Alex Garuba

Atlanta United 2 signed forward Alexander Garuba on April 23, 2021.

Garuba, 24, played collegiately at Centre College in Kentucky where he was one of the most successful players in program history. The forward is Centre’s all-time leading goal scorer and a two-time All-American as he netted 55 goals across 79 games spanning four seasons from 2015 and 2017-19.

In his 2019 senior season, Garuba played all 90 minutes in each of Centre’s 25 matches and scored 23 goals to set the program and Southern Athletic Association single-season record. The Atlanta native spent time in the National Independent Soccer Association (NISA) with the Oakland Roots in 2020.

Name: Alexander Garuba
Position: Forward
Height: 6-0
Weight: 170
Birthdate: March 4, 1997 (24) 
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Citizenship: USA
Previous club: Centre College
Acquired: Atlanta United 2 signs Alexander Garuba April 23, 2021.

2021 Atlanta United 2 roster (as of April 23, 2021)

Goalkeepers (1):  Rocco Ríos Novo

Defenders (2): Bradley Kamdem Fewo, Efrain Morales

Midfielders (4): Abdoulaye Diop, Aiden McFadden, Robbie Mertz, Chris Allan

Forwards (6): Amadou Macky Diop, Phillip Goodrum, Darwin Matheus, Matías Benítez, Connor Stanley, Alexander Garuba

on loan for the 2021 USL Championship season

on loan from Atlanta United

ATL UTD 2 is owned and operated by AMB Sports & Entertainment and is the United Soccer League (USL) affiliate of Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United. ATL UTD 2 joined USL for its expansion 2018 season and plays its home matches at Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw, Georgia.