Experienced and versatile midfielder who appeared in 80 consecutive games from 2012-15 and has made two appearances for the U.S. Men's National Team. Acquired in a trade with the Montreal Impact on July 22, 2016.
2017 MLS: Has started in 10 games this season and played in 11 ... Returned to the Starting XI for first since May after being injured in a 2-1 win vs. Minnesota United FC on September 30 ... Returned to the field for the first time after being injured for four months in a 1-1 draw at New York City FC on September 23 ... Returned to the 18-men roster for first time after being injured for four months due to a Grade 3 MCL sprain in his right knee in a 2-1 loss at Vancouver Whitecaps FC on August 19 ... Got injured in a 4-0 win vs. Orlando City SC on May 6, missing four months due to a Grade 3 MCL spreain on his right knee ... Dished his first assist of the season to FW Alberth Elis' goal in a 2-0 win vs. San Jose Earthquakes on Apr. 22... Started in seven games this season and played 599 minutes... Has led the team in passing accuracy twice... Did not dress at Portland Timbers on March 18 due to illness
2016 MLS: Made Dynamo debut on 7/31 vs. San Jose Earthquakes, playing final 30 minutes … Acquired by the Dynamo from the Montreal Impact on 7/22 in exchange for general and targeted allocation money … Made 12 appearances, all starts, with Montreal before being traded to Houston
INTERNATIONAL: Alexander has played two games with the United States national team, playing his first match on January 22, 2011 against Chile, also faced South Korea in a friendly game on February 1, 2014.
COLLEGE: Played a total of 91 career games with Indiana University, including 80 starts, recording 12 goals and 13 assists. He was selected twice to the second team All-Big Ten selection, and once to the first-team All-Big Ten selection in 2007. He was a unanimous pick for the Big Ten All-Freshman Team in 2006. Alexander was also a standout in the classroom as a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection.