Alex Arlitt

Alex Arlitt
Alex Arlitt
Alex Arlitt
Defender
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Real Name: Alex Arlitt
HT: 5' 5"
Age: 24 (08/25/1993)
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Hometown: Houston, TX

Professional Career:

2016: Signed with FC Kansas City in April...Appeared in 12 games...Traveled on loan to Western Sydney Wanderers where she played in five games...has played a total of 12 games in the NWSL.

 

College Career:

2015:

Enjoyed one of the most heralded careers by a defender in the history of the LSU Soccer program ... Appeared in 89 matches with 87 starts during her collegiate career from 2011-15 ... Finished her career ranked No. 3 in school history in total appearances (89) and tied for No. 2 in school history in career starts (87) ... Scored a total of nine goals and dished out seven assists for 25 points on the offensive end of the field during her time with the Tigers ... One of the most versatile players in the team’s history while playing virtually every position in the midfield and on the back line during her five seasons in Baton Rouge ... A standout in the classroom as a three-time selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Also recognized as a Capital One First- Team Academic All-District VI student by the College Sports Information Directors of America following the 2013 season ... Graduated from LSU in May 2015 with her undergraduate degree in accounting before pursuing her Master’s in Accounting... Started 22 of the team’s 23 matches in her final season in 2015, captaining the Tigers to the SEC Tournament semifinals and the first round of the NCAA Tournament in the postseason ... Helped the Tigers finish the season with a 13-6-4 overall record and a 5-4-2 mark with 17 points for seventh place in the final SEC standings ... Played as one of the team’s starting center backs throughout the season ... Anchored a defense that ended the season with a 1.21 goals against average while allowing 29 goals to LSU’s opponents in 2015 ... Scored her only goal of the season in LSU’s 5-1 win over Marquette in its non-conference finale on Sept. 20 ... Leveled in the match at 1-1 in the 17th minute before the Tigers went on to win it 5-1 at full time ... Named to the SEC All-Tournament Team after leading the Tigers to the SEC Tournament semifinals for the sixth time in program history, and the fifth time in nine seasons ... The No. 7-seeded Tigers scored a pair of 2-1 wins over No. 10 seed Kentucky in the first round and No. 2 seed and SEC runner-up Missouri in the quarterfinal round en route to the semifinals ... Honored as the Defensive Most Valuable Player at the Battle on the Bayou after leading the Tigers to a 4-1 win over Western Kentucky on Aug. 28 and a 1-0 shutout of Big Ten opponent Minnesota on Aug. 30 ... Was later named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Women’s National Team of the Week and a CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer of the Week following her MVP performance at the Battle on the Bayou ... Also named the Defensive MVP at LSU’s “Stomp in the Swamp” after leading the Tigers to an unbeaten weekend against Ball State and Indiana during the non- conference season ... Attempted six shots with two shots on goal on the season on the offensive end of the field ... Rewarded for her efforts in the classroom once again with her fourth career selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season ... Earned her fourth varsity letter with the Tigers.
 

2014:

Appeared in four matches for the Tigers as a senior while battling an ankle injury throughout the 2014 season ... LSU’s starting right back in each of the first two games of the season in a 2-0 shutout of Troy and a 6-2 win over Northwestern State ... Suffered a severe ankle injury in the first half against Northwestern State that kept her out of action for the next six matches ... Made her return off the bench in LSU’s SEC opener at Missouri ... Returned to the starting lineup in LSU’s non-conference finale at Marquette ... Missed the final 10 games during the 2014 season ... Applied for a medical redshirt to preserve her final season of eligibility while returning to the squad for the 2015 season ... Named to the College Sports Madness Preseason All-SEC Team as a second-team selection prior to the start of the 2014 season ... A member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third-straight season ... Graduated from LSU in May 2015 with her undergraduate degree in accounting.
 

