20 Alex Foster
20 Alex Foster
Height: 6-8
Weight: 210
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Portland, OR
High School: Catlin Gabel
Position: F
Major: Business

After three years of action he has played in 80 games ... Has scored in double figures on 24 occasions ... Has knocked down two or more treys in 18 contests ... Claims three double-figure rebounding efforts and three double-doubles ... Tied for 15th place on the Eagles' all-time ladder with 28 blocked shots ... Will head into the 2014-15 campaign 11 three-point field goals shy of reaching the school's all-time top 20.  

Junior (2013-14):
Fine junior campaign that saw him start 20 of 28 contests ... Honorable Mention All-UAA ... Finished third on the team and 22nd among UAA players in overall scoring average ... Second on the Eagles' score sheet and 13th in the league in overall rebounding average ... Strong second half of the season with 13 of his 14 double-figure scoring efforts taking place over the final 17 games of the campaign after reaching double digits just once in his first 11 outings ... Tossed in 13.3 points per UAA contest, third on the team and 13th on the conference chart ... The Eagles top rebounder in UAA affairs, pulling down 6.3 caroms per contest, good for the No. 7 spot on the league list ... Connected on 92.1 percent of his free throw attempts (35-of-38) in UAA games, the league's second-highest mark ... Team's top point producer on one occasion while pacing the club in rebounding in six contests ... First double-double of the season was a game- and career-high 21-point (converting seven-of-10 from the floor and five-of-six from the foul line), game-high 12-rebound effort in an 86-82 win at NYU (Jan. 24) ... Rounded out the team's double-figure scoring trio with 16 points, hitting seven-of-12 of his field goal attempts, vs. Case Western (Jan. 19) -- scored seven points during a 13-4 Emory charge vs. the Spartans that gave it an 83-61 lead with 7:50 remaining ... Helped the Eagles to an 85-80 come-from-behind Senior Day win vs. Brandeis (Feb. 23) with his second double-double of the campaign, an 18-point (16 in the second half), game-high 12-rebound performance ... 20-point contest vs. No. 1-ranked UW-Stevens Point (Mar. 14) in the NCAA Tournament Round of 16 was second on the team and tied his second-highest career total -- hit eight-of-14 against the Pointers, including two triples, and also grabbed five rebounds -- scored five points during an 8-0 Emory run that knotted the score at 59-59 with 2:59 left in regulation, and later scored back-to-back baskets in a 67-second span of overtime that gave Emory a 73-68 lead with 1:25 left in an eventual 76-73 triumph ... Scored in double figures in eight straight games (Feb. 9 through Mar. 14), averaging 15.9 points per contest in that stretch ... Registered 12 points on the strength of a game-high tying four three-point field goals (tying his career high) in seven attempts in a 77-54 win vs. Rochester (Jan. 11) ... Emory's No. 2 scorer (20 pts.) and rebounder (7 rebs.) in an 86-77 win over NYU (Feb. 21), converting six-of-12 from the floor including a career-high tying four triples -- accounted for all of Emory's scoring during a 7-0 run over a 2:08 stretch that pushed the team's lead to 83-71 with 1:33 on the clock ... First double-figure scoring effort of the year came as a reserve when he totaled 15 points (second high on the club), sinking six-of-11 from the field, while contributing seven boards in a 110-76 win over Covenant College (Dec. 3) ... 26-minute off the bench and grabbed a game-high tying seven rebounds vs. Birmingham Southern (Nov. 17) ... Tied with Jake Davis for the team lead with seven rebounds and chipped in 11 points (seven-of-eight from the charity stripe) vs. Carnegie Mellon (Jan. 17) ... Finished with eight points and drained a pair of three pointers in the second half, the last coming with 55 ticks on the clock that provided the Eagles with a 78-74 lead in an eventual 82-74 come-from-behind win at Chicago (Feb. 7) ... Tied with Jake Davis for the squad lead with eight caroms and contributed 11 points, including the first five of a 7-0 run that gave the Eagles a five-point advantage with 8:45 left in the contest in a 94-88 decision over Brandeis (Jan. 26) ... Emory's No. 2 rebounder with seven caroms and one of four double-figure scorers with 14 points, sinking five-of-eight from the field, including two treys in three tries, in a 100-86 verdict over Carnegie Mellon (Feb. 14). 

