Panthers Win Third-Straight, Remain Unbeaten
Junior Alex Harrison Blogs from Florida
Marcos Ugarte Scores the Game-Winner for the Friars
Career: Has played in 60 matches over career at Pitt ... participated in mission with 15 other Pitt athletes in the spring of 2012 ... group traveled to Haiti and visited several orphanages ... the event was organized and co-sponsored by Pitt's Coalition for Christian Outreach and the Pittsburgh Kids Foundation.
2013: Played in all 16 games for the Panthers including four starts...recorded one goal and one assist on the season, both coming vs. Howard...took nine shots with five of them on goal.
2012: Saw action in 13 matches, starting nine ... took eight shots with one on goal ... recorded one assist versus Northern Kentucky on Sept. 14.
2011: Saw action in 15 games with five starts ... took seven shots on the season, four of which were on goal ... posted a .571 shots on goal percentage ... had his lone assist and point against Syracuse (Oct. 1) ... tallied two shots twice against Seton Hall (Oct. 8) and Providence (Oct. 18).
2010: Saw playing time in 17 matches ... recorded 10 shots, six of which were on goal resulting in a .600 shot on goal percentage ... first career start came at Cleveland State (Oct. 6) ... posted two shots on goal vs. Cal State Fullerton (Sept. 19).
High School: Helped lead Mars High School to three sectional championships, two WPIAL championships and one PIAA State Finals appearance over his four-year career ... totaled 35 goals and added 17 assists during his senior year ... a three-time All-WPIAL, all-section and team MVP winner ... earned the Butler Eagle Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... was named all-state, Section Player of the Year, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette North Player of the Year and a Pittsburgh Tribune Review All-Star following his final season at Mars ... voted the 2009 WPSCA All-Star Game MVP ... tallied 78 career goals and 54 assists ... played for the Northstars Soccer Club for six years ... helped lead the Northstars to two regional championships, one state championship, a national runner-up finish and a national championship in the premier division ... also played on the baseball team at Mars ... was a three-year member of the National Honor Society ... named a Butler Eagle - Leaders of Tomorrow, Pittsburgh Tribune Review Outstanding Young Citizen, Rich-Mae Rotary Student of the Month (Oct. 2009) and also served as student council treasurer ... graduated second in his senior class of 220 students.
Born July 18, 1992 ... son of David and Carolyn McKenzie ... has two younger sisters, Kristen and Kaitlyn ... majoring in materials science and engineering.