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    Alexandra Frank
    Alexandra Frank

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Westwood, Mass.

    High School:
    Westwood

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    M/A



    2010: Constant in the Northwestern lineup, playing in 19 games with 18 starts despite battling a season-long ankle injury ... Second team IWLCA All-American ... All-American Lacrosse Conference second team selection ... Recorded career-highs in goals (26), assists (11), points (37) and ground balls (28) ... Notched a hat trick in the season opener against Massachusetts (2/6) while adding two assists for a career-best five points ... Also had hat tricks at Duke (4/3) and against North Carolina (4/18) with an assist in each game as well ... Had a pair of goals at Ohio State (3/24), against Florida (5/2), in the ALC championship game against Vanderbilt (5/8) and in the NCAA semifinal against North Carolina (5/28) ... Dished out a pair of assists against Penn State (5/7) ... Scooped up three ground balls on five occasions ... Finished third on the team with 42 draw controls, upping her career total to 105 and moving into seventh on the program's all-time list ... Won a season-high five draws at Syracuse (3/21) and against Florida (5/2) ... Caused 19 turnovers on the year, including a career-best five in the season opener against the Minutewomen ... Named to the Tewaaraton Award watch list ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2009: Played a key role for the Wildcats in her freshman campaign, appearing in all 23 games with 17 starts ... Tallied 10 goals on the year, notching a pair against Ohio State (4/22) ... Recorded the game-winning goal in the victory at Georgetown (3/7) ... Dished out four assists on the year ... One of Northwestern's top draw control specialists, winning 63 on the year, the seventh-best single-season performance in program history, as NU led the nation in draws per game (16.91) ... Won a personal-best eight draws against the Buckeyes ... Also won five draws each against Denver (1/23), against Hofstra (3/12) and at Johns Hopkins (4/17) ... Led the team in caused turnovers with 29, including three each at Notre Dame (2/20) and against Ohio State (4/22) ... Scooped up 25 ground balls on the year, tallying a personal-best four against North Carolina (5/24) in the national championship game ... Earned All-American Lacrosse Conference second-team honors and was named to the ALC Championship all-tournament team ... ALC Rookie of the Week on April 27 ... Named to the Womenslacrosse.com All-Rookie Team ... One of 24 players named to the U.S. Developmental Team.

    High School: A four-year letterwinner and team captain ... Finished her high school career with 264 goals and 159 assists, including netting 96 goals and adding 54 assists as a senior ... Tallied 71 goals and 62 assists as a junior ... Had a breakthrough sophomore campaign, finishing with 73 goals and 29 assists ... Scored 24 goals and added 14 assists as a freshman ... Helped lead Westwood to the state championship in 2005 and 2008 ... Also captured Tri-Valley League championship in 2005, '06, '07 and '08 ... Three-time Tri-Valley League MVP and first-team All American ... Division I Player of the Year in 2008 ... Three-time Eastern Massachusetts All-Star and named an Under Armor All-American as a senior ... Three-time Boston Globe All-Scholastic Team member ... Played for Mass Elite club team for five years ... Also lettered three times in both soccer and basketball ... National Honor Society member ... Honor roll student.

    Personal: Born Alexandra Kathleen Frank ... Daughter of Stuart and Leslie Frank ... Sister Meredith was a three-time All-American for the Wildcats ... High school teammate of current Wildcat Sara Harrington ... Chose Northwestern over North Carolina and Virginia ... Anticipated major is undecided.

    Frank's Career Statistics

    Year GP-S G A PTS GB DC CT
    2010 19-18 26 11 37 28 42 19
    2009 23-17 10 4 14 25 63 29
    Totals 42-35 36 15 51 53 105 48

    Frank's Career Highs

    Goals 3, three times (most recent vs. North Carolina, 4/18/10)
    Assists 2, two times (most recent vs. Penn State, 5/7/10)
    Points 5, vs. Massachusetts (2/6/10)
    Ground Balls 4, vs. North Carolina (5/24/09)
    Draw Controls 8, vs. Ohio State (4/22/09)
    Caused Turnovers 5, vs. Massachusetts (2/6/10)