2008: Earned first-team All-Big Ten honors and named to NFHCA All-West Region Second Team ... Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week on 9/8 and 9/22 ... Finished her career in a tie for 14th all-time at NU with 74 points ... Totaled 26 career goals ... Started 19 of the 20 games she played in in 2008 ... Led the team in scoring for the second-straight year with 14 goals and 33 points ... Her 14 goals rank just outside the top-10 single-season performances in NU history ... Chipped in five assists ... Put together a string of four consecutive games with a goal from 9/5-9/13, including a pair of two-goal games ... Against Saint Louis on 9/19, recorded two goals and three assists (seven points) in a 6-1 NU win ... Two days later, scored two goals vs. Robert Morris, wrapping up a stretch of 10 goals in seven games ... Scored the final goal in a 5-3 win vs. Missouri State ... In the regular season finale vs. Indiana, scored the game-winner to help NU to its first Big Ten win in 2008 ... Against Michigan State in the Big Ten Tournament, assisted on Annie Bosslet's first-half goal and scored on a penalty stroke in the second half in a 4-2 loss ... For the season, ranked fifth in the Big Ten in goals and seventh in points.
2007: Named second-team All-Big Ten ... One of three players to start in all 18 games ... Led team in assists (5), points (17), shots (39) and shots on goal (26) and also tied for lead in goals scored with six ... Recorded a point in five of the first six games ... Scored five goals in the team's first five games ... One of two to record a hat trick in a game, which came against Central Michigan (8/25), all of which came unassisted ... Scored team's first goal against Northeastern (8/31) and recorded the assist in the overtime-winning goal ... Assisted on two of Alison Bullock's three goals against Ball State (9/3) in a 5-2 win ... Scored team's lone goal against Maine (9/8) and again assisted Bullock in scoring against Kent State (9/14) and Liz Dobbs against California (10/14) ... Deflected a goal into the cage against Michigan (10/21) to tie the game ... Led the team in goals, assists, points, shots and shots on goal ... Named to the US Field Hockey High Performance Midwest Regional Team.
2006: Played in every game game, starting 12 ... Took 18 shots, scoring on a team-high six ... Recorded four assists and had a team-high 16 points ... Scored two goals in a 3-1 victory over Yale (9/16) ... Scored team's lone goal in conference losses to both Penn State and Michigan ... Assisted in the team's game-winning goal against Kent State (10/16) ... Scored on a goal and an assist in a 4-3 win against Ball State (8/27).
2005: Started every game at the forward/midfield position, the only freshman to play in and start all 19 matches ... Recorded eight points on two goals and four assists ... Tied for second on team in assists, fifth in total points and sixth in total goals ... Took 16 shots ... Had a team-high five points versus Lindenwood, scoring twice and assisting on an Ellen Schlafly goal (10/9) ... Assisted on Jill Putnam's goal 1:26 into NU's match with Bucknell, to give the 'Cats a 1-0 lead (9/25) ... Assisted on Northwestern's only goal against Michigan (10/16) ... Assisted on Jill Putnam's second goal versus No. 12 Iowa (10/4).
High School: Middlesex League MVP in 2003 and 2004 ... Boston Globe All-Scholastic Team in 2003 and 2004 ... Boston Herald All-Scholastic Team in 2003 and 2004 ... News Tribune Player of the Year in 2003 and 2004 ... 2004 Regional high school All-America in 2004 ... Second-team high school All-America and "Best of 60" Massachusetts senior all-star game selection in 2004 ... Team won four League titles, three North Sectional titles, two Eastern Massachusetts titles and two state championships ... Scored 99 goals and had 31 assists on her career, including 83 goals and 20 assists as a junior and senior ... Club team won gold medals at both the USFHA National Indoor Tournament and the USFHA National Festival in 2003 ... USFHA Futures Elite selection from 2003-05 ... Also played three years of ice hockey and was a three year captain and all-star selection ... Ran track for three years and was named Best Jumper in 2003 ... Class Vice-President as a freshman and sophomore ... High Honor Roll ... 2004 academic excellence and citizenship award winner.
Personal: Born Alexandra Elizabeth Quinn ... Daughter of Charles and Alexandra Quinn ... Sister, Lauren, played field hockey at Princeton; sister, Jaclyn, played field hockey at Northeastern; brother, Ryan, runs track at Bates College ... Majoring in economics with a minor in business institutions.
Getting to know Alexandra
Q: My nickname is:
Q: My favorite thing about Northwestern is:
A: The campus beach!
Q: The last book I read was:
A: Chasing Harry Winston
Q: My biggest athletic role model is:
A: Hannah Nielsen
Q: The most interesting class I've taken at Northwestern is:
Q: Something people would be surprised to know about me is:
A: All three of my siblings play or played collegiate athletics.
Q: My pregame rituals include:
A: Belting out "Man in the Mirror" with Jill and getting a pump up speech from my Dad.
Q: If I could only listen to one song right before a game starts it would be:
A: "Man in the Mirror" by Michael Jackson
Q: My favorite vacation spot is:
A: Cape Cod
Q: If I were not playing field hockey, I would be:
A: Involved in Greek life
Q: My favorite food or restaurant is:
A: Ling Garden - Chinese food
Q: My favorite movie is:
A: The Notebook...typical I know
Q: The job I hope to have 10 years from now is:
A: Hopefully something in finance