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18 - Oumar Ballo
Oumar Ballo
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Year: SO
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Archbishop Curley/CCBC-Essex
Position: B

Accolades: (2012) Earned America East Second Team honors in his initial UMBC campaign.

 
 

 

2012: The lone UMBC field player to play every minute (2120) of all 22 games… Set a single-season record for minutes played by a Retriever field player and tied Phil Saunders for the overall mark… The central fullback had to be accounted for on UMBC’s very effective set pieces… Recorded 17 shots on the campaign, including three in America East title game vs. UNH and a pair at UNC in NCAA Second Round affair… Posted his first UMBC point, assisting on Joe Glos’ game-winning goal vs. Howard on Oct. 2.

 
 

 

Background: Majoring in sociology… A two-time NSCAA All-American, a three-time NSCAA All-South selection and a First Team All-Metro selection by The Baltimore Sun… A member of the Archbishop Curley squad which went 21-3 and won the MIAA title in 2006… Lists the Friars’ 1-0 win over McDonogh that season as his best prep performance… A two-year captain on the pitch, he also competed in sprints and the triple jump for the Friars, leading the squad to the 2008 MIAA “A” title… Also lettered in wrestling… Competed in soccer for one season at CCBC-Essex… A member of the 2006 and 2007 Super Y League National Pool and helped the Baltimore Bays to 2008 State Championship and 2010 US Soccer Development Academy Final 8…Lists favorite professional team as Barcelona… Nicknamed “Big O”…Son of Koman Ballo and has five slblings… Born April 2, 1991.  

 
 
 Year GP/GS  Sh.   G  A Pts. 
 2012  22/22  17  0  1   1
 Totals  22/22  17  0  1  1

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