Highlights and reaction following the baseball doubleheader between Army and Lehigh.
2014: Second Team All-Patriot League selection at shortstop … named to the Preseason All-Patriot League Team … Patriot League Player of the Week (4/21) … played and started in 51 games at shortstop as a junior … registered a .224 batting average (36-for-161) … drove in 22 runs … led Army with 11 doubles and three home runs … posted a .348 slugging percentage … drew 14 walks and was hit by a team-high 22 pitches … registered a .364 on-base percentage … stole eight bases in nine attempts ... recorded nine multi-hit games … led Army with seven multiple RBI games … had a five-game hitting streak … reached base safely in 13 straight games … led the Patriot League with 166 assists defensively … singled, doubled and scored three runs against Massachusetts (2/22) … recorded two hits in back-to-back games against Campbell (3/1) and Albany (3/2) … singled twice, drove in two runs and scored a pair of runs against Massachusetts (3/15) … singled and doubled opposite North Dakota State (3/18) … homered in consecutive games of a doubleheader against Lafayette (4/5) … singled, doubled, drove in two and scored twice opposite Lafayette (4/6) … recorded two hits and scored twice in the series opener against Bucknell (4/12) … doubled and homered at Holy Cross (4/20) … drove in two runs, singled, doubled and stole two bases at Holy Cross (4/20) … went 2-for-5 with a run scored against Cincinnati (5/2).
2013: One of three Black Knights to start all 52 games during a “breakout” sophomore season ... led Army with nine doubles and three home runs, while listing second in RBI (38) and runs scored (42) ... also listed among the team leaders in stolen bases (10), batting average (.292) and slugging percentage (.396) ... ranked third on the club with 13 multiple-hit games and 10 multiple-RBI performances ... authored a 12-game hitting streak during March ... posted seven multiple-hit games during the streak ... exploded offensively in the first game of the Yale series (May 9), going 3-for-3 with a career-high four RBI and three runs scored ... also recorded only triple of the season versus the Bulldogs ... posted three hits against Siena (March 2), Navy (April 1) and Marist (April 24) ... recorded three RBI versus Siena (March 26), Lehigh (April 7) and Holy Cross (April 27) ... blasted first career home run against the Mountain Hawks (April 7) ... homered in both ends of the doubleheader opposite the Crusaders (April 27) ... had two doubles versus Miami (Ohio) (March 14) ... stole two bases against Hartford (May 2).
2012: One of just two Army players to start all 56 games ... batted .264 with seven doubles and one triple ... finished with 23 RBI and 22 runs scored ... was 6-for-9 on stolen base attempts ... recorded 12 multiple-hit games ... registered a trio of three-hit games and one four-hit effort ... named Patriot League Rookie of the Week following season-opening weekend at High Point ... capped three-game series by going 4-for-5 with two RBI ... batted .400 (6-for-15) with six RBI and two runs scored during Army’s four-game sweep of Lehigh ... performance helped him earn a second Patriot League Rookie of the Week certificate ... collected a career-high four RBI in the third game of the series ... crushed a two-run double in Army’s 4-0 victory over Holy Cross in the first game of the Patriot League Championship Series ... helped propel the Black Knights to the conference title and NCAA Regional berth ... went 2-for-3 with a double in Army’s NCAA opener versus Virginia at the Charlottesville Regional.
High School: Played baseball at Charlotte Catholic High ... earned conference player of the year honors following stellar senior season ... collected all-state accolades as a senior as well ... named MVP of the annual “Battle of the Border” North Carolina vs. South Carolina game as a senior ... picked up all-conference plaudits following junior campaign ... member of the National Honor Society ... member of the Spanish National Honor Society.
Personal: Given name is Alex Joseph Jensen ... born Aug. 1, 1992, in Charlotte, N.C. ... parents’ names are Mark and Cheryl Jensen ... father played golf at the University of Alabama ... has one brother, Tyler ... uncle, Greg Jensen, retired from the United States Marines as a lieutenant colonel ... hobbies include fishing, golfing and playing ping pong ... speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese ... also enjoys attending broadway plays, going to the beach and playing video games ... majoring in Management.