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    Alex Cohen
    Alex Cohen

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Bayside, Wis.

    High School:
    Nicolet

    Height:
    6-5

    Position:
    F/C



    03/27/2014

    Indiana Edges Northwestern, 66-65 in WNIT Third Round

    Wildcats finish the year with 17 wins, return all five starters for 2014-15

    03/25/2014

    'Cats Continue Run in WNIT Thursday at Indiana

    NU faces Big Ten foe Indiana in third round of WNIT

    03/23/2014

    'Cats Cruise to 88-52 Victory Over IUPUI in WNIT

    Northwestern faces Indiana Thursday in the third round of the WNIT

    03/17/2014

    'Cats Selected for Postseason Play, Host Ball State Thursday

    Northwestern receives at-large bid for 2014 WNIT

    03/04/2014

    'Cats Carry Momentum into 2014 Big Ten Tournament

    NU is No. 9 seed and plays No. 8 seed Ohio State Thursday at 11 a.m. CT

    02/23/2013

    Northwestern vs. Wisconsin

    Northwestern vs. Wisconsin Women's Basketball

    VIDEO: Faces of the Big Ten

    Cohen 2013-14 Game-by-Game Stats

    Cohen 2012-13 Game-by-Game Stats

    2013-14: Played in all 33 games, starting 31 ... Led the team with a career-high 2.2 blocks per game, which ranked 3rd in the Big Ten ... 73 blocks ranks 4th in NU single-season history ... 116 blocks as of the end of the 2013-14 season ranks 4th in NU history ... 14 games with three-or-more blocks, including two games with five blocks ... Seven games with 10+ points, including a career-high 18 vs. Penn State (2/2/14) ... Two games with 10 rebounds ... Averaged career-highs with 6.5 points on 48.3 percent from the field, 4.3 rebounds, 1.1 assists in 23.8 minutes per game ... Big Ten Season: Averaged 6.8 ppg, 3.5 rpg and 2.6 bpg ... Shot .468 from the field and .500 from 3-point range ... Solid contributor in NU's narrow loss at No. 18/15 Nebraska with eight points, six rebounds and three blocks ... 10 points, four blocks in NU's win over No. 21/20 Purdue ... Matched a career-high with five blocks in NU's win over No. 21/18 Nebraska (1/26) ... Game-high 10 rebounds in win at Indiana (1/31) ... Career high 18 points, three steals and matched career best with five blocks vs. No. 12/13 Penn State (2/2) ... Went 3-for-4 from 3-point range vs. Lady Lions ... Contributed 14 points, six rebounds and two blocks at Penn State (2/20) ... Eight points and three blocks off the bench at Wisconsin (3/2) ... Nonconference Season: Averaged 25.2 mpg, 7 ppg 5.7 rpg, and 47.5% from the 3-point range ... Converted a key three-point play with 30 seconds left to break a 79-79 tie and give NU the lead for good in its win over No. 25 DePaul (12/1) ... Tied for the team-high with seven rebounds vs. NC State (12/5) and had an NU-high of three blocks ... Matched a career-high with 10 rebounds in NU's 90-57 victory at Loyola (12/14) ... Contributed 10 points in NU's win over Oral Roberts (12/16).

    2012-13: One of four Wildcats to see action in all 30 games, averaging 13.3 mpg ... Averaged 3.3 ppg, 2.8 rpg, and shot 41.3 percent from the field ... Made first career start at Illinois State (12/7) and started again vs. Bowling Green (12/9) ... Posted career-highs 12 points and 10 rebounds in her first career double-double at Illinois (1/20) ... Had five blocks to go along with nine rebounds and seven points at Illinois State (12/7) ... Averaged 0.8 blocks per game to tie for 14th in the Big Ten.

    2011-12: Saw action in all but three games 2011-12 season ... Swatted blocks and pulled down four rebounds against Morgan State (12/14) ... Broke out for 11 points in 15 minutes against UNLV (12/18)

    High School: 2010 Sporting News All-American ... Two-time All-Conference honoree ... 2009 Street and Smith Honorable Mention All-American ... All-State Honorable Mention 2009 ...Two-time Nike Skills Academy attendee ... Team captain ... Helped Nicolet to back-to-back conference championships (2008-09-2009-10) ... Regional Champions 2009-10 ... KSA Tournament Champions 2009-10 ... A four-star recruit and ranked No. 7 at her position and No. 60 overall in the 2011 class by Hoopgurlz.com ... Ranked 27th in the country by Blue Star Basketball ... Averaged 12.2 ppg, 6.8 rpg and 1.8 bpg during her career at Nicolet ... Helped club team Midwest Elite Platinum to a 50-3 record this past summer ... First team all-conference last year and WBCA All-State selection ... Competed in the 2009 Maccabiah Games ... US Junior National Team (USJN) 17U national champions ... USJN Premier Invitational Champions ... Nike Summer Showcase runner-up ... USJN Summer Final Tournament Champion ... High school coach was Corey Wolf ... National Honor Society ... Three-time Dean's List honoree.

    Personal:Born Alexandra Shaw Cohen ... Daughter of Karen and Robert Cohen ... Father was an All-American basketball standout at Lawrence University ... President of Northwestern chapter of Autism Speaks U ... Majoring in Human Development and Psychological Services with a minor in Human Communication Science.

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