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17 Simeon Okoro
Simeon  Okoro


Weston, Conn.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160



Okoro Last-Minute Goal Sends No. 11 Virginia to 3-2 Win Over Portland

Cavaliers squander two-goal lead but Okoro nets game winner with 50 seconds left

• Has played in three matches, getting his first career start against Cornell (9/27)
• Played 35 minutes in Cavaliers’ midfield in NCAA 2nd Round against Vermont


• Played in pair of matches during freshman season
• Made UVA debut against Portland and scored game-winning goal with 50 seconds remaining in match
• Also came off bench and played season-high 32 minutes against American (10/13)

• Member of Everton FC Westchester and Beachside
• Was Everton FC Westchester's leading scorer his senior year with 11 goals and four assists
• Played for Beachside USSDA Academy in 2013-14
• Was leading scorer for Beachside SC in 2012 with 21 goals and three assists
• Also spent time on track and football teams; was football team's kicker his senior year (kicked a long of 42 yards in a game and 57 yards in practice)
• Was three-time All-American in track his senior year (4x200m indoors, 4x400m outdoors and 800 sprint medley relay outdoors) as well as a four-time all-state and all-conference honoree
• Holds eight school records in track, including 200, 300 and 400 meters and as part of five relays
• Was 2014 Connecticut state and New England region champion in 400 meters (outdoors)

• Parents are Stanley and Toyin Okoro
• Born in Houston, Texas
• Has two brothers, Cameron and Zane



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