HIGH SCHOOL: Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year and honorary captain of the Lincoln Journal Star Super-State team as a senior ... She led Class A with a school-record .542 batting average as a senior and hit .462 in her career ... Twice earned Super-State from the LJS and All-State (All Class) from the Omaha World-Herald ... Three-time first-team all-state honoree and two-time Metro Conference Player of the Year ... Had six home runs, eight triples, 10 doubles, 49 runs scored and 18 stolen bases as a senior when she struck out only four times ... Two-time team captain was named team MVP as a senior ... Led Class A with a .533 average as a junior, along with six home runs and 11 doubles ... Hit .409 as a sophomore and .444 as a freshman ... Played club ball for Echoes Explosion and Sizzle Gold.
PERSONAL: The daughter of Mariah and OJ Mathewson, Alexandra was born on Jan. 10, 1993, in Papillion, Neb. ... Has a younger brother, Brock (14) ... Relative of Morya Nichols, who played softball at Creighton (1989-90) ... Plans to major in exercise science.