Alvas Powell

Alvas Powell
Alvas Powell
Alvas Powell
Portland Timbers
Real Name: Alvas Powell
HT: 6' 0" WT: 165
Age: 22 (07/18/1994)
Birthplace: Danvers Pen, St. Thomas, Jamaica
Hometown: Danvers Pen, St. Thomas, Jamaica

ACQUIRED: Via loan from Portmore United FC (Jamaica) on June 28, 2013.

2016: Made his 19th regular-season start in a 2-1 win against the Philadelphia Union on Sept. 17 ... Made his 17th regular-season start in a 4-2 win against Seattle on Aug. 28 ... Notched his first assist of the season in a 3-1 loss against Seattle on Aug. 21 ... Logged 90 minutes in a 2-1 win against C.D. Dragon in CONCACAF Champions League play on Aug. 3 ... Played 90 minutes in a 0-0 draw against the Colorado Rapids on July 4, logging six tackles in the Timbers’ second shutout of the season ... Returned to the Timbers lineup for the first time since April 13, playing 66 minutes in a 3-2 win against the Houston Dynamo on June 26 ... Started and logged 90 minutes in each of the first six straight games (March 6-April 13).

2015:  Played every minute of the MLS Cup Playoffs (570 minutes) ... Logged 90 minutes in a 2-1 win over Columbus Crew SC in MLS Cup on Dec. 6 ...  Played 90 minutes in both Western Conference Championship matches against FC Dallas (Nov. 22 and Nov. 29) ... Logged 90 minutes in each of Portland's two Western Conference Semifinal matches against Vancouver (Nov. 1 and Nov. 8) ... Played 120 minutes in a 2-2 draw (7-6 win on PKs) against Sporting KC in the Western Conference Knockout Round on Oct. 29 ... Started 31 of the team's 34 regular season matches ... Called up by the Jamaica National Team for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches on Sept. 4 and Sept. 8 against Nicaragua ... Named to MLS Team of the Week for Week 23 ... Called into the Jamaica National Team for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup, appearing as a sub on July 14 vs. El Salvador ... Tallied an assist on June 6 against New England. 

2014: In his first full season with the Timbers, Powell appeared in MLS career-high 15 games (11 starts) and registered his first career goals and assists during the campaign ... Was named the Timbers Up-and-Coming Player for a second consecutive season ... Scored the first two goals of his MLS career in back-to-back games against Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Aug. 30) and the San Jose Earthquakes (Sept. 7) ... Tallied his first career MLS assist against the Earthquakes in a three point (1g, 1a) performance on Sept. 7 ... Made one appearance each for the club in 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup play and the 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League group stage ... Tallied a goal against Alpha United FC in his CONCACAF Champions League debut on Aug. 19 in Guyana ... Earned a spot on the Team of the Week for Week 33 ... Was called into international duty with Jamaica several times during the regular season, appearing in international friendlies against Barbados, St. Lucia, Serbia, Canada and Japan ... Made two appearances on loan with USL PRO club Sacramento Republic FC during the season.

2013: Made five league appearances (4 starts) in his rookie campaign with the Timbers, logging 382 minutes ... Selected as the club's 2013 Up-and-Coming Player of the Year ... Made his MLS debut Aug. 3, starting and playing 63 minutes of a 1-1 draw against Vancouver Whitecaps FC ... Became the youngest player in Timbers MLS history to start and play in a match at 19 years, 16 days ... Started four straight regular-season matches Aug. 3-25 ... Was a second-half sub in a 2-1 loss to Real Salt Lake in the semifinal of the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Aug. 7, making his first U.S. Open Cup appearance ... Made his first-team debut, starting and playing all 90 minutes of a 1-0 win over EPL side Norwich City FC in a friendly July 24 at JELD-WEN Field ... Played in four games, making three starts, for the Timbers Reserves in the MLS Reserve League ... Named to the Jamaica National Team for 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers Oct. 11-15 against the United States and Honduras ... Called up by the Jamaica National Team for World Cup qualifiers Sept. 6 at Panama and Sept. 10 vs. Costa Rica ... Started against Panama, playing 44 minutes before leaving due to an injury and aiding in a shutout against Panama ... Featured in a pair of friendlies against Trinidad & Tobago on Nov. 15 and Nov. 19.

CAREER: Played two seasons (2011-13)  in Jamaica’s Premier League with Portmore United FC, making 10 league appearances (1 start).

INTERNATIONAL: Has earned 15 caps for the Jamaica National Team including several appearances for the team during 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying ... He made his senior international debut Dec. 10, 2012, during the 2012 Caribbean Cup ... Powell helped the Jamaica U-17 National Team qualify for the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup and played in two of the team’s three group matches in the tournament ... He captained the Jamaica U-20 National Team to a quarterfinal finish in the 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championships.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2016Portland Timbers22220192516119040
2015Portland Timbers313102726118430270
2014Portland Timbers151121052214721111
2013Portland Timbers5403820403110
Career Totals-73682608544212734131
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