Women's basketball


Signed:Friday, January 31, 2014
Hometown:Sioux City, Iowa
High school:Hinton

Alex Yoerger

Alex Yoerger (Sioux City, Iowa) has signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball career at Northwestern College next year.

Yoerger is a 5’8” guard who has lettered three years for the Hinton High School basketball team. Yoerger earned third team all-state and first team all-conference honors after averaging 19 points, 3.8 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 3.2 steals per game as a junior last season. She helped lead her team to an 18-4 record, losing in the regional final. This year, Yoerger averages 18.8 points per game while shooting better than 55% from the field. She ranks second on the team with 19 three-pointers and has been part of a team that is ranked third in class 2A with a 16-1 record. An academic all-conference selection, Yoerger plans to major in biology/health professions (pre-vet) at Northwestern. She is the daughter of Brad and Sherry.

“Alex is a talented young lady, both in the classroom and on the court,” commented head coach Chris Yaw. “We are excited that she has chosen to be part of our basketball team and Northwestern College. Alex has been part of a successful high school program and understands the keys to success on the court. She shoots the ball well and is unselfish in her play and character. Alex is an exciting addition to Northwestern College.”