Alexandra Pecora is learning from the all-time saves leader at Iowa, Lisa Cellucci
The seventh ranked Iowa field hockey team (2-1) travels west this weekend taking on UC Davis, No. 8 Stanford, and Pacific.
Iowa field hockey alumni return to the Hawkeye State for annual tournament
2003 as a Junior
Named second team NFHCA all-American... first team all-Big Ten... first team NFHCA West Regional All-American... started all 19 games in goal for the Hawkeyes... played all 1,351:55 minutes Iowa played... recorded six shutouts... went 306:20, spanning five games, without allowing a goal... recorded two shutouts against Northwestern (Sept. 17 and Oct. 26).
2002 as a Sophomore
First team all-Big Ten... second team NFHCA West Regional All-American... started all 17 games in the cage for Iowa... recorded five shutouts, blanking eventual NCAA Champion Wake Forest (Aug. 31), UConn (Sept. 14), Providence (Sept. 15), Stanford (Sept. 22) and Southwest Missouri State (Oct. 13)... second in the Big Ten in saves in conference play (33).
2001 as a Redshirt Freshman
Saw action in 11 games with nine starts in goal... started final four Big Ten Conference games and all three games in the Big Ten Tournament... named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week after defeating No. 17 Penn State in her first career Big Ten game (Oct. 5)... stopped a career-high 17 shots in Big Ten Tournament semifinal game win over No. 6 Michigan State... named to the United States Under-23 National Team... competed at the National Indoor Tournament.
2000 as a Freshman
Two-time Regional All-American, All-State and All-County selection. 1998 and 1999 team MVP at Louisville Male High School. Led her team to the 1997 Public School League Championship. Holds school records for most career saves, most saves in a season and lowes goals against average. Apple Corps. All-tournament team. 1999 "A" and "B" Camp participant. Played in the 1997-00 National Futures Tournaments. Won a bronze medal at the Junior Olympics. Four-year letterwinner as a shortstop on her high school softball team. Member of the Spanish Honor Society.
Major - Psychology...parents - Gwen and Zalman Weinberg...born - July 10, 1982...high school - Louisville Male...high school coach - Julie Cribbs and Amy Shumate