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Princeton M. Water Polo BIO
1 Alex Gow

At Princeton:

2013: Posted a 14-5 record in 22 appearances, making 18 starts … logged 614:14 minutes in net … made 225 saves and finished with a .580 save percentage … two-time Southern Division Player of the Week (9/16, 11/25) … CWPA All-Tournament second team … ACWPC All-Academic honoree … made at least 10 saves in 12 games … had 12 saves against Iona (9/15), UCLA (9/28) and Iona (11/22) … recorded 14 saves against Johns Hopkins (10/12) … posted a career-best 17 saves in a win over Mercyhurst (11/10) … made 14 stops against Harvard in the CWPA quarterfinals … tallied 15 saves in the CWPA championship game against St. Francis.

2012: Played in 23 games, making 19 starts ... saw 628:14 minutes of action ... posted a 10-8 record ... collected 194 saves, 20 steals and nine assists ... finished with a .505 save 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 a six-save, five-steal effort versus Harvard (9/8) ... had 11 saves against both Johns Hopkins (9/23) and No. 3 Stanford (9/29) ... had a career-high 15 saves in overtime loss to Navy (10/13) ... amassed 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 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 first-team All-America honors at the Junior Olympics ... helped guide club to a first place finish at the U-18 Junior Olympics and a second place showing at the U-16 Junior Olympics ... was a member of the U.S. Youth National Travel Team that competed in Sicily in the 2011.

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.

Career Stats:

Season GP Record GA
Saves Save %
Assists
Steals
2012 23 10-8 190 194 .505 9 20
2013 22 14-5 163 225 .580 8 15
Career 45 24-13 353 388 .524 17 35

   Career Highs
 Saves
 17, vs. Mercyhurst (11/10/13)
 Assists  2, 5 times, Most Recent vs. Gannon (11/9/13)
 Steals
 5, vs. Harvard (9/8/12)
Position: Goalie
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Portola Valley, Calif.
High School: Menlo-Atherton
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