2 - Alexander Baden Position: Defender
Class: Junior
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 182 lbs.
High School: Ratsgymnasium
Hometown: Visselhövede, Germany
photo Experienced center-back with great vision ... Excellent in the air at both ends of the field ... An on-field leader who started every game as a freshman, but missed a lot of time last year with injuries.

2006: Appeared in 12 games with seven starts ... Netted game-winning goal at 81:58 of 1-0 win against Appalachian State ... Helped defense post shut outs of Navy, William and Mary, Radford and Appalachian State ... Member of defense that held No. 3 Duke scoreless.

2005: Started all 20 matches ... Was named to the VaSID All-State Second-Team ... Helped the defense tie a school-record mark of eight shutouts ... Helped the defense preserve a shutout against Penn State ... Helped the defense hold No. 19 Boston College and No. 7 Duke to a tie ... Helped the defense shut out Davidson in a 2-0 win ... Netted the first goal of his career in the 4-3 win over George Washington ... Helped the defense shut out No. 4 North Carolina and Elon ... Assisted on the game-winning goal against Elon ... Helped the defense shut out No. 7/11 NC State ... Helped the defense shut out Radford, 4-0 and defeat No. 5 Virginia, 2-1, for the second straight year ... Assisted on the game-winning goal against No. 5 Virginia ... Had two shots in the NCAA Tournament Second-Round 0-0 tie with UNC Greensboro.

Club: Played for the Rotenburger SV club team for two years ... Also played one year in the Oberliga Niedersachsen Fourth division and one in the Niedersachsenliga Fifth division.

High School: Graduated from Rotenburg's Ratsgymnasium with his Abitur degree.

Personal: Born February 27, 1985 in Rotenburg, Germany ... Son of Rainer and Gabriele Baden ... Majoring in management.

Year GP-GS Shots Goals Assists Points
2005 20-20 13 1 2 4
2006 12-7 9 1 0 2
2007 21-20 19 2 3 7
Totals 53-47 41 4 5 13