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Alex Cantwell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Glen Head, N.Y.

High School:
North Shore

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard

Major:
Biology

Alex  Cantwell

06/27/2017

Women’s Basketball Posts Ten to PL Honor Roll

Ptasinski achieves perfect semester GPA of 4.0

01/21/2017

Leopards Edged by Mountain Hawks in PL Tilt

Ottewill-Soulsby had a career-high six blocks

12/30/2016

Second Half Surge Pushes Raiders Past Leopards

Colgate scored 50 of its 76 points in the second half

11/16/2016

Women's Basketball Falls in Home Opener to Colonials

11/11/2016

Leopards Power Past La Salle in Season Opener

Ottewill-Soulsby and Gumbs lead a balanced scoring effort

02/22/2017

Lafayette vs. Bucknell

Photos by: Nicole Palmasano

02/18/2017

Lafayette Women's Basketball at Lehigh

Lafayette Women's basketball at Lehigh (2/18/17)

02/11/2017

Lafayette vs. Navy

Photos by Nicole Palmasano

02/04/2017

Lafayette vs. Boston University

Photos by Rick Smith

01/21/2017

Lafayette vs. Lehigh

Photos by Rick Smith

2016-17: Started in nine of the 29 games she appeared in as a sophomore … scored a season-high six points against Lehigh (1/21), also tying her career-high with seven assists to go along with two steals … reeled in a career-high 11 rebounds with four points and two assists at Colgate (12/30).

2015-16:
Appeared in 28 of 29 games in her debut season on College Hill…cracked the starting lineup in 18 of her final 19 appearances...led team in both rebounds (8) and steals (4) in 21 minutes off the bench at Wagner (12/9)...made first-career collegiate start against Richmond (12/28)...grabbed a team-best 10 rebounds the following afternoon versus Coppin St. (12/29)...handed out five assists and shot 3-for-4 from the field at Loyola (1/2)…reached double figures in scoring for the first time with an 11-point effort against Army West Point (1/6)...set new season-highs in points (17) and assists (7) in a home win over Boston U. (1/9)...named Patriot League ROTW on Jan. 10 following those two performances...matched her season-high with 10 rebounds against Holy Cross (2/10)…registered four steals in back-to-back games against Navy (2/13) and American (2/17), and had a season-high five swipes the following week at Bucknell (2/24)…averaged 3.1 points and 3.8 rebounds per game on the season.

At North Shore: Led women’s basketball team to its first Long Island Championship in program history as a senior, sinking the go-ahead free throws late in a 49-47 victory...a five-year letterwinner in basketball...member of three Nassau County Championship-winning teams...three-year captain, three-time all-county performer and two-time all-state honoree...two-time Newsday All-Long Island Team member...scored over 1,000 points in her high school career...also lettered for four years in soccer and lacrosse...named to the Scholar-Athlete team for both basketball and lacrosse...two-time all-county player in lacrosse, with team winning a pair of Nassau County titles...also an all-conference performer in soccer...a four-year high honor roll student...member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society...played AAU basketball for the Long Island Lightning.

Personal: Daughter of John and Theresa Cantwell...her mother, the former Theresa O’Connell, is a former basketball player at Lafayette, ranking 12th in program history with 1,178 points for her career...she served as a team captain during her senior season in 1989-90...has one younger brother, Greg...born October 28, 1997.

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