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Jacob  Stensson
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Jacob Stensson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Stockholm, Sweden

High School:
Ostra Reals

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 162

Position:
Defender

Club:
IF Brommapojkarna


Honors and Awards:
2017 Summit League Newcomer of the Year...2017 Summit League First Team.

2017:

Played in 18 of Denver’s 19 matches, starting 17 of them, seeing 1471 minutes of action…Began the season at outside back before moving into Denver’s defensive midfield…Finished the season with four assists...Assisted Andre Shinyashiki’s equalizer with 16 seconds left in the Summit League regular season match vs. Omah…Assisted Blake Elder’s game-winner in the Summit League Semifinals vs. Eastern Illinois… Sat in-front of a Denver back-four that allowed just 54 shots on goal for an average of 2.84/per game…Denver’s defense combined for a 0.76 goals against average.

Before Denver:
Played nine seasons (2003-11) for Djurgaardens IF, making the state team in 2011…Has played for IF Brommapojkarna since 2013, winning the state championship in 2013 and winning the silver medal in the U21 national tournament…Was called into the Swedish National Team in 2014.

Personal:
Born on March 24, 1997 in Stockholm, Sweden…Son of Stefan Stensson and Heidi Rocco Mosander...Has a twin brother Daniel...Chose DU because it seemed like the best fit for a combination of academics, soccer and location…Plans to major in finance…Hopes to get drafted and go pro, but if not, he wants to go back to Sweden with his degree to start his finance career…Also recruited by USF, Louisville, South Carolina.

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