Women's Soccer
Sara Makoben-Blessing - Women's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 19


  • position Defender
  • height 5-6
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Brondby, Denmark
  • Major Psychology
  • High school Vestskoven Gymnasium Albertslund

2022 (Sophomore)

  • Appeared in five matches, logging 61 minutes
  • Played a season-high 32 minutes at Arkansas
  • Named to 2022 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

2021 (Freshman)

  • Saw action in 17 games, earning a starting role in 15 of them
  • Recorded first career goal at No. 15 South Florida
  • Had one assist at Eastern Kentucky
  • Dished out two assists at home against Bellarmine
  • Fired off seven shots, including four on target
  • Key member of UK’s back line that shut out Marshall, Louisiana, EKU, and Bellarmine
  • Logged 1,144 minutes

Prior to UK

  • Played for Brondby IF, the most prestigious club in Denmark, under the direction of Per Nielsen
  • Represented Denmark at the U15 and U17 levels
  • Was part of Brondby IF’s first team Champions League roster, the highest level of women’s club soccer in the world
  • Two-time team captain
  • Cup champion in 2019


  • Daughter of Lene and Kristian Makoben-Blessing
  • Has one brother, Rasmus
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