Marjolein Timmermans Placed


Date of birth:
Year of grad:



Available Fall 2013



Spring 2013
Januari 2013
Januari 2013
Januari 2013

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 5'5 ft
Weight: 136 lbs

Personal and Academic Information

Marjolein is a highly motivated 18 year old girl who grew up in Harmelen, the Netherlands. Even though Marjolein is interested in all kinds of sports, soccer has been her biggest passion since she was little. 


Marjolein is currently in her senior year of high school at the highest level in the Netherlands  (VWO) and she is expected to graduate in june 2013. She is planning on taking her SAT and TOEFL test in January of 2013. Upon completion of these exams, she will be eligible to compete at any collegiate level.


Athletic Information

Marjolein started to play soccer at the age of 7 and soon her talents were recognized. During her junior career Marjolein has always played as a defender for boy teams playing against teams at the highest level in The Netherlands and internationally (AFC Ajax, FC Utrecht,  Hamburger SV, Herta BSC, Hannover 96, FSV Mainz 05 and FC Nordsjælland)


Marjolein was scouted by the KNVB (Dutch soccer association) when she was 13, and she was soon after selected to play for the KNVB district team and played there until the age of 17. At the age of 15 Marjolein was selected to play for the KNVB National team girls U15. At the age of 17 Marjolein was a member of the talent team of professional soccer team FC Utrecht. Marjolein currently plays as a starter in the first women's team of Saestum that competes in the first Division in The Netherlands


Marjolein is a naturally born defender who can play at any defensive position and even at the midfield. She works very hard, is physically strong, has an excellent game mentality and has the ability to read a game. In addition she is hard to pass, strong with the head and she has a very good tackle. Marjolein is a dedicated team player and someone who can really support and lead other players.  


For Marjolein, college soccer in the USA is her biggest dream, a fantastic opportunity to both fully develop her soccer abilities and to obtain a great education.