|High School:||DeMatha Catholic|
As a Junior in 2015: Named to the Big Ten Preseason Players to Watch list...has started in all 11 matches, helping the Terps rack up six shutouts...kept #4 Notre Dame to zero goals in a 0-0 tie (8/28), started in a 2-1 victory over #1 UCLA (9/4), contributed to shutouts against Michigan (9/11), Navy (9/14), Michigan State (9/18) and Villanova (10/5).
As a Sophomore in 2014: Started in 21 games this season… Tabbed First Team All-Big Ten...recorded one shot on goal against Indiana (10/19)… helped the defense tally nine shutouts in games including Wisconsin (9/26), VCU (10/8), #3 Penn State (10/12), Ohio State (11/1) and vs. Michigan State (11/14).
As a Freshman in 2013: Played a key role in solidifying the backline in 2013...anchored the center back position with fellow rookie Suli Dainkeh...pair took over during the match against Virginia and went team went 12-2-1 thereafter...helped hold opponents to 1.19 goals per game...Terps racked up eight shutouts in 2013...started in 20 matches, seeing action 25...scored first career goal against VCU (9/8).
Before Maryland: Member of AB Bethesda for six years... won the 2011 national championship... named All-WCAC Player of the Year, All-County Player of the Year and First Team All-Met in 2012... tabbed First Team All-WCAC, All-County, and All-Met in 2011... named Third Team All-WCAC in 2010... high school team finished 16-1-1 in 2012... tallied nine goals and seven assists in 2012.
Personal: Christopher Odoi-Atsem was born May 28, 1995 in Howard County... son of Ablade and Pamela Odoi-Atsem...siblings are Steven and Leslie... high school coach was Dafydd Evans... came to Maryland because of its ‘academic reputation and outstanding soccer program’...major is business.