UND Roster

2016-17 Women's Lacrosse Roster

#12 Alex Dalton


Height 5'6''
Class Senior
Hometown Needham, Mass.
High School Notre Dame Academy


  • Was named a Preseason All-America Honorable Mention by Inside Lacrosse.
  • Received ACC Defensive Player of the Week honors for the week of February 28.
  • Named to the IWLCA All-Region Second Team, the All-ACC Second Team and the All-ACC Academic Team.
  • Appeared in 14 games and made 11 starts.
  • Scored nine goals, picked up 30 ground balls, recorded 25 draw controls and caused 12 turnovers.
  • Recorded a .310 SOG percentage.


  • Selected as an Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-America Second Team.
  • Was on the Tewaaraton Award Watch List.
  • Received IWLCA All-Region Second Team honors.
  • Named to the ACC All-Academic Team.
  • Played in 17 games and started 15 times.
  • Scored 16 goals and recorded 10 assists.
  • Recorded a career-high three goals vs. Stanford on February 13.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Received IWLCA All-America Second Team honors … named to the ACC All-Academic Team … selected to the IWLCA All-West/Midwest Region First Team … started in all 20 games … picked up 43 ground balls … had five ground balls on March 29 vs. North Carolina … recorded 41 draw controls … had a season-high six draw controls twice (March 6 at Boston College and April 12 vs. Michigan) … scored eight goals for the Irish, including five goals on the road.

AS A FRESHMAN: Earned a spot on the IWLCA all-region second team … named to ILWomen.com all-rookie team … started all 19 games … was second on the team with 38 ground balls … ranked sixth in the ACC with 2.00 ground balls per contest … recorded 22 draw controls and caused 19 turnovers … collected five ground balls and caused three turnovers in a narrow loss to No. 11 Stanford … scored three goals and dished two assists on the year … tallied her first collegiate point with an assist in her debut against Cincinnati … scored her first collegiate goal in a win over Virginia Tech … scored a goal against No. 2 Maryland … earned a monogram.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Notre Dame Academy in the spring of 2013 … earned four letters in lacrosse and basketball and three in soccer … helped team to first girl’s lacrosse state championship in school history as a senior … scored 170 goals and collected 143 draw controls and 184 ground balls in leading squad to a 45-4 record and a state title (2013) over last two years … also totaled 61 caused turnovers as a senior … selected to and played in the Under Armour Senior All-American game, collecting four ground balls and causing two turnovers … named to the North squad along with incoming teammates Cortney Fortunato and Casey Pearsall … named a U.S. Lacrosse All-American, ESPN Boston’s “Miss Lacrosse,” the Boston Globe and Boston Herald Player of the Year and was also selected to the ESPN Boston Girls Lacrosse MIAA All-State Team … selected a first team all-star by the Eastern Massachusetts Girls Lacrosse Coaches Association (EMGLCA) … selected to the all-scholastic team for the Boston Globe, Boston Herald and the Patriot Ledger … as a junior was named a U.S. Lacrosse All-American and Academic All-American … selected to the all-scholastic team for the Boston Globe, Boston Herald and Patriot Ledger for lacrosse and the Patriot Ledger for basketball … helped team to top-25 ranking in Lacrosse Magazine … selected a first team all-star by the EMGLCA … helped the Lower New England Team 1 to a national championship at the National Tournament … selected to the New England Under Armour team at the Under Armour Underclassmen Games … captain in both lacrosse and basketball as a junior and senior … coached by Meredith Frank, who won four national championships and was a three-time All-American at Northwestern … participated in the National Honor Society and the Spanish Language Honor Society … full name is Alexandra Christina Dalton … born in Newton, Mass., to Richard and Christine Dalton … has an older brother, William, who is set to graduate from Notre Dame in the spring of 2015 … uncle, Kenneth MacAfee, and cousin Kerri Ann White, also attended Notre Dame … mother, Christine, competed in gymnastics at Northeastern … uncle, Kenneth MacAfee, played football at Notre Dame … uncle, Allan Dalton, played basketball at Suffolk University … enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and majoring in pre-health.

Dalton’s Career Statistics


Year G-S SOG G A Pts. GB DC CT
2014 19-19 6 3 2 5 38 22 19
2015 20-20 21 8 3 11 40 38 18
2016 17-15 40 16 5 21 27 32 17