Ali Brewer '00
Hometown: Racine, WI
Sport: Women's Ice Hockey
Year Inducted: 2007
The most accomplished goaltender in the history of the nation's oldest women's hockey program, Ali Brewer won the Patty Kazmaier Award in 2000 as the most outstanding player in women's collegiate hockey. She was named Ivy League Player of the Year and ECAC Goaltender of the Year that season, also earning First Team All-ECAC and All-Ivy recognition. Brewer was a three-time All-Ivy and All-ECAC recipient, and was named an AWCHA First Team All-American in 1999. The epitome of a scholar-athlete, she earned Academic All-Ivy honors in 1998 and 1999 and had the team's highest GPA for three straight seasons.
Brewer holds every Brown goaltending record for a season or career. In her four seasons as the team's starting goalie, she posted a 1.37 goals-against average and a .943 save percentage, making 2,490 saves and posting 39 shutouts. She set records with a 0.94 GAA and .957 save percentage in her freshman season, 13 shutouts in her junior season, and 25 wins in her senior campaign. She also holds a record with five consecutive shutouts, set her junior season, in which she blanked Cornell (3-0), St. Lawrence (5-0), Niagara twice (6-0 both games), and Colby (9-0).
The Bears never won fewer than 20 games in a season during Brewer's four years, winning ECAC Championships in 1998 and 2000, with Brewer earning MVP honors during the 2000 Championship. The Bears also played in the AWCHA Tournament three times from 1998-2000, finishing as the National Runner-Up twice.
After a successful year-long stint with the US Women's National Team, Brewer spent four years working for Fidelity Investments in Boston. She recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison School of Business, where she specialized in Marketing and Brand Management, and will take a position as a Marketing Manager at General Mills, Incorporated. She has made several appearances as a guest analyst on USCHO.com's Game of the Week broadcasts.