Height: 6'0"
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cumming, Ga.
High School: South Forsyth HS
Experience: High School


CAREER: Alex Vivanco has 63 career appearances at Georgia State and made 42 starts. He notched 14 goals, four assists, 32 points and 85 shots (31 sog).

2012: Broke out for a career season in his senior campaign in 2012 ... Named the CAA Player of the Week twice (Nov. 5 & Aug. 27) ... Led the team with nine goals and 19 points ... Notched one assist ... Took a team-best 40 shots including 17 shots on goal ... Scored two game-winning goals ... Scored on a corner kick in the 83rd minute from Bo Stroup to lead GSU to a 2-1 win at William & Mary on Oct. 10 ... Headed in a rebound off a shot from Caleb Kernan in the 100th minute in GSU's 2-1 win at William & Mary ... Notched the first multi-goal game of his career in a 3-1 win at UNF on Aug. 26 ... Named the Tournament MVP of the Mike Gibbs Memorial Tournament after scoring two goals and notching one assist ... Played primarily as the center striker.

2011: Played in 14 matches in various spots on the field ... Started two games as an outside back ... Scored a goal and had two assists for four points ... Took nine shots (4 sog) ... Scored a beautiful goal, while dribbling through a snow-soaked field, in GSU's 2-0 win at George Mason on Oct. 29 ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in the same game ... Assisted on a goal in the Panthers' CAA Tournament semifinal match vs. Old Dominion.

2010: Played in 15 games, started 12 at midfielder in his second season as a Panther...Was an offensive threat scoring three goals for six points...Scored a penalty kick against USC Upstate...Added a goal against Presbyterian College in a 2-0 shutout victory...Scored his third goal against Towson...Finished the season tied for the team lead in goals and tallied 23 shots, including eight on goal.

2009: Appeared in all 16 games at the offensive midfielder position in his first season as a Panther...Started in 10 games scoring his lone goal against Wofford in a 2-1 overtime loss...Finished the season with one goal and one assist...Recorded 13 shots with two being on goal.

PREP: Played for the Class 5A South Forsyth Eagles and was named best midfielder for the 2007-09 seasons...Also made the all-county team in 2009...Was a four time letter winner in soccer and made the state playoffs in his junior and senior seasons...Made the third round of the state playoffs during his season year.

PERSONAL: Alejandro Vivanco was born on January 7, 1991 in Atlanta, Ga...Son of Jose Jr. and Cathy Vivanco ... Has six brothers Adrian (7), Isaac (9), Zachary (7), Daniel (5), Nathanial (3), Elijah (3) and Josiah ... Also has three sisters Abbey (16), and Christina (8) and Gianna (1) ... Had two uncles who played college soccer ... Javier Vivanco played at the College of Charleston for four years and then played professionally in Germany while Danny Care played soccer at Clemson for four years, played on the National Team with Bruce Arena and was #1 draft pick when he graduated ... Danny played for DC United, Jacksonville, Greenville, and ended his soccer career in Atlanta with the Silverbacks ... Alex's favorite athlete is Ronaldinho; Alex's two uncles Javier Vivanco and Danny Care, as well as his soccer coach father Jose Vivanco inspired him to play college soccer ... A finance major.

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MSOC: Alex Vivanco Postmatch 11/1