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Ola Akinniyi
Ola  Akinniyi

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Denton, Texas

High School:
John H. Guyer HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
D-F

Experience:
HS

08/31/2017

Soccer vs Grambling

Soccer vs Grambling

08/18/2017

Soccer vs Nicholls State

Soccer vs Nicholls State

10/23/2016

Soccer vs Middle Tennessee

Soccer vs Middle Tennessee

09/18/2016

Soccer vs La Tech

Soccer vs La Tech

08/30/2015

Soccer vs Louisiana Lafayette

Soccer vs Louisiana Lafayette

2016 (Sophomore): Her presence at right back was felt in 16 games in which she appeared, including the 15 she started... Started in every conference game...Her ability to work up the sideline allowed her to contribute to the offense with two assists and two shots on goal...Named to the Southern Miss Dean's List and C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll. 2015 (Freshman): Made a huge impact early in her career as one of three Golden Eagles to start all 19 contests ... Her 1,738 minutes were 11 off the team lead ... helped hold opponents to a lesser SOG percentage than the offense ... attempted five shots on the offensive end, including two on goal.

High School: Played soccer at John H. Guyer High School in Denton, Texas ... Two-year starter for the Wildcats at center back and forward ... Played club ball with the Texas Spirit 97G North and Dallas Texans ECNL 97G ... Won a Lake Highlands Girls Classic League (LHGCL) Division II Grand Championship in 2014 ... Also played basketball and was a member of the track and field team ... Earned All-Region (Second Team) honors and Team MPV accolades on the basketball court, helping GHS to a District Championship ... Named All-State, All-Region, All-District and Team MVP in track ... Was a State Qualifier and was named Outstanding Performer in track ... Finished second in state in 4x200m and eighth in state in the 4x400m ... Posted the fastest time at Guyer HS in 400m.

Personal: Full name is Olawumi Faith Akinniyi ... Daughter of Bosede and Samuel Akinniyi ... Has three brothers, Akimwande, Akintomiwa and Akintola, and a sister, Eniola ... Cousin, Tunde Akinniyi, plays football at the United States Military Academy at West Point ... Born on Jan. 27 in Carrollton, Texas ... Majoring in architectural engineering.

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