Sophomore (2012): Saw action in the net in five matches … registered two saves on August 17 as Duke downed 20th-ranked William & Mary, 4-1 … tallied 120 minutes played on the season and allowed only one goal.
Freshman (2011): Redshirted the season.
Regional Team Experience: An ODP Region IV selection in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... traveled to Portugal with the Region IV team in 2010.
High School/Club: Earned SCVAL Goalkeeper of the Year in 2011 ... SCVAL First Team All-League as a senior ... San Jose Mercury News Second Team All-League in 2011 ... registered 21 career shutouts and 480 saves in high school ... as a senior, registered a 1.12 goals-against average, six shutouts and 116 saves ... voted the Most Inspirational Player as a senior by her team ... led her squad to the Cal North State Cup finals ... 2010 ESPN Rise “Starting 11” Goalkeeper for the West Coast selection ... two-time team captain as a junior and senior ... Junior of the Year selection in 2010 ... first team All-Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) 2010 ... varsity team MVP as her team advanced to the Central Coast Section (CCS) Division I quarterfinals ... second team All-League (SCVAL) as a sophomore and freshman ... varsity team MVP as a sophomore, while her squad advanced to the CCS Division II finals ... CCS Division I quarterfinalists her freshman year ... a four-year letterwinner ... played for the De Anza Force ‘91, which were Cal-North State Cup Champions three years in a row (2008, 2009, 2010) ... Golden State Soccer League Champions in 2009 and 2010 Far West Regional Semifinalists.
Personal: Alexandra Leigh Kershner was born on Aug. 11, 1993 in Stanford, Calif. ... daughter of Ken & Jane Kershner ... has one brother, Will (17) and one sister Robin (14) ... her father, Ken, graduated from Duke in 1983 ... her mom, Jane, played tennis at Tufts University in 1979-80 ... her aunt, Carol Axmann, played basketball at Seton Hall from 1982-85 ... received California ELC status ... 2009 and 2010 Presidents Award for Outstanding Community Service ... received the Department Award in Mathematics in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... Rachel Austin (Social Sciences Award) in 2009 ... notched a 4.0 grade-point average all four years of high school ... Tournament Founder and Director of the Palo Alto Lose the Shoes Barefoot Soccer Tournament ... a 2012 and 2013 ACC Honor Roll selection ... named to Dean’s List at Duke in the Spring of 2013 ... majoring in evolutionary anthropology along with a minor in psychology.