Images from Northwestern Field Hockey versus Ohio State on October 25, 2014.
2014: First-team All-Big Ten selection ... NFHCA second-team All-West-Region ... Started every match in goal, recording a 1.29 goals-against average with a .760 save percentage while notching four shutouts ... Made eight saves, including six in the first half, in a 3-2 victory over No. 2 Maryland (9/20) ... Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week after posting back-to-back shutout wins over Rutgers (9/26) and No. 17 Indiana (9/28) ... Earned the honor for a second straight week after making four saves in a 3-1 road win over No. 7 Iowa (10/5) ... Made four saves in a shutout victory at Central Michigan (10/12) ... Named Most Outstanding Player of Big Ten tournament after leading the Wildcats to their first tournament title ... Stopped a season-high 10 shots vs. No. 15 Iowa in a Big Ten tournament quarterfinal win (11/6) ... Made five saves in a victory over No. 2 Maryland in the Big Ten tournament championship match (11/9) ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2013: Started all 20 matches in goal ... Posted a 1.14 goals-against average and a .709 save percentage ... Notched shutouts in victories at UMass Lowell (9/2), Ball State (9/10), Indiana (10/18) and Central Michigan (10/27) as well as at home vs. Miami (Ohio) (9/9) and Ohio (9/15) ... Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week Sept. 10 ... Recorded six saves in a 2-1 win at Michigan State (10/26) ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2012: Recorded shutouts in victories over Miami (Ohio) (8/25) and No. 16 California (8/31) ... Posted a season-high six saves to earn the win in a victory at No. 11 Stanford (8/29) ... Earned back-to-back wins over ranked teams on the road against No. 9 Duke (9/9) and No. 13 Wake Forest (9/11), making five saves against the Demon Deacons ... Notched five saves in a 4-1 victory at No. 15 Michigan (10/5) ... Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week Oct. 16 after posting shutout wins over Indiana (10/12) and Central Michigan (10/14) ... Made consecutive saves in the final 10 seconds of regulation to preserve a 2-1 win over No. 20 Michigan State (10/19) ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2011: Started 20 of 21 games for NU as a true freshman ... Ranked fourth in the Big Ten with 80 saves (4.00 per game) ... Earned a save percentage of .667 ... Tied for second in the conference with three shutouts on the season (vs. Kent State, at Michigan State and vs. Pacific) ... Earned both Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week and Big Ten Freshman of the Week on two occasions (8/30), (9/20) ... Tallied a career-best eight saves against Penn State in the Big Ten tournament (11/3).
High School: Named Boston Globe All-Star as a senior at Suffield Academy ... WNEPSAC All-Star in junior year ... Three-time team MVP ... One of only four players to be named to the United States Field Hockey Association's U-19 Squad and the U-21 Squad ... In 2010, helped lead the USA U-19 Squad to a 7-1 victory over Chile to claim the bronze medal -- earning MVP honors -- where she played alongside NU teammate Nikki Parsley ... Competed for the New England Junior High Performance team in Virginia Beach in the 2010 National Futures Championship ... She was selected as the Goalkeeper of the Tournament ... Also traveled abroad to Uruguay as a member of U-17 team ... Winner of team sportsmanship award as a freshman ... Played for six seasons on Western Mass Nomads club team ... Two-time All-Scholastic team honoree while at Suffield.
Personal: Born Madalyn Grace Carpenter ... Daughter of Wayne and Cari Carpenter ... Started playing goalie in sixth grade ... Mother ran track at Indiana University and grandfather played football at Princeton ... Chose Northwestern over Michigan and UMass ... Major is anthropology with a minor in psychology.