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#1 Alex Gow
Position: Goalie
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Portola Valley, Calif.
High School: Menlo-Atherton

2012: Played in 23 games, starting 19 ... saw 628:14 minutes of action ... recorded 10-8 record ... tallied 194 saves, 20 steals and nine assists ... had a .505 saves percentage ... second half 5-meter penalty shot save versus No. 3 California was voted USA Water Polo's "Save of the year" on 9/7 ... made career debut in start versus Cal Lutheran, tallying three saves and a steal in first half action ... earned first career win behind six-save, five steal, and an assist performance versus Harvard (9/8) ... had 11 saves versus both Johns Hopkins (9/23) and No. 3 Stanford (9/29) ... had a career-high 15 saves in overtime loss to Navy (10/13) ... tallied 13 saves and only gave up three goals in 25:14 minutes of work in victory over Johns Hopkins (10/13) ... had 10 saves in wins versus Navy (11/4) and Brown (11/16).

Before Princeton

Menlo-Atherton: A 2012 graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School ... three-year starter in the cage for the Bears ... earned All-PAL and All-CCS honors each year ... was also a two-time all-league selection in swimming for MAHS.

Club/National Team: Played for the Stanford Water Polo Club for three years ... earned All-American First Team honors at the Junior Olympics ... helped guide club to a first place finish at the 18U Junior Olympics and a second place finish at the 16U Junior Olympics ... currently a member of the US Youth National Travel Team ... competed in Sicily in the 2011 with the squad.

Personal: Full name is Alexander Samuel Gow, born Nov. 23, 1994 ... youngest son of Diane and Glenn Gow ... has an older brother Christopher ... enjoys reading and playing tennis ... undecided on a potential major ... was an AP Scholar with Honor.


Career Stats


Season GP Record GA
Saves Save %
2012 23 10-8 190 194 .505 9 20
   Career Highs
 15, vs. Navy (10/13/12)
 Assists  2, 2 times, Most Recent vs. Mercyhurst (11/18/12)
 5, vs. Harvard (9/8/12) 
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