41 Alexander Norocea
41 Alexander Norocea
Height: 5-11
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hermosa Beach, CA
High School: Mira Costa
Position: K

Named to the College Football Performance Award Pre-Season Watch List as one of the top kickers in the country…Sophomore: Also named both Ivy League Special Teams Player of the Week as well as ECAC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against Penn, where he accounted for all of Brown’s points in a 6-0 win over Penn in Nor’Easter conditions…Also had a season long 42 yard field goal against the Quakers…Booted two-of-three field goals in a win over Holy Cross… Led the team and ranked eighth in the Ivy League in scoring, with a total of 50 points… Connected on 7 of 13 field goals and 29 of 31 extra points...Freshman: Earned Second Team All-Ivy honors… Three-time Ivy Rookie of the Week and twice named Ivy League Special Teams Player of the Week…Connected on five field goals in the historic Brown-Harvard game under the lights, tying a school record with field goals of 20, 20, 35, 44, and 35 yards… His 15 field goals rank second best in Brown football history, and seventh in the Ivy League record book, while his 71 kick-scoring points are 15th in Ivy history…His 12 field goals in Ivy games are second best in Ivy history…Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week and Ivy Special Teams Player of the Week after his first collegiate game against Stony Brook, after connecting on two field goals and 4 out of 4 extra points to send the Bear’s to a double overtime victory… Connected on 15 for 21 Field Goals and converted 26 for 27 in extra points… Had 38 kickoffs, averaging 50.5 yards per kick, 1919 yards total…Tied for the second-most points in an Ivy game (17 vs. Harvard) and for the third-most points ever in a single game in League history… Led the Ivy League in field goals (15) and kick scoring (71 points)...Had a season long 45-yard field goal against Cornell…Secondary School Background: A graduate of Mira Costa High School where he lettered in football and track… Three-year letterwinner and starter on the football team… Senior year named All-CIF, All-Area, All-Bay League… Scored the game-winning, tie-breaking field goal in CIF Final… Holds school record for longest field goal: 50 yards… Holds school record for most points scored in a season with 88 points… Started track his senior year and was named “Rookie of the Year”… Ran hurdles and 4x4 relay… Also played club soccer on Monarcos USA and Irvine Strikers… On Principal’s Honor Roll and member of Mira Costa Honor Society… Member of California Scholarship Federation… National Society of High School Scholars… Received “Outstanding” Recognition at Model UN competition at UCLA… Elected Prom King his senior year… Personal: Alexander Nicolae Norocea, the son of Nicolae Norocea and Diane Sylvia-Norocea… Enjoys playing the piano, music, and films… BEO concentrator.