UNC Men's Soccer Bio
14 Omar Holness
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Selected with the fifth overall pick by Real Salt Lake in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft.

Appeared in 59 career matches and made 55 starts at North Carolina • Had five goals and 11 assists for a total of 21 points in his collegiate career • Had two game-winning goals • Had 133 career shots.

2015 – Junior Season
Second Team All-ACC • Made 17 appearances and started 16 matches • Scored one goal and had one assist • Ranked second on the team with 40 shots. 

2014 - Sophomore Season
NSCAA All-South Region Second Team selection • Named First Team All-ACC • Named to Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week twice (Oct. 21 and Dec. 9) • Started all 22 matches in the midfield for North Carolina • Ranked fifth on the team with nine points on two goals and seven assists • Scored the only goal in a 1-0 road victory at NC State (Oct. 17) • Ranked second on the team with seven assists • Scored once and had three total points in the NCAA Quarterfinal match at UCLA • Had one goal and four assists in four NCAA matches.

2013 - Freshman Season
Soccer America All-Freshman Team selection • Also named to ACC All-Freshman team • Ranked No. 29 in Top Drawer Soccer's Top 100 Freshman list • Tied for third on the team with seven points on two goals and three assists • First collegiate goal was a 60-yard run through the Maryland defense for an electrifying goal • Second was the game winner in the 1-0 victory over USF in the first round of the NCAA Tournament • Earned the assist on Tyler Engel's game winner in the 1-0 win at No. 11 Virginia • Led the team with 40 shots on goal.

Prep - Wolmer's Boys School
Team captain of the Jamaica U17 World Cup team • Was the team vice captain for the Jamaican U20 side that advanced to the U20 CONCACAF final stages of World Cup qualifying • Member of team that participated in the qualification for the U21 Pan American Game • Team captain, most valuable player and leading goal scorer for high school team • Received the Prime Minister's Youth Award for Leadership in Sports.

Participated in the Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy as part of the Rising Stars program.

Position: Midfielder
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 174
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica
High School: Wolmer's Boys School
Club: Jamaica
Major: Management and Society
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