21 Alex Liua
21 Alex Liua
Height: 6-0
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Los Altos, Calif.
High School: Los Altos HS
Position: Defender
g 1
a 0
pts 2
gw 0

UC Santa Barbara
2017: Played in 16 games while making three starts as a senior … Scored his first career goal in a 3-1 victory over UC Riverside on Sept. 30 … Started the season opener against Saint Mary’s (Aug. 25) and tallied one shot … Finished the season with four shots with three coming on goal … Helped the UCSB defense to six shutouts in matches he played … Totaled 374 minutes of action.

2016: Appeared in 14 games while making one start against UC Riverside on Sept. 29 … helped the defense hold opponents to a 1.34 goals against average while recording two shutouts against Ohio St. (Aug. 28) and UC Irvine (Oct. 6) … played in eight conference games. 

2015
: Made seven appearances in his sophomore season, all as a substitute ... Recorded one shot on goal for the year and no points ... Made his season debut in a 3-1 win at the College of Charleston on Sept. 18 ... Appeared in five conference games ... Also entered the Big West Tournament Semifinal game against UC Davis. 

2014: As a true freshman, made 13 appearances, all as a substitute ... Played 168 minutes, for an average of just under 13 minutes per appearance ... Did not record any stats ... Was booked once ... Ranked second on the team in substitution appearances ... Entered six of 10 Big West games.

San Jose Earthquakes Academy
A Los Altos High School graduate, Liua played his prep soccer with a pair of clubs, Santa Clara Sporting (2009-12) and the San Jose Earthquakes Academy (2012-14) ... With Santa Clara Sporting, he captured three state titles before moving onto the Earthquakes, where he made the USSF Academy playoffs in 2013 ... He was named the Academy Player of the Week on May 14, 2014 after scoring a hat trick in the last regular season game of the year ... Ranked second on the Earthquakes in scoring with nine goals for the 2013-14 season.

Personal
Alexander Liua was born on Jun. 1, 1996 in Los Altos, Calif. ... Parents are Julia and Ulisese ... Has one older sibling, Siaosi ... Plans on majoring in economics ... Has aspirations to attend graduate school ... Was a member of the California Scholastic Federation while in high school ... When not playing soccer, he is hanging out with friends ... Before a game, he likes to listen to music to get in the zone ... Most memorable sporting moment is playing against the US Men's National Team the day before naming the 23-man roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil ... Would love to play with Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo ... Favorite pro team is Serie A side Juventus ... Favorite athlete is Lebron James ... Calls Good Will Hunting his favorite film ... Enjoys watching Entourage ... Lists John Steinbeck as his favorite author.
Recent Games
Oct 14 Cal Poly T, 0-0
Oct 18 at Sacramento State W, 2-1
Oct 21 UC Davis L, 5-0
Oct 25 Sacramento State T, 0-0
Oct 28 at Cal Poly L, 4-1
Nov 1 UC Riverside L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 9
Games started 3 1
Goals 1 1
Assists 0 0
Points 2 2
Shots 3 1
Shot Pct .333 1.000
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 19 Westmont L, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Aug 25 St. Mary's (Cal.) T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Aug 27 Siena T, 0-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 1 at San Diego L, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 4 at San Diego State L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 9 Akron L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 12 at St. John's (N.Y.) L, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Pacific W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 17 Club América U-20 W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 23 Portland W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 28 Cal State Fullerton W, 5-2 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 30 UC Riverside W, 3-1 - 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Oct 5 at CSUN W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 7 at UC Irvine T, 1-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 11 at UC Davis L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 14 Cal Poly T, 0-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 18 at Sacramento State W, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 UC Davis L, 5-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 25 Sacramento State T, 0-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 28 at Cal Poly L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 1 UC Riverside L, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2014-15 13 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
2015-16 7 - .00 .00 .00 .14 .000 .14 1.000
2016-17 14 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
2017-18 16 3 .06 .00 .13 .19 .333 .13 .667
Total 50 4 .02 .00 .04 .08 .250 .06 .750
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2014-15 13 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 1 0 0-0 0
2015-16 7 - 0 0 0 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
2016-17 14 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
2017-18 16 3 1 0 2 3 .333 2 .667 2 0 0-0 0
Total 50 4 1 0 2 4 .250 3 .750 3 0 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 16 3 .06 .00 .13 .19 .333 .13 .667
Conference 9 1 .11 .00 .22 .11 1.000 .11 1.000
Exhibition 1 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
-
Home 10 2 .10 .00 .20 .30 .333 .20 .667
Away 6 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 1 .20 .00 .40 .40 .500 .20 .500
Losses 7 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
-
August 1 1 .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 1.00 1.000
September 7 1 .14 .00 .29 .29 .500 .14 .500
October 7 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
November 1 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 16 3 1 0 2 3 .333 2 .667 2 0 0-0 0
Conference 9 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 1 1.000 1 0 0-0 0
Exhibition 1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
-
Home 10 2 1 0 2 3 .333 2 .667 1 0 0-0 0
Away 6 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 1 0 0-0 0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
-
Wins 5 1 1 0 2 2 .500 1 .500 1 0 0-0 0
Losses 7 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 1 0 0-0 0
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August 1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
September 7 1 1 0 2 2 .500 1 .500 2 0 0-0 0
October 7 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
November 1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0