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#19 Matt Oduaran
Position: Forward
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bear, Del.
High School: Caravel Academy
Experience: 3 Letters
As a Senior in 2011: Veteran striker off the bench...appeared in 17 games after missing start of season with an injury...scored first goal of the year to tie Louisville (11/27) in the NCAA tournament...has tallied one assist on the year against NC State (9/16)...notched seven shots with a .571 shots on goal percentage.

As a Junior in 2010: Played in 15 games...scored a goal against Loyola (9/14) to contribute to a 3-0 shutout... assisted on a Kaoru Forbess score in Maryland's season opener against Michigan State (9/3)... missed Maryland's postseason run due to an injury...tallied three points and five shots on the season.

As a Sophomore in 2009: Forward that appeared in 17 matches, earning a pair of starts in wins against St. Peter's (9/22) and then-No. 16 Georgetown (10/13)...finished the year with ten shots...saw action in Maryland's NCAA Elite Eight loss to No. 2 seed Virginia (12/4)...helped fill the hole up front after fellow classmate Casey Townsend was injured midway through the season...played 603 minutes his sophomore campaign.

As a Freshman in 2008: One of six freshmen to see significant action in Maryland's national title run in 2009...tallied his first collegiate point on an assist to fellow classmate Casey Townsend against Hartford (9/5)....netted first collegiate goal in a 4-0 win against American (9/23)....notched an assist on a Graham Zusi goal in a 2-1 win against North Carolina on Senior Day (11/7)...played in 14 games...all three shots taken on the year were on goal.

Before Maryland: NSCAA Regional All-American and first team all-state as a junior and senior ... second team all-state as a sophomore ... member of the all-conference team all four seasons ... nominated for Delaware Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... led Caravel Academy to the state finals as a junior and the semifinals as a senior ... played club soccer with Kirkwood Premier, Concord Arsenal, and is currently with DC United ... member of Region I ODP 1990 team and has played internationally in Italy, France, Argentina, and Brazil.

Personal: Full name is Enemute Matthew Oduaran ... the son of Earlean and Enemute Oduaran ... born January 24, 1990 ... has younger brother, Justin, and a younger sister, Kristina ... chose Maryland because of the soccer program and the environment ... lists his favorite athlete athlete as Samuel Eto'o ... lists his parents as the people he admires most ... majoring in microbiology.

Oduaran's Career Statistics
SeasonGP-GSGoalsAssistsPointsShotsGW
2008 14-012470
2009 17-2000100
201015-011350
201117-011370
TOTAL 63-23410290


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