RHS Senior Gaber joins Clarke University Athletics
Courtesy of Brian Gaber
Rhinelander High School senior Alex Gaber has signed a letter of intent to attend and golf for Clarke University in 2016. Clarke University is located in Dubuque, Iowa, and is part of the NAIA, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, and the Heart of America Athletic Conference. The Hodag senior plans to major in chemistry and minor in business administration.
Alex will be a four year letter winner in varsity golf for the Rhinelander Hodags. He was the team captain and the team MVP in the past two consecutive seasons. He earned Great Northern Lakes All Conference honors in 2015, and won the Northwoods Golf Course Junior league championship for the last three consecutive years. His current average score is 81, his handicap index is 5.4, and his low for the 2015 summer season was 76.
Alex will also be a four year letter winner in varsity swimming for the Hodags. He was voted the most improved swimmer by his coaches his freshman and sophomore seasons. He earned Great Northern Lakes 2nd Team All Conference honors as a sophomore, and 1st Team All Conference honors as junior. Alex was also part of two state -qualifying relay teams, finishing 12th and 14th in the state; which was the first time in six years that any members of the team have qualified. Alex swims the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle events.