Alison Brewer

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Alison Brewer
Bornc. 1982 (age 41–42)
EducationBrown University
University of Wisconsin
Ice hockey career
Position Goaltender
Played for Brown University Bears (1996-2000)
National team  United States

Alison Brewer (c. 1982)[1] is an American former ice hockey goaltender. She was goaltender for Brown University and was the 2000 winner of the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award. Brewer was inducted into Brown's Hall of Fame in 2007.[2] She later earned her MBA from the University of Wisconsin and has worked in global marketing since.[3]

Playing career[edit]

In the 1999–2000 season, Ali Brewer led the ECAC with a 1.33 goals-against average and compiled a 21-3-3 record.[4] During the season, she was named the ECAC goaltender of the week three times. Brewer was an integral part of Brown qualifying for the 2000 AWCHA national semifinals.[5]

Brewer holds every Brown goaltending record for a season or a career.[as of?] In her four seasons with the Bears, she posted a 1.37 goals-against average and a .943 save percentage. In addition, she had 2,490 saves and posting 39 shutouts. Numerous records were set by Brewer including, 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. Another record that she holds is five consecutive shutouts, set her junior season, in which she blanked Cornell (3-0), St. Lawrence University (5-0), Niagara University twice (6-0 both games), and Colby College (9-0).

During Brewer's four seasons, the Bears never won fewer than 20 games in a season. The Bears won 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 to 2000, finishing as the national runner-up twice.[1] After one year with the US Women's National Team, Brewer spent four years working for Fidelity Investments in Boston. She pursued her education at the University of Wisconsin, Madison School of Business, where she specialized in Marketing and Brand Management. She has made several appearances as a guest analyst on's Game of the Week broadcasts.


Brewer was part of the United States Select Team roster that competed at the 1999 Christmas Cup tournament in Füssen, Germany, December 27–30, 1999.[6]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • 1998 and 2000 ECAC Tournament Most Valuable Player[7]
  • Patty Kazmaier Award Finalist, 1999[8]
  • Patty Kazmaier Award (2000)[9]
  • Academic All-Ivy honors in 1998 and 1999
  • Women's Ivy League Outstanding Performers (2000)
  • Women's First Team All-Ivy League (1999)
  • Women's First Team All-Ivy League (2000) [10]
  • Ivy League Player of the Year (2000)
  • ECAC Goaltender of the Year (2000)
  • First Team All-ECAC (2000)


  1. ^ a b Ali Brewer. "Brown Bears Athletics". Archived from the original on 2011-07-08. Retrieved 2012-08-08.
  2. ^ "Hall of Fame: Alison "Ali" Brewer '96". Tabor Academy. Retrieved 2023-12-19.
  3. ^ Hunt, Meredith (2019-08-13). "From college athlete to marketing leader at Wilson". Forte Foundation. Retrieved 2023-12-19.
  4. ^ "Brewer Wins Third Annual Kazmaier Award :: :: U.S. College Hockey Online". 2000-03-24. Archived from the original on 2013-02-05. Retrieved 2012-08-08.
  5. ^ "Minnesota's upstart women battled back twice to win the - 04.03.00 - SI Vault". Archived from the original on 2011-06-04. Retrieved 2010-02-24.
  6. ^ "1999 U.S. Women's Select Team". 1999-12-16. Retrieved 2012-08-08.
  7. ^ "ECAC Hockey Mobile" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-08.
  8. ^ "Patty Kazmaier". Ivy League Sports. Archived from the original on January 15, 2010.
  9. ^ "USA Hockey". USA Hockey. Archived from the original on 2010-03-07. Retrieved 2012-08-08.
  10. ^ "Women's All-Time First Team All-Ivy League". Archived from the original on October 28, 2007.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by Patty Kazmaier Award
Succeeded by