11 Geoffrey Acheampong
11 Geoffrey Acheampong
Height: 5-11
Weight: 175
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Accra, Ghana
High School: Cate School
Position: Forward
g 3
a 10
pts 16
gw 0

UC Santa Barbara
2015 Big West Freshman of the Year
2015 All-Big West Honorable Mention
2015 Big West All-Freshman Team 

2015: Before the season, was named to the Top Drawer Soccer All-Freshman Best XI.

High School/Club
Played prep soccer at Cate School and played academy soccer with Santa Barbara Soccer Club ... Scored this highlight-reel goal from behind the halfway line in a Feb. 2015 game with Cate ... Had one of the most prolific prep careers of any player in the country ... Was named an All-American in both 2014 and 2015 ... Named the No. 23 national prospect of the 2015 class by College Soccer News ... Named the Santa Barbara High School Soccer Player of the Year twice by Presidio Sports ... Three-time All-City First Team selection ... Three-time All-CIF selection ... Tri-Valley League MVP in both 2014 and 2015 ... In his senior year, he had 16 goals and 20 assists for Cate while winning the school's sportsmanship award ... Had 12 goals and 15 assists in his junior year, in which cate was a semi-finalist for the CIF Championship ... Named most improved Cate player in his sophmore year after scoring 11 goals and 16 assists and leading the team to the CIF Quarterfinals ... Had nine goals and 12 assists as a freshman as Cate won the CIF Championship and made it to the Regional Semifinals ... Started Cate School's first-ever Poetry Club ... At Cate, also competed in baseball, lacrosse, cross-country, and track & field ... Spent four seasons with SBSC starting in 2011 ... Team won the National Championship and was ranked No. 1 in the nation for the 2013-14 season ... Acheampong was named MVP of the Nationals for that season ... Team had a 19-game winning streak in the 2012-13 season ... SBSC won the Far West Championship in 2013-14 with Acheampong as a fixture in its lineup.

Personal
Geoffrey Edwin Acheampong was born on Jan. 28, 1997 in Sunyani, Ghana to parents Henry and Alice ... Had three siblings: Paul, Angela, and Louis ... Goes by "Jeff" ... Plans on majoring in Communication ... Aspires to run a sports agency after his professional career ... Most memorable sporting moment is leading Santa Barbara Soccer Club to a championship in Maryland ... Would like to play against Paul Pogba and with Ronaldinho or Messi ... Roots for Liverpool-based Everton FC ... Ghanaian midfielder Suley Muntari is his favorite athlete ... His favorite movie is Jersey Boys ... Enjoys watching The Boondocks ... His favorite read is Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness.

Recent Games
Oct 28 Sacramento State W, 2-1
Oct 31 at UC Davis W, 1-0
Nov 11 UC Davis W, 1-0
Nov 14 Cal State Fullerton L, 1-0
Nov 22 South Carolina W, 1-0
Nov 29 at Clemson L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 22 10
Games started 18 9
Goals 3 2
Assists 10 6
Points 16 10
Shots 37 19
Shot Pct .081 .105
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 22 Westmont (Exhibition) W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Aug 28 Stanford W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 4 vs. Denver T, 2-2 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Sep 6 at New Mexico L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 11 at Yale W, 2-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 13 at UConn L, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 Col. of Charleston W, 3-1 - 0 2 2 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 21 at UCLA W, 4-2 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 25 Akron L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 27 San Diego W, 4-0 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 1 at UC Irvine W, 3-1 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Oct 3 at CSUN W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 8 UC Riverside W, 2-0 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Oct 10 Cal State Fullerton W, 2-1 - 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 14 at Sacramento State L, 5-2 1 0 1 1 5 .000 0-0 0
Oct 17 at Cal Poly L, 3-2 1 0 1 1 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 21 UC Davis W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 24 Cal Poly T, 2-2 1 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 28 Sacramento State W, 2-1 1 0 2 2 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 31 at UC Davis W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 11 UC Davis W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 14 Cal State Fullerton L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 6 .000 0-0 0
Nov 22 South Carolina W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 29 at Clemson L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2015-16 22 18 .14 .45 .73 1.68 .081 .73 .432
Total 22 18 .14 .45 .73 1.68 .081 .73 .432
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2015-16 22 18 3 10 16 37 .081 16 .432 0 0 0-0 0
Total 22 18 3 10 16 37 .081 16 .432 0 0 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 22 18 .14 .45 .73 1.68 .081 .73 .432
Conference 10 9 .20 .60 1.00 1.90 .105 .90 .474
Exhibition 1 1 .00 .00 .00 2.00 .000 .00 .000
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Home 12 10 .08 .58 .75 1.67 .050 .67 .400
Away 9 7 .11 .33 .56 1.67 .067 .78 .467
Neutral 1 1 1.00 .00 2.00 2.00 .500 1.00 .500
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Wins 14 11 .14 .50 .79 1.29 .111 .71 .556
Losses 6 5 .00 .33 .33 2.83 .000 .83 .294
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August 1 1 .00 .00 .00 2.00 .000 1.00 .500
September 7 4 .14 .57 .86 .86 .167 .29 .333
October 10 9 .20 .60 1.00 1.90 .105 .90 .474
November 4 4 .00 .00 .00 2.50 .000 1.00 .400
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 22 18 3 10 16 37 .081 16 .432 0 0 0-0 0
Conference 10 9 2 6 10 19 .105 9 .474 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition 1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
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Home 12 10 1 7 9 20 .050 8 .400 0 0 0-0 0
Away 9 7 1 3 5 15 .067 7 .467 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral 1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 1 .500 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 14 11 2 7 11 18 .111 10 .556 0 0 0-0 0
Losses 6 5 0 2 2 17 .000 5 .294 0 0 0-0 0
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August 1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 1 .500 0 0 0-0 0
September 7 4 1 4 6 6 .167 2 .333 0 0 0-0 0
October 10 9 2 6 10 19 .105 9 .474 0 0 0-0 0
November 4 4 0 0 0 10 .000 4 .400 0 0 0-0 0