2011 (SOPHOMORE): Played in five games as a sophomore ... drew three starts ... made season debut at Bryant ... appeared in Army's Patriot League opener versus Holy Cross ... announced with the starters during non-conference games versus Hartford and Iona ... also started the Black Knights' 2-1 victory over conference rival Bucknell ... credited with one shot in the clash versus the Bison.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in seven contests during his first season with the Black Knights ... started five of Army's first six matches ... drew first career start in the team's 2-1 loss to NJIT ... came off the bench as a reserve in late-season games against Sacred Heart and Manhattan ... credited with three shots during the year ... fired a career-high two shots in collegiate debut versus NJIT ... also recorded a shot against Pittsburgh.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Standout central defender during his time with the Potomac Soccer Academy as well as at Poolesville High School ... club career included starting and serving as captain for the U16 squad that finished in the semifinals of the Maryland State Cup in 2008 ... also was co-captain and starter for the Division I NCSL Potomac Cougars `92 from 2004-07 ... garnered All-State honors in his third year in the starting lineup a year ago, including serving as senior captain for the Maryland State finalists.
PERSONAL: Alex Pfister was born July 3, 1992 in Germantown, Md. ... parents are Warren and Karen Pfister ... member of the National Honor Society ... major is undeclared.