UCLA Men's Soccer BIO
Sean Alvarado
Player Profile:
Sean Alvarado 1266644
Position: Defender
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: West Orange, NJ
High School: St. Benedict's Prep
Experience: 3 Letters

2008 -- Saw his first action in a year and a half on Oct. 19 when he played against Oregon State ... Started for the first time since 2006 against Stanford on Nov. 2, playing a season-high 66 minutes ... Also played at San Diego State and against Cal Poly in the NCAA Tournament ... Recipient of the team's Coaches Award.

2007 -- Did not play due to injury.

2006 -- Played in 18 games with nine starts at center back ... Took six shots on the year.

2005 -- Saw action in UCLA's 3-0 win over UNLV.

High School/Club -- Two-time first-team All-American under coach Rick Jacobs at St. Benedict's Prep ... Led his team to its 16th consecutive State Championship (18th overall) and to a fourth-place final national ranking his senior season ... Scored two goals with 10 assists and led the defense to 19 shutouts ... As a junior, he scored two goals with seven assists and led the team to 16 shutouts while winning the state title ... Played at West Orange HS as a freshman and sophomore, earning first-team all-area and all-conference honors both seasons ... As a sophomore, he was named the Best Sophomore in Essex County and earned third-team All-State honors after posting 16 goals and 22 assists ... His team was the runner-up at the county championships and finished 10th in the state ... As a freshman, he was named the Best Freshman in Essex County and was the only freshman recognized by the state coaches on the honorable mention All-State team ... Club team Casa Mia Bays was the three-time defending national champions (2003-05) ... U-15 squad PDA Cantona won the State Cup, and his U-12-14 squads with the Montclair Eagles won the State Cup three years in a row ... Lettered two years in golf.

Personal -- Biggest athletic thrill was being asked to play for the Casa Mia Bays ...Admires Liverpool's Steven Gerrard ...Parents: Robert and Peggy Alvarado ... Has younger siblings Austin, Reed and Kelly ... Full name is Sean Conrad Alvarado ... Born September 20, 1987 in Beverly Hills, CA ... History major.

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