UW is hosting Brown and Seattle U. in the Husky Classic Friday and Sunday. The former is Clark's old Ivy League nemesis from Harvard. The latter is the rival he wants to build in a new, intercity derby.
2012 (Senior): Started in the midfield vs. Cal Poly making his season debut ... earned the start vs. Memphis at UAB, playing 29 minutes ... took one shot on goal at UAB ... started and played 35 minutes vs. Brown ... earned time off the bench in the 2-0 win vs. Stanford.
2011 (Junior): Appeared in 14 of 18 games, starting four games versus Loyola Chicago, Florida Gulf Coast, Seattle University, and Houston Baptist ... took four shots, two on goal ... took a career high two shots on Oct. 23 vs. California ... took one shot each at Seattle University on Sept. 11 and California on Oct. 16 ... earned his first First-Team Pac-12 All-Academic honor.
2010 (Sophomore): In his first season with UW, played in seven games ... played his first game in a UW uniform vs. Evansville in Portland, Ore., on Sept. 3 ... tallied his first career assist and first point as a Husky in the 4-0 victory at home vs. Oregon State on Oct. 15 ... took one shot at San Diego State on Oct. 3 ... earned the Provost Academic Excellence Award at the WESPYs.
2009 (RS-Freshman): Saw action in five games on the season ... scored his first career goal in U-M's 5-1 win over Western Michigan (Sept. 19) ... registered four shots on the season, with three reaching the frame ... three-time University of Michigan scholar-athlete ... member of the Student Athlete Advisory Council.
2008 (Freshman): Redshirted Season.
First-team all-district at The Bush School (2007) ... WIAA State Athlete of the Week (Oct. 23, 2006) ... second-highest goal total in the Emerald City League (2006) ... three-year letterwinner for golf (2005-07) ... member of Crossfire Premier ... seven-time WSYSA state champion ... Nike Manchester United Cup US Champions (2005) ... NIKE ManU World Championships quarterfinalist (2005) ... Crossfire Premier team captain (2007-09) ... Seattle Sounders U-23 (2008) ... two-time WSYSA ODP ... two-time Super Y-League National ODP Camp ... two-time Super Y-League National ODP Team European Tour ... Western Regionals Finalist (2005) ... Western Regionals quarterfinalist (2003, 2004) ... SYL Nationals semi finalist (2004) ... SYL Northwest Division Champions (2004, 2005) ... USFC "Discover America" combine (2007).
Alexander Klein was born in Munich, Germany ... parents are Brian and Victoria ... father played soccer at Texas Christian University ... has former club and high schools teammates that play at Portland, UCLA, Stanford, Oregon State, Gonzaga and Seattle ... hobbies include skiing and golfing ... his favorite athlete is Lance Armstrong ... most admires his father ... chose UW because of the great mix between academics and soccer and it's close to home.