Charlotte, NC - Last November, Alexis (Lexi) Alexander and Victoria (Tori) Carter of Atlanta, Georgia, Kira Gordon of Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia and Shequana Harris of Bronx, New York signed national letters-of-intent to join the 49ers women's basketball program in the Fall of 2012. We want to catch everyone up on what these four future 49ers did their senior seasons.
Alexander, who is a 6-foot-1 post player from Atlanta's Alpharetta High School, earned 6AAAAA All-Region honors. She was also named to the All-State North team by the Atlanta Journal Constitution and the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association. She was named to the All-North Fulton by the North Fulton Neighbor Newspaper. She was also a Senior North All-Star selection.
Carter, who is a 5-foot-8 guard from Atlanta's Norcross High School, earned second-team All-County honors this past season. She also will participate in the Georgia All-Star game.
Gordon, who is a 6-foot guard from Georgia's Kennesaw Mountain High School, was a McDonald's All-American Nominee. She earned Georgia Sportswriters Association honorable-mention All-State honors. She was named second-team All-County by the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Marietta Daily Journal and the Cobb County Tip Off Club. She averaged 17.2 points, 12.2 rebounds, 2.7 steals and two blocked shots per game this past season. This past year, she set school records for points in a season, points per game and rebounds in a game with 20.
Harris, who is a 5-foot-6 guard from the Bronx's Murray Bergtraum High School, was named New York City Player of the Year by the New York Post. She earned first-team New York Post All-City honors. She was named second-team All-Madison Square Garden Tri-State. She helped Murray Bergtraum capture their fourth straight New York Public Schools' City Championship.
Alexander, Carter, Gordon and Harris join a 49ers women's basketball program that earned their school-record tenth consecutive postseason tournament bid this past season.