Markus Naglestad
Markus  Naglestad

RS Senior

Kristiansand, Norway

Last College:
University of Bridgeport

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185



Men's Soccer Head Coach Craig Stewart Signs Contract Extension

Stewart has guided the Friars to a BIG EAST Championship title and an NCAA College Cup semifinal appearance.


Men's Soccer Hosts Annual Season-Ending Banquet

Members of the 2015 graduating class were honored and the team's annual award winners were announced.


Keasel Broome and Markus Naglestad Selected In 2015 MLS SuperDraft

Broome was drafted in the third round by the San Jose Earthquakes, while Naglestad was drafted in the fourth round by NYCFC.


Men's Soccer Ranked No. 3 In Final NSCAA Poll

The Friars received one first-place vote.


Men's Soccer To Play UCLA In NCAA College Cup Semifinal

The Friars will play UCLA at 7:30 p.m. in Cary, N.C. on Friday, Dec. 12.

Markus Naglestad PDF Bio

2014: Started six of the 23 games he played for the Friars … Tallied 22 points with 10 goals and two assits on the season ... Scored four goals in Providence’s 5-1 win versus Rhode Island on Aug. 31, three of which came within two minutes of each other (75:11, 76:07 and 77:11), breaking the NCAA Division I men’s soccer record for the fastest three consecutive goals scored by the same player … Finished second on the team in points, goals and shots (60) … Finished third on the team in game-winning goals with three, including the game winner in the NCAA Tournament Third Round game against UC Irvine (Nov. 30) … Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (9/1) … Named College Sports Madness BIG EAST Men’s Soccer Player of the Week (10/21) … Named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team (11/16) … Named BIG EAST Tournament Most Outstanding Offensive Player (11/16) … Drafted second in the fourth round (64th overall) of the MLS Draft by NYFC.

2013: Played in 21 games ... Had two goals and two assists for six points ... Had one game-winning goal ... Second on the team in shots (41) ... Finished fourth on the team in shots on goal (16) ... Named to the Ocean State Soccer All-Tournament Team on Sept. 9.

2012: Did not play in any games.

BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played at the University of Bridgeport for two seasons where he was named to the Daktronics NCAA Division II Men's Soccer All-America Second Team in 2010 and the All-East Region Second Team in 2011 ... Led the team in scoring in both seasons with 15 goals and nine assists (39 points) as a freshman ... Recorded eight goals and six assists (22 points) as a sophomore despite missing five games because of injury ... Also named to All-East Coast Conference Team and earned Rookie of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year honors ... Prior to Bridgeport, he played at Vaag FK in Norway where he led the team in scoring every season

PERSONAL: Son of Jan Ove and Ragnhild Kvame ... Has one younger brother, Johan and two younger sisters, Sara and Amanda ... Favorite athletes are Roger Federer and Zlatan Ibrahimovic ... Business management major.

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