Wessel Berenschot Placed

Voetbalbeurs Amerika Wessel

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Available Fall 2020



Graduate student

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6 ft
Weight: 180 lbs

Personal and academic information


Wessel is a 19-year-old boy who grew up with his parents and two older sisters in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands. He is a hardworking, ambitious and social person who is very ambitious and is always looking for ways to develop himself into a better individual, athlete and student. 


Wessel graduated high school in June 2017 and immediately enrolled into Saint Leo University in Fall 2017. During his time at Saint Leo he earned the SSC commisioner's honor roll in his freshman year and the D2ADA academic achievement award in his senior year. He will finish his bachelor's degree in 3 years and is expected to graduate with a GPA of 3.6 in Spring 2020. 


Wessel is now looking to pursue his master's degree in Marketing/Business and use his final year of eligibility at a different university. 


Athletic information


Wessel is a physical strong modern goalkeeper who plays in front of his goal. He has outstanding reflects, is very strong in one on one situations and he has the personality to organize and coach his defenders. In possession he can be used as an extra field player and help with distributing the ball. He has developed a great kick, from the ground and dropkick/volley. 


During his junior career Wessel was scouted by PEC Zwolle and trained with the regional talent team of the Dutch football association (KNVB). At the age of 14 he was selected to play for Go Ahead Eagles who’s first men’s team is playing in the highest league in The Netherlands. At Go Ahead Eagles he played in the U15, U17 and U19 teams often one age group ahead.


In his three years at Saint Leo Univeristy Wessel played a total of 31 official games of which he started 24 and recorded 92 saves with an average SV% of 0.622. This season he ended with a personal record of 4-0-5, recording 35 saves while facing 110 shots with a SV% of 0.680. His full statistics can be found via: