#5 ALEX ARLITT
Date of Birth: 8/25/1993
Hometown: Houston, TX
Professional: (2016) Started 8 games and appeared in 11 at defense for FC Kansas City; loaned to Western City Wanderers of Australian W-League.
College: Enjoyed one of the most heralded careers by a defender in the history of the LSU Soccer program; Appeared in 89 matches with 87 starts during her collegiate career from 2011-15; Finished her career ranked No. 3 in school history in total appearances (89) and tied for No. 2 in school history in career starts (87); A member of two NCAA Tournament teams with the Tigers in 2011 and 2015; Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team following the 2011 season after the Tigers earned an NCAA Tournament berth after finishing second overall on the final SEC table with an 8-3 mark and 24 points in league play; Bookended her career by captaining the Tigers to a return trip to the NCAA Tournament in 2015, the program’s fifth appearance all-time; Scored a total of nine goals and dished out seven assists for 25 points on the offensive end of the field during her time with the Tigers; One of the most versatile players in the team’s history while playing virtually every position in the midfield and on the back line during her five seasons in Baton Rouge; A standout in the classroom as a three-time selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll; Also recognized as a Capital One First-Team Academic All-District VI student by the College Sports Information Directors of America following the 2013 season; Graduated from LSU in May 2015 with her undergraduate degree in accounting before pursuing her Master’s in Accounting. Recorded 9 goals and 7 assists in 89 games (2015) SEC All-Tournament Team; SEC Academic Honor Roll (2014) Medical redshirt (2013) SEC Academic Honor Roll; Second Team All-ACC (2012) SEC Academic Honor Roll; First Team LSWA All-Louisiana (2011) SEC Academic Honor Roll; SEC All-Freshmen Team