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36 Michael Alexander

2022 U.S. Men's U21 Team

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Defense

Hometown

West Islip, N.Y.

Highschool

West Islip

College

Yale

Resides

West Islip, N.Y.

Michael Alexander brings an edge to the U.S. team defense and is poised for bigger things.

After what should have been his first two years of college lacrosse were derailed by COVID-19 cancellations, Alexander emerged as a key defender for Yale in 2022. He started all 17 games for the Bulldogs, earning second team All-Ivy League honors. Alexander finished the year with 14 ground balls and seven caused turnovers, playing in front of his U.S. 21 teammate, goalie Jared Paquette, and alongside All-American Chris Fake.

U.S. TEAM
  • Named to U.S. team following tryouts in the summer of 2019
HIGH SCHOOL
  • USA Lacrosse All-American in 2019 at West Islip
  • Had 38 caused turnovers as a senior
  • Also played basketball and golf
COLLEGE
  • Played in three games in 2020 before the season was cancelled for COVID
  • Yale did not play games in 2021
  • Second team All-Ivy in 2022, starting all 17 games and finishing with 14 ground balls and seven caused turnovers