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New recruits bolster nationally ranked Golden Eagles soccer team

September 11, 2016

They come from Norway, Germany, Sweden and France. They began playing soccer as little boys.

Now, years later, the men are teammates on the nationally ranked Golden Eagles soccer squad. Their goal is to help take the Cal State LA soccer program to new heights, while pursuing graduate and undergraduate degrees in business and kinesiology. 

For more information about the new recruits on the 2016 Cal State LA soccer team, see the University's Athletics Department website.

Photo: Defender Dennis Rognstad is among a talented group of new players on the Golden Eagles soccer squad. (Credit: J. Emilio Flores/Cal State LA)


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