Eric Alexander

Eric Alexander
Eric Alexander
Eric Alexander
Midfielder
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Real Name: Eric Alexander
HT: 5' 11" WT: 175
Age: 31 (04/14/1988)
Hometown: Portage, Mich.

2019 (FC Cincinnati): Has made four appearances, including two starts ... started and played 61 minutes at right midfield in season opener at Seattle (March 2) ... was replaced by Darren Mattocks in the second half ... replaced Kenny Saief in the 77th minute at New England (March 24) ... replaced Kenny Saief in the 77th minute against Sporting Kansas City (April 7) ... made second start of the season and logged 90 minutes at Philadelphia (May 1) ... led all FC Cincinnati players in passing accuracy by completing 38-of-44 passes, including 15-of-18 passes in Philadelphia’s half.

2018 (Houston Dynamo): Made in 21 appearances, including 20 starts, scored one goal and added two assists … recorded 1,662 minutes played, his most minutes played since 2014 … made two U.S. Open Cup appearances as Houston captured its first-ever Open Cup title … started and played 90 minutes in Round of 16 match against Minnesota United FC … logged 14 minutes as a second-half substitute in Quarterfinal match against Sporting Kansas City … made season debut, tallied an assist and played 90 minutes in 4-0 win against Atlanta (March 3) … registered an assist for a second-consecutive match against Vancouver (March 10) … recorded lone goal of the season against Toronto (April 21).

2017 (Houston Dynamo): Made 12 appearances, including 11 starts, added one assist … made five appearances, including four starts, in the MLS Cup Playoffs … made postseason debut and played 30 minutes as a second-half substitute in Houston’s Western Conference Knockout Round match against Sporting Kansas City … started and played 90 minutes in each of Houston’s Western Conference Semifinal matches against Portland … tallied an assist in Western Conference Semifinal second-leg match at Houston … started each of Houston’s Western Conference Final matches against Seattle … logged a combined 117 minutes played over both contests … made season debut and played 86 minutes in season-opener against Seattle (March 4) … began a stretch of six consecutive starts against the New York Red Bulls (April 1) … made lone assist of the season against San Jose (April 22) … suffered a knee injury against Orlando City and was forced to miss the next 14 matches (May 6) … returned from injury and played 38 minutes as a second-half substitute at New York City (Sept. 23).

2016 (Montreal Impact/Houston Dynamo): Made a combined 22 appearances, including 15 starts, with the Impact and the Dynamo … tallied one assist … made two Canadian Championship appearances … made season debut and tallied 90 minutes played in Montreal’s season-opening match at Vancouver (March 6) … started each of Montreal’s first seven matches … recorded an assist in home opener against New York Red Bulls (March 12) … after missing six consecutive matches, returned the starting lineup at Columbus (June 18) … was traded from Montreal to Houston on July 22 … made Dynamo debut as a second-half substitute against San Jose (July 31) … made first start with the Dynamo against FC Dallas (Aug. 27).

2015 (Montreal Impact): Made 20 appearances, including 10 starts … made three Canadian Championship appearances … made Impact debut as a second-half substitute in season opener at D.C. United (March 7) … made an appearance in first 11 matches of the season … made first start as an Impact player and logged 84 minutes played at New England (March 21) … suffered a hip injury against NYCFC and was forced to miss the next seven matches (June 13) … returned to the pitch in a substitute appearance at NYCFC (Aug. 1).

2014 (New York Red Bulls): Appeared in all 34 regular-season matches, including 30 starts, scored two goals and added a single-season high nine assists … made at least 30 appearances and 30 starts for a second consecutive season … played a career-high 2,641 minutes … started all five of New York’s MLS Cup Playoffs matches … recorded 65 minutes played in Eastern Conference Knockout Round against Sporting Kansas City … logged a combined 155 minutes played over both legs of the Eastern Conference Semifinal against D.C. United … played a combined 165 minutes played over both legs of the Eastern Conference Final against New England … started and played 89 minutes in the Fourth Round of the U.S. Open Cup at the New York Cosmos … made season debut and played 84 minutes season opener at Vancouver (March 8) … recorded first assist of the season against Chivas USA (March 30) … recorded a pair of assists, including the game-winning assist, against Philadelphia (April 16) … tallied fourth assist of the season against Chicago (May 10) … scored first goal of the year at New England (June 8) … added an assist at Houston (July 4) … recorded a goal and an assist against Columbus (July 12) … tallied seventh assist of season against New England (Aug. 2) … recorded another assist against Montreal (Aug. 23) … added final assist of the season in season finale at Sporting Kansas City (Oct. 26).

