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Women's Soccer Signs Marta Alexandre

May 27, 2020  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty signs Marta Alexandre.

Liberty signs Marta Alexandre.

Liberty women's soccer and head coach Lang Wedemeyer have signed an 11th player to its Class of 2020, signing Marta Alexandre from Lisbon, Portugal.

"We are thrilled to have Marta joining our 2020 recruiting class," Wedemeyer said. "She is a hard-nosed defender who is fast and tenacious. It is great to have the Portuguese player coming to join the women's soccer program at LU."

Alexandre makes her way to Liberty from Portugal where she played for Atlético Clube De Portugal where she served as team captain. Alexandre and her club played against some elite competition as Atlético Clube De Portugal was promoted to the Liga BPI, the top league in Portugal. Prior to playing for Atlético Clube De Portugal, Alexandre played for Clube Futebol Benefica where she was captain of the U-19 team, which claimed third place in the league. Alexandre attended high school at Colégio Manuel Bernardes where she received the Sport Merit Award. Recognized as one of the best players in Portugal, Alexandre was called up to the Lisbon U-17 District Team.