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11 Edward Opoku
Edward  Opoku


Millbrook, N.Y.

High School:
Millbrook School

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 140



Six Cavaliers Recognized on All-ACC Teams

Virginia matches UNC, Wake for most honorees


No. 16 Virginia Advances to Quarters in Lopsided Victory

Cavaliers score four times in first half; Head to Louisville on Sunday


Four Second Half Goals Power No. 10 Virginia in Comeback Win

Cavaliers erase two deficits, improve to 7-0 in non-ACC contests


Opoku’s Golden Goal Completes Comeback Win Over Portland

Cavaliers tally third overtime win of 2017


Opoku Earns ACC Player of the Week Honor

Cavalier forward earns the second weekly honor of his career


Men's Soccer vs. Tulsa (by Kelsey Grant)

Men's Soccer vs. Tulsa (by Kelsey Grant)

• Named Second-Team All-American and First-Team All-Region by NSCAA
• Second-Team All-ACC honoree for second straight season
• Played and started in 18 matches at forward
• Missed two matches in September with ankle injury, including Louisville match
• Second on team and 14th in ACC with six goals, including five game-winning goals (second in the ACC)
• Ranked 13th nationally in game-winning goals
• Earned career-high three points against James Madison (10/28)
• Scored game-winning goals against Coastal Carolina, VCU, Hofstra, Notre Dame and William & Mary


• Named Third-Team All-ACC and to ACC All-Freshman Team
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Played in all 18 matches, starting 15 at forward (with most coming atop UVA's 4-2-3-1 formation)
• Scored UVA's first goal and assisted on Wesley Wade's game winner against Pitt (10/16)
• Scored his first college goal in win over Portland (10/5)


• Set Millbrook School records with 85 goals and 115 points
• Rated No. 34 prospect in 2015 class by College Soccer News and No. 147 by Top Drawer Soccer
• Named Co-MVP at 2014 High School All-America Soccer Game after scoring game-winning goal
• Was Western New England Prep School All-Select honoree each of his four years
• Came to United States from Ghana at age 15 through Right to Dream program

• Full name is Edward Opoku Yeboah Alexander
• Born in Ghana
• Parents are Regina Nkansah and Christina Lang; guardian is John Powers
• Has two siblings, sister Sophia Lang and brother Robert Lang



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