Eric Alexander

Eric Alexander
17
Midfielder
  • Not With Team
  • 6' 1"
  • 165 lbs.
  • 04-14-1988
  • Portage, MI

Joining the Timbers mid-season in 2011 from FC Dallas, Alexander was originally a third-round selection (44th overall) in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft. The former Indiana University standout helped FC Dallas to an appearance in the 2010 MLS Cup and earned his first cap with the U.S. National Team in January 2011.

2012: Finished the 2012 campaign as the Timbers assist leader with six assists ... Logged 1,302 minutes over 24 matches (14 starts) and his six assists were a career-high ... Was named the club’s Unsung Hero following the season at the Timbers’ Stand Together Awards Banquet ... Set up the game-tying goal by Darlington Nagbe in the 82nd minute of a 2-2 draw Aug. 15 at Toronto FC, which marked the Timbers’ first multiple-goal performance on the road as an MLS side ... Registered assists in back-to-back appearances on Aug. 15 and Aug. 25 - a 2-1 win over Vancouver ... Recorded his first career multi-assist game with two assists, leading to a pair of Nagbe goals, March 31 in a 3-2 loss to Real Salt Lake ... Appeared in six matches and scored a goal for the Timbers Reserves in the MLS Reserve League ... Scored on a penalty kick in a 2-1 loss to the LA Galaxy Reserves on June 2 at JELD-WEN Field.

2011: Acquired in a mid-season trade with FC Dallas on Aug. 19 ... Made three starts for Portland, earning his first Sept. 24 against the New York Red Bulls ... Started each of the final two matches of the season in draws against D.C. United and Real Salt Lake ... Made his Timbers debut as a substitute and played 19 minutes in a 1-0 win over Chivas USA on Aug. 24 ... Appeared in four games (3 starts) for the Timbers Reserves ... Earned an assist on Bright Dike’s goal against the LA Galaxy Reserves on Sept. 1 ... Played 1,218 minutes over 22 games (16 starts) for FC Dallas before the trade ... Made two Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup appearances with FC Dallas, including a start in a 2-0 quarterfinal win over Real Salt Lake.

2010: In his first year as a professional, scored two goals and provided three assists over 17 games (12 starts) for FC Dallas ... Had a goal and an assist on two separate occasions, Aug. 14 at D.C. United and Sept. 16 vs. New York Red Bulls ... Saw limited time through the first four months of the season before a strong showing in a second-half ap­pearance against Toronto FC on July 24 ... Started his first MLS match the following weekend against the Colorado Rapids ... Contributed to FC Dallas’ 19-match unbeaten streak during the regular season ... Started 11 consecutive matches to close out the season ... Made two postseason appearances, helping FC Dallas secure the Western Confer­ence championship on their way to the 2010 MLS Cup final.

INTERNATIONAL: Drew the attention of former U.S. National Team Head Coach Bob Bradley with a strong 2010 season ... Following Dallas’ run to the 2010 MLS Cup, was called into camp with the U.S. National Team in January 2011 ... Made the 18-man gameday roster for the Jan. 22, 2011, friendly against Chile and earned his first international cap when he came on for Alejandro Bedoya in the 83rd minute.

COLLEGE: Appeared in 91 matches and made 80 starts at Indiana, finishing with 12 goals and 13 assists for his college career … Was a two time second team All-Big Ten selection … Was a first-team All-Big Ten selection in 2007 and a unanimous pick for the Big Ten All-Freshman Team in 2006 ... Was also a standout in the classroom as a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection … In his freshman year, Alexander was recognized as the best freshman in the country by ESPN Soccernet.

