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Aleksander Bjerke Christensson

  • position D
  • height 5-8
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Oslo, Norway
  • Previous School Duquesne
  • position D
  • height 5-8
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Oslo, Norway
  • Previous School Duquesne

Aleksander Bjerke Christensson Bio

AWARDS/HONORS

  • 2018 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll 
  • 2017-18 C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Academic Medal (3.75 GPA or higher)
  • 2017-18 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2018 (JUNIOR)

  • Appeared in 11 matches earning five starts on Carolina’s backline… went the distance three times… contributed in three of the team’s four shutouts… had four shots and two shots on goal… named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2017 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Started all 17 matches on the backline for the Gamecocks in first season in Columbia… finished second on the team with 1,546 minutes played… went the distance in 14 matches, playing over 90 minutes on four occasions… finished the season with six shots and two shots on goal… helped team to shutout wins vs. North Florida (9/5), vs. No. 13 Furman (9/19) and at UAB (11/3)… the 1-0 win against the Blazers was head coach Mark Berson’s 500th victory in NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer and punched the team’s ticket to the C-USA Tournament… named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and earned an Academic Medal for posting a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better… also earned a spot on the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

2016 (DUQUESNE)

  • Started 16 of the team’s 18 games as a freshman… Logged four shots (two SOG) for the Dukes, who went 8-5-5 overall and 3-2-3 in the Atlantic 10.

PRE-COLLEGE

  • Played club for Ullern Football… Appeared in 100 career games for the club’s senior team and was voted best young player in three consecutive seasons… Played four seasons (2012-15) for his high school squad, Ullern Videregående skole.

PERSONAL

  • Born Sept. 22, 1996… son of Lars Christensson and Randi Bjerke… list scoring against Russia in U-17 World Cup semifinal as one of greatest athletic thrills… favorite athlete is Sergio Ramos… majoring in financ

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