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UNC Women's Soccer Bio
7 Kealia Ohai
Ohai Ohai 720816

General

Three-time returning letter winner who has started on Carolina's forward line her first three years at Carolina • earned multiple national and conference honors her first three years • missed the non-conference phase of the 2012 season while playing with the U20 National Team at the Women's World Cup in Japan • led U.S. Team to U20 World Cup championship, scoring game-winning goal in final game • possesses tremendous speed • led the Tar Heels in goals, points and game-winning goals as a freshman and in points and goals as a junior • Veteran Leader in Carolina Leadership Academy.

Junior Season (2012)

Had a spectacular junior year after returning from Japan where she led U.S. to U20 World Cup crown • semifinalist for the 2012 Hermann Trophy • named a first-team All-America by Soccer America, a second-team All-America by the NSCAA and a third-team All-America by Top Drawer Soccer • first-team All-ACC honoree and first-team NSCAA All-Southeast Region choice • named the Most Valuable Offensive Player of the NCAA College Cup • was one of four finalists for the U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year Award in 2012 • named to All-Tournament Team at NCAA College Cup • tapped for 2012 All-ACC Academic Women's Soccer Team, her third straight year on the team • led the Tar Heels in scoring with 23 points and in goals with nine • started all 17 games for the Tar Heels after she returned from the U20 World Cup • played 1,310 minutes • scored the game-winning goal in the second overtime period to beat Stanford 1-0 in the NCAA semifinals • opened the scoring with a goal less than two minutes in against Penn State in NCAA championship game, an eventual 4-1 UNC triumph • assisted on both of Crystal Dunn's goals in the NCAA quarterfinals in a 2-1 double overtime win at BYU • scored both Tar Heel goals in a 2-2 regular-season tie at Virginia • scored the opening goal of the game versus Miami • assisted on game-winner by Ranee Premji versus Boston College • scored insurance goal in 2-0 win at Duke • had two goals and an assist in 4-1 come-from-behind win at NC State • had a goal and an assist versus Illinois in NCAA second round • 2012-13 ACC Academic Honor Roll selection.

Sophomore Season (2011)

Second leading scorer on team in 2011 with 18 points • tied for the team lead in goals scored with six and tied for third on the squad in assists with six • started all 20 matches during the campaign, playing 1,408 minutes • tied for the team lead in game-winning goals with three • had game-winner against Houston and then again in 1-0 wins against Duke and Boston College • scored the game-winner against Duke with only 2:45 left in regulation • recorded a spectacularly athletic goal at Ohio State and had tallies against Miami and Clemson • assisted on game-winning overtime goal by Courtney Jones against Notre Dame • had an excellent NCAA Tournament with an assist against William & Mary in the first round and two assists against Baylor in the second round • a second-team All-ACC selection • tapped for All-ACC Academic Team for second straight year • named to 2012 ACC Academic Honor Roll • copped Dean's List honors in fall semester 2011 • named to Hermann Trophy Preseason Watch List for 2011 • tapped by Top Drawer Soccer To Its Preseason Top 100 list for 2011.

Freshman Season (2010)

First-team All-ACC honoree • copped honors on the ACC All-Freshman Team • first-team Top Drawer Soccer All-Rookie Team choice • captured first-team Soccer America All-Freshman Team honors • named to the All-ACC Academic Team • honored on the 2010-11 ACC Academic Honor Roll • named the co-ACC Player of the Week on August 31, 2010 • named a CS360 Primetime Performer on August 30, 2010 • named to All-Tournament Team at the 2010 ACC Tournament • copped honors on first-team NSCAA All-Southeast Region squad • played in all 24 games and earned 22 starts • started the last 22 games of the season • played 1,528 minutes • led UNC in goals with 14 and points with 37 • tied for the team lead in game-winning goals with four • had at least one goal in 12 different games • scored the first goal of her career in second half of 3-0 win over Michigan State • scored and assisted on two different game-tying goals against Stanford in a 2-2 tie on August 27 • had a goal and an assist versus Tennessee • scored game-winning goals in 1-0 win over San Diego State, 2-1 win over Virginia Tech and 3-0 win over NC State • had back-to-back five-point games versus Miami and Clemson with two goals and an assist in each match • had the game-winner in the 5-0 win over Miami • also had a goal and an assist in wins over Duke, Virginia Tech in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals and Jackson State • assisted on a pair of goals in NCAA second round win over James Madison • scored on 24 percent of her shots and hit the frame 60 percent of the time • only one of her 14 goals came unassisted.

