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38 Alex Rode
Alex  Rode

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Timonium, Md.

High School:
St. Paul's

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
Goalie


TIFFANY ON RODE
“A first-year goalie, this mild-mannered, unassuming young man off the field transforms himself once he steps into the crease.  It is both this presence and Alex’s shot-stopping abilities that builds his teammates’ confidence in him.  The poise belies his youth, yet it is clearly evident.  Alex is also demonstrating the dexterity to quickly and accurately release the ball with his outlet passing after a save.  Alex is in the thick of the competition for the starting position in our goal.”

2018
 Appeared in 15 of UVA's 18 games with 12 starts
• Posted an 8-6 record as a freshman goalie
• Made first collegiate start against Princeton
• His 138 saves places him No. 4 all-time among UVA freshman goalies
• Picked up 53 ground balls and caused eight turnovers
• Made 15 saves against Syracuse
• Picked up seven ground balls against Dartmouth
• Caused two turnovers against Johns Hopkins

HIGH SCHOOL
Listed as the No. 10 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
Listed as the No. 1 goalie in the country by Inside Lacrosse

• Under Armour All-American
• No. 1 in saves in a single season at St. Paul's
• No. 3  in career saves at St. Paul's
• Team captain 2017 
• Varsity Sports Network Defensive Player of the Year 2017
• Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association Goalie of the Year in 2017 
• All-Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association in 2016 and 2017 
• Tim Wynne Award for Outstanding Goalie in the State of Maryland in 2017 
• All-state in 2016 and 2017 
• All-Metro in 2017 
• USCLA All-American in 2017
• Also played football at St. Paul's
• Three-year letterwinner and leading tackler in 2015 and 2016 (Football)
• Team captain in 2016 (Football)
• Four-year letterwinner in Ice Hockey and won the Spirit Award as a senior

PERSONAL
• Son of Joseph and Mary Rode
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