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Alex Cowling
Alex Cowling

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Benicia, CA

High School:
St. Patrick-St. Vincent HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard/Forward

Experience:
3V



01/22/2014

Back Home in Gersten to Host No. 22 Gonzaga

The first round of WCC play concludes this week, beginning Thursday, Jan. 23 with the Lions hosting league-leader Gonzaga.

01/17/2014

LMU Seeks Third Straight

The Lions are 2-for-2 on their current road swing and look to make it three in a row Saturday at Saint Mary's.

01/15/2014

WCC Road Swing Continues at Newest Member Pacific

Women's basketball will look to build on their win last week at Pepperdine when they face Pacific Thursday in Stockton.

01/11/2014

First Road Win Comes at PCH Cup Rival Waves

Sophie Taylor poured in a career-high 27 points and Hazel Ramirez added 15 points and 10 assists.

11/22/2013

Quick Trip to the Pyramid

The LMU women's basketball team plays its fourth road game of the young season, traveling to face Long Beach State Saturday.

03/08/2013

WCC Second Round Postgame Press Conference with Charity Elliott, Alex Cowling and Dani LeNoir

WCC Second Round Postgame Press Conference with Charity Elliott, Alex Cowling and Dani LeNoir

02/28/2013

Inside the Lions Preview presented by Muscle Milk interviews seniors Dani LeNoir and Alex Cowling in advance of the Lions game versus BYU.

Inside the Lions Preview presented by Muscle Milk interviews seniors Dani LeNoir and Alex Cowling in advance of the Lions game versus BYU.

02/14/2013

Inside the Lions Preview presented by Muscle Milk interviews Alex Cowling in advance of the Lions game versus San Diego.

Inside the Lions Preview presented by Muscle Milk interviews Alex Cowling in advance of the Lions game versus San Diego.

01/05/2013

Lions' All-Access Interview with Alex Cowling

12/02/2012

Interview with Alex Cowling Previewing LMU at UCLA

04/30/2013

2013 Iggy Awards

2013 Iggy Awards from Airport Marriott on Apr. 29, 2013.

03/08/2013

WBB | WCC Championships Quarterfinals

BYU 69, LMU 57 - Mar. 8

05/05/2012

2012 Student-Athlete Graduation

LionsFund Student-Athlete Pre-Graduation Gathering

03/15/2012

LMU vs. Portland - February 11, 2012

LMU vs. Portland - February 11, 2012

03/01/2012

Women's Basketball: WCC Second Round vs. Pepperdine

Pepperdine vs. LMU at Zappos.com WCC Championships second round

At LMU...
Briefly...
Alex Cowling closed out her LMU career as arguably the best player to don a Lion uniform... upon her departure, she ranked No. 1 in the LMU career-record book in points (2,219), scoring average (17.5 ppg), field goals (823), field goal attempts (1,796), free throws (452), free-throw attempts (558), rebounds (939) and games played (127)... she also ranked No. 5 in three-point field goals (121), No. 7 in three-point field goal percentage (.353), No. 6 in rebounding average (7.4), No. 8 in steals (190), No. 5 in starts (101) and No. 3 in minutes played (3,901)...four-time Preseason All-WCC selection... three-time First team All-WCC... WCC Newcomer of the Year... WCC All-Freshman Team...

2012-13...
Preseason All-WCC... WCC Player of the Week (Mar. 4)... WCC Player of the Month (February)... First team All-WCC... WCC Championship All-Tournament Team... set the WCC all-time scoring record with a 21-point performance vs. BYU (Feb. 28)... became the LMU all-time leading rebounder vs. San Francisco (Jan. 17)... led LMU with 15.8 points and 7.4 rebounds per game... scored in double figures 28 times... surpassed the 20-point mark six times... led LMU in scoring 15 times... tallied seven double-doubles... matched a career-high with five steals vs. UC Santa Barbara (Dec. 5)... matched a career-high with 12 made free throws at Cal Poly (Dec. 20)...

2011-12...
Preseason All-WCC... WCC Player of the Week (Dec. 12)... WCC Player of the Month (December)... First team All-WCC... National All-Jesuit Women's Basketball Team selection... DoubleTree Los Angeles Westside Thanksgiving Classic All-Tournament Team... averaged 22.2 points and 8.7 rebounds per game... led LMU in scoring in 26 of 30 games... scored in double-figures in all 30 games... surpassed the 20-point margin 20 times and the 30-point margin five times... scored an LMU single-season record 666 points... became the program's all-time leading scorer with her 19th point in a 21-point effort at Saint Mary's (Feb. 18)... ended the season with 1,728 career points... recorded 10 double-doubles including five straight between Dec. 8 (vs. Sacramento State) and Dec. 29 (vs. Cal Poly)... career-high 17 rebounds as part of an 18-point, 17-rebound double-double against Younstown State (Nov. 25)... tied her then career-high of 31 points at New Mexico (Dec. 1)... set a career-high with a 32-point effort against Saint Mary's (Dec. 29)... sank 38 consecutive free throws beginning with her final attempt on Dec. 10 versus Portland State and ending with her first attempt on Jan. 12 at San Diego...

