18 - Scott Alford
Scott Alford
Height: 6-3
Weight: 175
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hillsborough, N.C.
High School: Northern Durham HS
Position: F

High School: Graduated from Northern Durham High School in Durham, N.C…Coached by Mike Teruantt…Two-time all-conference selection and National Honor Society honoree in soccer…Team captain…Three-time scholar athlete for both soccer and tennis…Played club soccer for Triangle United Soccer Academy…Coached by Jeff Neghalia…Team finished 2010 ranked second in the state.

Personal: Full name is Scott Alexander Alford…Born on Sep. 17, 1993 in Durham, N.C…Son of Jerry and Kim Alford…Has two sisters, Ashley and Alana…Father Jerry played four years of football at Elon University…Sister Ashley played tennis at UNC-Wilmington in 2006…Majoring in business administration…Plans to pursue a professional playing career.

More about Scott: Favorite book: “The Mazerunner”…Favorite midnight snack: Chips and salsa…Favorite movie: “Horrible Bosses”…Favorite musical artist: Dave Matthews Band…Favorite song: “Tomorrow” by Chris Young…Favorite sports team: Chelsea FC…Favorite athlete: Clint Dempsey of Fulham FC…Scott can’t imagine a week without: Food…Scott is as good as anyone at: Ping pong…Scott’s advice to kids: “Study hard in school, and don’t give up on your dreams”…Favorite color: Blue…Favorite food: Chicken Alfredo…Favorite sport other than soccer: Basketball…People Scott most admires: His parents…Best advice Scott has ever been given: “Don’t worry about other people’s opinions, believe in yourself”…When people first meet Scott, they think: He’s a basketball player because he’s tall.