|22 Alexandra Trenary
Tough-nosed defender from the west coast... Tackles and distributes the ball very efficiently... Powerful player with good 1-v-1 defending attributes.
2011: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Played in 16 games with five starts, including four-straight starts to close out the final games of the season... Logged a total of 754 minutes overall and averaged 67.6 minutes of action in her five starting assignments... Followed-up a 79-minute effort against C-USA foe Marshall with a season-long 83 minutes of playing time against crosstown rival Houston a few days later... Helped the Owls' backline hold opponents to just 11.4 shots per game, the lowest total by the program in four years... Came forward to take shots at Marshall and McNeese State.
2010: Delivered a solid debut season of Division I soccer... Played in all 20 games and worked her way into 13 starts, the second-most starts among the Owl freshmen... Started on opening day against Baylor and played all 90 minutes... Finished eighth on the team in total minutes (1,223)... Averaged 78.5 minutes per game over first dozen starts and played a career-high 90 four times, including shutout victories over C-USA foes UTEP and Tulsa... Helped the Owl backline hold opposing teams to 12.6 shots per game.
Veteran defender for the Southern California Blues... Coached by Tad Bobak... Helped lead the team to the 2007 National Championship... Won the state championship in 2008, 2004 and 2003, and reached the state finals in 2009, 2007 and 2005.
A 2010 graduate of Santa Margarita High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.... Three-year starter for an Eagles team that was ranked fifth in the nation going into the 2009-2010 season... Coached by Chuck Morales... Won the Trinity League championship in 2010 and reached the CIF Quarterfinals in 2009... Twice named the most valuable defensive player in the league... Earned all-league as a sophomore and the Varsity Scholar Athlete award as a freshman and sophomore... Served as team captain during senior year... Advanced placement scholar.
Full Name: Alexandra Jane Trenary. Born: October 31, 1991, in Laguna Beach. Calif. Parents: Russ and Karen Trenary of Coto de Caza, Calif. (one sister). Her cousin played varsity soccer at the Air Force Academy. Chose to attend Rice over Penn, Cal and Georgetown. A Level 9 CM Classical Pianist. College: Jones