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9 Kennedy Nwabia
Kennedy  Nwabia

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Owerri, Nigeria

High School:
Northcross

Last College:
Dayton

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
F


PRIOR TO VIRGINIA
 Appeared in 36 games in two seasons at the University of Dayton
 Was a Third Team NSCAA Midwest All-Region and First Team All-Atlantic 10 selection as a sophomore
 Led the team with six goals (9th most in A-10) in 2016
 Started all 20 games his sophomore season
 As a true freshman, scored twice and was named to A-10 All-Rookie Team
 Scored a goal in the NCAA Tournament First Round win over Oakland on Nov. 19, 2015

PREP
 Played at North Cross High School in Roanoke, Virginia
 Named the VISAA Division II Player of the Year as a senior
 A NSCAA All-State and All-Region selection as a senior
 Holds school record for goals in a season (33)
 Also an accomplished basketball player earning First Team All-Conference honors
 Won back-to-back VIC Conference Championships in basketball


PERSONAL
 Son of Nancy and Christopher Nwabia
 Has four siblings, Kelechi, Obinna, Amarachi and Ujunwa

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