Big South Announces Men's Soccer Player of the Week


CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( - High Point forward Fejiro Okiomah has been selected as the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Men's Soccer Player of the Week for games played Oct. 25-31, it was announced today by the League office.

Okiomah, a sophomore from Austin, Texas, put in two goals, including one game-winner, as the Panthers went 2-0 last week in League play and secured their first-ever Big South Regular-Season Championship.  Against Coastal Carolina on Oct. 27, Okiomah put the Panthers on the board in the first minute of the match as he blasted in a rebound.  High Point held on for the 2-1 double-overtime win.  Three days later against VMI, Okiomah finished off a Shane Malcolm throughball in the 55th minute to score the game-winner in the Panthers' 2-0 win.  The honor marks his second Player of the Week plaudit this season.

Also nominated for men's soccer player of the week for Week 9:  Robby Joe Daniels (Coastal Carolina).

Big South Men's Soccer Player of the Week
Sept. 8 - Logan Huff, Presbyterian College
Sept. 14 - Fejiro Okiomah, High Point
Sept. 21 - Iyiola Awosikda, Radford
Sept. 28 - Scott Rojo, High Point & Darren Amoo, Liberty
Oct. 5 - Karo Okiomah, High Point
Oct. 13 - Rodrigo Vianna, Coastal Carolina
Oct. 19 - Shawn Sloan, High Point
Oct. 26 - Amir Shihata, VMI
Nov. 2 - Fejiro Okiomah, High Point