2012: Enters his senior season as a potential starter at one of the guard positions for The Union.
2011: Saw playing time in all 13 games ... Played on special teams and also saw time for The Union as a backup guard.
2010: Played in nearly half of the games as a reserve guard on the offensive front.
2009: Playing sparingly in a reserve role during his first active season at Nevada.
2008: Redshirted his first season at Nevada.
A graduate of Wheatland High School in Wheatland, Calif. ... Lettered in football, wrestling and track and field ... Was a first-team all-league selection as a senior and a second-team all-section pick ... Was the section champion as a heavyweight in wrestling ... Was also involved in band, student government and weightlifting.
Born Alexander Joseph Pinto on Sept. 5, 1990 in Yokota, Japan ... Son of Hyewon and Mark Pinto ... Has an older sister, Jennifer ... Is majoring in history and wants to be a teacher ... Lists most memorable sports accomplishment as winning section wrestling title.