8 - Jide Ogunbiyi
Jide Ogunbiyi
Height: 6-4
Weight: 205
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Gwynedd, Pa.
High School: Wissahickon
Position: Forward

AS A SENIOR IN 2008:Spent the summer training with the Nigerian National Team ... saw action in all 20 contests ... named to the NSCAA All-Far West third team ... earned All-WCC first team honors ... drafted by the NY Red Bulls in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft ... attempted a season-high five shots against Loyola Chicago (Aug. 30) ... returned to the Broncos defense early in the season ... attempted three shots in the Broncos 2-1 win over UW-Milwaukee (Sept. 7) ... helped the Broncos to a 1-0 win over Stanford (Sept. 27) ... started the final 10 games of the season ... led the Broncos backline in their 1-0 victory over San Diego (Oct. 19) ... aided in SCU's 3-2 triumph over Portland (Nov. 2).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2007: Missed first match of the season due to red card suspension from 2006 ... scored goal and notched an assist on Sept. 2 vs. Vermont ... recorded goal on Sept. 7 at Brown ... netted goal on Sept. 9 vs. Boston University ... named to Brown adidas Classic all-tournament team ... recorded second assist of season on Sept. 20 at San Jose State ... scored fourth goal at San Diego on Oct. 7... scored goal to tie Gonzaga 1-1 Oct. 21 ... missed matches on Nov. 9, 11, 16 and 18, while with the Nigerian U23 team for Olympic qualfying match against Ghana ... DNP vs. Ghana ... All-WCC Honorable Mention ... NSCAA All-Far West Region Second Team ... scored final goal on Nov. 28 vs. UCLA in NCAA second round ... started and played 70 minutes in NCAA third round vs. Notre Dame on Dec. 1.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006: Entered season still recovering from offseason ankle injury, but came on strong in second half of season ... scored two goals and tied for team lead with five assists in 20 appearances ... tied for sixth in WCC with five assists ... missed first two matches of the season due to injury ... made season debut on Sept. 2 against Northwestern ... notched first assist of season on Sept. 4 vs. Niagara ... recorded assist in second straight game on Sept. 8 vs. St. Louis, assisting on Keith DeVey's game-winner ... recorded assist on Jeff Cosgriff's goal in overtime that won the game at Saint Mary's on Oct. 15 ... scored first goal of season on Oct. 29 at LMU to seal 2-0 win that clinched WCC title ... notched assist on Nov. 5 vs. Gonzaga ... an honorable mention All-WCC selection ... scored winning goal in overtime in second round of NCAAs on Nov. 15 vs. Washington, nodding home a header from a Brian Martin cross ... also notched assist vs. Washington on Bronco's first goal on Nov. 15 ... came on as a sub on Nov. 18 at Indiana in NCAA Tournament and scored in penalty kick shootout ... entered as a sub at Wake Forest on Nov. 24 in NCAA quarterfinal match, playing 28 minutes.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005: Honorable mention All-WCC selection ... member of the WCC All-Freshman team ... started each of the first 14 appearances of his freshman season as a central defender ... played each of the last eight as a reserve in his more natural forward position ... scored three goals on the season and registered one assist ... named WCC Player of the Week after stellar performances against Stanford and Cal ... headed-in the game-winning goal in overtime against the Cardinal ... scored on a header against Florida International ... registered an assist against San Jose State ... scored the team's final goal in a 3-0 win over San Francisco.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Wissahickon High School in Ambler, Penn. ... a three-year letter-winner in soccer under head coach Stuart Malcolm ... team captain as a senior ... twice named first-team All-Area and first-team All-Suburban League for Wissahickon ... has been a member of the Nigerian Youth National Team Program since 2001 ... named the Nigeria Youth Pepsi Academy MVP three consecutive years from 2001-04 ... won 2004 Pennsylvania State Cup with FC Bucks ... also played basketball at Wissahickon under head coach Kyle Witson.

PERSONAL DATA: Born in Rochester, N.Y. ... parents are Lai and Elaine Ogunbiyi ... has one older brother, Tayo, and a younger brother, Tunde, who plays at New Hampshire ... enjoys soccer and basketball in his spare time ... major is finance.

 

 

Ogunbiyi's Career Statistics

 

Year M-S Goals Assists Points Shots GW Goals
2005 22-14 3 1 7 12 1
2006 20-1 2 5 9 20 1
2007 15-14 6 2 14 36 2
2008 20-14 0 0 0 16 0
Career 77-42 11 8 30 84 4

 

Ogunbiyi's Career Honors
NSCAA All-Far West Third Team, 2008
All-WCC First Team, 2008
NSCAA All-Far West Region Second Team, 2007
Brown adidas Classic All-Tournament Team 2007
All-WCC Honorable Mention, 2005, 2006, 2007
WCC All-Freshman Team, 2005