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- Lars Willemse
Lars  Willemse

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Veenendaal, Netherlands

High School:
Beekdal Lyceum

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180

Position:
Defender

Experience:
2L



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 … recorded single assists vs. Memphis, South Carolina and New Mexico, and two assists in the 7-2 win over Marshall on Oct. 18 … named to the Holiday Inn Hurricane Classic All-Tournament Team … No. 1 in assists in conference games only … 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 ... had helpers against Mercer (9/21) and Marshall (11/8) ... 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.