ODP, National Teams & Club Soccer

Current member of U.S. U23 Team • member of the 2012 U.S. U20 National Team competed in the U20 World Cup in Japan in August and September • led that team to the gold medal • scored the insurance goal in the U.S.'s 2-0 win over Nigeria in the tournament semifinals • then scored the game-winning goal in the gold medal match against Germany, striking in the 44th minute in the 1-0 American triumph • member of Avalanche Soccer Club from 2000-10 • past member of the player pool for both the U18 and U20 women's national teams and currently on U23 player pool roster • named to club All-America team in 2010.

Prep

Graduated from Alta High School in Sandy, Utah on June 6, 2010 • played four years of varsity soccer there as a forward and competed in track for three years, competing in the 4x100-meter relay and in the 100-meter dash • the 2010 NSCAA National High School Player of the Year • led Alta High to four straight state soccer championships 2006-09 • three-time All-State selection • the 5A soccer MVP three years from 2007-09 • named Utah Ms. Soccer in '08 and '09 • Gatorade state player of the year two times • three-time first-team high school All-America 2007-09 • DECA Club member.

Personal

Kealia Mae Ohai is the daughter of Cindy and Ben Ohai • was born January 31, 1992 in Sandy, Utah • her sister Megan played soccer at USC from 2007-10 and was a member of USC's 2007 NCAA championship team • journalism and mass communication major • Christmas Box House volunteer • held presidency of young women's club.


Kealia Ohai's Career Statistics

Year             GP/GS          SH              G               A             PTS

2010              24/22            58              14               9               37

2011              20/20            51               6                6               18

2012              17/17            60               9                5               23

Totals           61/59           169             29              20              78

Kealia Ohai's Career Scoring Games

Date                            Opponent                       G        A      PTS

8/22/2010                    Michigan State                 1         0         2

8/27/2010                    Stanford                            1         1         3

8/29/2010                    Missouri                           1         0         2

9/4/2010                      Tennessee                        1         1         3

9/12/2010                    San Diego State               1         0         2

9/26/2010                    Virginia Tech                    1         0         2

10/1/2010                    NC State                           1         0         2

10/17/2010                  Miami                               2         1         5

10/21/2010                  Clemson                           2         1         5

10/28/2010                  Duke                                 1         1         3

11/3/2010                    Virginia Tech (ACCQ)    1         1         3

11/12/2010                  Jackson State (NCAA)    1         1         3

11/14/2010                  JMU (NCAA)                   0         2         2

2010 TOTALS                                                    14        9        37

8/19/2011                    Nebraska                          0         1         1

8/26/2011                    Notre Dame                     0         1         1

8/28/2011                    Houston                            1         0         2

9/4/2011                      Ohio State                         1         0         2

9/29/2011                    Florida State                     0         1         1

10/2/2011                    Miami                               1         0         2

10/6/2011                    Clemson                           1         0         2

10/13/2011                  Duke                                 1         0         2

10/20/2011                  Boston College                 1         0         2

11/12/2011                  Wm. & Mary (NCAA)     0         1         1

11/18/2011                  Baylor (NCAA)                0         2         2

2011 TOTALS                                                     6         6        18

9/16/2012                    Virginia                             2         0         4

9/30/2012                    Miami                               1         0         2

10/4/2012                    Boston College                 0         1         1

10/18/2012                  Duke                                 1         0         2

10/25/2012                  NC State                           2         1         5

11/16/2012                  Illinois (NCAA 2nd)         1         1         3

11/23/2012                  BYU (NCAA QF)             0         2         2

11/30/2012                  Stanford (NCAA SF)       1         0         2

12/2/2012                    Penn State (NCAA F)      1         0         2

2012 TOTALS                                                     9         5        23

CAREER TOTALS                                           29       20       78


Position: Forward
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Draper, Utah
High School: Alta
Major: Journalism & Mass Comm.
Experience: 3 Letters
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