As a freshman, Luke played in a total of eight games while starting in two of them. Overall, he had three shots, two of which were shots on goal.
Three-year letterwinner at forward and midfielder at Somers HS for coaches Rick Kelly (2012) and John Pantuosco (2010-11) ... Led the Spartans to a 48-11-2 record over three seasons, which included state championships as a sophomore and junior, and a runner-up showing as a senior ... Led the NCCC with 32 goals as a senior, while adding nine assists en route to earning All-State and All-Conference honors ... Tallied 40 goals and 21 assists in his high school career ... Played club soccer for the Western United Pioneers U-19 and Super 20 teams ... The U-19 squad won the Massachusetts state championship in 2013 ... Also was an All-Conference track athlete who holds the school record in the 200 meter dash.
Full name is Luke Arnold Alvaro ... Born on Sept. 23, 1995 in Springfield, Mass. ... Son of Vincent Alvaro and Nanette Kasperowski ... Has seven siblings - Jake (a sophomore on the UMass soccer team), Drew, Olivia, Zack, Ross, Jorda and Davis ... Plans on majoring in Biology ... Hobbies include playing the guitar, swimming and reading.