Alex Feeken  
Alex Feeken

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Keystone National HS

Club:
LaFleur's Gymnastics


2011 Season:

Competed on balance beam in nine meets on the season and averaged 9.611 on the event • Earned 9.725 in her Golden Gopher beam debut against Ohio State on Jan. 8 • Posted another 9.725 beam score against Iowa on Jan. 15 • On Jan. 22, she scored 9.650 on beam • Against Air Force on Jan. 29, she posted 9.475 for the event • Set her career-high of 9.750 on beam at Illinois on Feb. 5 • Earned a score of 9.650 at the Best of Minnesota Meet on Feb. 12 • Posted a score of 9.725 at home against Iowa State on Feb. 20 • Posted 9.700 for her routine in the win over Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 25 • Finished on beam with 9.100 against UCLA on Feb. 27 • Made her first appearance on uneven bars in the meet against NC State on Mar. 12 where she posted a 7.850 score • Finished the season ranked at No. 35 in the Big Ten Conference and No. 198 in the nation on the balance beam.


High School/Club:

Trained at LaFleur's Gymnastics in Tampa • A 2010 graduate of Keystone National High School • Club coaches were Jeff LaFleur, a Minnesota gymnastics alum (1976), Amanda Stroud and Billy West • A Junior Olympic Level 10 regional qualifier, where she placed ninth on beam and 13th on vault • Also in 2009, she had top-three finishes on vault, bars and in the all around at the Daytona Beach Open • At the 2009 National Judges Cup, she was first on bars, third on beam and fourth in the all around.


Personal:

Successful in academics, compiling a 4.0 grade point average • An International Honor Society Member • The daughter of Ken and Lori Feeken • Has a younger sister, Rachel • Hobbies include ocean fishing, snorkeling and traveling • Competes in equestrian events and has volunteered for the Bakas Equestrian Center's Horses for the Disabled program.