Soccer Alum Alejandro Bedoya Makes First Cap In Loss To Honduras
Jan. 24, 2010
Boston College soccer alumnus Alejandro Bedoya `09, who was called up to the join the U.S. National Team in December, registered his first career international appearance on Saturday night in a 3-1 loss to Honduras in Team USA's first friendly of 2010 in Carson, Calif.
The Weston, Fla., native was one of four U.S. substitutions made at the hour mark, giving Bedoya his first cap at age 22.
One of the most decorated players in BC program history, Bedoya plays professionally for Orebro SK of Sweden's Allsvenskan league. He signed with Orebro in December 2008, concluding a two-year BC career in which the 5-foot-10-inch midfielder twice was a semifinalist for the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy, twice captured All-America honors and helped lead Boston College to the 2007 Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season and tournament titles while also earning league offensive player-of-the-year accolades.
Bedoya additionally earned Senior Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors at Boston College's All-Sports Banquet in May 2009.
Bedoya transferred to BC for the spring (2007) semester from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He recorded 43 points - 14 goals and 15 assists - in 35 games at BC and totaled 77 points - 27 goals and 23 assists - in his combined four-year collegiate career.
Bedoya joins another former BC soccer star Charlie Davies as a member of the U.S. National Team. Davies has four goals in 16 caps for Team USA.