7 Alex Jensen
Alex Jensen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Charlotte Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
INF



05/06/2014

This Week In Army Athletics

From The Desk Of Boo Corrigan

04/21/2014

Army Baseball Collects Weekly Awards

Black Knights Rewarded For 5-0 Week

04/23/2013

Army Battles Marist In WRWD Hudson Valley Baseball Classic

Hudson Valley Rivals Battle At Dutchess Stadium Beginning At 7 PM

04/21/2013

Army Splits Sunday Doubleheader With Bucknell

Alex Robinett Pitches Black Knights to Game One Victory

04/20/2013

Army Sweeps Doubleheader From Bucknell

Chris Rowley Tosses Four-Hit Shutout in Opener

MISCELLANEOUS: Skilled infield prospect ... stepped in as Army's starter at shortstop as a freshman last season ... returned to that role again last spring ... fierce competitor who loves playing the game ... tireless worker ... continues to develop his range at shortstop ... has the ability to play third base as well ... possesses good hands and a strong throwing arm ... hits with gap power at the plate ... drives the ball to all fields ... brings a positive attitude to the ballpark every day ... great teammate ... competitiveness sets him apart ... two-year letterman ... served as cadet sideline reporters for CBS Sports Network for an Army football game ... assisted CBS and CBS Sports Network coverage of the Army-Navy Game presented by USAA providing a cadet perspective via Social Media.

MILESTONES: Selected to the All-Patriot League Team for the first time in his career last season ... earned first-team honors at shortstop ... twice named Patriot League Rookie of the Week during standout freshman season ... set Army freshman record with 56 starts last spring ... shattered the Army single-season record by being hit by a pitch 20 times in 2013 ... his 36 career HBP rank second on the Academy's all-time list behind Kevin McKague (39).

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.

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