- Lars Willemse
Lars  Willemse


Veenendaal, Netherlands

High School:
Beekdal Lyceum

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 175




Senior Season (2016)
- NSCAA Division I Scholar All-South Region First Team
- Started all 18 games
- Started 53 of the last 54 games for the Blazers
- Right back who was key in build-up play
- Finished his career with 10 assists after an assist on the game-winning goal versus Santa Clara on Oct. 4
- Provided 12 shots and one shot on goal
- One of only four players and the only defender on the team to produce five shots in a single game (vs. New Mexico – Oct. 26)

Junior Season (2015)
- Member of the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll
- Appeared in 16 matches starting in 15
- Had two assists
- Took seven shots, four of them being on goal
- Fired two shots on goal against South Carolina 

Sophomore Season (2014)
- One of six Blazers to start in all 20 contests in 2014
- Key part of the UAB defense that held opponents to one goal or less in 11 games and pitched four shutouts
- Finished fifth on the team in points with seven
- Tallied one goal in the match vs. Missouri State on Sept. 23
- Second on the team in assists with five
- Named to the Holiday Inn Hurricane Classic All-Tournament Team
- No. 1 in assists in conference games only (five)
- Named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll 

Freshman Season (2013)
- Played in 16 games in his first season on campus, the second-most amongst the UAB freshmen
- Started in seven games
- Recorded two assists on the year
- Member of the UAB backline that registered five shutouts on the year
- Part of a UAB defense that allowed only 23 goals on the year, which ranks sixth in program history
- Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. 

High School
- Attended Beekdal Lyceum for his high school education 

Other Soccer Info
- Played for the Vitesse FC youth team for the past seven years, one of the top youth academies in the Netherlands. 

- Born Lars Maurits Willemse on March 5, 1995 in Veenendaal, Netherlands
- Son of Rob and Jolanda Willemse
- Has one brother, Stan, and one sister, Fleur
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