Alex Fasolo

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Alex Fasolo
Alex Fasolo 2017.4.jpg
Fasolo playing for Collingwood in March 2017
Personal information
Full name Alex Fasolo
Date of birth (1992-06-08) 8 June 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Western Australia
Original team(s) East Fremantle (WAFL)
Draft No. 45, 2010 National Draft, Collingwood
Height 181 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current club Carlton
Number 32
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2011–2018 Collingwood 101 (133)
2019– Carlton 0 (0)
Total 101 (133)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2018 season.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Alex Fasolo (born 8 June 1992) is an Australian rules footballer currently playing for the Carlton Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He attended Trinity College in East Perth for his secondary schooling.

Fasolo played for East Fremantle in the WAFL before being drafted by Collingwood with pick 45 in the 2010 AFL Draft.[1]

Fasolo was Collingwood's first draft pick in 2010, and was given Simon Prestigiacomo's number 35 guernsey.[2]

He made his debut in Round 12 of the 2011 season in the Queen's Birthday Clash against Melbourne,[3] scoring a goal with his first kick in League football.[4]

Fasolo was nominated for the 2011 AFL Rising Star award after his round 22 match against Brisbane Lions.[5]

In 2017, it was revealed that Fasolo was battling with depression.[6]

At the conclusion of the 2018 season, Fasolo moved to Carlton as an unrestricted free agent.[7]

Statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2018 season [8]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Season Team No. Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
2011 Collingwood 35 13 16 8 82 65 147 43 29 1.2 0.6 6.3 5.0 11.3 3.3 2.2
2012 Collingwood 1 24 28 20 236 135 371 113 64 1.2 0.8 9.8 5.6 15.5 4.7 2.7
2013 Collingwood 1 3 1 2 24 9 33 12 5 0.3 0.7 8.0 3.0 11.0 4.0 1.7
2014 Collingwood 1 12 7 9 103 77 180 51 31 0.6 0.8 8.6 6.4 15.0 4.3 2.6
2015 Collingwood 1 17 27 15 150 86 236 81 49 1.6 0.9 8.8 5.1 13.9 4.8 2.9
2016 Collingwood 1 12 25 6 99 73 172 44 36 2.1 0.5 8.3 6.1 14.3 3.7 3.0
2017 Collingwood 1 19 29 29 169 87 256 105 38 1.5 1.5 8.9 4.6 13.5 5.5 2.0
2018 Collingwood 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 1.0
Career 101 133 89 864 533 1397 450 253 1.3 0.9 8.6 5.3 13.8 4.5 2.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ WA's lucky 13
  2. ^ Pies demolish Dees Archived 14 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Trav's Territory makes its mark for Pies
  4. ^ "Sharrod Wellingham best afield in Collingwood's 88-point win over Melbourne", The Herald Sun, 14 June 2011.
  5. ^ Holmesby, Luke (23 August 2011). "New cult hero". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 23 August 2011.
  6. ^ Schmook, Nathan. "Magpie Alex Fasolo battling depression, will miss Freo clash". AFL. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Blues swoop on Fasolo". Carlton FC. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  8. ^ "Alex Fasolo statistics". AFL Tables.

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