Men's Soccer

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Alex Ivanov

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Strongsville, Ohio

High School:
Strongsville

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
Goalkeeper

Club:
Cleveland United

Alex Ivanov

02/15/2013

Buckeyes Commemorate 2012 Season

Chris Gomez named the team's Most Valuable Player

11/06/2012

Buckeyes Open B1G Tourney With Northwestern Wednesday

Ohio State enters postseason as the No. 7 seed against the host and second-seed Wildcats

11/02/2012

Ohio State Ends Regular Season Against Wisconsin

Buckeyes and Badgers duel at 1 p.m. Sunday with Big Ten tourney seedings on the line

10/26/2012

Buckeyes Close Out Road Slate at Penn State

Ohio State and the Nittany Lions meet at 1 p.m. Sunday

10/22/2012

Ohio State and No. 2 Akron Meet Tuesday in JOMS

Buckeyes and Zips will face off at 8 p.m., live on Big Ten Network

10/07/2012

MSOC vs. Michigan State (10/7/12)

MSU 2, OSU 1

08/31/2012

MSOC vs. Coastal Carolina

Ohio State 1, Coastal Carolina 1 (2ot)

08/13/2012

MSOC Duquesne Exhibition

Ohio State 2, Duquesne 1

At a glance: 2014 co-captain ... Lowe's Senior Class Award Finalist ... starting his second full year as goalkeeper for the Buckeyes ... team's leader on and off the pitch ... earned his undergraduate degree in electrical and computer engineering in spring 2014 ... now taking classes in sport industry this fall ... two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and four-time OSU Scholar-Athlete ... has posted 15 shutouts in his career.

As a senior (2014):2014 Senior CLASS Award Finalist ... 2014 Big Ten All-Tournament Team ... started every game of the regular season and completed a full game in each one except for 73 minutes played vs. Rutgers (Oct. 25) ... collected seven shutouts while posting a 0.92 goals against average ... named to UNCW Classic All-Tournament Team ... tallied a season-high 10 saves in a 1-0 loss at Penn State (Sept. 21) ... followed 10-save performance with nine stops vs. Akron (Sept. 24) ... leads the B1G in saves (84) and third in save percentage (.816) ... named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week Nov. 3 after posting a combined nine saves in the team's 1-1 draw vs. No. 16 Kentucky (Oct. 28) and 1-0 loss at Maryland (Nov. 1) ... opponents are 1-for-3 in penalty attempts vs. Ivanov ... currently third on the OSU all-time saves with 232 career stops.

As a junior (2013): Second team All-Big Ten selection ... Capital One third team Academic All-American ... Capital One first team Academic All-District ... started in 17 games for the Buckeyes ... finished the year with 110 saves, which is fifth-best on the OSU all-time single season saves list ... five in the country in saves (110), sixth in save percentage (.880) and second in the country in saves per game (6.47) ... had a season high of 110 minutes against Bowling Green (Sept. 13), Louisville (Oct. 02), Michigan State (Oct. 13) and Northwestern (Oct. 20) ... ... had a 5-7-4 record during his season for the Buckeyes ... OSU Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten ... opponents went 0-for-3 in penalty attempts.

As a redshirt sophomore (2012): Competed with Alex Wimmer for the role of starting goalkeeper all season, starting seven matches... Allowed just 13 goals while making 38 saves... Led the team with a .745 save percentage... Team went 2-3-1 while he was in goal... Earned Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete laurels and was named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.

As a redshirt freshman (2011): Did not see game action.

As a freshman (2010): Redshirted season to gain experience.


Strongsville: Team captain for four-time state regional champions ... Finished senior season with a 17-2-3 record in goal, taking both losses at the hands of No. 1 St. Ignatius ... Holds the school record for most single-season games played in goal (22) and is second all-time in single-season shutouts ... Was an all-conference and all-tournament selection following the state final four appearance in 2009.



Cleveland United: Played with Cleveland United in OYSAN after three seasons with the Cleveland Whitecaps.


Personal: Son of Donna and Ned Ivanov ... Youngest of four children with siblings Ned, Maria and Juliana ... Was a member of National Honor Society and graduated in the Top 5 percent of senior class ... Lists greatest sports thrill as playing in the state semifinal game against St. Ignatius (No. 1 in the country) and tallying nine saves ... Grandfather, Bob Bailey, played professional hockey from 1947-1968 for Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings.

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