|Hometown:||San Diego, Calif.|
|High School:||Rancho Bernardo HS|
A Second Team All-Big West selection in 2010, Alex Topp controlled the midfield in 19 games, with 18 starts. Logged more minutes than any other Tigers, playing 1565 of 1798 minutes. Only goal of the season came against UC Davis in a 1-0 victory on Oct 21, heading in a long pass from Brittni Beeman for the game-winning goal. Tallied 32 shots on the year.
Topp was a force for the Tigers defensively winning nearly every header in her direction and served in 18 contests. She closed out her sophomore campaign with three goals for six points, on 25 shots -- of those 25 shots, 10 were made on foal for a .400 percentage. Alex’s most convincing goal of the year came against UC Davis on Oct. 18, when she stopped the match from going into overtime, landing the Tigers’ game-winning goal in the game’s final 34 seconds of play. Topp’s other two goals came earlier in the season against Portland State on Aug. 28 and against national powerhouse USC on Sept. 25. For her efforts, Alex earned her first career All-Big West Conference accolade as an Honorable Mention.
In just her first year of collegiate soccer, Alex secured herself as one of Pacific’s top five scorers, netting two goals from midfield as a defender for the Tigers. Topp was a presence in the field all season long against opponents, starting in 18 of her 19 games played. In addition to Topp’s 32 shots, 15 of them where shot on goal for a .469 percentage. Topp’s first goal of the year helped the Tigers to a 3-1 victory against Iona on Sept. 19. Alex’s final goal of the season was tallied in conference action against UC Davis, giving Pacific a 2-0 edge on Nov. 2.
A 2008 graduate of Rancho Bernardo High School in San Diego, Calif., Topp was a four-time letterwinner and All-Palomar League player for the Broncos throughout her high school career. In each of her final two seasons, Alex earned second team all-league honors for her play on the field after earning honorable mention recognition in her first two seasons. Additionally, Topp was named her team’s rookie of the year in 2005 and the team’s best all-around player in each of her four seasons. As a junior, Topp finished the season as her team’s second leading goal scorer, despite coming out of the backfield. Academically, Alex was named to the Union Tribune’s All-Academic Team in 2008 after her senior season. In addition to soccer, Alex was a member of the Broncos’ varsity field hockey team as both a freshman and sophomore and a member of the varsity track and field team as a sophomore.
Born in San Diego, Calif., she is the daughter of Joan and Ron Topp. Alex has three siblings, Jordan, Cody Ek and Raquel Ek. She plans to graduate with a degree in She is majoring in Business Administration - Marketing.