ODU Men's Soccer BIO
Niko Klosterhalfen
Player Profile:
Niko Klosterhalfen 2321043
Position: Midfielder
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 170
Year: Junior
Hometown: Koenigswinter, Germany
Major: Psychology
Experience: 2 Letters
Years GP GS Goals Assts Pts
2017 20 20 5 3 13
2016 14 14 4 1 9
2015 15 14 4 3 11
Totals 49 49 13 7 33

- Scored four goals in each of his first two seasons
- Recorded at least one assist in his first two seasons
- Named 2015 C-USA Freshman of the Year after scoring 4 goals and adding 3 assists
- Scored his first career goal vs. No. 25 Akron

2016 C-USA All-Academic Team
2016 C-USA 3rd-team All-Conference
2015 C-USA Freshman of the Year
2015 C-USA All-Freshman Team
2015 Second Team VaSID All-State

2017 (Jr.): Named to the C-USA Second Team All-Conference...Also made the C-USA All-Academic Team with a 3.84 GPA... 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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