Alex Charlebois named Pitt "Athlete of the Week"
Alyssa Meier and Alex Charlebois score goals on Senior Day; Pitt honors its four seniors with wins its its last two matches.
Abby Baldys, Danielle Benner, Ashley Cuba and Kristina Rioux play their final game at Pitt on Sunday vs. Providence at 1 p.m.
Alex Charlebois scores a career-high two goals as first-year head coach Greg Miller registers his first Big East victory.
Panthers enter match with 5-10-2 overall record; Senior Day is on Sunday vs. Providence.
CAREER: Three-time Big East Academic All-Star selection.
2011: Took over as the full-time starter and played in 17 games (15 starts)...logged 1,475 minutes in goal, the most of any Pitt goalie on the season...recorded 100 saves with a .763 save percentage...posted only shutout of the season for the Panthers in a 1-0 win over Delaware (Aug. 28)...posted some of the best numbers in the Big East, ranking first in the conference in saves and second in saves per game (5.88)...named a Big East Academic All-Star.
2010: Did not see any game action...named a Big East Academic All-Star.
2009: Did not see any game action...named a Big East Academic All-Star.
2008: Did not see any game action...redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Joined the Panthers as a goalkeeper from Montreal, Quebec...attended Shattuck-St. Mary's Prep school in Minnesota...named the team MVP at Lower Canada College in 2003, 2005 and 2006...led her team to the Under-16 Quebec Bronze Cup...named the 2006 Athlete of the Year at Lower Canada College...member of the Athletic Honor Roll...named the MVP of her ice hockey team in 2006...was a top five player and GMAA Semifinalist in Rugby.
PERSONAL: Born September 7, 1989...daughter of Claude Rioux and Lina St. Jacques-Rioux...has a sister, Kim...fluent in French...enrolled in the College of Business Administration...business finance major.