Alex Wegner, a 2011 Vashon High School graduate, will walk-on at the University of Washington men’s basketball team. Wegner played a large role in helping the Pirates become one of the most dominant teams in Class 1A over the past few seasons. Vashon won the state title in 2009.
The Huskies sent out this press release Thursday morning:
SEATTLE — Washington Head Coach Lorenzo Romar announced the addition of walk on Alex Wegner to the roster on Thursday. Wegner, from Vashon Island, Wash., will be a freshman in 2011-12.
“We are looking forward to Alex joining us,” Romar said. “He is a very good student, proven winner and hard worker.”
The addition of Wegner brings the Husky roster up to 15 players total: 13 on scholarship, two walk ons.
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