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Alexis Cowan
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Alexis  Cowan

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bolingbrook, Ill.

High School:
Auburn HS

Last College:
State Fair Community College

Height:
5-7

Position:
G

Birthdate:
06/06/1997

Major:
Sociology

07/26/2017

Who We Are Wednesday: Alexis Cowan

This series features a weekly blog post from the FAU women's basketball newcomers

06/26/2017

FAU Women’s Basketball Shoots and Scores with the Addition of Six Newcomers

Head Coach Jim Jabir and his staff will welcome four junior college transfers and two Division I transfers

Previous School

  • Spent two seasons at State Fair Community College
  • In 2016-17, named NJCAA Division I Third Team All-American, NJCAA First Team All-Region and Missouri Community College Athletic Conference (MCCAC) First Team All-Conference and team MVP
  • Helped lead the team to a 19-9 overall record and 7-2 in conference play with an appearance in the 2017 Region 16 Division 1 Basketball Championship semifinal game as the No. 2 seed
  • Started and played in all 28 contests and led the Roadrunners in points per game overall (12.4) and in league play (13.4)
  • Shot 48.7 percent from the floor and a team-best 50 percent from beyond the arc, which put her second in the NJCAA in the latter
  • In 2015-16, helped the team capture the Region 16 Division I Women's Basketball Tournament Championship title and a spot in the NJCAA Division I District K Championship gam

High School

  • Attended Auburn High School and played for Xavier Hoover
  • Named NIC 10 All-Conference and Rockford Auburn Team MVP
  • Rising Stars Classic All-Star selection

Personal

  • Sociology major
  • Born and raised in Illinois
  • Daughter of Karen and Michael Cowan
  • Great Uncle Zaid Aziz played professional basketball for the Milwaukee Bucks, Houston Rockets and Seattle Supersonics
  • Favorite professional sports team is the Chicago Bulls and favorite player is Steph Curry
  • Enjoys listening to Hip Hop and R&B and eating Chipotle
  • Hobbies include baking and most people don’t know that she used to want to be a tennis player
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