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Alex Mangels
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Alex Mangels 1250019
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 190
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Lafayette, Calif.
High School: Campolindo HS
Experience: 3 Letters

2015: Has started all 10 games so far in goal for the Bears ... Made his season debut on 8/28 @ USD... Posted third career shutout on 9/6 vs. Northeastern ... Made three saves in his fourth career shutout on 10/11 in a 0-0 draw with No. 17 Washington.

2014: Made seven appearances thus during his redshirt junior year, including four starts ... Made season debut on 9/12 vs. Cleveland State ... Held #3 Washington scoreless at home on 11/9 after coming on for Justin Taillole ... NCAA Tournament: Posted a shutout in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in a 1-0 win over SIUE on 11/23 with three saves ... Started Round of 16 game against #2 UCLA on 11/30 in a 3-2 loss.

2013: Appeared in six games at goalkeeper for the Bears, and started four times … Started the last four games of the season … Made his Cal debut and played seven minutes in relief on 9/20 vs. Colgate … Played 15 minutes in the Pac-12 opener on 10/3 vs. Oregon State ... Earned his first career start on 11/13 @ Stanford and made four saves in the overtime loss … NCAA Tournament: Recorded five saves in his first career win in the second round win over Bradley … Posted five saves in the shutout win in the third round game vs. #18 Coastal Carolina … Had five more saves in the quarterfinal loss to #4 Maryland.

2012: Did not appear in any matches.

2011: Redshirted his first season on campus.

High School/Club: Earned a spot on the 2011 ESPN RISE Winter All-America first team … Named the Contra Costa Times All-East Bay Player of the Year and Co-Diablo Foothill Athletic League MVP … Posted 15 shutouts and a 0.483 goals-against average his senior year to lead Campolindo High School to the NCS Division II title … Played four years of varsity soccer and served as team captain for two years … Played for the Diablo Football Club, which also produced Cal men's soccer alumni such as Stefan Frei, Calen Carr, Noah Merl and Scot Van Buskirk … Coached for the East Bay Eclipse Soccer Club … Played three years of varsity volleyball at Campolindo High School, earning first-team All-DFAL honors in 2011.

Personal: Interdisciplinary Studies major, with focus on becoming a physical therapist … Parents are Ben and Lisa Mangels … Grandfather, Franz Mangels, attended Cal ... Inspired the #FearTheBeard hashtag during the Bears’ Quarterfinal run in 2013.

Year        GP         GS          Min            GAA        Pct        W-L-T      SO        
2011 Redshirted            
2012 DNP            
2013 6 4 383:42  1.41 .760 2-2-0  1
2014 7 4 523:15 2.58 .531 2-3-0 1
2015 10 10 890:31 1.11 .738 5-2-2 2
Total 23 18 1797:28 1.60 .677 9-7-2 4
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