- Raphael Ville
Raphael Ville


Courbevoie, France

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170




Men's Soccer Earns At-Large Bid To NCAA Tourney

Blazers will play in a rematch with Charlotte on Thursday


Ville, Wickham Named To C-USA All-Tournament Team

At the conference championship, Ville recorded 11 saves while Wickham scored two goals


Men's Soccer Falls To Tulsa In Defensive Standoff

Blazers fall in second overtime period, 1-0


Blazers Drop Final Match Of Regular Season

UAB falls to Memphis, 3-1


No. 16 UAB and No. 3 Charlotte Settle For 1-1 Tie

Gyawu scored third goal in as many games

Junior Season (2012)
Played every minute in goal for the Blazers during the 2012 season ... made 76 saves and held a 1.39 goals against average for the year ... recorded three clean sheets on the year, which ranked seventh in Conference USA ... ranked third in the conference in saves and sixth in goals against average and save percentage (.724) ... named to the 2012 Conference USA All-Tournament Team after an eight save-performance in the semifinals vs. Tulsa (11/9) ... recorded a career-best 10 saves in a 1-1 tie at Charlotte (8/31) ... registered four saves en route to his first clean sheet as a member of the Green and Gold at Clemson (9/10) ... did not surrender a goal in consecutive matches (vs. Washington, 9/16; vs. Lipscomb, 9/22) ... made five saves in his first match as a Blazer in the season-opening 2-1 win vs. Mercer (8/24).

Other Soccer Info
Came to Birmingham after a decorated prep career ... honed his skills in the famous INF Clairefontaine Academy until he was 16 years old ... one of only four goalkeepers in all of France to be invited to the prestigious academy ... played his club ball for the famous Olympique Lyon Academy in France ... helped team to the semifinals of the U-18 French Championship.

Born Raphael Ville on March 16, 1989 in Courbevoie, France ... son of Pierre Ville and Klicia Minervina de Oliveria ... two sisters, Vanessa and Deborah ... Business major.