|City/State:||Oakwood Hills, Ill.|
|High School:||Prairie Ridge|
Career: Played in 45 games with 11 starts … Tallied one goal … Four-time ACC Academic Honor Roll recipient.
2013: Played in 12 games and started six at striker … Played a season-high 83 minutes in 0-0 draw with No. 6 North Carolina … Also played 74 minutes in scoreless tie with eventual NCAA semifinalist Virginia.
2012: Played in 10 games … tallied his first career goal in the 2-0 win over Presbyterian (10/16) … played a season-high 31 minutes versus the Blue Hose … ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Saw the field in 10 games and started five ... played the entire game four times ... helped Duke post three shutouts, including playing the full 90 minutes in a 1-0 win at Furman ... also played 35 minutes in 4-2 victory over NC State...ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2010: Saw time in 13 games … played a season-high 59 minutes at Virginia Tech (10/30) … also earned 47 minutes of action against Coastal Carolina (11/18) in the NCAA Tournament first round ... played 30-plus minutes in six games overall ... ACC Honor Roll selection.
Prep: A two-year letterwinner for Dave O’Leary at Prairie Ridge High School … played for his club Sockers FC his junior and senior years in high school … earned Fox Valley All-Conference recognition as a sophomore … also named Northwest Herald All-Area and Daily Herald second team All-Area and all-sectional in 2008 … registered 17 goals and six assists his sophomore season after registering seven goals and four assists as a rookie … named to the 2008-09 Central Conference Starting XI of the US Soccer Development Academy … team captain for Sockers FC Chicago for two seasons … helped lead his club program to the 2008 Disney Showcase Championship in the Predator Division … played every minute of every game for the U 15-16 Sockers FC Chicago team that took third in the US Soccer Academy … earned High Honor Roll recognition three years and honor roll all four years.
Personal: Born Alex Sauciuc on March 20, 1992 in Park Ridge, Illinois … son of Vasile and Bozena Sauciuc … has one brother, Chris, and one sister, Kasia.