Golden Eagles advance to sixth-consecutive postseason appearance, Lyon breaks career shutouts program record
Golden Eagles face Providence Wednesday
Golden Eagles shut out their sixth straight opponent, Nortey nets two goals
Over half of MU men's soccer team recognized by the league office
Golden Eagles add first BIG EAST tournament trophy to 2013 regular-season title
2014: Last name pronounced "YON-sun" ... MU's active career leader in games played with 66 caps ... Assisted Louis Bennett II's equalizer in a 1-1 tie against Villanova (Oct. 18) ... Missed four matches due to a leg injury suffered vs. Gonzaga (Sept. 5) ... Left-footed winger who also sees time at left outside back ... Owns seven career goals, including three game winners, and five assists.
2013: Missed five matches in 2013 due to injury ... Made nine starts at the left wing ... Recorded 10 shots on goal ... Scored one goal in MU's 3-2 victory over Providence in the BIG EAST Championship game (Nov. 17) ... Tallied his first goal of the season vs. Drake (Sept. 8) ... Recorded an assist vs. Bowling Green (9/6).
2012: BIG EAST All-Academic Team ...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 broadcast/corporate communication ... Attended secondary school at Vackstanӓs Gymnasium.
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