Fifteen juniors and seniors lead way for veteran Vanderbilt squad
By Dana Reynolds
In 10 days, Commodores open season at Kennesaw State
Vanderbilt falls to No. 2 North Carolina on Senior Day
First half featured five ties and four lead changes
March 27, 2014
2013 (Sophomore) : Played and started in all 17 games... Picked up 20 ground balls - one of five Commodores to accumulate 20 or more ground balls... Also caused 15 turnovers - third-most on the team... Forced multiple caused turnovers four times, including a career-high three at Louisville... Notched a career high the next game with four ground balls against Notre Dame...Also won seven draw controls.
2012 (Freshman) : Appeared in 10 games... Scored three goals on five shots... Also had one assist... Picked up four ground balls and won two draw controls.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter for Coach Jen Duckenfield's Strath Haven Panthers... Helped lead team to state finals in 2009 and to quarterfinals in 2010 after winning the Central League championship... Named a US Lacrosse All-American as a senior... Two-time All-Delaware County and All-Central League selection... Also named All-Phillylacrosse.com Midfielder twice... Team MVP in 2010 and 2011... Two-time All-State selection in field hockey broke the school's all-time scoring record... Four years on school's honor roll... Named Academic All-American in 2010... Played her club lacrosse for Coach Ali Fisher's Ultimate Goal Lacrosse Club.
PERSONAL: Alexsandra Lee Duckenfield... Prefers to be called Alex... Born Oct. 21, 1992... Daughter of Jennifer Duckenfield and Joe Bakey... Mother coaches varsity lacrosse at Strath Haven... Father is a football coach... Human and organizational development major... Serves as a mentor for children for TAP (the afterschool program).
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