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
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|