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Steffen Vroom
Steffen Vroom

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Libertyville, Ill.

High School:
Libertyville

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
Forward

Career: Four-time member of BIG EAST All-Academic Team... DePaul won every match in which Vroom has scored or assisted a goal... Vroom has had at least a game-winning goal or game-winning assist in those14 matches... totaled78 career games with69 starts.

2009: All-BIG EAST First Team... NSCAA/adidas All-Region Second Team... earned BIG EAST Academic honors... tied for team lead (Alex Mangan) in goals with eight... led team in points with 20... tied for team lead (Antonio Aguilar, Mark Plotkin) in assists with four... scored game-winning goals against Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Rutgers... also scored goals against Northwestern, UC-Irvine, Buffalo, Villanova and Georgetown... recorded assists versus Buffalo, Loyola Chicago, Villanova, Syracuse... named DePaul's Most Outstanding Player.

2008: Second Team All-BIG EAST... third team NSCAA/adidas All-Great Lakes Region... earned BIG EAST Academic honors... Marquette Invitational All-Tournament Team...led team with four goals, 10 points and 32 shots taken... responsible for the team's first six goals of the season... scored DePaul's first two goals and game-winners of the season against Columbia in Milwaukee and at Seton Hall... assisted the game-winning goal against Pittsburgh... named NSCAA National Player of the Week and BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week while selected to the Soccer America National Team of the Week and College Soccer News National Team of the Week after knocking in the game-winner to upset 10th-ranked USF, and assisting the first goal and scoring the game-winner against Cincinnati...tied for second in BIG EAST with four game-winning goals... started all 18 matches played.

2007: Earned BIG EAST Academic honors... moved from the backfield to the forward position... led the team with 45 shots after totaling just eight attempts in previous 21 career matches... third on the team with seven points (2 G/3 A)... played in all 20 games with 18 starts... scored two of the biggest goals of the season... notched the game-winner (49:45) in the BIG EAST Championship Quarterfinals against Cincinnati... named to the Soccer America National Team of the Week and College Soccer News National Team of the Week following the win over the Bearcats... scored the goal (85:43) in DePaul's 1-0 upset of second-ranked Connecticut... assisted both goals in the season-opening 2-0 win over Jacksonville... picked up BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll recognition for the multi-assist game... also assisted the game-winner against Valparaiso.

2006: Granted a medical hardship... played in and started four matches... took three shots, including two in the season-opener at Valparaiso.

2005: Played in all 17 matches... started 12 games... one of six players to see action in every match... started the final 11 games of the season... took five shots.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Libertyville... three-year varsity starter... scored 12 goals during senior season... All-Area, All-Conference and All-Sectional honoree... All-State mention by the Chicago Sun-Times... played for Scott Schinto... also played lacrosse... club team is FC United.

Personal: Son of David and Kelli Vroom... majoring in Business Administration.

Career Statistics

Seasons

MP-MS

Goals

Assists

Points

Shots

2005

17-12

0

0

0

5

2006

4-4

0

0

0

3

2007

20-18

2

3

7

45

2008

18-18

4

2

10

32

2009

19-17

8

4

20

35

Totals

78-69

14

9

37

120