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Wilhelm Nilsson
Wilhelm  Nilsson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Stockholm, Sweden

High School:
Bromma Gymnasium

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
Defender

09/12/2017

Men's Soccer vs. UC Santa Barbara

Photo's from the men's soccer team's 2-1 win over UC Santa Barbara on Sept. 12, 2017, at Belson Stadium

09/24/2016

Men's Soccer vs. Seton Hall

Photos from the men's soccer 1-0 victory over Seton Hall on Sept. 24, 2016

As a Freshman (2016):
Played in 12 games, making starts in all 12 appearances… started the team’s first nine games before missing five of the final eight games due to injury… played 90 minutes or more in the team’s first two games against Drexel (Aug. 26) and Saint Peter’s (Aug. 31)… registered three shots in his collegiate debut against the Dragons… tallied a shot against Syracuse (Sept. 4)… recorded his first career shot on goal at Princeton (Sept. 8)… played the full 110 minutes in the team’s scoreless draw at Marquette, firing off a shot on goal (Sept. 17)… recorded a complete game in the Red Storm’s 1-0 win over Seton Hall (Sept. 24)… had shots in his final two games of the season against Loyola (Oct. 11 ) and DePaul (Oct. 29).

At Bromma Gymnasium
Spent the past two seasons with Djurgardens IF, one of the most successful clubs in Scandinavian history… has been a starter for both the U-19 (2015) and U-17 (2014) squads, and has also seen some action with the U-21 team… playing for IF Brommapojkarna in 2013, Nilsson served as a team captain and started every game for the U-17 squad.

Personal
Wilhelm Aake Nilsson … born in Stockholm, Sweden. … son of Henrik and Camilla Nilsson … has a younger brother, Gabriel, and a younger sister, Ida … lists his father as the person he most admires… list John Terry and Alessandro Nesta as his favorite athletes … chose St. John’s because he thought it would be a great opportunity to combine his studies with high-level soccer… wants to be one of the top defenders in the world and play for a big club… majoring in business administration.
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