Barto on Sjoevoll: "Espen is a big and strong player, and if he can stay healthy, he will be a very important player for us this year. He is very dangerous if inside the 18-yard box, and probably the best finisher on the team with the ball." (2003 Redshirt): Redshirted the season (2002 Junior): Played in 18 games with two starts in his first year at UNLV ... finished with one goal and one assist for three points. University of Charleston: Spent two seasons at the West Virginia school under coach Marty Martinez...Played in 20 games with 17 goals as a freshman...Team recorded a 12-6-2 season...Two-time Player of the Week selection in 2001...Competed in 19 games with 24 goals as a sophomore...Named first team all-conference (WVIAC)...Ranked in the top 10 nationally for points and goals scored...Dean's list student.
High School: Graduated in 1998 from Heimdal VGS and Tiller VGS in Heimdal, Norway.
Personal: Espen Sjoevoll...Born Jan. 12, 1979 in Troudheim, Norway, to parents Leifove and Solfrid Sjoevoll...Has one brother, Oeyvind (20)...Management information systems major at UNLV.