Eric Alexander

Eric Alexander
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Midfielder
  • New York Red Bulls
  • 6' 1"
  • 165 lbs.
  • 04-14-1988
  • Portage, Michigan

(Updated Dec. 2013)

Acquired: Traded from Portland Timbers on February 11, 2013, in exchange for allocation money.

2013: Tripled his career scoring output by notching four goals and was the only Red Bulls field player (and one of only seven in MLS) to appear in every regular-season game … Set career highs in games (34), starts (30), minutes (2,504), and goals (4) … Including the postseason, had two goals and one assist against Houston on the year, setting up Fabián Espíndola’s goal in 2-0 win vs. Houston on June 30 and scoring opening goal himself in 4-1 win at Houston on Sept. 8 … Made first Red Bulls start and scored opening goal in 2-1 loss at San Jose on March 10 … Assisted on Jonny Steele’s goal in 4-1 win vs. New England on April 20 … Also scored in 4-0 win vs. Montreal on July 13 … Came off the bench in three of the season’s final four games but remained effective, scoring fourth goal in Supporters’ Shield-clinching 5-2 win vs. Chicago on Oct. 27 … Playoffs: Made first career postseason start and fired in the second goal in 2-2 tie at Houston in conference semifinal first leg on Nov. 3 … Played the final 45 minutes of 2-1 overtime loss vs. Houston in second leg on Nov. 6 … U.S. Open Cup: Appeared as a substitute in 2-0 win vs. Reading United on May 29 … Played 90 minutes and set up a Jonny Steele goal in 4-2 loss at New England in the Round of 16 on June 12 … Other: Played second half of 2-2 friendly tie vs. French club Olympique Lyonnais on July 16.

2012: Picked up a career-high six assists in 24 appearances with the Timbers, 14 of which were starts.

2011: After starting in 16 of FC Dallas’ 22 matches, Alexander was traded to the Portland Timbers in exchange for Jeremy Hall on Aug. 9 … Alexander earned his first start as a Timber in a Sept. 24 match against the Red Bulls.

2010: Made his MLS debut for FC Dallas on March 27 as a substitute, logging 35 minutes in the season-opening 1-1 draw vs. Houston … Alexander made his first MLS start nearly four months later on July 31 against Colorado in a 1-1 draw … Registered first career goal and assist on the same day in Dallas’ 3-1 win over D.C. United on Aug. 14 … Followed up that performance with another one-goal, one-assist outing on Sept. 16 against the Red Bulls in a 2-2 draw … Closed out his first season in MLS with two goals and three assists, starting in 12 of 17 appearances, and logging 1,054 minutes of playing time.

International: United States international (1 cap) … Made international debut on January 22, 2011, in friendly vs. Chile, as an 83rd-minute substitute in 1-1 tie, the same match in which Red Bulls teammate Dax McCarty was the U.S. captain.

College: Four-year standout at Indiana University from 2006-09 … Appeared in 91 matches and made 80 starts, finishing with 12 goals and 13 assists … Earned first team all-Big Ten honors in 2007 and second-team all-Big Ten honors in 2008 and 2009 … Recognized as the best freshman in the country by ESPNSoccernet.com in 2006 … Unanimous pick for the Big Ten all-freshman team … Three-time academic all-Big Ten selection.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 New York Red Bulls 28 24 2 2127 8 23 11 7 1 2 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 131 99 8 8454 19 116 36 59 8 6 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 28 24 2 2127 8 23 11 7 1 2 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
9/13/2014 NY @ PHI T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
9/10/2014 DC @ NY W 0-1 Started 71 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
9/6/2014 KC @ NY W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/31/2014 NY @ DC L 0-2 Subbed On 27 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
8/23/2014 MTL @ NY W 2-4 Started 60 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2014 NY @ CHI L 0-1 Started 80 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0
8/2/2014 NE @ NY W 1-2 Subbed On 45 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/30/2014 NY @ RSL T 1-1 Started 79 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/19/2014 SJ @ NY T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
7/16/2014 NY @ PHI L 1-3 Started 80 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
7/12/2014 CLB @ NY W 1-4 Started 90 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
7/4/2014 NY @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 0 1 2 2 0 1 0 0
6/27/2014 TOR @ NY T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
6/8/2014 NY @ NE W 2-0 Started 90 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
5/27/2014 NY @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
5/24/2014 POR @ NY L 2-1 Started 89 0 0 3 1 1 0 1 0
5/17/2014 NY @ TOR L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/10/2014 CHI @ NY L 5-4 Started 65 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2014 NY @ DAL W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 NY @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0
4/23/2014 HOU @ NY W 0-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4/16/2014 PHI @ NY W 1-2 Started 90 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
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