PERSONAL: Was a finance major in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 New York Red Bulls 6 4 0 361 1 6 0 2 0 1 0
2013 New York Red Bulls 34 30 4 2504 2 33 9 19 0 2 0
2012 Portland Timbers 24 14 0 1302 6 26 7 15 4 1 0
2011 Portland Timbers 6 3 0 249 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
2011 FC Dallas 22 16 0 1218 0 17 2 11 1 0 0
2010 FC Dallas 17 12 2 1054 3 15 6 6 1 1 0
Career Totals 109 79 6 6688 12 99 25 54 7 5 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 6 4 0 361 1 6 0 2 0 1 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs New York Red Bulls 2 1 1 127 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 34 30 4 2504 2 33 9 19 0 2 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Portland Timbers 24 14 0 1302 6 26 7 15 4 1 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Portland Timbers 6 3 0 249 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 22 16 0 1218 0 17 2 11 1 0 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs FC Dallas 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 17 12 2 1054 3 15 6 6 1 1 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
4/12/2014 NY @ DC L 0-1 Started 89 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0
4/5/2014 NY @ MTL T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
3/30/2014 CHV @ NY T 1-1 Subbed On 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/23/2014 NY @ CHI T 1-1 Started 83 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3/15/2014 COL @ NY T 1-1 Subbed On 9 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 NY @ VAN L 1-4 Started 84 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
10/27/2013 CHI @ NY W 2-5 Subbed On 16 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
10/20/2013 NY @ HOU W 3-0 Started 89 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
10/5/2013 NE @ NY T 2-2 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2013 NY @ SEA T 1-1 Subbed On 19 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
9/22/2013 DAL @ NY W 0-1 Started 84 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0
9/14/2013 TOR @ NY W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
9/8/2013 NY @ HOU W 4-1 Started 70 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
8/31/2013 DC @ NY W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2013 NY @ CHV L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/17/2013 PHI @ NY T 0-0 Started 66 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2013 NY @ CLB L 0-2 Started 81 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
8/3/2013 NY @ KC W 3-2 Started 60 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
7/27/2013 RSL @ NY W 3-4 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
7/20/2013 NY @ TOR T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/13/2013 MTL @ NY W 0-4 Started 74 1 0 3 1 2 0 0 0
7/4/2013 NY @ COL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2013 HOU @ NY W 0-2 Started 81 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
6/23/2013 NY @ PHI L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0
6/1/2013 VAN @ NY L 2-1 Started 72 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
5/26/2013 CLB @ NY T 2-2 Started 75 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
5/19/2013 LA @ NY W 0-1 Started 88 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2013 NY @ NE T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/8/2013 MTL @ NY W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
5/4/2013 NY @ CLB W 1-0 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 NY @ TOR W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4/20/2013 NE @ NY W 1-4 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
4/17/2013 KC @ NY L 1-0 Started 66 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
4/13/2013 NY @ DC W 2-0 Started 86 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/7/2013 NY @ CHI L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
3/30/2013 PHI @ NY W 1-2 Started 73 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
3/23/2013 NY @ MTL L 0-1 Started 83 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0
3/16/2013 DC @ NY T 0-0 Started 89 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
3/10/2013 NY @ SJ L 1-2 Started 87 1 0 2 1 3 0 1 0
3/3/2013 NY @ POR T 3-3 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2012 SJ @ POR T 1-1 Started 75 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
10/21/2012 POR @ VAN W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/7/2012 POR @ SEA L 0-3 Subbed On 12 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2012 DC @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 POR @ RSL L 1-2 Subbed On 23 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9/19/2012 POR @ SJ T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/15/2012 SEA @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/5/2012 POR @ COL L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/31/2012 COL @ POR W 0-1 Subbed On 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2012 VAN @ POR W 1-2 Started 79 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0
8/19/2012 POR @ NY L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/15/2012 POR @ TOR T 2-2 Subbed On 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/5/2012 DAL @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/28/2012 CHV @ POR L 1-0 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/21/2012 POR @ DAL L 0-5 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
7/18/2012 POR @ CHV L 0-1 Started 70 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
7/14/2012 LA @ POR L 5-3 Started 90 0 1 2 1 1 2 1 0
7/7/2012 POR @ RSL L 0-3 Started 75 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
7/3/2012 SJ @ POR W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0
6/30/2012 POR @ COL L 0-3 Subbed On 52 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
6/24/2012 SEA @ POR W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/17/2012 POR @ LA L 0-1 Subbed On 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 VAN @ POR T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
