April 6, 2017
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Head Coach Mark Berson and the South Carolina Men's Soccer program announced the addition of three student-athletes to its spring recruiting class. Aleksander Bjerke Christensson (Oslo, Norway), a transfer from Duquesne, Benjamin Gilligan (Aiken, S.C.) and Petter Soelberg (Stockholm, Sweden) each signed to join Jared Gulden (Greenville, S.C.), Brian Munson (Greenville, S.C.), Mitchell Myers (Aiken, S.C.), Aidan O'Brien (Asheville, N.C.) and Justin Sukow (San Antonio, Texas) in this year's class.
Aleksander Bjerke Christensson (Oslo, Norway/Duquesne University)
Coach Mark Berson on Bjerke Christensson
"We are pleased to welcome Aleksander into our 2017 class. He's a proven player at the collegiate level and will bring valuable experience into our team. He is versatile, and can play at a number of spots on the field. He is also an outstanding student."
Benjamin Gilligan (Aiken, S.C./Aiken High School)
Coach Mark Berson on Gilligan
"Ben is a forward with good strength to hold up the ball and a good nose for the goal. He will bolster our attack with this incoming group in this class."
Petter Soelberg (Stockholm, Sweden/Nacka Gymnasium High School)
Coach Mark Berson on Soelberg
"Petter is an out and out attacking player who contributes in a number of places in the team. He has a great engine and dynamic attacking ability. His versatility and his attacking mentality are outstanding."
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