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Kristˇfer

Gar­arsson

KristˇferGar­arssonZoom

#14

Midfielder
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Akranes, Iceland
High School: Grundaskˇli

Bio

 Career Statistics  2017 2018

2018: Saw action in 17 games with six starting assignments … Played a total of 763 minutes … Led the team in assists with five … Provided the game tying and game winning assists in 3-2 victory over Notre Dame (10/12) … Recorded his first assist of 2018 in 3-2 victory versus Boston College (9/21) … Played a season-high 78 minutes in ACC semifinal against North Carolina … ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2017: Played in 18 games with four starting assignments … Amassed a total of 699 minutes as a midfielder … Tallied the game-winning goal in NCAA Tournament win over FIU (11/19) ... Registered first collegiate point with an assist in 2-1 win at Georgetown (10/9) ... Played a season-high 91 minutes in scoreless draw with No. 12 Notre Dame. 

Before Duke:  Most recently suits up for ÍA Akranes and Kári FC … Previously was a member of the ÍA Akranes U-19 squad for three seasons … Helped ÍA Akranes U19s take runner up in the Icelandic National Tournament in 2014 and 2016 and third in 2015 … Team took second in the 2014 Icelandic Cup and won the fall tournament that had eight of the best teams in the country … Kári FC captured the top spot in group B in a 2017 preseason tournament … Kári took second in the fourth division of Iceland in 2014 … Trained with Icelandic U19 National Team in 2014 … Winner of the short story competition at his high school Gurndaskóli as a senior … Also won an innovation contest, which included students from ninth through 11th grades.

Personal: Son of Garðar Jonsson and Lára Hagalín Bjӧrgvinsdóttir … Has one brother and two sisters … Father played and coached on several Icelandic teams during his career from 1979-1995 … Father also played basketball for ÍA Akranes … Brother played for the first team of ÍA Akranes in 2010-11 and sister, Heiðrún played for the women's first team of ÍA Akranes from 1999-2009 … Born Feb. 25, 1997.

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MSOC: Gardarsson Game-Winning Goal - FIU