17 Alex Fitschen
17 Alex Fitschen
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Villa Park, Calif.
High School: Villa Park
Position: Midfielder/Forward
College: 1V

SOPHOMORE (2009): Started against No. 25 Brown (Sep. 25) early in the year at Buck Shaw Stadium ... played in a total of six contests ... played a season-high 38 minutes at Gonzaga (Oct. 30), helping SCU beat the Zags 1-0 ... took a shot at Portland (Nov. 1).

FRESHMAN (2008): Played in eight games ... recorded four points on one goal and two assists ... made his first collegiate appearance as a sub against then-No. 4 Cal (Sept. 12) ... dished out his first two career assists against Portland (Nov. 2) ... scored his first collegiate goal against Saint Mary's (Nov. 7) ... made his first collegiate start at San Diego (Nov. 16)

HIGH SCHOOL: 2008 graduate of Villa Park High School in Villa Park, Calif. ... coached by Mike Stauber ... team was won the league title in 2004 and '05 ... Rookie of the Year in 2004-05, second team all-league in 2005-06 and first team in 2006-07 ... leading goal scorer in the Century league ... scored 18 goals with 12 assists his junior year ... German club and senior class treasurer ... 2004 youth national champions; Cal-South national cup semi-finals in 2006 and played in the finals in 2007 ... ISC Strikers Academy's leading scorer.

PERSONAL: Born in Anaheim, Calif. ... parents are Roger and Dawn Fitschen; dad is a firefighter and mom is a nurse ... has one sister, Monika ... enjoys cars, the beach and all sports ... major is business.