UCLA Men's Soccer BIO
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Seyi Adekoya
Player Profile:
Seyi Adekoya 1874140
Position: Forward
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 170
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Lakeside School
Club: Seattle Sounders Academy
Experience: 1 Letter

2015 -- First team All-Pac-12 selection … NSCAA All-Far West team selection … honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection … appeared in 20 games, making 13 starts at striker, logging 1,136 minutes … posted a team-high 12 goals and one assist (25 points) on the season … set new career-highs in goals and points … was one of four UCLA players to score 20+ points, ranking second on the team … finished tied for 18th in the country among Division I players in total goals … finished the season second in goals and goals per game and third in points among Pac-12 Conference players … tied for the team lead with two game winning goals … recorded nine multi-point games and three multi-goal games … scored at least one goal in four consecutive games from September 18 to September 27, netting six in total … scored two goals in his second start of the year in a 4-1 victory over Cal Poly on September 18 … named Pac-12 Player of the Week for games from September 21 to September 27 … scored a goal in a loss to UC Santa Barbara on September 21 … scored the first goal in a 2-1 win over VCU on September 25 … netted a pair of goals in a 4-3 overtime win over UC Irvine on September 27 … scored the game-winning goal in a 4-0 victory over San Diego State on October 12 … tallied a goal and an assist in a 6-0 win over California on October 19 … scored the team’s second goal in a draw at Stanford on October 23 … posted two goals in a 4-2 road victory over Akron on November 1 … scored the first goal in a 4-1 win over Oregon State on November 6.

2014 -- Second team All-Pac-12 selection … second team Soccer America All-Freshman selection ... second team College Soccer News All-Freshman selection ... second team Top Drawer Soccer All-Freshman Best XI selection … third team NSCAA All-Far West selection … ranked the No. 15 overall freshman in the country by Top Drawer Soccer … appeared in 17 games, making nine starts at forward, logging 880 minutes before going down with injury late in the year … posted five goals and four assists, giving him 14 points on the season … recorded at least one point in UCLA’s first three games of the season … scored his first-career goal in a win at Wake Forest on Aug. 29 … assisted on the game-winning goal at North Carolina on Aug. 31 … earned Pac-12 Player of the Week for his performances (Aug. 25-31) … assisted on the only goal against American on Sept. 5 … assisted on the first goal at California on Oct. 10 … scored the game-winning goal in a win over No. 1 Washington on Oct. 16 … scored the game-winning goal at Washington on Oct. 23 … assisted on the game-winning goal at Oregon State on Oct. 26 … named Pac-12 Player of the Week for his performances (Oct. 20-26) … recorded his first-career multi-goal game, scoring two goals in a draw against Stanford on Oct. 30.

High School/Club -- Earned three varsity letters in soccer at the Lakeside School (Lakeside, Wash.) under head coaches Mark Szabo and José Quiray ... logged 26 goals and 11 assists in his three-year varsity career at Lakeside ... rated as a three-star recruit by Top Drawer Soccer ... received first-team WSSCA 3A All-State and All-Metro League honors in 2013 ... also earned All-Metro League honors in 2012 ... competed for the Seattle Sounders Academy team ... ranked as the fastest player in the Seattle Sounders Academy.

Personal --  Decided to attend UCLA because it combines top notch academics and athletics with fantastic weather ... Parents: Stephan (father) and Marthy (mother) Adekoya ... has two sisters, Adesewa and Adelara, and one brother Adegboyega ... Full name: Adeseyi Shinobu Adeyinka Adekoya ... Born December 5, 1995 ... Undeclared major.

Career Statistics

Yr GP GS Sh Gl A Pts
2014 17 9 15 5 4 15
2015 20 13 37 12 1 25
Totals 37 22 52 17 5 40
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