20 Alex  Caritis
20 Alex Caritis
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Shady Side Academy
Position: M

2009: Three-year letterwinner … will look to transition to a forward position this year.

2008: Made five starts among 16 appearances a year ago.

2007: Played in 17 games and made 12 starts as a sophomore … scored five points on one goal and three assists … notched an assist in 3-2 wins over St. Mary’s (10/10) and Virginia Wesleyan (10/20) … scored a goal in a 7-0 win over Bridgewater in ODAC quarterfinal round (10/27).

2006: Played in 13 games as a first-year … scored eight points on four goals … registered first career goal in a 9-0 win over Sweet Briar (9/27) … notched first career multi-goal game with two tallies in an 11-0 win over Mary Baldwin … added a goal in a 6-0 win over Roanoke in ODAC quarterfinal round (10/28).

High School: Four-year letterwinner in field hockey, basketball and softball at Shady Side … field hockey team captured conference championships in 2005 and 2006 … a 2006 Academic All-American in field hockey.

Personal: W&L and ODAC Scholar-Athlete … three-year member of the NFHCA National Academic Team … political philosophy and economics double-major.