14 - Alex Hoetker
Alex Hoetker
Height: 5-10
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Fullerton, Ca.
Position: Attacker
EXP: HS
Previous School: Sunny Hills HS

2012 Season
Played in 13 games with five goals in seven attempts (.714) … Four of her goals were against St. Francis-NY (3/3/12).

High School
A first team All-CIF selection during her senior season at Sunny Hills High School ... A fifth team All-Southern Section selection, team captain and a two-time MVP of the Freeway League ... Many times an All-CIF and All-League selection ... Helped lead Sunny Hills High School to two league championships ... Tallied 333 career goals, 280 career steals, 243 career assists and 132 career saves ... Has played for the Xtreme Water Polo Club in Corona, Ca ... A natural scorer who will provide a boost to the CSUN offense, according to the Matador coaches ... Also enjoyed an outstanding career in swimming.

Matador Memo
Born August 30, 1993 ... Parents are Deborah Hoetker and Michael Hoetker ... Has a sister (Rachael) ... Favorite television show is Law & Order (SVU) ... Favorite movies include Fried Green Tomatoes and Pure Country ... Lives her grandmother's macaroni and cheese .. Her favorite musical groups include Lady Antebellum ... Also the music of Lady Gaga ... Chose CSUN because "It was everything I wanted and more for my college experience" ... Her greatest sports moment was when she was awarded Athlete of the Year at Sunny Hills High School, and the Freeway League on the same night ... The best thing about being a student-athlete, according to Alex, is being part of a family that you can trust all the time ... Her favorite pre-game ritual is to sit dormant and just breathe to get her head mentally ready for the game ... Her favorite website is Google ... Would have liked to have met Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... Would like to switch places for a day with Oprah Winfrey or Lady Gaga ... If Alex had a million dollars, she would pay for college then pay back her parents for all the water polo checks they had to write ... The best advice she ever received was "when you're hurting in practive or games, push harder. Don't give up when it gets too hard." ... Her advice to young people - "Never give up, and always have hope." ... No one knows how much she hates to dissapoint people ... The title of her autobiography would be "The Splash of Alexandra Hoetker" ... The lead actress in a movie made about Alex' life would be played by "an athletic actress who isn't famous yet, but is on the road to stardom." ... Can't imagine going a week without hairspray ... Would like to see hunger end in the world ... The biggest obstacle she has ever overcome was back surgery ... Seeing her best friend always makes Alex smile ... Her greatest hero is her father who "has taught me right from wrong, and how to be a great person inside and out." ... Criminology major.