|Nnamdi Ngwe - 17
2003 Team Co-Captain
2002...Played in 18 games, starting 10 times...scored two goals and added two assists for six points during the season...recorded 24 shots, 12 of which came on goal...was named C-USA Player of the Week (Sept. 15) for scoring game-winning goals in back-to-back games against Western Kentucky and Navy...his two game-winning goals were second-best on team...also tallied assists against TCU and Georgia State...tied career-high with four shots against Rhode Island.
2001...Attempted 33 shots during season...scored career-best four goals during season...also tallied four assists to return as one of the team's top playmakers...tallied a goal and an assist off the bench to lead UAB to an opening game victory over Coastal Carolina...accounted for an assist and a game-winning goal to lead UAB over C-USA rival Louisville...also hit the back of the net in UAB wins over Florida Atlantic and TCU...tallied two assists in 4-0 victory over DePaul...had season-best four shots against Yale.
2000...Scored three goals, playing in 16 matches...started in 3-2 win over Mercer...scored a goal and had an assist against Birmingham-Southern...also scored goals against DePaul and Coastal Carolina...had a .300 shot percentage as his three goals came on 10 shots.
High School...Leading scorer on team after moving from midfield to forward.
Other Soccer Info...Played for Houstonian Soccer Club coached by former Blazer Eric McCurdy.
Personal...Full name is Nnamdi Ojlakor Ngwe ...is the twin brother of teammate Amechi Ngwe...was born Nov. 25, 1981 and lived in England prior to family moving to the United States in 1998...mother is Bridget Ngwe...Mass Communications major ...chose UAB over Old Dominion and Fairleigh Dickinson.