2013 (New York Red Bulls): Appeared in all 34 regular-season matches, including 30 starts, scored a single-season high four goals and added two assists … appeared in every regular-season match for the first time in his career … logged over 2,500 minutes played for the first time in his career … made two MLS Cup Playoffs appearances, scored one goal … played a combined 127 minutes in both legs of New York’s Eastern Conference Semifinal matchup with Houston … scored New York’s second goal in the first leg of the series … made two U.S. Open Cup appearances … made New York Red Bulls debut as a second-half stoppage time substitute in season opener at Portland (March 3) … scored first goal of the season at San Jose (March 10) … recorded first assist as a New York Red Bulls player against New England (April 20) … tallied the game-winning assist against Houston (June 30) … scored the game-winning goal against Montreal (July 13) … registered third goal of the season at Houston (Sept. 8) … scored in the regular-season finale against Chicago (Oct. 27).

2012 (Portland Timbers): Made 24 appearances, including 14 starts, added six assists … made one U.S. Open Cup appearance … started and played 65 minutes in third-round match against Cal FC … made season debut in season-opening match against Philadelphia (March 12) … began a stretch of 18 appearances through the first 21 regular-season matches … registered a pair of assists against Real Salt Lake (March 31) … recorded third assist of the season at LA (April 14) … tallied fourth assist in a single-season for the first time against LA (July 14) … picked up an additional assist at Toronto (Aug. 15) … recorded sixth and final assist of the season against Vancouver (Aug. 25).

2011 (FC Dallas/Portland Timbers): Made a combined 28 appearances, including 19 starts, with FC Dallas and the Portland Timbers … made 22 appearances, including 16 starts, with FC Dallas … made three CONCACAF Champions League appearances with FC Dallas … made two U.S. Open Cup appearances with FC Dallas and recorded an assist … made season debut in season opener against Chicago (March 20) … began a stretch of 22 appearances in 24 matches … was traded from Dallas to Portland on Aug. 19 …  made six appearances, including three starts, with Portland … made Timbers debut against Chivas USA (Aug. 24) … made first start as a Timbers player at New York Red Bulls (Sept. 24).

2010 (FC Dallas): Made 17 appearances, including 12 starts, scored two goals and added three assists in rookie season … made two MLS Cup Playoffs appearances … made professional debut against Houston (March 27) … made appearances in three of Dallas’ first 15 matches … made second appearance against New York Red Bulls (April 17) … appeared as a second-half substitute against San Jose (June 6) … logged 45 minutes played in a substitute appearance at Toronto (July 24) … began a stretch of 14 appearances over the final 15 regular-season matches … tallied first professional goal and first professional assist at D.C. United (Aug. 14) … notched a goal and an assist for a second time against New York Red Bulls (Sept. 16) … tallied an assist in final match of the regular season at LA (Oct. 24).

International (United States): Has made two career appearances senior national team appearances with the United States Men’s National Team … made international debut as a second-half substitute in international friendly against Chile on Jan. 22, 2011 … logged eight minutes played in international friendly against South Korea on Feb. 1, 2014.

College (Indiana): Played a total of 91 career games with Indiana University, including 80 starts, recording 12 goals and 13 assists. He was selected twice to the All-Big Ten second team, and once to the All-Big Ten first team. He was a unanimous pick for the Big Ten All-Freshman Team in 2006. Alexander was also a standout in the classroom as a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection.

Personal: Born April 14, 1988 in Portage, Michigan.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019FC Cincinnati5302671003000
2018Houston Dynamo21201166227117031
2017Houston Dynamo121108871208000
2016Houston Dynamo10303270213010
2016Montreal Impact12120104711011000
2015Montreal Impact2010087804212120
2014NY Red Bulls3430226419251211130
2013New York Red Bulls343042504233919020
2012Portland Timbers241401302626715410
2011Portland Timbers6302490211100
2011FC Dallas221601218017211100
2010FC Dallas17122105431566110
Career Totals-21716491403625134411179131
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