|High School:||El Modena HS|
AS A SENIOR IN 2009: Saw action in 17 games, starting three ... scored a goal vs. Wisconsin on Sept. 18 ... registered an assist vs. then- No. 7 Purdue that resulted in a 3-1 Bronco victory ... started against then-No. 23 Colorado that resulted in a 1-0 Bronco overtime win.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Saw time in 17 games,
starting 10 ... finished the season tied for second on team in
assists ... scored first goal of the 2008 campaign at San Jose
State (Aug. 22) and assisted Jenny LaPonte's goal ... started
against then-No. 10 West Virginia (Aug. 29) ... started at forward
vs. then-No. 5 Notre Dame ... had two shots, one was on goal vs.
then-No. 5 North Carolina (Sept. 14) ... started at forward vs.
then-No. 20 USD (Oct. 12) ... had one shot at forward vs. USF as a
sub (Oct. 19) ... had second assist of the season on Anessa
Patton's goal against Loyola Marymount (Oct. 24) ... had one shot
as a sub at then-No. 3 Portland (Nov. 2).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: Saw action in 19 of 21 contests, starting in nine games ... finished the season second on the team with four assists ... scored her first goal of the season and had the assist on Courtney Lewis' game-winner against Cal Poly (Sept. 28) ... provided an assist on Brittany Klein's game-winning goal against Arizona (Sept. 23) ... dished out her second assist of the year on Meagan Snell's first goal of the night against then-No. 2 Notre Dame (Sept. 7) ... handed out first assist of the season on Jessie Baddley's game-winning goal in the Season Opener against San Jose State (Aug. 31).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: Saw action at forward in all 21 matches this season, starting one ... assisted on a goal Oct. 29 against San Francisco ... scored her third goal of the year against Gonzaga on Oct. 22 ... assisted on final goal of 2-0 victory over San Diego on Oct. 8 ... netted first two collegiate goals and recorded an assist in 6-0 win over San Jose State on Oct. 4 ... played 75 minutes against CS Fullerton on Sept. 24 and put four shots on frame ... took three shots against UCLA on Sept. 22 ... made first collegiate start on Sept. 8 against Connecticut ... made collegiate debut on Opening Night, Aug. 25 against Wake Forest.
NATIONAL TEAM EXPERIENCE: Member of the U19, U17, U16 and National Teams ... played in U-16 Championships in Ireland, U-17 Championships in Germany, and was youngest player to play for U-19s in the World Championships in Thailand.
CLUB TEAM: Played for Slammers FC ... team was four-time Surf Cup champs ... club won the U-14 national title and Orand was the recipient of the Golden Boot Award ... club reached U-16 national final and U-17 semifinals ... played for Cal South ODP team which won back-to-back regional and national titles in 2003 and '04.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2006 graduate of El Modena High School in Orange, Calif. ... played soccer for coach Chris Snyder ... helped lead team to runner-up finish in CIF Championships ... earned adidas All-American Youth Soccer Player of the Year in 2005 ... named adidas All-American her last three years of high school ... nominee for Gatorade Player of the Year in 2005 ... holds school record for goals and assists ... also played varsity basketball in freshman and junior years ... named Freshman of the Year as team won league title in 2003 ... finished in the Top-10 academically in her class ... Honor Society member all four years ... nominated for the Harvard Book Award.
PERSONAL: Full name is Alexa Cherie Orand ... born in Orange, Calif. ... parents are Vance and Nadia Orand ... has two siblings ... enjoys playing sports, dancing, and doing yoga and pilates ... major is biology.