2011-12 Women's Basketball
Record: 18-13 Home: 9-4 Away: 8-7 Neutral: 1-2 WHAC: 11-7
Alexa Hensler Image
#5 Alexa Hensler
Height: 5-9
Class: JR
Position: Gd/Fwd
Hometown: Waterford, Mich
Previous School: Waterford Kettering H.S.

2010-2011:scored a career high 11 points vs. Rochester College (12/17/11); had a career high three 3-point field goals against Rochester College (12/17/11); shot 37 percent from the three point line; Daktronic-NAIA Scholar-Athlete; WHAC Academic All-Conference; CU Tournament All-Tournament Team.

2009-2010: Played in 31 games and started 9 of them; scored season high 7 points versus Olivet (11/24/09) and Spring Arbor (12/12/09); averaged 13 minutes/game; shot 33 percent from the 3-point line.

High School: Two-year starter for the varsity team and three year varsity player; averaged 9.7ppg, 4.5 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game; led team to a 2008 district championship; four-year scholar athlete award winner; National Honor Society for two years; 3.9 G.P.A.; received the U.S history and Chemistry student of the year award and the Madame Curie award in Physics; has been involved in cross-cultural ministry taking mission trips to Jamaica, Dominican Republic and New Orleans


Points: 11 vs. Rochester College (12/17/10)
4 vs. Madonna University (12/04/10)
3-Pointers Made:
3 vs. Rochester College (12/17/10)
4 vs. University of Michigan-Dearborn (01/08/11)
1 multiple games
Field Goals:
4 vs. Rochester College (12/17/10)
1 Trinity Christian (11/7/09)
28 vs. Northwestern College (12/30/10)


Reality show I wish I could be on? Say yes to the dress!
What do you miss most about your childhood? Nap time
Favorite board game:
Favorite place on campus:
The mail room, I love getting mail!
Most memorable sporting moment:
Beating Davenport when they were ranked #1
Pet peeve:
Kayleigh Hammond
The teammate I would trade places with and why
? Kayleigh, because she gets to wear a lot of armor
If your life could be captured in music what genre would it be in?
Michael Buble…a genre all his own!
Most prized possessions:
My Dimple
My teammates would describe me as
: Baby Lexa

Women's Basketball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
3Melissa VeltkampSRG/F5-8Hudsonville, Mich.Hudsonville H.S.
4Katelyn CousinsSOGd5-7Ada, Mich.Davenport/Forest Hills Central
5Alexa HenslerJRGd/Fwd5-9Waterford, MichWaterford Kettering H.S.
12Olivia JewettSOFwd5-9Jasper, Mich.Sand Creek H.S.
13Janae TrombleySOGd5-6Emmett, Mich.Yale H.S.
20Kathy De YoungJRGd5-6Martin, Mich.Otsego H.S.
21Ashley NiedermayerFRF5-10Lincolnshire, IllAdlai Stevenson
22Maria SchaferSOFwd5-7Tipp City, OhioTroy Christian H.S.
23Samantha FlietstraSRF5-11Walker, MIGrand Rapids Chr. H.S.
24Ashley MoonSRGd.5-5Fremont, Mich.Muskegon CC
32Kayleigh HammondJRFwd6-1Zeeland, Mich.Zeeland West H.S.
33Robyn Veltkamp*SRG/F5-8Hudsonville, Mich.Hudsonville H.S.
43Jill Hendrickson*FRC6-2Ada, Mich.Forest Hills Central
* Redshirt
Carla Fles - Head Coach - 13th season
Tami Thelen Wernette - Assistant Coach
Lynae Steketee - Assistant Coach
Ellie Staricka - Manager
  • Nov. 24 - Women's Basketball vs Lawrence Technological University - L 67-57 - recap
  • Nov. 21 - Women's Basketball vs 21Madonna University - L 68-67 - recap
  • Nov. 18 - Women's Basketball vs RVSiena Heights University - W 71-60 - recap
  • Nov. 14 - Women's Basketball vs Lourdes University - W 56-37 - recap
  • Nov. 10 - Women's Basketball vs 5Indiana Wesleyan University - L 70-42 - recap
  • Nov. 7 - Women's Basketball vs 11Purdue Calumet - L 81-62 - recap
  • Nov. 6 - Women's Basketball vs 18Robert Morris University - L 64-51 - recap
  • Nov. 4 - Women's Basketball vs Rochester College - W 76-58 - recap
  • Feb. 28 - Women's Basketball vs 2Davenport University - L 76-57 - recap
  • Feb. 25 - Women's Basketball vs University of Northwestern Ohio - W 71-42 - recap