OBITUARY: Nnamdi Nwokocha
Nnamdi Nwokocha, one of the most prolific scorers in ACC history, died of meningitis recently at the age of 46 in his native Nigeria.
Nwokocha followed his brother Christian to Clemson and was named ACC Player of the Year as a freshman in 1979 when he led the Tigers to the NCAA Division I final. He was an All-American in 1979 and 1981.
He is first on the Clemson career list and second in the ACC for most points with 171. He is also second in school history and third in league history in goals scored with 74.
Nwokocha had been working in eastern Nigeria as a governmental advisor in sport affairs.
No comments yet.
|Recent College Soccer Reporter Video Pick: Virginia's Foss dials long distance Oct. 4, 4:05 a.m. |
Virginia players know how to score goals. Last week, Derrick Etienne went through half of the ... U.S. Merchant Marine's Smolens earns 300th win Sept. 29, 4:12 p.m.
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's coach Michael Smolens earned his 300th career victory when the Mariners ... Wake Forest is first in opening Men's Soccer RPI Sept. 29, 4:03 p.m.
Wake Forest is No. 1 in the NCAA's first Rating Percentage Index (RPI) of the 2015 ... POTW: Division III star selected for second straight week Sept. 29, 3:10 p.m.
Caitlin Golden of Division III Penn State Berks picked up her second consecutive NSCAA College Player ... Soccer America Men's Top 25 Sept. 29, 2:52 p.m.
There is no change at the top of the weekly Soccer America Men's Top 25 rankings ... Soccer America Women's Top 25 Sept. 29, 2:09 p.m.
North Carolina (10-0-1) moved into first place in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 rankings. The ... Unbeatens: UNC tops ACC, Cornell's shutout streak ends Sept. 28, 5:09 a.m.
No. 2 North Carolina (10-0-1) and Cornell (8-0-2) remained the only unbeaten women's teams in the ... Conference Watch: South Carolina takes charge in SEC Sept. 28, 3:58 a.m.
South Carolina moved into first place in the SEC when it rallied to beat defending champion ... Men's Week 5: Three things we learned this weekend Sept. 28, 1:05 a.m.
A coaching change has not slowed down Wake Forest, which has been led by Jon Bakero ... Conference Watch: Pac-12 women's race is wide open Sept. 25, 2:24 p.m.
The Pac-12, one of three conferences that decides its conference champion based on the regular-season standings ... >> College Soccer Reporter Archives