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Jirijoonas Kanth - Men's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 20


  • height 6-0
  • class Senior
  • High school Makelanrinne
  • 2007 C-USA‚ÄąCommissioner’s Academic Honor Roll

Saw action in 13 games with five starts as a true freshman … Recorded two assists and fired six shots – three on goal … Logged 491 minutes … Assisted on Tim Crone’s goal vs. CSU and hooked up with Barry Rice on goal vs. Michigan State.

Played for coach Tommi Paavola at Makelanrinne Senior Sports High School … Played eight years for club team FC Helsinki and coach Jari Rantanen … Club team won the Helsinki Cup (International Tournament in Finland) in 2002 and 2005 and the Dana Cup (International Tournament in Denmark) in 1999 … Club won the U-15, U-16 and U-19 National Championships … Played for Finland National team against Sweden in 2002.

Full name is Jirijoonas Kanth … Son of Jari and Tiina Kanth … Has two brothers Miropekka (21), Vilikasper (18) and two sisters Iinarooza (14) and Emmalotta (10) … Born on June 6, 1987 in Jarvenpaa, Finland.

Kanth's Career AssistsDateOpponentGoal ScorerMinute9/9/07^Cleveland StateTim Crone68th9/16/07^Michigan StateBarry Rice19th^ denotes game-tying goalKanth's Career StatsYearGP-SGAPtsShSOGYC-RCGWPK-Att200713-5022631-000-0
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