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MU will play Notre Dame twice this week
Senior defender anchored MU's back line in pair of shutouts
2012: Scored the opening goal in a 2-1 double-overtime win vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 26) ... Tallied MU's fourth goal of the first half on a header in a 5-0 vs. DePaul (Sept. 22) in the BIG EAST opener, and assisted fellow winger Anthony Selvaggi on the first goal of the match ... (Scored the game-winning goal vs. Milwaukee (Sept. 24) at the 89:59 mark as MU defeated the Panthers 3-2 in the season opener and reclaimed the Milwaukee Cup ... Jansson's goal was called "the greatest finish you'll ever see" by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Named GoMarquette.com Student-Athlete of the Week (Sept. 27) ... Has started every match this season at left wing ... Played with the Thunder Bay Chill PDL during the summer, along with MU teammates Axel Sjoberg and Paul Dillon, helping the team win a Heartland Division championship.
2011: BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Saw action in 18 of the team's 19 games and made 11 starts ... Earned his first collegiate start vs. Western Illinois (Sept. 4) ... Tallied at least one point in three consecutive matches, beginning with an assist in a 3-1 win at Providence (Oct. 8) ... Tallied his first collegiate goal in the 16th minute of MU's 1-0 upset over No. 12 Notre Dame (Oct. 12) ... Capped of his point streak by scoring MU's second straight game-winner in the 79th minute of a 2-1 win against No. 23 West Virginia (Oct. 15) ... Named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week on Oct. 17 and to the Soccer America Team of the Week (Oct. 20) ... Also picked up CollegeSoccer360 Primetime Performer of the Week honors (Oct. 18).
Prior to Marquette: A left-footed wing, Jansson played with Enhörna IF, a top Swedish football club, since the age of six where he was named the squad's top player in his age group each season from 2004-08 and again in 2010 ... Led club in points five times and was the team's leading goal scorer in 2006, while Enhörna advanced to the highest league among youth teams during his tenure ... Helped Enhörna win the Ӧrebro Cup - one of the largest youth tournaments in Sweden - in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... Also played with Sӧdermanland provincial team from 2006 until 2008, helping the club to a third-place finish nationally in 2006 ... Grew up playing ice hockey for Sӧdertӓlje SK, which is a member of "Elitserien," or the Swedish Elite League, the topmost hockey league in Sweden ... Won the junior division in 2008 while with Sӧdertӓlje ... Was ranked among the top 60 youth hockey players in Sweden and received a tryout with the internationally-regarded Swedish men's national ice hockey team.
Personal: Born Nov. 8, 1991 in Sӧdertӓlje, Sweden ... Son of Lennart and Sussane Jansson ... majoring in exercise science ... Attended secondary school at Vackstanӓs Gymnasium.