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PENN STATE CAREER
2008 (Junior): Appeared in 13 games...Scored third career goal against Temple (2/24)...Notched first career assist in 18-3 victory against Colgate (3/2)...Registered three ground balls, one caused turnover and five draw controls.
2007 (Sophomore): Came off the bench to see action in seven games...Scored the second goal of her career in 17-5 victory over Temple (3/20)...Collected one ground ball and caused two turnovers.
2006 (Freshman): Played in four games...Netted first collegiate goal in 14-5 win over Ohio Univ. (4/23)...Collected four ground balls.
Helped Oak Knoll H.S. to a 19-4 record her freshman year, a 20-3 record and No. 8 state ranking her sophomore year, and a 20-2 record (No. 3 rank) her junior year...Won a conference championship all four years and state sectional championship her junior and senior years...Part of a Prep runner-up team her junior year...Led the Royals to a 23-2 record, No. 2 state ranking, Prep Championship and a state runner-up finish her senior year...Received the Kelly E. Durkin Award for excellence in the classroom and on the field...Named all-conference and was an All-Galaxy League selection her junior and senior years...Earned All-Prep honors as a senior... Earned 11 varsity letters (four in winter track, three in lacrosse, three in soccer, one in cross country)...Served as team captain of lacrosse, winter track and cross country teams in senior yea...Received all-conference soccer accolades her junior year...Earned All-Prep honors in the 800-meter for winter track her sophomore and junior years, and All-Prep in the 1600-meter her senior year...Named winter track MVP junior and senior years...Named cross country All-Prep and all-conference team MVP her senior year...A member of the Foreign Language Honor Society at Oak Knoll, as well as earning honor roll status...Recipient of the Bridget Gibbons Award (Fighting Spirit and Courage Award)...Played on the Metro Club team.
Born Mary Alyse Carter on Jan. 22, 1987 to parents Mary Lou and the late Michael Carter...Has a sister, Kelly , and a brother, Michael, who was on the Penn State men's golf team from 2000-02.
QUOTING COACH ISIDOR
"Aly's leadership will be important to this team this year because of the number of young players on our roster. She has done a wonderful job this year teaching and developing our younger players but also look for Aly's leadership skills to help her make an impact on the field. She is an extremely hard worker who is willing to do whatever it takes to help Penn State lacrosse reach its fullest potential."