Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Akpan follows in Ohiri's footsteps
October 18th, 2007 7:45AM
Subscribe to College Soccer Reporter

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men

MOST COMMENTED

[MAKING A LIST] U.S. under-20 national team forward Andre Akpan scored in his ninth consective game for Harvard when he had the Crimson's lone goal in a 1-1 tie with Holy Cross on Wednesday.

Akpan's streak for consecutive games with at least one goal is tied for 11th all-time on the NCAA Division I men's scoring list

The NCAA record is 16 games with at least one goal set by Akron's Pete Milich (1961-62).

The Harvard record of 13 straight games with at least one goal is held by the legendary Chris Ohiri, who set the mark in 1962-63. Harvard's home field where Akpan scored on Wednesday is named after Ohiri, who died two years after graduating from Harvard.

Like Ohiri, who came to Harvard from Nigeria as part of an African scholarship program, Akpan has roots in Nigeria. His father, Rockey, came to the United States to study and eventually settled with his American-born wife in Grand Prairie, Texas.

AKPAN STREAK
Sept. 12
Vermont 0 Harvard 2 (Akpan 25, Fucito 61).
Sept. 14
Harvard 2 (own goal 3, Akpan 47) Boston Univ. 1 (Schultz 50).
Sept. 16
Harvard 2 (Akpan 55, Grimm 66) Massachusetts 1 (Amick 88).
Sept. 21
Loyola Marymount 3 (Delaney 3, Carroll 46, Baca 64) Harvard 2 (Fucito 62, Akpan 79).
Sept. 23
UC Santa Barbara 1 (Pontius 75) Harvard 1 (Akpan 58) (OT).
Sept. 29
Harvard 5 (Fucito 18, 50, Chi 63, Akpan 71, 77) Fairfield 0.
Oct. 6

Cornell 1 (Bourace 62) Harvard 4 (Akpan 23, Chi 57, Stamatis 64, Fucito 65).
Oct. 13
Harvard 2 (Akpan 70, Nyamekye 83) Brown 3 (Sheehan 15, 95, Davies 71) (OT).
Oct. 17
Harvard 1 (Akpan 22) Holy Cross 1 (Mclean pen. 45) (OT).

RECORD SCORING STREAKS
GAMES PLAYER SCHOOL DATES
16 Pete Milich, Akron 1961-62
14 Peter Byaruhanga, UAB 1999
13 Chris Ohiri, Harvard 1962-63
12 Rob Friend, UC Santa Barbara 2001-02
11 Nnamdi Nwokocha, Clemson 1980-1981
11 Heikki Ritvanen, UCF 1999
11 Chris Carrieri, North Carolina 2000
11 Alecko Eskandarian, Virginia 2002
10 Jimmy Dowell, Tulsa 1994
9 Andy Demori, Clemson 1969-70
9 Fred Pereira, Brown 1976
9 Jimmy Glenn, Clemson 1993
9 Wolde Harris, Clemson 1993
9 Duncan Horner, Akron 1993-94
9 Darren Eales, Brown 1994
9 Clint Mathis, South Carolina 1994
9 Orest Grechka, Hartwick 1997-98
9 Caleb Norkus, North Carolina 2000



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
Making a List: NCAA Division I women's champions    
USC became the first Pac-12 team and just fourth team to win more than one NCAA ...
Women's College Cup: USC stuns West Virginia    
USC got two late goals from Mexican international Katie Johnson to beat top-ranked West Virginia, 3-1, ...
NAIA: Hastings and NW Ohio take championships    
A pair of subs teamed up to give Hastings its second NAIA men's title over Rio ...
NCAA Division III: Tufts and Washington capture crowns    
Tufts won its second NCAA Division III men's championship in three years, while Washington (Mo.) captured ...
NCAA Division II: Wingate and WWU claim first titles    
Wingate and Western Washington won their first national championships in soccer when they captured the men's ...
College Men: Right to Dream's Twumasi carries Wake    
Ema Twumasi, another of Ghana's "Right to Dream" graduates who attended U.S. boarding schools, scored twice ...
College Men: Langsdorf does it again for Stanford    
In his three seasons at Stanford, Jordan Morris never had a season like his former classmate ...
College Men: Murphy sends Carolina to College Cup    
Limited to six games with a foot injury, transfer Drew Murphy came off the bench and ...
College Men: Denver headed to first final four    
Unbeaten Denver advanced to the Men's College Cup for the first time when it beat No. ...
Women's College Cup: West Virginia and USC reach final    
Excellent goals determined the two finalists that will meet Sunday to determine the national champion. Michaela ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives