The George Washington University: Women's Soccer

Alex Neal
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Alex Neal

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Lake Villa, IL

High School:
Lakes Community

Height:
5-5

Position:
Midfield/Defense

Major:
Marketing/sport, event and hospitality management




2012: Competed in 17 matches with 10 starts during junior year...Scored three goals and recorded an assist for seven points, good for second on team...Netted game-winning goal against Columbia (Sept. 1)... Tallied goals in victories over Cornell (Sept. 3) and Saint Louis (Oct. 28)...Assisted Kristi Abbate's goal in win over Towson (Sept. 7)... Her 27 shots were third-most on team...Took a season-high five shots against Howard (Sept. 21)... Named A-10 Player of the Week on Sept. 4...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List and Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.

2011: Started all but one game during sophomore season...Tallied two game-winning goals and one assist for five points on the year... Scored a team-high two game-winners goals against San Francisco (Aug. 28) and Robert Morris (Sept. 4)...Ranked second on team with 32 shots...Named to GW Department of Athletics and Recreation Academic Dean's List.

2010: Named to the 2010 Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Rookie Team...Scored three goals in first season, including a game-winner in the 87th minute against Delaware (Sept. 19)...Named to the Blue Hen Classic All-Tournament team...Scored two in the 2-1 victory over Temple (Oct. 1)...Twice named A-10 Rookie of the Week (Sept. 20 and Oct. 4)...Named to 2010 A-10 All-Rookie team.

High School: For the Lakes Community Eagles, Neal was a three-time All-conference and all-area selection...Was also named to all-sectional , The Chicago Tribune All-State teams...Helped the Eagles to a regional championship and sectional appearance in 2010...As a senior, Neal scored a Lakes Community school single-season record of 37 goals and 16 assists...Scored 63 goals, 39 assists for Eagles in three seasons...Played with club teams Eclipse Select, (2005-07) which were state and Disney Showcase champions and Region 2 Finalists, (2009-10) that won state, Region 2, Disney Showcase, and National Championships and the ELA Elite (2007-08), Region 2 Champions and took fourth place at the National Championships...Helped her club team Eclipse Select to an 2010 Illinois State and Region 2 Championships and finished second in the US Youth Soccer National Championships...Named by ESPN Rise as a State-by-State Spring All-Start for Illinois for her high school season.

Personal: Born Alexandria Jean Neal on April 17, 1992, in Lake Forest, IL...Daughter of Toni and Jeffery Neal...Majoring in business administration and aspires to continue her education to become a lawyer.

CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Shots Goals Assists Points
2010 18-5 22 3 1 7
2011 19-18 32 2 1 5
2012 17-10 27 3 1 7
Totals 54-33 81 8 3 19
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