2010-11...
Preseason All-WCC... WCC Player of the Week (Nov. 22)... Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside Thanksgiving Classic All-Tournament Team... averaging 22.5 ppg and 8.5 rpg on 45.6% shooting over season's first six games before foot injury caused her to miss the rest of the season... scored in double figures in all six games, including three in a row of 27 or more (Nov. 19-26)... posted two double-doubles... equaled career-high with 31 points on 11-for-16 shooting while pulling down 11 rebounds and swiping four steals in win at Cal Poly (Nov. 19)... reached 1,000 career points with double-double of 28 points and 14 rebounds at Sacramento State (Nov. 22)... had 27 points and eight rebounds in win over Stephen F. Austin (Nov. 26)... posted 19 points and nine boards in victory over Long Beach State (Nov. 15)... scored 18 points in season-opener at Idaho State (Nov. 12)... had 12 points vs. Georgia (Nov. 27)...

2009-10...
First Team All-WCC... Preseason All-WCC Team... set LMU single-season scoring record (526 points)... WCC co-Player of the Week (Nov. 30)... Jesuit Basketball Spotlight Honor Roll (Jan. 18)... Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside Thanksgiving Classic All-Tournament Team... led WCC in scoring with 17.3 ppg average (second-best in LMU history)... set single-season record for field goals made (202) and became second player in school history to shoot over 50% from the field in consecutive seasons (50.8%)... added team-high 7.1 rpg... averaged 20.4 ppg and 7.8 rpg in WCC play... led LMU in scoring in 18 games... scored in double figures 27 times, including 12 20+-point performances... notched six double-doubles... posted career-high 31 points at San Francisco (Feb. 13)... had double-double of 25 points and 10 rebounds at Portland (Feb. 20)... had double-double of 23 points and 11 rebounds vs. Saint Louis (Nov. 27)... had double-double of 20 points and 12 rebounds vs. Saint Mary's (Feb. 27)... posted double-double of 19 points and 11 boards vs. San Francisco at WCC Tournament (March 5)... had 14 points and 10 rebounds at Long Beach State (Nov. 16)... put up 11 and 11 at San Diego (Jan. 28)... scored 25 points vs. Santa Clara (Feb. 11)...

2008-09...
WCC Newcomer of the Year... WCC All-Freshman Team and All-Conference Honorable Mention... WCC Player of the Week for Dec. 8... Courtyard by Marriott L.A. Westside Holiday All-Tournament Team... played in all 30 games and started six times... led WCC in shooting percentage at 56.9%, 12th-best in the nation and the only freshman in the top-50... seventh-highest scoring average in country among freshman and tops in the WCC... averaged 13.4 ppg and 6.2 rpg... grabbed a team-best 98 offensive rebounds... set LMU freshman class record with 401 points and 13.4 ppg scoring average... went for then-career-highs of 19 points and 12 rebounds (seven offensive) for first career double-double vs. Long Beach State... career-high 26 points on 11-for-12 shooting vs. UNLV... second career double-double vs. Boise State with 25 points and a career-best 15 rebounds... scored 19 points and pulled down 12 boards for third career double-double vs. San Francisco... three straight 20-point performances with 24 points at Santa Clara, 22 vs. Gonzaga, and 24 vs. Portland... led the Lions in scoring in the WCC at 14.2 ppg... team's top scorer in seven of the 14 WCC contests... season-high 38 minutes, four three-pointers, and four assists vs. Portland...

High School...
A 2008 graduate of St. Patrick-St. Vincent High School in Vallejo, CA...a four year letterwinner for coach Dr. Rodney Faucet...a 2nd team All-American selection as a senior...named East Bay Player of the Year by the San Francisco Chronicle and she was the Contra Costa Times Player of the Year as well as the Sports Focus NCS Player of the Year...was an All-CIF Division 4 her last two years...an All-State selection her sophomore, junior and senior years...named Bay Shore Athletic League MVP...a four year All-Bay Shore Athletic Conference, All-Bay Area and All-City selection...the captain of her team her junior and senior seasons...averaged 25.2 points and 12.1 rebounds per game her junior year...

Personal...
Alexandra Kristen Cowling was born January 27, 1990... the daughter of Kathy and Larry Cowling... has three sisters... Stephanie, the oldest, participated in Track and Field at Cal Berkeley and another sister Dominique plays volleyball at UC Riverside... also has a younger sister, Mikayla... also considered attending Cal Berkeley... chose LMU because of its strong emphasis on academics and athletics... majoring in urban studies...

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