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76   Alesha Widdall
Alesha Widdall

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Whitney Point, N.Y.

High School:
Whitney Point

Height:
5-8

Position:
G

Birthdate:
01/03/1990


04/15/2014

Widdall Selected To U.S. Champions Challenge Roster

UMass field hockey alumnae one of 18 chosen to represent the United States

03/05/2012

UMass Field Hockey Honored For Work In The Classroom

Ten student-athletes named to NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad, program honored with National Academic Team Award.

02/24/2012

Widdall In Training With USA Developmental Team

Senior standout Alesha Widdall is aiming for the USA National Team.

11/04/2011

Field Hockey Falls To Temple In A-10 Semifinals, 4-0

Temple and Richmond will meet in Saturday's A-10 Championship game.

11/03/2011

13th A-10 Crown In Crosshairs For Field Hockey

The second-seeded Minutewomen head to Philadelphia looking to win fourth A-10 title in five years.

Alesha Widdall Videos

As A Senior In 2011: Game-by-Game Statistics

As A Junior In 2010: Game-by-Game Statistics
Longstreth/NFHCA All-American Third Team ... Longstreth/NFHCA All-Northeast Region First Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Atlantic 10 Student-Athlete of the Year ... Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference ... UMass Fall Female Scholar Athlete ... Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (10/5) ... UMass Co-Athlete of the Week (10/4) ... Started all 23 games ... Recorded 97 saves and 8 shutouts on the season ... Posted a goals against average of 1.19 and save percentage of .776 ... Tallied 11 saves vs. Syracuse (10/3) ... At Yale (9/12) notched 10 saves.

As A Sophomore In 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
Longstreth/NFHCA Northeast Region First Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team ... Played 21 games in goal, earning 19 starts ... Held an 11-8 record with six shutout games ... Led the Atlantic 10 in goals against average (1.48 gaa), save percentage (.770), and shutouts ... Made eight saves in UMass' 2-1 loss to Richmond in the Atlantic 10 semifinals ... Made one save in a shutout half of play in a 10-1 win at St. Louis (10/25) ... Made four saves in a 1-0 shutout win at Harvard (10/6) ... Made four saves in a 1-0 shutout win against Yale (10/4) ... Made six saves at Syracuse (10/3) Made two saves in a shutout half of play at Quinnipiac (9/27) ... Made a season-high 10 saves in a 4-0 shutout victory vs. Northeastern (9/19) ... Named UMass/Dinn Bros. Athlete of the Week, Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week, and ECAC Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 7-13 ... Made three saves in a 1-0 shutout win over #12 James Madison at Albany (9/12) ... Made five saves as the team withstood 23 penalty corners against in a 1-0 win at Albany (9/11) ... Stopped eight shots in a 4-3 win vs. #9 Iowa (9/5) ... Earned the shutout in the season opener, 1-0 vs. Providence (8/29). Summer 2009:
Played with the Team USA Junior National Squad at the Junior World Cup in Boston.

As A Freshman In 2008: NFHCA Second Team All-American ... Longstreth/NFHCA All-Northeast Region First Team ... Atlantic 10 Co-Rookie of the Year ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Played in 19 games, starting in 18... Finished with a 14-5 record with a 1.06 goals against average, a .792 save percentage, and seven shutouts ... Ranked first in the A-10 and fourth nationally in goals against average ... Ranked first in the A-10 and sixth nationally in save percentage ... Led the A-10 in shutouts ... Made nine saves in the NCAA first round at Syracuse (11/15) ... Recorded two shutouts, vs. Richmond and Saint Joseph's, in the A-10 Championship ... Recorded 10 saves against Providence (11/1) ... Won her first career stroke-off on Senior Day against Temple (10/26), making four saves during the game and only allowing one goal on four attempts ... Against St. Joe's (10/24), recorded one save in a shutout ... Was named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (10/20) ... Recorded a win against West Chester (10/19) ... Made six saves in a win over La Salle (10/17) ... Won a gold medal with the U.S. U-21 National Team at the Pan Am Junior Championship in Mexico City, getting the victory in goal in the final game against Chile (10/12) ... (Recorded a win vs. Albany (9/27)... Recorded a win at Brown (9/23) ... Earned her third shutout of the season, making two saves vs. Vermont (9/20) ... Played all 28:17 of overtime and made two saves to get the victory vs. Harvard (9/14) ... Made three saves while allowing only one goal to No. 5 UConn (9/12) ... Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (9/8) ... Recorded five saves in her third straight win in goal against Northeastern (9/7) ... Had three saves against Dartmouth for her second consecutive shutout (9/5)... Picked up the first win and shutout of her career vs. Quinnipiac (8/31).

Before UMass:
Four-year starter at Whitney Point, serving as team captain as a junior and a senior ... USFHA U-21 National Team tour of Argentina in March, 2008 ... U-19 NIT Qualifier Amherst, Mass. ... BC Field Hockey Club ... Penn Monto/NFHCA High School All-American first team, 2007 ... Penn Monto/NFHCA High School All-Region Team, 2007 ... New York All-State, 2006 and 2007 ... New York first team All-Star for Section IV, Class A in 2005, 2006, and 2007 ... USFHA U-21 Squad in 2006-07 and 2007-08 ... USFHA Olympic Development Select, 2007 and 2008 ... Can/Am Challenge U-19 Champion ... Empire State Games, 2006 and 2007 ... USFHA U-19 Travel Team to Argentina, 2007 ... USFHA Futures Elite selection, 2006 and 2007 ... Futures Development Invitational Camp, 2006 and 2007 ... USFHA Futures Tournament U-19, 2007 ... USFHA High Performance Training Camp Northeast, 2007 ... USFHA Junior National Camp, 2006 and 2007 ... U-19 National Indoor Tournament pool champion, 2007 ... USFHA Futures New York State North Goalies, 2006 and 2007 ... National Field Hockey Festival, Thoroughbreds II, 2004-06 ... AAU Junior Olympics, 2006 ... All-Star at Cornell Advanced Field Hockey Camp, 2005 ... New York State Sectional Champion, 2004 ... Three-year member of the Whitney Point basketball team, serving as team captain her senior season ... Member of the track team, qualifying for sectionals in the discus in 2007 ... USS Swimming for five years ... New York State Scholar Athlete Field Hockey Team, 2004-07 ... Honor Society member ... High Honor Roll, 2006-08.

Personal:
Alesha Louise Widdall ... Born January 3, 1990 ... Daughter of Paul and Christine Widdall ... Has five siblings: Joshua, Valerie, Adrian, John, and Paul.

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