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➤ 2017 ➤ True Freshman Season
A three-time letterwinner for head coach Dave Baker at Central Martinsburg High School...Was a team captain as a senior...Helped the Dragons to back-to-back District 6 AAA Championships and three-straight Mountain League titles, as well as consecutive appearances in the PIAA State semifinals...Posted a 34-7 record in three seasons...Selected as the Pennsylvania Football Writers Pennsylvania AAA Player of the Year...Selected first-team all-state by USA Today as a senior...Named to the Pennsylvania Football News all-state team as a junior...Was a two-time All-Region honoree as a junior and senior...Named Altoona Mirror Player of the Year...Collected All-District honors in 2015 and 2016...Was a four-time all-conference first-team safety...Finished his career with 106 touchdowns, 4,441 rushing yards, 211 tackles and 12 interceptions...Tallied a school-record 2,504 rushing yards, 490 passing yards, 298 receiving yards, 49 total touchdowns, 85 tackles and six interceptions as a senior...Recorded 1,374 rushing yards, 661 receiving yards, 41 touchdowns, 106 tackles and two picks as a junior...Had 563 rushing yards, 16 touchdowns, 589 receiving yards, 93 tackles and four interceptions as a sophomore...Also earned four letters in baseball as a shortstop...Was a two-time all-state selection for baseball...Garnered all-district and all-league accolades three times.
Full name is Alex Michael Hoenstine...Son of Dave and Libby Hoenstine...Has two brothers, A.J. and Nick...Father, Dave, played minor league baseball in the Cincinnati Reds organization...Brother, A.J., played baseball at Mansfield (Pa.) University...Hobbies include baseball, hunting, riding 4x4s and hanging out with friends...Born February 17, 1999 in Altoona, Pennsylvania.