Men's Soccer

EythorBjorgolfsson

  • position Forward
  • height 6-2
  • Weight 195
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Jessheim, Norway

Career Honors:

  • 2021 C-USA Tournament Champions
  • 2021 C-USA Tournament Offensive MVP
  • 2021 C-USA All-Tournament Team
  • 2021 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2020 All-C-USA Third Team
  • 2020 C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • 2020 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • C-USA Offensive Player of the Week (March 16, 2021)
  • 2019 C-USA All-Freshman Team

2021 (Junior): Appeared in 14 matches, earning seven starts … Finished the year with 11 points off of five goals and one assists … Tied for the team lead with five goals … Had the game-winning golden goal in the 93rd minute versus Florida Atlantic as Kentucky won its second Conference USA Tournament title in program history … Named the C-USA Tournament Offensive MVP and to the All-Tournament Team … Also named to the Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll … Netted two goals versus Wright State for the third multi-goal game of his career … Also tallied goals against Louisville and Coastal Carolina … Assisted Luke Andrews’ goal versus Notre Dame … Fired off 18 shots, including nine on target … Logged 652 minutes, including a combined 103 against Santa Clara and Clemson in the NCAA Tournament Second Round and Sweet 16, respectively.

2020 (Sophomore): Named to the All-C-USA Third Team, C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll, and Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll … Named the C-USA Offensive Player of the Week on March 16 … Appeared in 16 matches, starting in 15 of those … Led the team with 12 points … Scored four goals to be tied for the second-most on team … Tied for most assists on the team with four … Tied for most game-winning goals on the team with three … Attempted 21 shots, including 10 on goal (.476).

2019 (Freshman): Named to the C-USA All-Freshman Team … Appeared in 19 matches, starting in three of those … Led UK with four game-winning goals, also the third-most in C-USA … Recorded 13 points, the third-most on team … Scored five goals, the third-most on team … Recorded three assists … Attempted 23 shots, including 11 on goal (.478) … Scored the golden goal in the 101st minute of 2-1 double-overtime win over Loyola Chicago in the first round of NCAA Tournament on Nov. 21.

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