A fiery guard, Alexa Kaubris has played in every Bowdoin game in the past two seasons, starting all 31 games as a sophomore in 2006-07. Kaubris was fourth on the team at 6.7 points per contest and equaled her career high of 12 points on four occasions, including both contests in the NCAA Regional against Rochester and Mary Washington. Kaubris made an immediate contribtion as a first-year for the Polar Bears in 2005-06. Seeing action in every game, she averaged over 18 minutes per contest and scored a season-high 10 points in a win at Williams. Kaubris joined the Polar Bears after a stellar career at Dirigo. Also lettering in soccer and track, she led her basketball team to three state championships, and was rewarded with a slew of awards after her senior campaign. She was named a McDonald's Senior All-Star, a candidate for Miss Maine, the Western Class C MVP, the Mountain Valley Conference Player of the Year and a member of the Bangor Daily News All-State 1st Team. In addition to the court, she also excelled in the classroom, serving as President of Dirigo's National Honor Society chapter and earning class valedictorian honors.
Getting to know "Alexus"...
Favorite TV show of all time? Magic School Bus
If I could teach a class about anything, it would be called... Awkward 101
Funniest memory of a Bowdoin basketball practice? When Wanksta Nation swept all other teams in the Olympiad
Best dancer on the team? Katie Cummings
Favorite expression or saying? Play like champions today
Song I am currently playing on repeat? Anything by Taylor Swift, her songs got me through finals
Proudest moment at Bowdoin? When I finished my Marine Bio final last semester
Favorite "mom-cooked" meal? It?s a tie between Shepard?s Pie and Swedish meatballs
Article of clothing I consider my go-to? Toss up between my camo hat, my plaid flannel shirt and any type of Bowdoin football gear
One thing I want to do before I graduate? Decide on a major
Favorite song to rock-out to? Unfaithful by Rihanna
Favorite athlete? Cameron Kaubris
Sports-related role model? Andy Bedard or my dad
Last summer I? Worked at a local country club and at a few summer basketball camps in Maine. I also spent a lot of time having fun with friends and family at my camp.
Best advice I've been given? Choices not chances
Teammate most likely to get in trouble at practice? Maria Noucas
One thing I have learned from being part of this team? Staying positive and encouraging each other can help you and everyone else play better and have more fun. It can be the key to turning a rough practice into a good one.
Favorite class I've taken at Bowdoin? Psych 101
What I like most about my team? They know when and how to make me laugh
Favorite memory of last season? The elite eight game at USM. It was an amazing atmosphere and I learned a lot.