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Alex Gambacorta
Alex  Gambacorta

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glenview, Ill.

High School:
Loyola Academy

Height:
5-1

Position:
Defense

01/23/2015

2015 Women's Lacrosse Quick Facts

MU's first game of the season is Feb. 8 vs. John Hopkins in Houston

Honors and Awards:

2016-
Team Voted Most Improved Player
BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (April 12)
BIG EAST All-Academic

2015-16:
BIG EAST All-Academic
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2017:
Started in all 17 games this season ... Ranked second on the team with 27 ground balls ... Caused 21 turnovers, the second most from an MU player this season ... Grabbed two ground balls and caused a turnover against No. 18 Louisville (Feb. 10) ... Secured four ground balls and caused four turnovers versus No. 17 Johns Hopkins (Feb. 18) ... Recorded five ground balls and two caused turnovers at Central Michigan (Feb. 23) ... Notched two ground balls and caused a turnover at Kennesaw State (Feb. 28) ... Notched a ground ball and a caused turnover at No. 13 Colorado (March 5) ... Registered a ground ball and a forced turnover at No. 14 Northwestern (March 11) ... Grabbed two ground balls and forced a pair of turnovers at Temple (March 25) ... Secured two ground balls and caused a turnover against Villanova (April 1) ... Notched a ground ball and a caused turnover versus No. 3 Florida (April 5) ... Grabbed a ground ball at No. 13 Denver (April 8) ... Recorded two ground balls at UConn (April 12) ... Registered three caused turnovers and scooped up a ground ball against Georgetown (April 15) ... Caused two turnovers and grabbed a ground ball against Butler (April 22).

2016:
Appeared in all 17 games and started 13 times ... Grabbed three ground balls and caused two turnovers in a 11-8 loss to No. 17/17 Johns Hopkins (Feb. 12) ... Controlled two draws in a 11-8 loss to Michigan (Feb. 21) ... Scooped three ground balls, controlled a draw and forced a turnover in a 15-4 win over California (Feb. 26) ... Grabbed three ground balls in a 10-8 loss at the hands of Colorado (Feb. 28) ... Forced a turnover and grabbed three ground balls in a 14-5 win over Detroit (March 6) ... Caused a pair of turnovers and secured three grounds in a 17-4 win over Central Michigan (March 19) ... Grabbed two ground balls, controlled a draw and forced a turnover in a 11-5 loss to Denver (March 25) ... Scooped up a pair of ground balls and caused a turnover in a 15-6 win over Villanova (April 2) ... Controlled a career-high four draws in a 13-12 loss to Georgetown (April 23) ... Registered a ground ball and a caused turnover in a 8-7 victory vs. Cincinnnati (April 29).  

2015:
Appeared in 15 games, starting once ... Grabbed three ground balls and forced two caused turnovers in her lone start at UConn (April 4) ... Added two ground balls and a caused turnover against Temple (April 11) ... Finished the year with nine ground balls and five caused turnovers.

Prior to Marquette: Gambacorta earned two letters in both girls lacrosse and basketball at Loyola Academy ... Helped the Ramblers to Illinois state titles as a junior and senior ... Competed in the Brine National Tournament with the Illinois-Wisconsin National Team.

Personal: Gambacorta was born in Milwaukee to John and Catherine Gambacorta ... Is a triplet ... Two sisters are Elizabeth and Victoria.

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