Alex Surprenant

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Alex Surprenant
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Personal information
Full name Alex Surprenant
Date of birth (1989-09-04) September 4, 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Saint-Alexandre, Quebec, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2004–2005 Lakers du Lac Saint-Louis
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 Trois-Rivières Attak 18 (2)
2008–2009 Montreal Impact 14 (1)
2011 FC Edmonton 19 (2)
National team
2008–2009 Canada U-20 9 (0)
2013 Québec
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 21, 2012

Alex Surprenant (born September 4, 1989) is a Canadian soccer player currently unattached.

Career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Born in Saint-Alexandre, Quebec, Surprenant began playing soccer with Lakers du Lac Saint-Louis in the Ligue de Soccer Elite Quebec, where he was named Best Defender, and won a gold medal at the Canadian Club Championships in 2006.[1]

Professional[edit]

Surprenant was signed by new expansion franchise Trois-Rivières Attak for the 2007 CSL season.[2] He helped Attak to claim their first piece of silverware by claiming the Open Canada Cup, and finished as runner-up in the National Division, before losing to the Serbian White Eagles in the CSL Championship Game.

Surprenant signed with the Montreal Impact of the USL First Division[3][4] in 2008. He made his debut on May 14, 2008, against the Charleston Battery, and scored his first Impact goal on September 8, 2008, against Minnesota Thunder. Surprenant also helped the Impact claim the inaugural Canadian Championship, which gained Montreal entry into the qualifying round of the CONCACAF Champions League 2008-09. In the playoffs, he helped the Impact make the semi-finals, where they were eliminated by eventual winners, the Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

Surprenant signed with FC Edmonton of the North American Soccer League on March 3, 2011.[5] The club released Surprenant on October 12, 2011.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Attak FC". 2008-05-26. Archived from the original on 2008-05-26. Retrieved 2017-05-25.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ "The ATTAK SIGNS THREE PLAYERS". Archived from the original on 2008-11-18. Retrieved 2008-11-23.
  3. ^ "Surprenant signs with the Impact". Archived from the original on 2008-11-18. Retrieved 2008-11-23.
  4. ^ "Alex Surprenant | SoccerStats.us". soccerstats.us. Retrieved 2017-05-25.
  5. ^ http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=4161444
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-15. Retrieved 2011-10-14.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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