35 Alex Gientke
Birth Date: 05/04/1982
Height: 5-10
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Ventura, Calif.
High School: Ventura
Position: Guard
College: 3V

AS A JUNIOR IN 2002-03: Saw action in four contests... missed the WCC season due to a stress fracture in left foot... scored first two points of career against Arkansas-Little Rock... made both points on free throws... connected on first field goal of career against Loyola Chicago... came on a three-pointer early in the second half... added a field goal against Arkansas State... also saw action at Eastern Michigan.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2001-02: Did not see action this season... fractured right tibia and had surgery in May, but suffered from complications from that surgery... underwent a second surgery on February 14... underwent a third surgery in April.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2000-01: Saw action in nine games during the season... did not play in the team's first six contests while nursing a back injury suffered in high school... first game was at Cal Poly, despite breaking nose in practice the day before... saw action during the last weekend of conference play, at Gonzaga and Portland.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Ventura (Calif.) High School in... played for coaches Glen Gray Sr., Glen Gray Jr., and Joe Bova... averaged 17 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 assists per game during senior season... led the team in scoring all four years... led the team to a first-place league finish, and a 24-2 record as a senior... was named Tournament MVP after leading team to the Buena-Kiwanis and Arroyo Grande Elite 8 Tournaments titles... team also won the Santa Barbara Nike Tournament of Champions, where she was named to the All-Tournament Team... named the All-League and All-County Player of the Year... honored as Female Athlete of the Year by Ventura HS, Coaches Poll, Los Angeles Times, and the Star Free Press... also played volleyball, starting on the varsity squad all three years... named MVP of the Cougar Classic and her team...made All-League, All-Country first teams also in volleyball... played club for the Ventura Stars and California Storm... member of the National Honor Society and California Scholastic Federation.

PERSONAL: Full name is Alexandria Rose Gientke... born May 4, 1982 in Denver, Colo... daughter of Fred and Betty Gientke... has one brother and two sisters, all older... majoring in management with a minor in international business.




Gientke's Career Statistics


00-01 9-0 26 0-6 .000 0-1 .000 0-1 .000 4 0.4 4-0 2 9 0 0 0 0.0
02-03 4-0 22 2-6 .333 1-3 .333 2-2 1.000 4 1.0 4-0 3 4 0 1 7 1.8
Totals 13-0 48 2-12 .167 1-3 .250 2-3 .667 8 0.6 8-0 5 13 0 1 7 0.5



Gientke's Career Highs

Points 3 vs. Loyola Chicago, Dec. 17, 2002
Field Goals 1 twice, last vs. Arkansas State, Dec. 28, 2002
Field Goal Attempts 2 three times, last vs. Loyola Chicago, Dec. 17, 2002
Three-Point Field Goals 1 vs. Loyola Chicago, Dec. 17, 2002
Three-Point Field Goal Attempts 1 three times, last vs. Loyola Chicago, Dec. 17, 2002
Free Throws 2 vs. Arkansas-Little Rock, Nov. 30, 2002
Free Throw Attempts 2 vs. Arkansas-Little Rock, Nov. 30, 2002
Rebounds 3 at Sacramento State, Dec. 15, 2000
Assists 2 vs. Arkansas-Little Rock, Nov. 30, 2002
Steals 1 vs. Arkansas State, Dec. 28, 2002
Minutes 9 vs. Arkansas-Little Rock, Nov. 30, 2002