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Oscar Umar

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Accra, Ghana

High School:
Kent School

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 160

Position:
Midfielder

Birthdate:
02/20/1993

11/08/2012

Soroka, Umar and Sheridan Honored by BIG EAST

Wildcats are part of post-season honor roll announced by conference

11/02/2012

Villanova Set to Visit No. 6 Connecticut in BIG EAST Quarterfinal

Winner to advance to BIG EAST Semifinal at Red Bull Arena

10/31/2012

Wildcats Prepare to Face Seton Hall in BIG EAST Championship

Thursday's game to be played at 2:00 p.m.

10/15/2012

Syracuse and Wildcats Set to Square Off in Wednesday Matinee

Two 10-win teams come into contest eager to add points in BIG EAST playoff chase

10/13/2012

Umar's Goal and Strong Defense Lift Wildcats Past Cincinnati 1-0

Villanova now is 10-2-2 with four regular season games remaining

11/11/2011

Men's Soccer vs. St. John's

Villanova played St. John's in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship at Red Bull Arena on November 11.

10/19/2011

Men's Soccer vs. Lafayette

Villanova played to a 0-0 draw at Lafayette on October 4, 2011.

09/27/2011

Men's Soccer vs. Drexel

Wildcats Aug. 31 victory over Drexel

VILLANOVA

A gifted ball distributor with a knack for creating scoring opportunities for his teammates ... Terrific vision and feel for the game ... Destined to become a team leader as he enters his third season as a Wildcat.

2013

Named preseason All-BIG EAST ... Started all 17 games he appeared in for the Wildcats ... Was sidelined for the Oct. 15 contest against Lehigh after amassing five yellow cards ... Generated 29 shots and three assists over the course of the campaign ... His assist led to the only goal in a 1-0 win on Sept. 15 at Stony Brook ... Added an assist in the 3-1 win over La Salle on Oct. 2 in Philly Soccer Six action in Philadelphia.

2012

Selected third team All-BIG EAST ... Finished with four goals and three assists while starting 18 of the 19 games he appeared in ... The only game he did not start came in the regular season finale in a nod to Senior Day ... Scored a goal in the season opening triumph over Manhattan on Aug. 24 ... Contributed a goal and an assist in a 2-1 win over Hartford on Sept. 7 at Penn Park in Philadelphia ... Set up Hayden Harr for the Wildcats' only goal in a 1-1 draw against USF on Sept. 29 at the VU Soccer Complex ... Had the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory at Cincinnati on Oct. 13.

2011

Made an impact from his first day of practice ... Started all 21 games the Wildcats played and contributed two goals and four assists ... Both goals came in a 3-2 loss at Rutgers on Oct. 12 ... Recorded an assist in each of the first two college games he played in wins over Manhattan (2-0) and Drexel (1-0) ... Also credited with an assist in a 3-1 win over St. John's on Oct. 19.

Personal

A native of Ghanna, he came to the Kent School and made a major impact on the soccer program ... In 2008 he led the Kent School to its first playoff appearance in more than two decades ... In 2009 and '10, he led the Kent School to the New England finals ... As a senior in 2010, he was an all-state pick in Connecticut and was a three time WNEPSSA choice.

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