Men's Soccer

Alex Ivanov


Strongsville, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190


Cleveland United

Alex Ivanov


Buckeyes Commemorate 2012 Season

Chris Gomez named the team's Most Valuable Player


Buckeyes Open B1G Tourney With Northwestern Wednesday

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


Ohio State Ends Regular Season Against Wisconsin

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


Buckeyes Close Out Road Slate at Penn State

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


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


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

MSU 2, OSU 1


MSOC vs. Coastal Carolina

Ohio State 1, Coastal Carolina 1 (2ot)


MSOC Duquesne Exhibition

Ohio State 2, Duquesne 1

At a glance:Provided depth at goalkeeper and will battle for the starting role in 2013, after starting seven matches during sophomore campaign .... Seven career starts and a record of 2-3-1... Academic All-Big Ten and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar each of the last two years.

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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