Copeland puts in the header with 20 seconds left to win it for the Blazers
UAB heads to Miami to face FIU on Saturday for the C-USA opener
Blazers' offense lights up in second half to defeat tough Bears defense
One of 30 candidates
Blazers fall in second overtime period, 1-0
Junior Season (2013)
Co-captain ... played in every game, starting all but one contest for the Blazers in 2013 ... earned the Conference USA Golden Boot Award after scoring seven goals in conference play ... named to the All-Conference USA Second Team and NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Men's All-Midwest Region Second Team ... ranked second on the team in scoring with 22 points (eight goals, six assists) on the year ... fourth in Conference USA in points per game (1.22); fifth in assists (6), goals (8), and points; sixth in goals per game (0.44); and eighth in assists per game (0.33) ... ranked 42nd in the nation in points per game ... a key piece in the UAB offense that led the country in scoring ... named the C-USA Offensive Player of the Week after tallying five points (two goals,, one assist) against Belmont (9/25) and Kentucky (9/29) ... matched a career-high with two goals at Marshall (11/8) ... tallied a career-best two goals at New Mexico (10/30) ... scored the game-winner against FIU (10/16) ... opened the season with an assist in three straight matches.
Sophomore Season (2012)
Registered time in 18 matches, starting four matches ... ranked second on the squad in assists with four on the season ... had his first assist as a Blazer vs. Washington (9/16) ... tallied an assist in three straight matches (at UCF, 10/27; vs. Memphis, 10/31; vs. UCF, 11/7) ... started his first match of his collegiate career in the season-opener vs. Mercer (8/24) ... had 15 shots on the year, four coming on goal ... earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll accolades.
Freshman Season (2011)
Played in 15 contests during the season ... scored one goal on the season, which came against Oral Roberts (9/9) ... had the best accuracy of anyone on the squad as eight of his 12 shots on the year came on frame ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Sat out in his only season at Kentucky due to injury.
Attended Randolph High School where he was a five-year letterwinner under head coaches Matt Holmes and Sean Cooper ... played on the varsity team since eighth grade ... helped lead team to state title in eight and ninth grade ... was named the MVP of the state tournament as a ninth grader ... led team in scoring as a 10th grader with 23 goals.
Other Soccer Info
Played his club soccer at Birmingham United Soccer Association under head coach Eric Dade ... led his team in scoring ... helped team to reach the National Playoffs in 2010.
Born Alexander Harris Clay on April 11, 1992 in Huntsville, Ala. ... son of Richard and Susan Clay ... one sister, Ashley ... Undecided ... favorite website is ESPN.com ... favorite movie is Miracle ... favorite food is pasta ... if he played another sport, it would be hockey ... his father, Richard, had the biggest influence of his career ... chose UAB because he wants to "pursue a medical career and play soccer in the state of Alabama."