SOPHOMORE (2012): Appeared in 19 matches, starting 16 of them...Tied for second on the squad with two goals, and tied for third with two assists and six points...Scored the game-winner at Valparaiso (Sept. 2)...Notched his second goal in a conference win over Eastern Illinois (Oct. 12)...added assists in wins over DePaul (Aug. 29) and Oakland (Nov. 11)...Took season-highs of six shots and four shots on goal against Fort Wayne (Oct. 6)...Finished second on the roster with 39 shots and 16 shots on goal.
FRESHMAN (2011): Played in 17 games for Western this season, starting three...Tallied 10 shots, four on goal...Finished with one goal...Recorded his lone goal of the season, his first career goal in Western's 3-0 shutout victory over Eastern Illinois (Sept. 30).
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time letterwinner in soccer at West Aurora High School...Team captain his junior and seniors seasons...Earned all-conference honors as a junior and senior...Named All-Sectional IHSSCA as a senior.
PERSONAL: Son of Mario Alvarez and Sonia Cisneros...Lists Pumas (Mexico) and Real Madrid as his favorite professional sports teams...Hobbies include playing soccer, football and basketball...Favorite musical artist is Eminem.
MAJOR: Pre Law Enforcement and Justice Administration.