#5 Ivan Alvarado
|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)||Ft. Worth, Texas (Southwest HS)|
2016: Voted First Team All-Conference for the third consecutive season, the first Bison to do so in program history...Named Second Team All-Southeast Region by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, only Bison in program history with multiple all region honors ...Named the Preseason Player of the Year by the ASUN coaches prior to the season...Played in 16 games with 11 starts...Scored his only goal on a penalty kick in a 2-1 loss at Jacksonville (9/24)...Added four assists on the season giving him six points, fourth-most on the squad...Tallied two assists in a 2-1 win over USC Upstate (10/8)....His three assists in ASUN play were the second-most in the conference...19 shots in ASUN play were also second-most in the conference...Attempted 36 corners on the season, the most by a Bison.
2015: Voted First Team All-Conference for a second straight season...Named Third Team All-Southeast Region by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America to become the fifth Bison to ever earn the distinction...Played in 14 games while drawing starts in 10 of them...Finished the season fifth in the ASUN with 12 points on four goals and four assists...Placed 15 of his 31 shots on frame, the second best marks on the team...Totaled two goals and three assists in his last four matches played...Led the conference with 53 corner kicks in 1080 minutes of action...Scored the game winner on his only shot in a come-from-behind win over #10 Xavier (9/3), making it the highest ranked opponent Lipscomb has defeated in program history...Tallied season high three points in wins over Evansville (10/20) and Stetson (10/31) after recording a goal and an assist in each...Attempted a career high 9 corners against Campbell...Played full minutes in three matches...Took a season high four shots against Eastern Illinois (8/30).
2014: Named Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year...First Team All-Conference...Unanimous selection to the All-Freshman Team...Saw action in 17 games and made 15 starts...Scored four goals and recorded eight assists...Finished second in the conference and on the school's single-season chart in assists...His 16 total points were the fourth most in the league...Named the A-Sun Palyer of the Week in back-to-back weeks (11/3) & (11/9)...Attempted 30 shots on the year and put 15 of them on goal...Scored two game-winners in back-to-back games - Florida Gulf Coast (11/1) and Jacksonville (11/8)...Scored first-career goal against Houston Baptist (9/17)...Recorded first-career multiple assist match vs. HBU to total a season-high four points...Attempted season-high four shots four different times...In 1330 minutes of action the midfielder took 35 corners, with a season-high eight against HBU and North Florida (11/14).