Black Knights Arrive In Maryland For NCAA Tournament
2014-15 (SOPHOMORE): Made only appearance against St. Thomas Aquinas (12/20) … did not figure statistically opposite the Spartans. 2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in a pair of contests ... made collegiate debut against Staten Island (12/29) ... played in three minutes versus the Dolphins ... also saw time opposite Boston University (1/29).
BACKGROUND: Talented player out of Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Ill. ... all-conference selection out of the North Suburban Conference in 2013 ... two-time all-area honorable mention (2012-13) ... Lake County Senior All-Star ... team co-captain ... averaged 7.7 ppg, 5.7 rpg and 1.1 bpg as a senior ... a part of the group that turned a .500 team into a squad that won over 20 games, including holiday tournaments and two regional titles ... regional championships were the program's first in 10 years ... high school playing highlight was beating the team's rival (Lake Zurich) for the first time in a decade ... two-time North Suburban Conference/Illinois High School Association All-Academic Team honoree (2012-13).
PERSONAL: Alexandra Lee Elzinga ... born in Libertyville, Ill. ... daughter of Cindy and Beau Elzinga ... younger brother Ian ... first member of her family to embark on a military career ... credits long-time coach and trainer Jeff Pagliocca with having the most influence on her basketball career ... enjoys painting her nails in unique designs, when permitted ... watches highlight reels of players like Derrick Rose and Michael Jordan as a pregame ritual ... is a talented artist ... enjoys listening to music and playing volleyball in her free time ... company A-3 ... Management and Portuguese major.