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Alex Underwood

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Winnetka, Ill.

High School:
New Trier High School

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 153

Position:
Midfielder

Club:
Chicago Fire Academy


09/26/2017

[-/RV] Denver Tops Saint Louis Behind Barlow Brace

Barlow nets two in the first half, and Underwood curls late free kick to send Denver to 3-1 road win

Honors and Awards:
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee President...Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week (11/22/16)

2017: 
Team co-captain with Graham Smith.

2016:
Played and started all 24 matches on the left wing or in the No. 10…Scored five goals and tallied five assists in his 1,618 minutes for the Crimson and Gold…Netted three game-winners in the first six matches of the campaign in matches at Rutgers (8/28), at Northwestern (9/2) and at home against Bryant (9/11)…Tallied two assists in Denver’s win against UC Riverside (9/9) and distributed assists in Denver’s NCAA Tournament wins against UNLV (11/20) and at Clemson (12/2).

2015:
Appeared in all 19 matches making 18 starts… Scored three goals including two game winners against Army West Point (8/31) and Utah Valley (9/20)… Tallied five assists.

2014:
Appeared in 18 matches making 3 starts and accumulating 556 minutes...Collected first career assist on a Brian Hoyt goal on September 27th versus Oral Roberts...Garnered an assist versus Fort Wayne on October 18th.

Before Denver:
Played club soccer for Chicago Fire Academy...Scored team-high 13 goals during the 2012-13 season...Helped lead U16 team to fourth-place finish in the US Academy Playoffs in 2012.

Personal:
Born July 30, 1996 in Evanston, Ill...Son of David Underwood and Deborah DeHaas...Has two brothers, Eric and Matt...Intends to study finance...Chose Denver because of Daniels College of Business, the coaching staff, and the bright future for the program as a whole...Hopes to one day play for Major League Soccer club, preferably the Chicago Fire...Also recruited by Wisconsin and Northwestern.

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