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    Maddy Carpenter
    Maddy Carpenter

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Wilbraham, Mass.

    High School:
    Suffield Academy

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    GK



    09/30/2014

    Carpenter Earns Second Straight B1G Defensive Player of the Week

    Senior goalkeeper led Northwestern to consecutive Big Ten shutouts

    09/23/2014

    Carpenter, Stump Earn Big Ten Weekly Honors

    Duo recognized for their efforts in wins over No. 2 Maryland, Ball State

    08/21/2014

    Trio Named to Big Ten Players to Watch List

    Carpenter, Martin and McCarthy help lead Wildcats into 2014 season

    12/11/2013

    NU Leads B1G With Over 100 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats hit triple digits in a single-sport season for the first time in school history

    11/05/2013

    Carpenter Honored as Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

    Junior goalkeeper helped NU earn a share of Big Ten title

    2014: Made a season-high 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).

    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.

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