Niko

Klosterhalfen

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#7

Midfielder
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Koenigswinter, Germany
Major: Psychology
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

2017 (Jr.): Named to the C-USA Second Team All-Conference...Also made the C-USA All-Academic Team with a 3.84 GPA... Scored the game-winning and lone goal in the C-USA Championship to send ODU to the NCAA Tournament and now a two-time C-USA Champion... Tallied five goals and three assists on the season...16 shots on goal for the season, making that a tie for second best on the team... Started and played in every game but one...Tallied three game winners for the Monarchs... Named to the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Southeast Region Second Team.

2016 (So.): Named to the C-USA 3rd-team All-Conference ... Also made the 2016 C-USA All-Academic team ... Earned his first C-USA Offensive Player of the Week laurels after posting two goals in the season opener against UNLV (8/26) ... Started all 14 matches in which he played … Missed three matches due to injury ... Led the team with four goals ... Recorded 1 assist and 9 points … 2nd on the team in shots attempted with 35 ... Recorded 18 shots on goal for a .514 SOG% … 

2015 (Fr.): Named C-USA Freshman of the Year ... Also named second team VaSID All-State ... Scored four goals and added three assists ... Played in 14 matches, making 13 starts ... His 11 points were third on the team ... Scored his first career goal against Akron ... Netted ODU's lone goal in a 1-1 draw at Charlotte ... Tallied a goal and an assist in the 3-1 win over UAB ... Named the 36th-best freshman in the country by Top Drawer Soccer. Earned C-USA Commisioner's Academic Medal. C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

PREP: Chose ODU over North Carolina.

PERSONAL: Son of Bernd and Brigitta … Has one brother, Leonard, and one sister, Koustanze … Chose ODU for the town, coaching staff, program and academics.

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