Behind the Blades: Alexis Miller

Continuing with our Behind the Blades series, we have Alexis Miller. Read on to learn more about her career influences and some of her favorite things besides hockey.

Name: Alexis Miller, but most people call me Croz.

Hometown / Current Town: Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia / Weymouth, MA

Position: Defense

Current Job: Assignment Manager at Barton Associates

NCAA team: Boston University

Social Media: alexis_millller

General Questions

Who has had the most influence on your career?

Dad and Katie Lachapelle (Former Assistant at BU)

If you could vacation anywhere in the world, where would you go?

Bali, Indonesia.

If you had to play a sport besides hockey, which would you play?

Volleyball.

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

A dentist.

What hobbies/things do you like to do in your free time?

Watch Netflix, work out with my husband.

Does pineapple belong on pizza?

YESSSSS!

Is a hot dog a sandwich?

Yes.

Favorites

Favorite sport besides hockey:

Basketball.

Favorite moment from your career:

Scoring a shorthanded goal on a breakaway against Northeastern in Hockey East Semifinals in 2016, or scoring the game winning goal at U18 World Championships in 2012

Current favorite song:

Get Ready Now by Vinai.

Favorite quote:

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. – African Proverb

Favorite book:

The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy, or The Maximum Ride series by James Patterson

Favorite TV show:

Friday Night Lights.

Favorite pizza toppings:

BBQ chicken and caramelized onions.

Favorite season:

Spring – better weather and playoff season!

Photo by BDZ Sports

This or That?

Cats or Dogs?

Dogs.

Coffee or Tea?

Coffee.

Bagels or Toast?

Bagels.

Instagram or Twitter?

Instagram.

Pasta or pizza?

Pasta.

Morning or night?

Morning.

Pancakes or waffles?

Waffles.

Fun Fact:

Summer of 2017, I raced my bicycle across the country from Oregon to Virginia covering 4,267 miles. My dad and I raced in the Trans Am Bike race raising over $30,000 dollars for my hometown Children’s Hospital.

Piece of Advice

What advice do you have for young girls that want to become professional hockey players some day?

Believe in your training, believe in your teammates, believe in YOURSELF and you will be successful!