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Alex Alford

position

Goalkeeper

Height

5-7

Class

Senior

Hometown

Atlanta, Ga.

High School

Westminster HS

2005: Started three of the four games in which she played in 2005…held a 1.43 goals against average, allowing four goals with eight saves on 30 shots faced…posted an overall record of 2-2 in net.

2004: Started 8-of-11 matches played while fighting through an ankle injury…posted an overall record of 2-7-0 in net…recorded 54 saves, averaging 4.91 saves per game, while allowing 21 goals…faced a total of 127 shots with a .720 save percentage.

2003: Started all 19 matches…posted a record of 9-9-1 with five shutouts…recorded the most saves in one season at Miami with 106 and tallied Miami’s lowest single-season goals against average of 1.60…faced 277 shots allowing only 31 goals in 1,748 minutes in goal…had a season-high nine saves three times; vs. West Virginia (9/12/03), vs. Syracuse (10/19/03) and at Providence (10/26/03)…was named BIG EAST Goalie of the Week and named to the Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week (9/3/03)…posted two shutouts in the Hurricanes’ two wins at the FAU Tournament…stopped six shots in a 1-0 overtime win over Indiana (8/29/03) and had six saves in a 2-0 victory against Loyola (8/31/03).

Club: Concorde 03 Silver…won the Georgia U-18 State Championship title in 2003…ranked as high as No. 6 in the nation in 2003…2002 Miami Orange Classic Champions…2001 and 2002 Raleigh Runner-Up…team captain.

Olympic Development Program: Member of the Georgia ODP state team from 2000-03 and the Regional III Pool in 2001-02.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Westminster High School…led her team to the 2002 and 2003 AAA State Championship title and a runner-up position in 2001… team advanced to the state semi-finals her freshman season (2000)…earned All-City Team honors in 2001-02…named the AJC All-State Player of the Year her senior season…she was named Georgia AAA Player of the Year her junior and senior seasons and received Coach’s Award for Exceptional Performance in 2002…posted a record of 20-2-2 in 2002 including 19 shutouts, allowing only nine goals in 24 matches…allowed only nine goals in 23 matches in 2001 with a record of 18-4-1.

Personal: Majoring in health science pre-forensics.