Siba Mohammed
Siba Mohammed

Player Profile

Tamale, Ghana

High School:
The Walden School (Ky.)

Height / Weight:
5-5 / 140



As a Senior in 2003: Experienced player who brings skill to the lineup ... played in eight games ... missed early season action with a sore knee ... saw most extensive action against Butler (8/31), playing 40 minutes and firing four shots ... saw first action in over a month against Old Dominion (11/26) ... also played against Saint Louis (12/7).

As a Junior in 2002: Saw action in 17 games ... his season-high three shots came against Mount St. Mary's (11/8), the only game he started.

As a Redshirt-Sophomore in 2001: Played every game, starting 11 and scoring two goals and seven assists ... scored a goal and added an assist to Sumed Ibrahim's game-winner in the Terps' 3-0 win over College of Charleston (10/21) to clinch the Gamecock Soccer Classic Title ... tallied three assists vs. Manhattan (10/7) ... also had assists against American (9/9) in the Maryland/FILA Classic and NC State (11/11) ... took 33 shots.

As a Sophomore in 2000: Received a medical redshirt after having arthroscopy on his right knee.

As a Freshman in 1999: Siba Mohammed saw action in all but two of Maryland's games last season, earning five starts along the way ... he had two game-winning goals, including the deciding goals against Butler on (9/5) and Loyola on (10/26) ... the midfielder also pitched in with six assists.

Before Maryland: An Outstanding Senior at The Walden School, Siba Mohammed was honored with all-state, all-region, and all-district selections during his high school career ... was the team's leading goal scorer in 1996, '97 and '98 ... played on the U.S. Under-16 National Team which went on to win the championship ... a captain of the Javanon club team.

Personal: Born in Tamale, Ghana, on June 25, 1981 ... the son of Amina Mohammed and Mohammed Zakaria ... he lives and attended high school with fellow Terrapin Sumed Ibrahim ... both lived with their guardian family, Bill and Diana Schmied, in Louisville, Ky. ... he has two brothers, Justin (22) and Spencer (25) ... he also enjoys playing basketball in his free time ... majoring in government and politics ... his favorite athlete is Lothar Matthaus, who has played in the World Cup five times.

Media Note: When second-referencing Siba Mohammed's name, it is incorrect according to his culture to use only Mohammed. In order to show respect and preserve the integrity of his heritage, it is correct to second-reference his name by using his full name or by only using his primary name (Siba), as it is the surname he will pass on in his culture.

Career Statistics
Year    M-S    G    A    Pts    GWG    Sht
1999   18-5    4    6     14     2      15
2000            Medical Redshirt
2001   21-11   2    8     12     0      34
2002   17-1    0    0      0     0       8
2003    8-0    0    0      0     0       7
Totals 64-17   6    14    26     2      64