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Alex Whalen

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Basking Ridge, N.J.

High School:
Ridge

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
07/21/1985

Major:
Communications

2005: Played in 11 games ... A BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... Split time in goal with classmate Erin Scott ... Finished with a 7-2 record ... Played 607:15 in net and allowed 13 goals for a 1.50 goals against average ... Made 28 saves for a .683 save percentage ... Posted two shut outs, against Lehigh (Sept. 21) and St. Joseph's (Oct. 19), which ranked her second in the conference in shut outs ... Made a season-high six saves against then-no. 14 UConn in the BIG EAST Tournament game ... Save five shots against St. Joe's and Providence (Oct. 23).

2004: Appeared in two games on the season, providing solid relief effort ... The majority of her time in net came vs. Providence on Oct. 24 ... Finished the season with three saves and a 4.46 goals against averages to go with a .600 save percentage.

2003: Played well in relief of Scott, appearing in three games, spanning 56:52 ... Went 1-1, with the victory coming against Monmouth on Oct. 15 ... Posted a 2.46 goals against average and a .750 save percentage

Ridge High School: Earned three varsity letters in field hockey as a goalkeeper ... Two-time All-Mountain Valley Conference selection ... Two-time Somerset County First Team honoree ... Second Team All-State in 2001 and 2002 ... Led Ridge to first-eer top 20 ranking in 2002 ... Somerset County Player of the Year in 2001 ... Team captain as a senior ... Also played three years of basketball as a guard.

Personal: Communications major ... Oldest of Jack Whalen and Lin Auld-Whalen ... Has three years of competitive horseback riding experience ... Also an avid artist ... Born July 21, 1985.

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