2013:

Cracked LSU’s starting 11 in all 20 matches during the 2013 season ... Honored by College Sports Madness as a Second-Team All-SEC performer following the season ... The anchor of LSU’s defensive back line while playing as both a left back and central defender during her junior season ... Also moved into the attacking midfield when called upon ... Scored two goals and dished out three assists for seven points on the season ... Matched her career-high with three assists on the year ... Set a career single-game high with two goals and five points in LSU’s 6-0 shutout of Louisiana- Monroe on Aug. 27 ... Scored back-to-back goals in the 17th and 21st minutes of the first half, while also assisting Fernanda Pina’s game-winning goal in the ninth minute against Louisiana-Monroe ... Also assisted goals in back-to-back games against No. 6-ranked BYU at home and Minnesota on the road during the non-conference season to wrap up her scoring for the season ... Attempted 10 shots with three shots on goal on the offensive end of the field ... Fired a season-high two shots four times in matches against Louisiana-Monroe, TCU, Minnesota and Stephen F. Austin during the non- conference season ... A standout defender who guided the Tigers to a 1.49 goals against average with six clean sheets on the year ... Featured in shutouts against

Louisiana Tech (1-0), Louisiana-Monroe (6-0), TCU (0-0) and Missouri (1-0) at home; Rice (1-0) on the road and 13th-ranked Southern California (1-0) on a neutral field at the Minnesota Gold Classic ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second-straight season ... Also honored for her outstanding academic performance as a Capital One First-Team Academic All-District VI selection ... Earned her third varsity letter.
 

2012:

One of only three Tigers to start all 21 matches for the squad during the 2012 season ... Arguably the most versatile member of the club as a standout on both the offensive and defensive ends of the field ... Cracked LSU’s starting 11 as an attacking midfielder, defensive midfielder, right back and center back ... Wrapped up the season tied as the team’s leading goal scorer with a career-high four goals on the campaign ... Also credited with one assist for nine points as the team’s third-leading point scorer ... Scored three goals and one assist for seven points in 13 starts in SEC play ... Opened the season by scoring the game-winning Golden Goal in the 108th minute in a 1-0 double overtime victory over the Oklahoma Sooners in Norman, Oklahoma ... Matched her career single-game high with three points in a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Ole Miss Rebels in Oxford late in the regular season ... Scored LSU’s first goal of the match in the 52nd minute and assisted the game-tying goal in the 59th minute to erase a 2-0 halftime deficit against the Rebels ... Also drew the penalty that Megan Kinneman converted in the 93rd minute of overtime to complete the comeback with a thrilling 3-2 victory in Oxford, Mississippi ... Instrumental in LSU’s historic 3-1 victory at 16th-ranked Missouri in the inaugural match between the two clubs ... Honored as a CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer with her effort in LSU’s road sweep at Ole Miss and Missouri ... Also scored goals in a 2-2 draw at Georgia and a 3-2 overtime loss at 23rd-ranked Tennessee during the SEC season ... Attempted 20 shots with a total of 13 shots on goal on the season ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in her career ... Earned her second varsity letter.


2011:

An impact newcomer for the Tigers as one of SEC’s 11 rookies earning a selection to the SEC All-Freshman Team ... Started all 22 matches for the Tigers during the 2011 season while playing as an attacking midfielder, defensive midfielder and right back ... Scored two goals and dished out three assists for seven points on the season ... Attempted 11 shots with five shots on goal on the offensive end of the field ... Scored her first career goal and recorded her first career assist to lead a 3-0 shutout of Louisiana-Lafayette during the non-conference season ... Scored the game-tying goal in a 1-1 draw with No. 13-ranked Pepperdine to highlight the grand-opening weekend at the new LSU Soccer Stadium ... Assisted both goals in a 2-0 shutout of SEC West rival Alabama on the road in Tuscaloosa ... Played an integral role in leading the Tigers to their fourth SEC West championship in five seasons with a 13-8-1 overall record and 8-3 mark with 24 points in league play ... Made her first appearance at right back in an early-season non-conference match at Rice ... Helped lead LSU’s defensive unit to eight shutouts and a 1.24 goals against average on the season ... Also recognized as an honorable mention All-Louisiana pick following the season by the Louisiana Sports.


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