Alex Martinez

Alex Martinez
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Midfielder
  • 5' 8"
  • 145 lbs.
  • 08-25-1991
  • Montevideo, Uruguay

HOW ACQUIRED: Selected in the third round of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft

After a strong showing at the MLS Player Combine, Martinez saw minutes in seven of Sporting Kansas City’s 10 preseason matches and contributed three assists.

COLLEGE: Began his collegiate career at High Point University with 12 goals and four assists through his sophomore season. After being recruited to North Carolina State, he scored 13 goals and added 18 assists in two seasons for the Wolfpack as a First Team All-ACC honoree. Martinez also played for the Carolina Dynamo in 2013, recording four goals and five assists for the Premier Development League side. Earned a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management.

YOUTH: Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Martinez moved to the United States at age nine and starred at Northwestern High School in Rock Hill, S.C. He led the school to three state championships and a No. 1 ranking nationally in the ESPN and NSCAA polls en route to earning All-American recognition.

PERSONAL: His older brother, Enzo, was drafted by Real Salt Lake in 2012 and now plays for the Carolina RailHawks in the NASL...engaged to his fiance Aubrey...bilingual in both English and Spanish...co-founded Kicking for a Cause to raise money for families in need...Uncle (Miguel Beltran) played for Nacional, a powerhouse in his native Uruguay.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Sporting Kansas City 10 3 0 411 0 8 3 5 0 0 0
Career Totals 10 3 0 411 0 8 3 5 0 0 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Sporting Kansas City 10 3 0 411 0 8 3 5 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
6/27/2014 KC @ POR W 1-0 Subbed On 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6/6/2014 KC @ HOU W 2-0 Subbed On 83 0 0 1 0 1 5 0 0
5/31/2014 KC @ DC L 0-1 Started 66 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
5/27/2014 NY @ KC T 1-1 Started 75 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
5/23/2014 TOR @ KC T 2-2 Started 85 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0
5/18/2014 KC @ CHI L 1-2 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
5/14/2014 PHI @ KC L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 KC @ MTL W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2014 CLB @ KC W 0-2 Subbed On 12 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 KC @ NE L 0-2 Subbed On 32 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
4/19/2014 MTL @ KC W 0-4 Subbed On 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 RSL @ KC T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 KC @ COL W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 SJ @ KC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/15/2014 DAL @ KC T 1-1 Subbed On 15 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0
3/8/2014 KC @ SEA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves