|2 Alex Bumpus
Started all 18 games he played in as a true freshman on the back line ... Logged 1474 minutes ... Played the full time in 10 of the 18 games he played ... Fired 13 shots during the season with four of them on goal ... Helped lead the team in posting five of the six shutouts for the season ... Played a majority of the season at outside back, while also making a couple starts at midfield.
Played for Terry Smith at Hilliard Davidson High School in Ohio, earning three varsity letters ... During the club season, Bumpus was under the guidance of Billy Thompson as a member of the Columbus Crew Soccer Academy ... During his freshman season at Hilliard, Bumpus helped to lead the Wildcats to a 2009 District title while on the way to be naming team "Rookie of the Year" as well as Ohio Capital Conference Special Mention ... During the 2009 club season, Bumpus helped win the Ohio state Club title and a berth in the Regional Final for the Crew ... At the conclusion of Bumpus' sophomore season, one in which he was named team captain by coaches and fellow teammates, Bumpus was named Top Midfielder by the team and his second consecutive OCC Special Mention ... The club campaign brought another Ohio state title, Midwest Regional League Championship and a finalist at the Disney College Showcase ... The 2011 junior season saw Bumpus named Hilliard MVP and first-team all-OCC, first-team all-district and second-team all-state.
Born Alex Grant Bumpus on Sept. 8, 1994 to Haidee Bumpus in Columbus, Ohio ... Has a brother, Spencer (17) ... Active in the community by volunteering as a youth soccer coach, as well as helping to run local soccer tournaments and camps ... A three-time scholar-athlete.