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#15 Alex Ramsey
Position: Midfielder/Defender
Height: 5'5"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Rock Hill, S.C.
High School: Rock Hill HS
Major: Broadcast Journalism
Born: 04/21/1992
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Alex Ramsey Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 11/08/2013

2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll

CAREER CAPSULE
A four-year letterwinner with the Tigers from 2010-13 … Made 83 career appearances with 81 starts during her collegiate career in Baton Rouge … Ended her career tied for No. 5 with 81 starts and tied for No. 9 with 83 games played on LSU’s all-time career list … A standout in the classroom who earned three-straight selections to the SEC Academic Honor Roll from 2010-12.

SENIOR SEASON (2013)
Cracked LSU’s starting 11 in all 20 matches during her senior season in 2013 … Saw action as a defensive midfielder and left back during her final campaign in Baton Rouge … A leader of LSU’s defensive unit that posted a 1.49 goals against average on the season … Featured in the team’s six shutouts on the season …  Helped the Tigers open the season with three-straight clean sheets against Louisiana Tech (1-0), Louisiana-Monroe (6-0) and TCU (0-0) on their home field … Also led the Tigers to a trio of 1-0 shutouts against Missouri at home, Rice on the road, and 13th-ranked Southern California on a neutral field at the Minnesota Gold Classic … Scored one goal and dished out one assists for three points on the offensive end of the field … Scored her first career goal and first career game-winning goal in the 70th minute of LSU’s 1-0 shutout at Rice in its non-conference finale on Sept. 15 … Followed the win at Rice by assisting Fernanda Pina’s game-winning Golden Goal in the 95th minute of a 2-1 overtime win at Vanderbilt in the team’s SEC opener on Sept. 21 … Was her first career assist with the Tigers … Attempted her total of nine shots with three shots on goal on the year … Fired a season-high three shots with two shots on goal against Vanderbilt in LSU’s SEC opener … Earned her fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2012)
Started 19 of 21 matches played during her junior season in 2012 … Made 12 starts in 13 appearances for the Tigers in SEC play … Opened the season as the team’s starting right back before moving into the midfield midway through the season … Fired 24 shots with six shots on goal in the attack for a .250 shots on goal percentage on the campaign … A standout at right back who helped lead a defensive unit that surrendered 27 goals to its opponents for a 1.20 goals against average on the campaign … Also helped the Tigers pitch five shutouts on the campaign … Came off the bench in only two regular-season matches against Florida International and Mississippi State … Cracked LSU’s starting lineup in the other 19 matches on the season … Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third-straight season … Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
Emerged as one of the premier left backs in the SEC with her performance as a sophomore in 2011 … Started all 21 matches in which she played while helping the Tigers claim their fourth SEC Western Division championship and at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament in five seasons … Also helped the Tigers earn a runner-up finish in the final SEC standings for the third time in four seasons with a 13-8-1 overall record and 8-3 mark for 24 points in conference play … Helped form the foundation of a defensive unit that finished the season with a 1.24 goals against average while allowing 28 goals to opponents during the 2011 season … Also helped the Tigers pitch eight shutouts on the season … Attempted five shots with four shots on goal on the offensive end of the field … Recognized for her outstanding performance in the classroom with her second selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Displayed her talent as one of the top young defenders in the Southeastern Conference … Started all 21 matches for the Tigers during her freshman campaign while playing primarily at right back … Also saw action in the midfield at times during the 2010 season … A leader of LSU’s defensive unit that finished the season with a 0.72 goals against average while tying the school’s single-season record by allowing just 16 goals in 21 matches … The Tigers ended the 2010 season ranked No. 1 in goals allowed and No. 3 in goals against average in the SEC … LSU allowed just nine goals in 11 SEC matches during the regular season for a 0.76 goals against average for conference play … Attempted five shots with two shots on goal on the season … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll based on her performance in the classroom … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Graduated early from Rock Hill High School and enrolled at LSU in January 2010 … A standout forward and midfielder rated as a three-star recruit and the No. 14 player in the South Atlantic region by TopDrawerSoccer.com for the Class of 2010 … A three-year member of the Region III Olympic Development Program Team player pool from 2006-08 … Invited to participate in an ODP national development camp in Pomona, Calif., in 2008 … A five-year veteran of the South Carolina State ODP Team from 2005-09 … Played club soccer for the Charlotte Soccer Academy in Charlotte, N.C., under the direction of head coach Richard Butler in 2009 … Also played three seasons with the Carolina Elite Soccer Academy in Greenville, S.C., from 2006-08 … Helped lead Carolina Elite to a pair of South Carolina club state titles in her age group in 2006 and 2008 … Carolina Elite was also a U.S. Youth Soccer Region III Championships quarterfinalist in 2007 … A member of her high school soccer team at Rock Hill High School … Earned all-area honors from The Herald in 2008 … Honored as her team’s Most Valuable Player during her high school career.

PERSONAL
Full name is Alexandra Nichole Ramsey … Born on April 21, 1992 … Parents are Morris and Florence Ramsey … Has a younger sister named Madeline … An honor student at Rock Hill High School … Graduated with an impressive 4.08 cumulative grade-point average … A member of the National Honor Society … Also an Academic Letter recipient and winner of the Erskine Scholar Award at Rock Hill … Served as a youth soccer referee in her hometown of Rock Hill … Enjoys singing in the youth choir at her church … Majoring in mass communication with a concentration in broadcast journalism.

 

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