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Axel Ahlander

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Position
6'3''
Height
190 lbs.
Weight
Notteroy, Norway
Hometown
FK Tønsberg
High School
James Madison University
Previous School
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Axel Ahlander - Men's Soccer - Virginia Cavaliers

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2023
• Started in 6 of the 18 games he appeared in
• Named to the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District team
• Named to 2023 All-ACC Academic team
• Scored 2 goals in 6 minutes against High Point (10/24/23)
• Assisted on UVA’s game winning goal against UNC (10/27/23)
• Tallied five points on the season (two goals, one assist)

2022
• Started all 18 games in which he appeared
• Played every minute of six games in 2022
• Tallied four points on the season (one goal, two assists)
• Scored and assisted in Virginia’s 5-0 victory over La Salle (9/13/22)
• Assisted Virginia’s equalizing goal in the ACC Semifinal against Syracuse (11/9/22)
• Named to 2022 All-ACC Academic Team
• Named to the 2022-23 ACC Honor Roll

Prior to Virginia
• Transferred to Virginia from James Madison University
• VaSID Rookie of the Year
• CAA Rookie of the Year
• CAA Pre-Season Co-Midfielder of the Year
• CAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player
• All-CAA Second-Team (2020-21)
• Scored four goals and notched three assists with the Dukes

Prep
• Played club soccer at FK Tønsberg
• Called up for Region Samling, the second level camp under the Norwegian National Team

Personal
• From Olso, Norway
• Son of Susanna Ahlander and Erik Hesby
• Has one brother, Knut, who played soccer at SMU
• Majoring in computer science