#46 Alex Gakenheimer
Position: Kicker
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Charlotte Country Day

Alex GakenheimerFRESHMAN (2013)
Took over placekicking duties for the final three games and thrived in the role ... first varsity appearance came against Yale to attempt a point after a touchdown, only to have the kick blocked ... did not miss another kick the rest of the year with 11 PATs and three field goals ... converted four PATs and a pair of field goals against Cornell in the 34-6 victory ... the following week, booted three more PATs and a crucial 21-yard field goal for the final points of the game with 3:23 to play at Brown for a little breathing room in the 24-20 triumph ... knocked all four PAT attempts through the uprights in the 28-24 win over 19th-ranked Princeton.

North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association all-state and all-conference choice ... All-Charlotte public and private schools second-team pick ... Greater Charlotte Kicker Finalist in 2011 and ’12 ... hit 7-of-9 field goals with a long of 34 as a senior ... good on 45-of-48 extra points and registered 47 touchbacks on 66 kickoffs in final season ... 30-yard field goal at the end gave CCD a 31-28 win over rival Charlotte Catholic.

Born on Feb. 3, 1995 ... son of Scott and Amy Gakenheimer has two sisters ... mother played field hockey at the University of Virginia ... once lived in Hawaii ... lead singer and guitarist for a band while in high school and is interested in joining a capella group at Dartmouth ... high school teammate of Big Green punter Ben Kepley ... planning on majoring in engineering.

Complete Career Statistics

2013 4 0 0 0 0 11 0 3 20 5.0
TOTAL 4 0 0 0 0 11 0 3 20 5.0
FIELD GOALSgmadeattlongpct
2013 4 3 3 26 100.0
TOTAL 4 3 3 26 100.0