Women's Soccer
Marie Lynge Olesen - Women's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 27

Marie LyngeOlesen

  • position Defender
  • height 5-10
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Hobro, Denmark
  • Major Environmental & Sustainability Studies
  • High school Viborg Katedralskole

2022 (Junior)

  • Played in five games, making one start
  • Started the team’s opening match vs. Ball State, recording one shot
  • Logged 75 minutes on the season
  • Named to 2022 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

2021 (Sophomore)

  • Saw action in 16 games, earning a starting role in 14
  • Key member of UK’s back line that shut out Marshall, Louisiana, EKU, and Bellarmine
  • Fired off eight shots, including four on target
  • Logged 1,186 minutes
  • 2021 Fall Sports SEC Academic Honor Roll

2020 (Freshman)

  • Played nine games, starting in them all
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Prior to UK

  • Competed in the Elitedivisionen women’s soccer league in Denmark, playing for the team AaB Fodbold from 2017-2020.
    • AaB Fodbold transitioned in the Elitedivisionen, the most prestigious women’s soccer league in Denmark, in March 2020 after performing at an elite level for some years in its previous league.
  • 2016 Danish High School Champions with Viborg Katedralskole.
  • 2013, 2014, 2015 Youth Danish Champions with club team Hobro IK.
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