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Niklas Kivinen
Niklas Kivinen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mikkeli, Finland

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 149

Position:
Midfield


04/12/2013

Conference USA Announces Commissioner's Academic Medal Honorees

10 Gamecocks hold cumulative GPA of 3.75 and above.

04/11/2013

Conference USA Announces Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll

25 men's soccer players from South Carolina garner academic honors from C-USA .

01/24/2013

Gamecocks Lead Way with 74 Student-Athletes on SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

10/24/2012

Gamecocks Fall To No. 9 Coastal Carolina

Bradlee Baladez scored his third goal of the season in the match.

09/28/2012

Men's Soccer Begins Three Game Homestand Hosting FIU Saturday

Game time set for 7 p.m., ET at Stone Stadium.

• 2011 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
• 2012 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2011 (freshman)
Saw action in 16 contests with eight starts ... Collected three assists during his rookie campaign, while posting six shots, including one on goal ... Earned the first start of his career in 2-1 victory over Tulsa (Sept. 30) ... First career assist came in 3-1 win over Marshall (Oct. 15) ... Followed two games later with two assists in thrilling 4-3 victory at FIU (Oct. 22) ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Member of the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

Pre-College
Member of the U-18 and U-17 Finland National Team ... Former member of U-19 Junior Team - MyPa (Finland) club team ... Played for FC Kuusankoski (2010).

Personal
Son of Merja Blomqvist and Harri Kivinen ... Has three younger siblings, Mikaela (16), Elvis (5) and Jade (5) ... Major is business.