Alex Benson of Badger, Iowa recently signed a letter of intent to continue his soccer career at Northwestern College, beginning this fall. Benson is a 6-0 goalkeeper at Fort Dodge High School. He has been a two-year starter for the Dodgers, is a two-time All-Central Iowa Metro League (CIML) All-Academic honoree, and is also a member of the National Honor Society. Alex is the son of Jeff Benson , formerly of Cherokee, and Laurie Benson of Fort Dodge. His great uncle is Kenny Bern of Cherokee, and his grandparents are Connie Benson of Cherokee and the late Vernon (Pete) Benson.