Acquired: Traded from Portland Timbers on February 11, 2013, in exchange for allocation money.
2014: Set a new club record for competitive appearances in a single season with 43 total appearances in all competitions. Led team in appearances for the second-straight season. Only Red Bulls field player to make 34 MLS regular season appearances, including 30 starts, scoring two goals and a career-high nine assists. Set a new career high for minutes played (2641). Scored the game-winner at New England on June 8, giving New York its first win in last 20 trips to Gillette. Netted final goal in a 4-1 win over Columbus on July 12 after providing an assist earlier in the contest. Set up both goals in a 2-1 win over Philadelphia on April 16... Playoffs: Started all five playoff games. Played the full 90 minutes in New York’s 2-0 win over D.C. United in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on November 2... Champions League: Played in all four CCL games, starting three and playing a full 90 twice.
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.