Alexis

Rienks

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Defender
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: New Mexico State/Southwest
Major: Food Science and Technology

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2017)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016; Spring 2016*, 2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)

*-denotes perfect 4.0 grade-point average

2016 (Junior)
Alexis Rienks made 16 appearances, making one start, during her first year at Nebraska. She compiled 383 minutes, most of which were during conference play. Her season high of 46 minutes came on Oct. 6 at Wisconsin. On five separate occasions, she played more than 30 minutes. Rienks helped a defense that recorded 11 shutouts. The Huskers went 11-6-5 en route to appearances in the Big Ten Tournament and NCAA Tournament.

2015 (Sophomore at New Mexico State)
Rienks started her collegiate career at New Mexico State under Coach Freddy Delgado. Rienks started 18 games for the Aggies in 2015 and played in all 19, racking up 1,305 minutes. She scored one goal and added one assist as a sophomore.

2014 (Freshman at New Mexico State)
Rienks started 19 games and played in all 22 with an average of 69 minutes per game during her first year at New Mexico State.

High School
Rienks was a standout for Lincoln Southwest High School, collecting all-state honors in 2013. As a senior, she scored seven goals and tallied 10 assists in helping the Silver Hawks win a district title. Rienks scored six goals and added 14 assists as a junior in 2012. She also achieved success in the classroom, finishing in the top 3 percent of her class and was a member of the National Honor Society.

Other Information
Rienks helped club team Gretna Prima win state titles in 2014 and 2015 as well as the 2015 USYSA national title under Coach Doug Trenerry.

Personal Information
Alexis is the daughter of Doug and Linda Rienks, and was born on Sept. 28, 1996. Alexis has one brother, Nicholas. She is majoring in food science and technology at Nebraska. Alexis was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar in 2017, and is a three-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

Rienks on Nebraska
"Nebraska has everything I'm looking for. From the great academics to the competitive program and world-class facilities, I couldn't ask for anything more.”

Rienks' Career Statistics

Year

GP-GS

Shots

SOG

Goals

Assists

Points

2014 (NMSU) 22-19  3 1 0 0 0

2015 (NMSU)

19-18

13

7

1

1

3

2016

16-1

0

0

0

0

0

Totals

57-38

16

8

1

1

3

Rienks' Career Highs

Points - 2 vs. Chicago State (10/15/15)
Goals - 1 vs. Chicago State (10/15/15)
Assists - 1 vs. Grand Canyon (10/4/15)

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