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- Amechi Ngwe
Amechi Ngwe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Missouri City, Texas

High School:
Dulles

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 165

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
11/25/1981

Experience:
3L



2002...Came into his own during the `02 season...played in a career-high 15 games, starting 10 times at defender...solidified defense and became one of the better defensive markers on the team...recorded first career assist and point with an assist at Marquette...tallied only shot of his career against South Florida...named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for a third consecutive year.

2001...One of the fastest players on team who made a switch from the forward position to defender...saw limited action competing in three games during season...played in one regular season contest against Florida Atlantic and made two NCAA Tournament appearances against South Carolina and Clemson...named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2000...Played in four games...saw action in the opener against College of Charleston, Florida Atlantic, Birmingham-Southern and Georgia State...named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School...Ran track and played tennis in addition to soccer.

Other Soccer Info...Played for Houstonian Soccer Club coached by former Blazer Eric McCurdy.

Personal...Born Nov. 25, 1981...twin brother of teammate Nnamdi Ngwe... brothers were born in England, prior to moving to the U.S. in 1998...majoring in Ecenomics...mother is Bridget Ngwe... chose UAB over Old Dominion and Fairleigh Dickinson.