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Alex  Carpenter

North Reading, Mass.



Previous Team:
Governors Academy


Four Taken in Inaugural NWHL Draft

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


Hanlan, Pfalzer Named Eagles of the Year

Boston College holds 2014-15 All-Sports Banquet


Carpenter Earns New England Player of the Year

Crowley collects Coach of the Year, four Eagles tab All-New England honors


Five Eagles Earn Honors

Boston College collects USCHO accolades following the 2014-15 season


Carpenter, Field Earn Hockey East Honors

The duo are named co-players of the week after wrapping up the 2014-15 season

AS A JUNIOR (2014-15): 2015 Patty Kazmaier Award winner...First Team All-America selection...New England DI Player of the Year...collected Hockey East Warrior Player of the Year for the second time in her career...earned Hockey East Scoring Champion and the Army ROTC Three Starts 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...finished the season ranked first in the nation with 2.19 points per game, 1.00 goals per game, 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 vs. #7 Harvard (Nov. 28)...set the record for longest point scoring streak in BC history in the Eagles' 3-1 win vs. Northeastern on Feb. 3, amassing 62 points through 25 straight games...named a U.S. Women's National Team alternate captain for the IIHF World Championships from Mar. 28 -- Apr. 4 in Malmo, Sweden...earned a Gold Medal with the U.S., defeating Canada, 7-5, in the World Championships.

(2013-14) Did not appear in any games as an Eagle...played with the U.S. Women's National Team in preparation for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russa... participated in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi as part of the U.S. Women's National Team...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...earned Silver Medal with U.S. Women's National Team.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Turfer Athletic Hockey East scoring champion (70 points) ... seventh overall in the nation with 1.89 points per game ... top-10 Patty Kazmaier finalist ... Cammi Granato/Athletic Republic Player of the Year ... unanimous First Team Hockey East All-Star ... New England Division I Player of the Year ... Second Team All-American ... Athletic Republic Player of the Month for January and February ... Athletic Republic Player of the Week for 11/5, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, and 2/18 ... gold medalist at the 2013 IIHF World Championships while tallying a goal and two assists over five games ... invited to the 2013 U.S. Women's National Team Selection Camp from June 16-23 ... Hockey East record 24-game point streak (23-29-52) from 10/21 through 2/2 ... set team single-season records for points (70), assists (38), and plus/minus rating (+46) ... 19 multi-point games ... recorded three hat tricks against Boston University (10/31), Connecticut (1/27), and Providence (2/19) ... five point games versus Boston University (10/31) and Connecticut (1/27) ... notched four points against Vermont (1/12) and Connecticut (2/16) ... season-high nine shots on goal against Providence (2/19) and Maine (3/1) ... boasted a 65% success rate on faceoffs (520-for-800) ... led the Hockey East with 48 points, 25 goals, and 23 assists in conference play ... tied for first in the league with seven power play goals in conference play ... earned Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement honors.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12): Silver medalist at the 2012 IIHF U18 World Championship...Patty Kazmaier nominee...First Team Hockey East All-Star...First Team New England All-Star...unanimous Hockey East All-Rookie Team selection...four-time Pro Ambitions Hockey East Rookie of the Month (Oct., Dec. Feb. March)...Athletic Republic Hockey East Player of the Week (12/12)...Pro Ambitions Hockey East Rookie of the Week on two occasions (10/10, 2/20)...rated fourth among the nation's rookies in scoring (1.12 ppg)...three short-handed goals were second most in the nation...ranked fifth overall and second among rookies in the Hockey East for scoring (39 pts.)...league rankings included 21 goals (3rd), 18 assists (10th), 10 power play points (8th), four power play goals (7th), four short-handed points (8th), 203 shots on goal (3rd)...first freshman to lead BC in scoring since 2006...39 points (21g, 18a) were fourth most by a freshman at BC...longest point streak spanned seven games...carries a four-game goal streak into sophomore season...posted three three-point and 11 multi-point games...secured a faceoff winning percentage of .603 (421-of-698)...+13 plus/minus rating...scored in Frozen Four against Wisconsin (3/16)...scored in NCAA Quarterfinal versus St. Lawrence (3/10)...had two points (1g, 1a) against BU in Hockey East Semifinal (3/3)...registered three points (2g, 1a) in season finale with Vermont (2/18)...had one helper and a goal against UConn (2/12).

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 (2008-2011)...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: Born on April 13, 1994 in Cambridge, Mass....the oldest of Julie and Bob Carpenter's three children...has two younger brothers, Robert "Bobo" and Brendan...enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.

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