9 Alex Besl
9 Alex Besl
Height: 5-10
Weight: 170
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: St. Xavier
Position: F
Major: Economics & Finance
g 9
a 3
pts 21
gw 3

2018: Named to the All-University Athletic Association First Team and the All-Great Lakes Region Second Team for his efforts during the year...also was selected to the United Soccer Coaches Association Scholar All-America Third Team...appeared in 21 games during his senior season, including 20 as a starter...finished the year tied for second on the team with nine goals and tallied three assists for 21 points...accounted for three game-winning goals throughout the seaon, including the game-winner against then ninth-ranked Rochester (N.Y.) on October 26...earned UAA Offenisve Athlete of the Week honors on October 29...for his career, he has tallied 14 goals and registered eight assists for 36 points...received UAA All-Academic recognition... Selected to the UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team.

2017: Named to the All-University Athletic Association Second Team and the OCSA All-Ohio Third Team for his efforts during the year...started all 18 games he played in for the spartans during his junior season...contributed a team-high five assists and scored four goals for 13 points...scored the game-winning goal against Marietta on September 16...was third on the team with 37 shots and 16 shots on goal...aided the team to four shutouts and helped the defense hold opponents to 6.6 shots on goal per game...received UAA All-Academic recognition.

2016: Played in 15 games during his sophomore season, making 14 starts...aided a defense that finished the year ranked 74th in Division III in teams goals against average (0.94), 21st in save percentage (.843) and 87th in shutout percentage (0.39)...helped to hold opponents to 13.8 shots per game and 6.4 shots on goal per game, while recording seven shutouts...scored the game-winning goal during the Spartans' 4-0 win over Baldwin Wallace on September 7th...received UAA All-Academic recognition.

2015: Played in 11 games during his freshman season, making one start… Aided a defense that finished the year ranked 11th in Division III in team goals against average (0.59), 14th in save percentage (.866) and 21st in shutout percentage (0.56)… Helped to hold opponents to 10.3 shots per game and 4.6 shots on goal per game, while recording 10 shutouts… Took three shots, including a pair on goal, during the year.

Personal: Born November 11… son of Carrie and Joe… coached by Terry Nicholl… Captain of soccer team during senior year… first team All-State...first team All-City...first team All-GCL...second team All-GCL...earned first academic honors all four years...member of the lacrosse team.

Recent Games
Oct 28 at Emory W, 3-0
Nov 3 at Carnegie Mellon L, 3-1
Nov 10 Keystone W, 3-1
Nov 11 Capital W, 3-0
Nov 16 Kenyon T, 2-2
Nov 17 Calvin L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 21 7
Games started 20 7
Goals 9 3
Assists 3 1
Points 21 7
Shots 32 7
Shot Pct .281 .429
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 3 3
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 31 Marietta W, 3-0 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Sep 2 at Mount Union L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 7 Geneva W, 4-3 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 8 at Oberlin W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 12 at John Carroll W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 15 #22 Capital W, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 Heidelberg W, 4-0 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 22 Adrian W, 8-1 1 3 0 6 3 1.000 0-0 0
Sep 26 #7 Kenyon W, 3-0 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Sep 29 at Brandeis T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 3 Hiram W, 3-1 - 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 6 New York U. L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 12 #23 Washington (Mo.) W, 1-0 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 1
Oct 14 #1 Chicago W, 2-1 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 22 Westminster (Pa.) W, 3-1 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 26 at #9 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 3-2 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 1
Oct 28 at Emory W, 3-0 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 1
Nov 3 at Carnegie Mellon L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 10 Keystone W, 3-1 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Nov 11 Capital W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 16 Kenyon T, 2-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 17 Calvin L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2015-16 11 1 .00 .00 .00 .27 .000 .18 .667
2016-17 15 14 .07 .00 .13 1.27 .053 .27 .211
2017-18 18 18 .22 .28 .72 2.06 .108 .89 .432
2018-19 21 20 .43 .14 1.00 1.52 .281 .90 .594
Total 65 53 .22 .12 .55 1.40 .154 .63 .451
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2015-16 11 1 0 0 0 3 .000 2 .667 0 0 0-0 0
2016-17 15 14 1 0 2 19 .053 4 .211 1 0 0-0 1
2017-18 18 18 4 5 13 37 .108 16 .432 2 0 0-0 1
2018-19 21 20 9 3 21 32 .281 19 .594 0 0 0-0 3
Total 65 53 14 8 36 91 .154 41 .451 3 0 0-0 5
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 21 20 .43 .14 1.00 1.52 .281 .90 .594
Conference 7 7 .43 .14 1.00 1.00 .429 .71 .714
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 13 .50 .21 1.21 1.71 .292 1.00 .583
Away 7 7 .29 .00 .57 1.14 .250 .71 .625
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 15 14 .60 .20 1.40 1.80 .333 1.13 .630
Losses 4 4 .00 .00 .00 1.25 .000 .50 .400
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August 1 1 1.00 .00 2.00 1.00 1.000 1.00 1.000
September 8 8 .50 .13 1.13 1.50 .333 .88 .583
October 7 6 .43 .29 1.14 1.43 .300 1.00 .700
November 5 5 .20 .00 .40 1.80 .111 .80 .444
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 21 20 9 3 21 32 .281 19 .594 0 0 0-0 3
Conference 7 7 3 1 7 7 .429 5 .714 0 0 0-0 3
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 14 13 7 3 17 24 .292 14 .583 0 0 0-0 1
Away 7 7 2 0 4 8 .250 5 .625 0 0 0-0 2
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Wins 15 14 9 3 21 27 .333 17 .630 0 0 0-0 3
Losses 4 4 0 0 0 5 .000 2 .400 0 0 0-0 0
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August 1 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
September 8 8 4 1 9 12 .333 7 .583 0 0 0-0 0
October 7 6 3 2 8 10 .300 7 .700 0 0 0-0 3
November 5 5 1 0 2 9 .111 4 .444 0 0 0-0 0