Five-match season opens April 20
Stanford won fourth straight Pac-12 title, reached College Cup
Senior captains receive first-team honors
Cardinal to play North Carolina on Friday
Stanford to play UCLA in Friday quarterfinal
Stanford vs. Santa Clara Women's Soccer (11/16/12)
Stanford vs. Washington: Photos by James Shorin
Stanford vs. Duke - NCAA Finals (12/4/11) - Photo Credit: Steven Limentani/ISIPhotos.com
Women's Soccer vs. Oklahoma State - Nov. 25, 2011
Women's Soccer vs. Boston College
At Stanford: A dynamic attacking player with great speed and skill ... has the ability to beat defenders one on one ... a proven goal scorer ... No. 9 on Stanford's all-time assists list, with 21.
As a Sophomore in 2012: Missed the first six matches while playing for the winning U.S. team in Japan at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup ... returned to start the rest of the season ... was second on the team in scoring, with 21 points (5 goals, 11 assists) ... named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season third team ... an NSCAA All-Pacific Region second team choice ...named to the All-Pac-12 first team ... scored and assisted on goals within 1:12 of each other in the second half that allowed Stanford to rally to a 2-1 victory at UCLA and win the Pac-12 title showdown ... scored on a 20-yard left-footed shot and then gave Rachel Quon the feed for the winning goal.
As a Freshman in 2011: Pac-12 Freshman of the Year ... Soccer America All-Freshman first team ... NSCAA All-Pacific Region second team ... All-Pac-12 second team ... NCAA College Cup All-Tournament Team ... Pac-12 All-Freshman Team ... Stanford Athletic Board Block 'S' Outstanding Female Freshman ... No. 3 in Top Drawer Soccer's Freshmen Top 100 rankings ... Soccer America Preseason Ten Freshmen of Influence ... weekly honors: Our Game Magazine NCAA Players to Watch (Aug. 22), Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week (Aug. 22), Our Game Magazine NCAA Players to Watch (Oct. 10), Pac-12 Player of the Week (Oct. 11), Soccer America Player of the Week (Oct. 12), Soccer America Team of the Week (Oct. 12) ... supplied Camille Levin with a pass during the winning-goal sequence in the 1-0 NCAA final victory over Duke ... scored one goal and set up another within a three-minute span of the first half to break open a tight match in a 3-0 victory over Florida State in the NCAA semifinals (Dec. 2) ... cut right, forcing a scrambling defender to slip to the ground ... that gave Ubogagu the opening to cut left and unleash a shot that deflected off goalkeeper Kelsey Wys' left ankle and between her legs into the goal ... scored two spectacular goals to put the Cardinal ahead 2-0 by the 18th minute in a 4-1 victory over UCLA (Oct. 9) ... on the first, a blocked pass landed into the path of Ubogagu, who cut to her left and scored from close range in the eighth minute ... next, she beat two defenders off the dribble inside the box to create an open left-footed shot that reached inside the left post in the 18th ... first two collegiate goals came against Pacific, along with an assist, in her second match (Aug. 21) ... tied for No. 6 on Stanford's season freshman goals list, with 10.
National Team Experience: Helped the U.S. win the 2012 Under-20 Women's World Cup in Japan ... came off the bench and played the final 30 minutes for the U.S. inthe final, a 1-0 victory over Germany ... Ubogagu played in all six matches for the U.S., scoring in overtime to give the U.S. a quarterfinal victory over North Korea ... member of the U.S. team that won the CONCACAF tournament title in Panama on March 11 with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Canada in the title match ... had six goals in a stretch of eight U.S. U-20 matches heading into the summer, 2012 ... also played at the U.S. U-18 level.
High School/Club: Ranked as the No. 3 recruit in the nation and the No. 1 Texan in her class by Top Drawer Soccer ... named 2010 Gatorade Texas Player of the Year ... named as an All-America three times by ESPN RISE and twice each by the NSCAA and Parade Magazine ... led her club team, D'Feeters, to two Texas-North State Cup titles, a Region II title and a 2010 third-place U-17 national finish ... at Coppell High, led the Cowgirls to the 2009 Texas 5A state title, the school's first ... an explosive player and outstanding scorer, Ubogagu was a four-year first-team All-Area selection by the Dallas Morning News.
Personal: Born in London, England, and moved to the U.S. at age 3 ... carried a weighted GPA of 4.975 in high school ... grandfather played for the English side Tottenham Hotspurs as well as the Nigerian national team.
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