Red Devil Rewind | Carlow Nets School Record Fastest Hat-Trick

Photo by Pierce Bounds
Photo by Pierce Bounds

Red Devil Rewind takes a look at the prolific career of the women's soccer program's all-time leading scorer Alyssa Carlow '04. Alyssa made a significant and immediate impact on the Dickinson soccer team, scoring a school record 22 goals in her rookie campaign, netting the third-fastest hat-trick in NCAA history on October 14, 2000. She scored three times in three minutes, nine seconds and finished with a Centennial Conference record four goals in that match, adding an assist as well.

She became the eighth player in conference history to score four times in a match, and remarkably the fourth player to accomplish that feat in her first season.

Alyssa, who's twin sister was a standout field hockey player for the Red Devils, went on to shatter the conference and school records with 71 goals and 168 points in her career, adding a school record 26 assists. She still ranks second all-time in the CC record book for points and goals while fellow Hall of Famer Lisa Nichols '08 moved into the top spot at Dickinson with 27 assists.

Alyssa was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2014 and still holds school records for career goals and points, while also holding the top spots on the single season lists for points (51) and goals (22) as well. She ranked in the top 10 for points in a season all four years, adding 42 points in both 2001 and 2002, and 33 during her senior season.

She led the conference in goals and points in 2001, 2002 and 2003 and was named First-team All-Centennial all four years of her career, adding Player of the Year honors as in 2003. She was the team's offensive MVP all four years and was a three-time All-Region selection.

Alyssa had the fastest goal to start a game at 59 seconds. That mark was eclipsed last fall as first-year Meg Tate '23 broke the conference record with an incredible goal just 11 seconds in at Bryn Mawr. Alyssa graduated with five hat-tricks while starting in 72 games during her career and was the 2004 McAndrews Award winner.