play to win the Hockey East Scoring Champion ... a two time Hockey East player of the month (January, February) and a five-time player of the week (Nov. 15, Jan. 14, Jan. 21, Jan. 28, Feb. 18) ... set a Hockey East record with her 24-game point streak from Oct. 21 through Feb. 2, when she scored 52 points (23g, 29a) ... set then-BC single-season records for points (70), assists (38) and plus/minus rating (+46) ... recorded 19 multi-point games ... recorded three hat tricks against Boston University (Oct. 31), Connecticut (Jan. 27), and Providence (Feb. 19) ... registered five-point games versus Boston University (Oct. 31) and Connecticut (Jan. 27) ... notched four points against Vermont (Jan. 12) and Connecticut (Feb. 16) ... had a season-high nine shots on goal against Providence (Feb. 19) and Maine (March 1) ... boasted a 65% success rate on faceoffs (520-of-800) ... earned a gold medal at the 2013 IIHF World Championships, scoring one goal and adding two assists in five games ... also invited to the 2013 U.S. Women's National Team Selection Camp (June 16-23) ... earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement honors.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12)
First-team Hockey East All-Star ... first-team New England All-Star ... unanimous Hockey East All-Rookie Team honoree ... won Hockey East rookie of the month four times (October, December, February, March) ... earned Hockey East player of the week on Dec. 12, and Hockey East rookie of the week twice (Oct. 10 and Feb. 20) ... led the Eagles in scoring with 39 points on a team-high 21 goals and added 18 assists ... was the first freshman to lead the Eagles in scoring since 2006, and her 39 points were the fourth-most by a BC freshman ... scored four power-play goals and three game-winning goals ... her three shorthanded goals ranked third nationally ... ranked fourth nationally in rookie scoring (1.12 points per game) ... posted 11 multi-point games and three three-point contests ... won 60.3 percent of the faceoffs she took (421-of-698) ... had two points (one goal, one assist) in the Hockey East semifinal against Boston University (March 3) ... scored one goal against Wisconsin the NCAA Semifinal (March 16) ... a member of the U.S. team at the 2012 IIHF U18 World Championship, helping the team win a silver medal.

BEFORE BC
A four-year standout at Governors Academy under Babe Ceglarski, registering 239 goals and 188 assists (427 points) in 100 games ... captured New England Division II Championships four consecutive years (2008-11) ... earned All-ISL accolades in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, including ISL MVP honors as a junior and senior ... four-time Governors Academy MVP ... also led the softball program to ISL Championships in 2008 and 2011 ... a four-time softball all-league honoree ... two-time softball team MVP (2009 & 2011) ... served as team captain in both sports as a senior.

PERSONAL
Alex is the oldest of Julie and Bob Carpenter's three children ... has two younger brothers, Robert "Bobo" and Brendan ... enrolled in the Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences as a psychology major ... drafted by the National Women's Hockey League's New York Riveters with the first pick overall in the 2015 NWHL Draft.

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