5/20/2012 CHI @ POR W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2012 POR @ HOU T 0-0 Subbed On 21 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 CLB @ POR T 0-0 Subbed On 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 POR @ MTL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2012 KC @ POR W 0-1 Subbed On 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 POR @ LA L 1-3 Started 90 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
4/7/2012 CHV @ POR L 2-1 Started 76 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/31/2012 RSL @ POR L 3-2 Started 90 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
3/24/2012 POR @ NE L 0-1 Started 60 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
3/17/2012 POR @ DAL T 1-1 Started 77 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0
3/12/2012 PHI @ POR W 1-3 Started 66 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
10/22/2011 POR @ RSL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
10/19/2011 POR @ DC T 1-1 Started 63 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
10/14/2011 HOU @ POR L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2011 POR @ VAN W 1-0 Subbed On 24 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
9/24/2011 POR @ NY L 0-2 Started 45 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9/21/2011 SJ @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/16/2011 NE @ POR W 0-3 Subbed On 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 POR @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2011 CHV @ POR W 0-1 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/20/2011 VAN @ POR W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 DAL @ PHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/6/2011 DAL @ LA L 1-3 Subbed On 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/31/2011 CHV @ DAL W 0-1 Subbed On 27 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
7/23/2011 DAL @ NY T 2-2 Started 59 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/20/2011 DAL @ TOR W 1-0 Started 71 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
7/16/2011 DC @ DAL T 0-0 Started 72 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
7/9/2011 DAL @ RSL L 0-2 Started 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/2/2011 CLB @ DAL W 0-2 Started 60 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
6/25/2011 POR @ DAL W 0-4 Started 76 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
6/18/2011 DAL @ CHV W 2-1 Started 68 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0
6/12/2011 KC @ DAL L 4-1 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 NE @ DAL W 0-1 Started 67 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
5/28/2011 DAL @ HOU T 2-2 Started 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2011 DAL @ SEA W 1-0 Started 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/22/2011 RSL @ DAL T 0-0 Started 77 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
5/14/2011 PHI @ DAL W 0-2 Started 89 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
5/11/2011 TOR @ DAL W 0-1 Started 78 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/7/2011 DAL @ DC T 0-0 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/1/2011 LA @ DAL W 1-2 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/23/2011 DAL @ VAN W 2-1 Subbed On 18 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/17/2011 DAL @ POR L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/8/2011 COL @ DAL W 0-3 Subbed On 20 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/1/2011 DAL @ CLB L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2011 SJ @ DAL L 2-0 Started 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 CHI @ DAL T 1-1 Started 73 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/24/2010 DAL @ LA L 1-2 Started 60 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
10/16/2010 DAL @ RSL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/9/2010 COL @ DAL T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2010 CHI @ DAL W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
9/25/2010 DAL @ KC W 3-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0
9/22/2010 NE @ DAL T 2-2 Started 70 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
9/16/2010 NY @ DAL T 2-2 Started 90 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0
9/11/2010 DAL @ SJ T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0
9/4/2010 TOR @ DAL W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/28/2010 DAL @ CLB T 0-0 Started 62 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2010 CHV @ DAL W 0-1 Started 64 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/14/2010 DAL @ DC W 3-1 Started 74 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 0
8/8/2010 PHI @ DAL W 1-3 Subbed On 13 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/31/2010 DAL @ COL T 1-1 Started 79 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/24/2010 DAL @ TOR T 1-1 Subbed On 45 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
7/17/2010 RSL @ DAL W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/11/2010 DAL @ SEA T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2010 KC @ DAL W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/26/2010 DAL @ CHV W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2010 SJ @ DAL W 0-2 Subbed On 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/27/2010 DAL @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/20/2010 LA @ DAL L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2010 DAL @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/8/2010 DC @ DAL W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2010 DAL @ HOU W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/1/2010 DAL @ NE T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/22/2010 SEA @ DAL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/17/2010 DAL @ NY L 1-2 Subbed On 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/10/2010 CLB @ DAL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/27/2010 HOU @ DAL T 1-1 Subbed On 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves