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Kennedy Nwabia

F
Position
6'2''
Height
210 lbs.
Weight
Junior
Class
Owerri, Nigeria
Hometown
Northcross
High School

2018
• Appeared in 17 games, making one start
• Finished the year with three points (1g, 1a)
• Was credited with the game-winning goal, his first at UVA, on Sept. 21 at Syracuse
• Assisted on the second goal of a 2-0 win over Furman in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament

2017
• Appeared in four games, made one start, the season-opener against Villanova

PRIOR TO VIRGINIA
• Appeared in 36 games in two seasons at the University of Dayton
• Was a Third Team NSCAA Midwest All-Region and First Team All-Atlantic 10 selection as a sophomore
• Led the team with six goals (9th most in A-10) in 2016
• Started all 20 games his sophomore season
• As a true freshman, scored twice and was named to A-10 All-Rookie Team
• Scored a goal in the NCAA Tournament First Round win over Oakland on Nov. 19, 2015

PREP
• Played at North Cross High School in Roanoke, Virginia
• Named the VISAA Division II Player of the Year as a senior
• A NSCAA All-State and All-Region selection as a senior
• Holds school record for goals in a season (33)
• Also an accomplished basketball player earning First Team All-Conference honors
•  Won back-to-back VIC Conference Championships in basketball

PERSONAL
• Son of Nancy and Christopher Nwabia
• Has four siblings, Kelechi, Obinna, Amarachi and Ujunwa