9 Alena Polenska
9 Alena Polenska
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
High School: Wyoming Seminary College Prep
Position: F

2011-2012: 23 games played, missing two weeks of the season to train with the Czech Republic National Team … scored seven goals, second most on the team … tied for second on the team with eight assists … also tied for second with 15 points … scored the game-winning goal versus RPI … captain of the Czech Republic National Team, which she led to a gold medal in Division 1 Pool A at the 2012 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Women’s World Championships … ECAC All-Academic Team selection.

2010-11: Despite missing games to train with Czech Republic National team, Polenska finished tied for the team lead in goals (10), assists (7) and points (17) ... finished second on the squad with 69 shots on goal ... totaled six penalties and two powerplay goals. 

2009-10: Played in all 28 games as a freshman ... finished tied for first with five goals on the year ... tied for second on the squad with 10 points ... her five assists were good for fifth on the team ... led all players with 96 shots on goal ... blocked 17 shots, fourth-best in 2009-10 ... had two assists against Yale on Jan. 31.

Before Brown: Won a bronze medal at the 2008 U-18 World Championships, and was named the MVP of the Czech team.  Also won a player of the game award in the contest against Finland.  Won a gold medal at the roller hockey 2008 World Championships in Germany, the first time that a European team had won the event.  Has been a member of the Czech National Team since 2004 ... Most recently played for the Wyoming Seminary College Prep team.

Personal: Alena Polenska is the daugher of Josef and Miroslava Polenska of Kutna Hora, Czech Republic ... Has one brother, Tomas ... Also enjoys traveling and photography.