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#2 Alec Rush
Position: Defenseman
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
City/State: Eden Prairie, Minn.
High School: Eden Prairie HS
Club: Omaha Lancers (USHL)

Senior Year (2013-14): Played in 29 games ... led defenders in scoring with 11 points on six goals and five assists... assisted on an extra-attacker goal in a 3-2 loss vs. No. 7 Yale on Oct. 26 ... scored a power-play goal against Yale on Nov. 8 ... tallied the first Princeton goal in a loss at RPI on Dec. 7 ... scored twice at Harvard, his first multiple-goal game and the first defender to score twice in a game since Taylor Fedun in 2011 ... added his third goal of the weekend the next night at Dartmouth ... assisted on power-play goal in a loss to No. 14 Clarkson ... tallied an assist at No. 13 Yale on Feb. 15 ... had an assist against No. 19 Colgate and scored an exta-attacker goal on No. 13 Cornell ... assisted on the game-tying goal in the first game of the ECAC series at Clarkson.
Awards
• 2014 ECAC All-Academic Team

Junior Year (2012-13): Appeared in 24 games ... scored twice and added seven assists for nine points ... scored his first career goal, the team’s first goal in a 5-2 win over Sacred Heart on Jan. 27 ... scored the go-ahead goal in a 4-2 win over Colgate on Feb. 8 ... has five assists ... had a personal-best two assists in a 5-3 win over No. 4 Cornell ... picked up an assist in a loss at Clarkson ... earned an assist in a 4-1 win over RPI on Jan. 12 ... assisted on the first goal in a loss at No. 8 Yale on Feb. 1 ... had an assist in a 3-2 loss to St. Lawrence on Feb. 16 ... assisted on the game winner in OT at Harvard on March 3.
Awards
• 2013 ECAC All-Academic Team

Sophomore Year (2011-12): Appeared in 18 games ... has four assists ... earned his first assist of the season at Harvard on Nov. 4 ... picked up another assist the next night at Dartmouth ... had the assist on the game-tying goal against Cornell on Jan. 14 ... missed the last four regular-season games with an injury ... played in the post season and had an assist in game 3 on March 4.
Awards
• 2012 ECAC All-Academic Team

Freshman Year (2010-11): Skated in 18 games as a freshman … named to the ECAC All-Academic Team … tallied two assists … made his collegiate debut in a loss to Dartmouth on Oct. 29, 2010 … first point, an assist, came in a 5-1 win over St. Lawrence … added an assist in Princeton's loss to Yale … played in final eight games late in the regular season and into the playoffs.
Awards
• 2011 ECAC All-Academic Team

Before Princeton: Played in the USHL for the 2008-09 and 2009-10 season, playing in 46 games for Tri-City in 2008-09 and appearing for Sioux Falls, Lincoln and Omaha during the 2009-10 season ... totaled two goals and 11 assists in 50 games among the three teams ... had a goal and 11 assists the previous season ... had six goals and 15 assists in 21 games at Eden Prairie High School in 2007-08 and was an all-state honorable mention and an all-conference selection.

Personal: Full name is Alexander Kingston Rush ... birthday is Nov. 23 ... son of Michael and Pam Rush ... both parents attended Arizona State ... has two younger brothers, Nathan and Sean.


 Season 
 Team 
 GP  G  A  Pts.  +/-
 P-PIM  PPG SHG  
 GWG 
 HAT
2008-09 Tri City (USHL) 46 1 11 12 - 36-72 - - - -
2009-10 Sioux Falls (USHL) 6 0 0 0 - 3-6 - - - -
  Lincoln (USHL) 22
2
6
8
-
7-14
-
-
-  -
  Omaha (USHL) 20 0 4 4 - 10-20 - - - -
2010-11 Princeton 18 0 2 2 +5 6-23 0 0 0  0
2011-12 Princeton 18 0 4 4 -5 7-14 0 0 0 0
2012-13 Princeton 24 2 7 9 -1 7-14 0 0 0 0
2013-14 Princeton 29 6 5 11 -16 14-28 2 0 0 0
Career   89 8 18 26 -17 34-79 2 0 0  0

 Career Highs
 Career Firsts  Multiple/Game
 Goals
 2, 1/31/14 at Harvard
 vs. Sacred Heart (1/27/13)
 1 (2- 1x)
 Assists  2, 11/9/12 vs. Cornell
 vs. St. Lawrence (12/4/10)  1 (2 - 1x)
 Points
 2, 2x MR 1/31/14 at Harvardl  A vs. St. Lawrence (12/4/10)  2 (2 - 2x)
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