Joe Klosterman - 17
Joe Klosterman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Whitfield HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
01/14/1986

Experience:
3L


Has started and played in every game during his three-year career ... needs to appear in 19 games this season to reach the top-10 list of all-time games played in school history.

Junior Season (2006)
One of two returning players to have started and played in all 20 contests (Dean Sorrell) ... lone point of season may have been one of the most crucial, assisting on the opening goal of a 2-1 win over then-No. 1 SMU (10/25) ... led defensive squad to four shutouts during season ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for a third consecutive year.

Sophomore Season (2005)
Started and played in 17 of UAB's 18 contests on the season ... notched three assists for the year from the sweeper position ... had two assists in the dramatic win over defending league champion Memphis (10/15) ... also assisted on a goal in victory over Maine (9/4) ... part of UAB defensive unit that recorded six shutouts on the season ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for a second straight year.

Freshman Season (2004)
Appeared and started in all 19 contests ... key component of one of Conference USA's stingiest defenses which recorded eight shutouts on the year ... third-team all-conference pick and selected to the league's all-freshman team ... notched an assist on UAB's lone goal against Saint Louis (10/9) ... fired first career shot and shot on goal against No. 20 Memphis (10/27) ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School
Was a four-year letterwinner at Whitfield High School under head coach Bill Daves ... led team to back-to-back Missouri state championships in 2002 and 2003 ... was named the Missouri state player-of-the-year in 2003 ... also named the Missouri defensive player-of-the-year in 2002 ... named to the NSCAA All-Region team in 2003 ... a two-time, first-team all-state (2002 and 2003) ... also captained the team as a junior and senior ... made dean's list every semester in high school.

Other Soccer Info
Was a three-year member of the Missouri state ODP team ... also captained the team for three seasons ... played on the Scott Gallagher Soccer Club coached by Mark Dorsey and Tom Howe.

Personal
Full name is Joseph Klosterman ... born January 14, 1986 ... parents are Mark and Jan ... has three brothers (Andy, Mike and Adam).

 
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