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Bjorn Gudjonsson
Bjorn  Gudjonsson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Reykjavik, Iceland

High School:
Commerical College of Iceland

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 182

Position:
F

Experience:
2L

06/30/2016

South Carolina Tops League with 99 on 2015-16 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina tops the SEC for ninth-straight year on first-year listing

06/30/2016

South Carolina Tops League with 99 on 2015-16 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina tops the SEC for ninth-straight year on first-year listing

06/30/2016

South Carolina Tops League with 99 on 2015-16 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina tops the SEC for ninth-straight year on first-year listing

06/30/2016

South Carolina Tops League with 99 on 2015-16 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina tops the SEC for ninth-straight year on first-year listing

04/12/2016

Gamecocks Land 21 on Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

The 21 ties for second in the league among the men's soccer teams

11/14/2015

Men's Soccer vs. Marshall - Nov. 13, 2015

Shots from the Gamecocks' semifinal match in the 2015 Conference USA Tournament against Marshall.

11/11/2015

Men's Soccer vs. New Mexico - Nov. 11, 2015

Pictures, provided by Conference USA, from the Gamecocks' quarterfinal win over the New Mexico Lobos in the 2015 tourney.

10/06/2015

Men's Soccer at No. 6 Wake Forest - Oct. 6, 2015

Shots from the Gamecocks' top-15 showdown at No. 6 Wake Forest on Oct. 6, 2015

09/04/2015

Men's Soccer vs. Mercer - 2015 Season Opener

Shots from our season opening win vs. Mercer on Aug. 28, 2015 at Stone Stadium.

08/24/2015

Men's Soccer vs. Furman Exhibition

Pictures from South Carolina's 2-1 win in exhibition play against Furman on Aug. 23, 2015 at Stone Stadium in Columbia.


AWARDS/HONORS
  • 2016 Second Team All-Conference USA
  • 2016-17 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
  • 2016 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015-16 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015-16 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2016 (Sophomore)

    Saw action in 19 matches, making eight starts... earned Second Team All-Conference USA honors after leading the team with eight goals... his eight scores ranked sixth in C-USA, while his .421 goals per game average ranked fifth in the league... the eight goals came on just 20 shots... didn't score until the eighth game of the season when he poured in two goals in the team's 3-1 home win over High Point (9/28)... scored again in the next game vs. Marshall (10/2), helping Carolina to a 2-1 victory... his performance earned him his first C-USA Offensive Player of the Week honors... scored his first goal on the road in the team's 3-2 win at Old Dominion (10/22)... scored in four consecutive contests (vs. Charlotte (10/26), at New Mexico (10/30), vs. No. 12 Kentucky (11/4) and vs. Old Dominion (11/9)) after that... received C-USA Offensive Player of the Week honors for the second time the final week of the regular season after scoring in the first goal in the team's 2-1 upset over No. 12 Kentucky on Senior Night... was the only player in the conference to earn multiple offensive player of the week honors... earned a spot on the C-USA and SEC Academic Honor Rolls for the second straight year.


2016 (Freshman)

    Started the first two matches of the season and played in 16 ... Scored two goals and one assist ... Suffered an injury at No. 9 Clemson (9/4) that cost him a month of playing time ... Did have a season-high three shots and 64 minutes against the Tigers ... Returned in a big way with the game-winner off the bench at Marshall (10/2) ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in the victory against No. 13 Old Dominion ... His 78th-minute goal ranked as the game-winner in the first-round win in the Conference USA Tournament over New Mexico (11/11) ... Gained placement on the C-USA Commissioner's and the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Rolls.


PRE-COLLEGE

    The top scorer for his Njardvik team in 2014 ... Played handball as a youth, playing at the national team level on U15, U16 and U17 teams.


PERSONAL

    Son of Gudjon Leifsson and Audur Bjornsdottir ... Has three brothers, Baldur, Leifur and Arnor ... Majoring in business.

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