Men's Soccer

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Jacob Vanderlaan
Jacob Vanderlaan

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Grand Haven, Mich.

High School:
Grand Haven

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 175

Position:
Defender



High School:
▪ Played three seasons on the varsity team at Grand Haven High school
▪ Named All-Dream Team and a two-time All-State selection
▪ Won the 2011 Club National Championship with his Grand Rapids Crew Juniors club team
▪ Earned a place on multiple all-region, all-area and all-district teams
▪ Trained with the National Olympic Development squad and was a state and regional team selection
▪ Helped GHHS to the state finals after winning multiple regional, district and OK Red Conference titles
▪ Picked as the GHHS offensive and defensive team MVP
▪ As a defender, he helped GHHS set a school record for goals-against average (0.56)
▪ Helped Grand Rapids Crew win the Michigan State Cup and Region titles in 2008, 2009 and 2011
▪ He played club and high school soccer with Oakland teammate Jacob Vanderlaan

Top Athletic Performance:

▪ Winning the under-17 US Youth National Championships

Academics and Extracurriculars:
▪ An Honor Roll student at Grand Haven HS

Reasons for Choosing OU:
1. The soccer coaching staff
2. Oakland's successful men's soccer program
3. The opportunity to combine athletics and academics on scholarship at OU

Personal:
Full Name:
Jacob Bradley Vanderlaan
Birthdate: March 24, 1994
Parents: Kenneth and Amy Vanderlaan
Siblings: Derek and Corey

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