Athlete of the week: Jordin Alexander ’16

Larry Bird. Reggie Miller. Gordon Hayward.

Now, let’s add another accomplished basketball star from Indiana — Jordin Alexander ’16.

With a baseline jumper, the public health concentrator scored her 1000th point as a Brown Bear this month, and now, with 1018 career points, is tied for 17th in Bears’ history.

Next year, Alexander will play at Florida Gulf Coast University — a.k.a Dunk City — as a grad student. If not for unfortunate circumstances, she may well have reached even more exclusive milestones in Brown’s athletic history. Ironically, she’ll be getting her first postseason experience with the Eagles the year that the Ivy League gets its first postseason tournament. For her historic scoring in her last weekend as a Brown Bear, Alexander has been named The Herald’s Athlete of the Week.

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