2013 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
2013-14 - JUNIOR: Played in 22 games.
Averaged 1.8 points in 7.3 minutes per game.
Scored eight points and made two 3-pointers in Navy's season opener at Towson on Nov. 8.
Scored six points on two 3-pointers against Goucher on Nov. 13.
Tallied six points and two rebounds in Navy's 68-50 win at Binghamton on Nov. 16.
Played a season-high 17 minutes and scored eight points with a career-best four assists at Holy Cross on Feb. 23.
Made 10 3-pointers on the season and was 8-of-10 (.800) from the free throw line.
2012-13 - SOPHOMORE:
A sparkplug off the bench, Alter had a strong sophomore campaign, appearing in 27 games and averaging 4.0 points per game and having a 10-to-8 (1.25) assist-to-turnover ratio. He finished fifth on the team in scoring (4.0 ppg) and third in three-pointers made (29) despite ranking ninth on the team in minutes.
Was named the recipient of the Kevin Sinnett Academic Achievement Award and the Rear Admiral Marryott Award at the team banquet.
Was also named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll after recording a 3.81 GPA during the spring championship season.
After averaging just 1.6 points per game and shooting 4-of-14 (.286) from long distance in his first 11 appearances, Alter averaged 5.6 points per game and went 25-of-71 (.352) from three-point range in his last 16 games.
Broke out in a big way by scoring a career-high 18 points on six three-pointers with a career-high three assists in just 10 minutes against Norfolk State. Nearly led Navy back from a 26-point halftime deficit, cutting the lead to five points with 10 seconds left before falling by six.
Also added 14 points (4-of-5 three-pointers) and drew three big charges in the second half of a 59-50 win over Army on the road.
Scored 15 points in a road loss at Patriot League champion Bucknell and averaged 4.9 points per game in league contests.
Had at least one three-pointer in 15 games this year and shot 81.0 percent from the free throw line (17-of-21), the second-best percentage on the team.
2011-12 - FRESHMAN:
Alter appeared in 16 games with one start, coming in the season opener against Longwood, becoming just the third freshman to start at point guard in a season opener, joining Corey Johnson (2004-05) and Bruce Grooms (1976-77).
Averaged 1.1 ppg, 0.6 rpg and 0.4 apg for the season with an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.00 (6-to-6) for the season.
Dished out all six of his assists (against just two turnovers) in the season's first seven games.
In the last 12 appearances, he scored just seven points, grabbed five rebounds and had just three assists.
Tallied a season-high five points against Penn State Altoona, Quinnipiac and Bucknell in the Patriot League Tournament, connecting on three-pointers against Penn State Altoona, Quinnipiac and Bucknell.
Dished out two assists against Tulane in just nine minutes.
Started the season 2-of-7 from the field in the first four games, but went just 1-of-12 over his last 12 appearances.
Alter was a 2011 graduate of Rumson-Fair Haven High School, lettering four times at point guard. Burst onto the scene late during his senior year, committing to Navy after a strong postseason run.
Led R-FH to an 18-8 record as a senior and the school's first appearance in the Shore Conference Tournament final, averaging 16.7 points, 6.9 assists and 3.3 steals per game.
Was named first-team all-conference and all-state and set the school record for most career three-pointers made.
Played best in the clutch, making several big shots and plays at key moments late in the game during R-FH's postseason run, including a three-pointer with a minute left and his team up one in the Shore Conference Tournament semifinals. In the conference tournament final, Alter scored 24 of his team's 35 points.
Shot 79 percent from the free throw line on 130 attempts and made a school-record 62 three-pointers during the season.
Was a member of National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Key Club, Peer Leadership and was a Ronald McDonald Jr. board member.
Son of John and Janet Alter. His father, John, wrestled at Furman while his grandfather, William Alter, and cousin, Lindsey Bellomy (2004), both graduated from the Academy.
Alter ran and organized a charity stickball tournament in Rumson.
An outstanding student, Alter has been named to the Superintendent's List three times and to the Commandant's List five times.
Majoring in economics.