20 Daniel Amo
20 - Daniel Amo
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Accra, Ghana
High School: Salisbury HS
Position: Midfielder
g 2
a 1
pts 5
gw 0

UC Santa Barbara

2016: A true freshman, Amo appeared in nine games and started seven ... Was a starter on the left side of the midfield to open the year, was later a left back and center back ... Only appeared in two games after Sept. 17 due to a groin injury ... Logged two goals and one assist on the year for five points ... Added 10 shots, three of which were on frame ... Ranked as the No. 20 freshman in collegiate soccer by Top Drawer ... Made his NCAA debut and scored his first career goal against Oakland on Aug. 26 in UCSB's season-opener ... Score came at the 4:59 mark of the game with Amo finishing off a DePuy flick ... Assisted on Kevin Feucht's 25th-minute opener in an eventual 5-2 win over San Diego on Sept. 2 ... Logged his second and final goal of the year on Sept. 9 against Butler. 

Salisbury School
Played four years at Salisbury School in Salisbury, Conn. ... Came to the states via the Right to Dream Academy ... Played center and outside mid for the Knights ... In 2015, was a High School All-American ... Was also an All-State selection as well as a New England All Star ... In 2014, was named All-State as well as a New England All Star ... Was an All Western New England Honorable Mention in both his sophomore and freshman seasons ... At Salisbury, also competed in lacrosse and basketball ... Was named Most Improved on both of those teams ... Before coming to the US, spent one year playing club with Oakwood and two years with Beachside ... While playing club in Africa, won the Peace Cup in Norway and won the African qualifiication for the Manchester United Premier Cup, where he finished in third place. 

Personal
Daniel Asamoah Amo was born on Jun. 17, 1997 to parents Nichola Amo and Mary Frimpomaa in Accra, Ghana ... Has three siblings: George, Gladys, and Naomi ... When not playing soccer, he is listening to music, playing video games, or watching TV ... Can't do without music, his favorite pre-game activity ... Most memorable sporting moment is playing against Chelsea in Manchester Premier Cup ... Would love to play with Ronaldinho, and against Lionel Messi ... Roots for Manchester City and Bayern Munich ... Favorite athletes include David Alaba and Chris Paul ... Lists Undisputed as his favorite movie ... Likes to watch Prison Break and White Collar ... His favorite book is The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger. 

Recent Games
Oct 15 at Cal Poly W, 2-1
Oct 19 at UC Davis W, 2-1
Oct 22 Cal Poly T, 0-0
Oct 26 at Sacramento State W, 1-0
Oct 30 UC Davis L, 1-0
Nov 9 Cal State Fullerton L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 9 2
Games started 7 1
Goals 2 0
Assists 1 0
Points 5 0
Shots 10 0
Shot Pct .200 -
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 20 Westmont W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Aug 26 vs. Oakland W, 2-1 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Aug 28 at Ohio St. W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 2 San Diego W, 5-2 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 4 St. Mary's (Cal.) W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 9 vs. Butler L, 4-2 - 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Sep 12 at Akron L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 17 UCLA L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 21 Loyola Marymount L, 4-3 - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 Cal L, 3-2 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at UC Riverside T, 2-2 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Cal State Fullerton W, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 UC Irvine W, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 CSUN W, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Sacramento State T, 1-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Cal Poly W, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at UC Davis W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 22 Cal Poly T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 26 at Sacramento State W, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 UC Davis L, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Cal State Fullerton L, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2016-17 9 7 .22 .11 .56 1.11 .200 .33 .300
Total 9 7 .22 .11 .56 1.11 .200 .33 .300
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2016-17 9 7 2 1 5 10 .200 3 .300 2 0 0-0 0
Total 9 7 2 1 5 10 .200 3 .300 2 0 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 9 7 .22 .11 .56 1.11 .200 .33 .300
Conference 2 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Exhibition 1 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
-
Home 4 4 .00 .25 .25 .50 .000 .25 .500
Away 3 2 .00 .00 .00 1.67 .000 .00 .000
Neutral 2 1 1.00 .00 2.00 1.50 .667 1.00 .667
-
Wins 5 4 .20 .20 .60 .80 .250 .40 .500
Losses 3 2 .33 .00 .67 2.00 .167 .33 .167
-
August 2 2 .50 .00 1.00 1.00 .500 .50 .500
September 5 4 .20 .20 .60 1.60 .125 .40 .250
October 2 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 9 7 2 1 5 10 .200 3 .300 2 0 0-0 0
Conference 2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 1 0 0-0 0
Exhibition 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
-
Home 4 4 0 1 1 2 .000 1 .500 2 0 0-0 0
Away 3 2 0 0 0 5 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral 2 1 2 0 4 3 .667 2 .667 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 5 4 1 1 3 4 .250 2 .500 1 0 0-0 0
Losses 3 2 1 0 2 6 .167 1 .167 0 0 0-0 0
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August 2 2 1 0 2 2 .500 1 .500 0 0 0-0 0
September 5 4 1 1 3 8 .125 2 .250 1 0 0-0 0
October 2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 1 0 0-0 0