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Alex Carpenter
Position Forward
Shoots Left
5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
148 lb (67 kg)
Hockey East Team Boston College
Born (1994-04-13)April 13, 1994,
North Reading, Massachussetts
Pro Career 2009 – present
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of the United States United States
Women's ice hockey
IIHF World Women's U18 Championship
Silver 2010 United States 2010 Tournament
Gold 2011 Sweden Tournament

Alexandra Carpenter is the daughter of former NHL player Bobby Carpenter who is from Peabody, played at St Johns Prep in Danvers, Ma, he was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated while in high school and became the first American born NHL player to 50 goals in a season. Bobby Carpenter.

Playing career

In fall 2007, she joined Governor's Academy in South Byfield. Carpenter played for the Governor’s Academy Varsity team as a 13-year-old. She racked up a total of 155 goals and 136 assists for 291 points over three years.[1]


On July 22, 2010, she committed to joining the Boston College Eagles women's ice hockey program in the fall of 2012.[2]

USA Hockey

Participating in the 2009 Women's Under-18 Series in Calgary

She competed for Team USA in an Under-18 three-game exhibition series against Canada's best in Calgary, Alberta. She helped the US Team win the 2009 Czech Challenge Cup in Prague.[3] She scored a goal for Team USA in the gold medal game of the 2010 IIHF Women’s Under 18 championships but had to settle for the silver medal. [4] Of note, she was the youngest girl for Team USA in the tournament at the age of fifteen years. She finished the tournament with eight goals and one assists in five games. She was tied for second in team scoring behind Kendall Coyne.[5]


In the 2015 NWHL Draft, she was selected first overall by the New York Riveters.

Career stats

In action versus the Czech Republic

USA Hockey

Event GP G A Pts +/− PIM
2010 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship 5 8 1 9
2011 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship 5 6 4 10 +4 0

Awards and honors


Alex Carpenter was the first girl to play in the Morristown, N.J. Little League in 25 years (performing as a pitcher, catcher and shortstop) and was the first girl to ever play as a 10-year-old.[8]