Sophomore (2012-13):
Second year in the program saw him come off the bench in all 27 games, averaging 15.7 minutes per outing ... Sixth on the squad in scoring (5.1 ppg) and fourth in three-point field goals (22) ... Scored in 22 contests and grabbed rebounds in every game ... Recorded double-figure scoring in six games and chalked up five efforts of a season-high 11 points ... First career double-double was an 11-point, team- and career-high 13-rebound performance vs. Piedmont (Dec. 8) in a 109-70 triumph ... Scored eight of his 11 points vs. Carnegie Mellon (Jan. 20) in the second half and ended that contest hitting four-of-five from the floor including all three of his trey attempts ... Sank two or more treys on five occasions ... Emory's top scorer off the bench, draining four-of-seven from the field, including three treys in four tries, en route to registering 11 points vs. Washington University (Jan. 11) ... Tied for second high on the club with six rebounds and chipped in seven points in a 77-56 NCAA Tournament win vs. Randolph (Mar. 2) ... One of four Emory double-figure scorers vs. LaGrange (Nov. 24) with 11 points, converting four-of-seven of his field goal attempts, including three-of-five from distance ... Second on the team with four steals against Case Western (Jan. 18) ... 11 points, two assists and three steals in 18 minutes of action in the season-opening 98-70 decision over Huntingdon (Nov. 16). 

Freshman (2011-12):
Fine first season with the program after appearing as a reserve in all 25 games ... Averaged 10.6 minutes, 4.4 points and 2.2 rebounds per outing ... Scored in double figures on four occasions ... Biggest offensive game came against Brandeis (Jan. 15) where he led the team in scoring with 20 points (15 coming during the opening stanza), hitting seven-of-nine from the floor including all four of his three-point field goal attempts ... Picked up 13 of his 15 first-half points vs. the Judges over the final 4:53, knocking down three triples in that stretch ... Team's top scoring reserve at Chicago (Jan. 27), tallying all 11 of his points during the first half, converting all four of his field goal tries including both three pointers ... First double-figure scoring game came against Roanoke (Nov. 19) when he produced a reserve-leading 11 points in 16 minutes of action, finishing the contest three-of-six from the floor, including a pair from beyond the arc, and three-of-four from the charity stripe ... His triple with 3:21 on the clock gave Emory's its largest lead of the game at 83-42 before finishing with an 86-64 triumph ... Sank two or more treys on five occasions ... Hit a three pointer in each half of the home game vs. Chicago (Feb. 3), totaling six points in 10 minutes of action in the 83-67 victory.

High School:
Four-year member of the basketball team at Catlin Gabel High School ... Was coached by Brandon Haughton ... As a senior, he averaged 24.0 points and 12.0 rebounds in helping his team to its first state tournament appearance in 28 years ... Was a first-team honoree on the all-league team as a junior and senior and captured third team all-state honors those seasons as well ... Was the No. 27-ranked player in the state or Oregon ... Nominated to play in the McDonald's All-America Game ... As a junior, he tossed in 18 points and grabbed nine boards per outing ... Also played on his high school's golf team.

Son of Jeff and Irene Foster.

 Career Stats

2013-14 28-20 102-226 .451 33-106 .311 50 - 59 287 10.3 152 5.4
2012-13 27- 0 54-131 .412 22 - 68 .324   7 - 10 137  5.1  96 3.6
2011-12 25- 0 41 -  84 .488 14 - 34 .412  13 - 20 109  4.4  55 2.2
TOTAL 80-20 197-441 .447 69-208 .332  70-89 533   6.7 303  3.8


Career Highs

Points 21  at New York Univ., Jan. 24, 2014
  20 at UW-Stevens Point, Mar. 14, 2014
  20 New York Univ., Feb. 21, 2014
  20 at Brandeis, Jan. 15, 2012
Field Goals 8 at  UW-Stevens Point, Mar. 14, 2014
  7 at New York Univ., Jan. 24, 2014
  7 Case Western Reserve, Jan. 19, 2014
  7 at Brandeis, Jan. 15, 2012
Field Goal Atts. 14 at UW-Stevens Point, Mar. 14, 2014
  14 vs. Huntingdon, Nov. 16, 2012
Rebounds 13 Piedmont, Dec. 8, 2012 
  12 Brandeis, Feb. 23, 2014
  12 at New York Univ., Jan. 24, 2014
Assists on five occasions
Steals 4 at Case Western, Jan. 18, 2013
3 pt. FGs 4 New York Univ., Feb. 21, 2014
  4 University of Rochester, Jan. 11, 2014
  4 at Brandeis, Jan. 15, 2012
Minutes 32 at University of Rochester, Mar. 1, 2014