28 Edvin Akselsen
28 Edvin Akselsen
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165
Year: R-FR
Hometown: Oslo, Norway
High School: Wang Sport
Position: M/F
Major: Social Sciences
g 7
a 6
pts 20
gw 1

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2018 Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team
  • 2018 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team
  • Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (Oct. 8, 2018; Oct. 15, 2018)

Game-by-Game Statistics


2018 (Redshirt Freshman)

  • Finished the season with 20 points on seven goals and three assists.
  • Was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team as well as the A-10 All-Rookie Team.
  • Also was a two-time A-10 Rookie of the Week.
  • Made his collegiate debut against Holy Cross, coming off the bench and scoring two goals in the span of one minute.
  • Recorded his first career assist in Rhody's 2-0 win at Marist.
  • Picked up an assist in URI's 3-0 victory at Providence.
  • Recorded a goal and an assist in URI's 3-1 win over Saint Louis.
  • Assisted on the final goal of the game in a 3-1 win over St. Bonaventure.
  • Set up the game-tying goal in Rhody's 3-2 comeback win against UMass.
  • Scored the game-winning and insurance goals in the Rams' 3-1 victory over Dayton.
  • Netted the first goal of the game in URI's 2-1 win over Saint Joseph's.
  • Assisted on both Rhode Island goals in a 2-0 win over Fordham in the A-10 semifinals.

2017 (Freshman)

  • Missed his freshman season while recovering from an injury.

Before URI

  • Began playing for KFUM Oslo in 2005 and was named to the First Team in 2013.
  • Played in the First Division (Obos League) in Norway for KFUM in 2016... Appeared in 10 games, five as a starter... Scored one goal and had one assist.
  • Was recognized as the best player over Sandnes Ulf, who played in the top league the year before.
  • Played in 24 games in Norway’s Second Division, 5 games as a starter.
  • Made his debut for KFUMs first team at the age of 15.
  • Earned Player of the Game honors twice in 2015 and once in 2016.
  • Also registered 28 goals in 30 games for KFUM 2.

Personal

  • Born June 5, 1998.
  • Son of Merete Jaquesson and Knut Akselsen.
  • Has a brother, Fredrik, and a sister, Jamie.
  • Enjoys soccer, music and traveling.
  • Favorite athlete is Lionel Messi.
  • Favorite team is KFUM Oslo.
  • Plans to major in Social Sciences.
  • Hopes to pursue a career as a professional soccer player.
Recent Games
Oct 27 Saint Joseph's W, 2-1
Oct 31 at George Mason L, 2-0
Nov 4 Fordham W, 2-0
Nov 9 vs. VCU W, 1-0
Nov 11 vs. George Mason W, 2-0
Nov 15 at Connecticut L, 4-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 8
Games started 14 8
Goals 7 4
Assists 6 3
Points 20 11
Shots 31 19
Shot Pct .226 .211
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 1 1
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 24 at Boston University W, 2-0 - - - - - - - -
Aug 27 at Bryant W, 4-0 - - - - - - - -
Aug 31 Penn State W, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 5 Holy Cross W, 3-0 - 2 0 4 2 1.000 0-0 0
Sep 8 at Marist W, 2-0 - 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 11 at Connecticut   - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 at Providence W, 3-0 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Sep 22 Brown L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 29 at #25 Fordham L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Oct 3 Saint Louis W, 3-1 1 1 1 3 2 .500 0-0 0
Oct 6 at St. Bonaventure W, 3-1 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 10 Massachusetts W, 3-2 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 13 Dayton W, 3-1 1 2 0 4 2 1.000 0-0 1
Oct 20 at Duquesne L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 23 Boston College W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 27 Saint Joseph's W, 2-1 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Oct 31 at George Mason L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 4 Fordham W, 2-0 1 0 2 2 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 9 vs. VCU W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 11 vs. George Mason W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 15 at Connecticut L, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2017-18 - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 17 14 .41 .35 1.18 1.82 .226 .88 .484
2019-20 13 13 .23 .62 1.08 3.31 .070 2.08 .628
Total 30 27 .33 .47 1.13 2.47 .135 1.40 .568
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2017-18 - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
2018-19 17 14 7 6 20 31 .226 15 .484 0 0 0-0 1
2019-20 13 13 3 8 14 43 .070 27 .628 0 0 1-1 2
Total 30 27 10 14 34 74 .135 42 .568 0 0 1-1 3
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 17 14 .41 .35 1.18 1.82 .226 .88 .484
Conference 8 8 .50 .38 1.38 2.38 .211 1.25 .526
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 7 .75 .50 2.00 1.63 .462 .88 .538
Away 7 5 .14 .29 .57 2.00 .071 .86 .429
Neutral 2 2 .00 .00 .00 2.00 .000 1.00 .500
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Wins 12 10 .58 .50 1.67 1.75 .333 .92 .524
Losses 5 4 .00 .00 .00 2.00 .000 .80 .400
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September 5 3 .60 .20 1.40 2.20 .273 1.40 .636
October 8 8 .50 .38 1.38 1.75 .286 .75 .429
November 4 3 .00 .50 .50 1.50 .000 .50 .333
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 17 14 7 6 20 31 .226 15 .484 0 0 0-0 1
Conference 8 8 4 3 11 19 .211 10 .526 0 0 0-0 1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 8 7 6 4 16 13 .462 7 .538 0 0 0-0 1
Away 7 5 1 2 4 14 .071 6 .429 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral 2 2 0 0 0 4 .000 2 .500 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 12 10 7 6 20 21 .333 11 .524 0 0 0-0 1
Losses 5 4 0 0 0 10 .000 4 .400 0 0 0-0 0
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September 5 3 3 1 7 11 .273 7 .636 0 0 0-0 0
October 8 8 4 3 11 14 .286 6 .429 0 0 0-0 1
November 4 3 0 2 2 6 .000 2 .333 0 0 0-0 0