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Abdi Mohamed
Abdi  Mohamed

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Westerville, Ohio

High School:
Westerville Central

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 140

Position:
Midfielder

10/18/2016

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

Career Honors

  • Third Team All-Region (2017)
  • Big Ten Preseason Honors List (2017)
  • Big Ten All-Tournament Team (2017) 
  • Co-MVP (2016)
  • Two-time Second Team All-Big Ten (2016-17)
  • Two-time First Team All-Ohio (2016-17)
  • Big Ten Players to Watch List (2016)
  • Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2015)
  • Wolstein Classic All-Tournament Team (2016)
  • Nike Classic All-Tournament Team (2016)
  • Newcomer of the Year (2015)
  • Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2016-17)
  • Top 100 Freshmen by Top Drawer Soccer (2015)
2017 (Junior Season)
Second Team All-Big Ten … Big Ten All-Tournament Team … third team All-Region … first team All-Ohio … led the team in scoring with 11 points on three goals and five assists … started in all 19 games, shutting down opposing attacking players and collected a team-high 40 shots with 15 on target … went 2-for-3 in penalty kicks … played in all 90 minutes in 2017 opening win over Pitt (Aug. 25) … recorded a team-high six-game point streak during team’s record-breaking shutout win streak (Sept. 4- 26) ... had a pair of assists in the 2-0 win over Wright State with six shots, including one on target (Sept. 4) … recorded the assist on Robertson’s game-winning goal at Northwestern (Sept. 8) … tallied one assist with a game-high eight shots in the 3-0 win over Penn State (Sept. 12) … scored back-to-back game-winning goals in wins at Rutgers (Sept. 17) and against Bowling Green (Sept. 22) … scored a goal in third-consecutive match in 2-2 double OT draw vs. Detroit Mercy (Sept. 26) … notched an assist in the home loss vs. Syracuse (Oct. 18) … registered the eventual-game-winning goal on a free kick in the 2-1 upset win over No. 8 Michigan State in the B1G quarterfinals (Nov. 5) … played in all 90 minutes in the B1G semifinal match vs. No. 1 Indiana (Nov. 10) … Academic All-Big Ten.

2016 (Sophomore Season)
Second Team All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Players to Watch List … Wolstein Classic All-Tournament Team … Nike Classic All-Tournament Team … TopDrawerSoccer Goal of the Week Nominee (Sept. 20) … started in 16 games … 11 points on four goals and three assists … 26 shots with 10 on target for a .385 sog % in 1,379 minutes … collected 107 minutes in opener vs. Virginia Tech (Aug. 26) … recorded first goal of the season vs. Penn State (Sep. 13) … had a season-high five shots, including two on target vs. the Nittany Lions (Sept. 13) … scored a goal vs. Rutgers (Sept. 18) … tallied an assist vs. Valparaiso (Sept. 21) … notched second assist in home loss vs. SIUE (Sept. 28) … played in all 90 minutes vs. Michigan State (Oct. 2) … recorded a shot in 90 minutes at No. 1 Maryland (Oct. 7) … had a career-high four points on two goals in 84 minutes in win over Oakland (Oct. 11) … played in all 110 minutes in double OT draw vs. No. 7 Indiana (Oct. 15) … tallied an assist at No. 4 Louisville (Oct. 18) … played in all 110 minutes in double overtime win at Michigan (Oct. 21) ... Academic All-Big Ten. 

2015 (Freshman Season)
2015 Newcomer of the Year … Big Ten All-Freshman Team … named in Top 100 Freshmen list by Top Drawer Soccer … appeared in all 23 games with 19 starts … recorded nine points on three goals and three assists … collected his first career goal at No. 11 Akron (Sept. 16) … recorded the assist in the 1-1 draw vs. No. 13 Penn State (Sept. 20) … recorded an assist in home win over Michigan (Nov. 4) ... has played 90 minutes or more in 13 of the last 15 games ... had a season-high five shots in quarterfinals of B1G tournament vs. Penn State (Nov. 8) … scored second goal of the year in the B1G semifinals vs. Rutgers (Nov. 13) … recorded three shots in B1G championship vs. Maryland (Nov. 15) … had an assist and converted PK attempt in shootout victory over Dayton in NCAA second round (Nov. 22) … scored the Buckeyes’ goal on a beautiful header in the NCAA Sweet 16 game at No. 7 Stanford (Nov. 29) … finished with 27 shots, including 11 on target.

Prior to Ohio State
Played for Classic Eagles in Columbus as a midfielder and played high school at Westerville Central High School, where he was named All-State in 2014 … named by CollegeSoccerNews.com as the No. 99 ranked player in the country for the Class of 2015 … 10 goals and 23 assists in f our years at Central … all-time assists leader and team MVP his senior year … four-year letterwinner …. honorable mention all-OCC  his freshman year … second team all-OCC sophomore year and was a first-team all-OCC in both 2013 and 2014 … second-team all-district (2013) … second team all-state in 2014 … two-time captain for the Warhawks.

Personal
Son of Fadumo Mohamed, Bisharo Mohamed and Shiekuna Omar … has 11 siblings, including six brothers, Mohamed Ibrahim, Aden Ibrahim, Abdirashid, Ibrahim, Abdinajib Ibrahim, Abdikadir Ibrahim, Abdikarim aliyo and five sisters, Farhiya Ibrahim, Amina Ibrahim, Hamdi aliyo, Dunia aliyo and Sabrina aliyo …. would like to play professionally after graduation … likes to play FIFA, watch Netflix and work out in his spare time …. lists greatest sports thrill as coming back to defeat Westerville South, 3-2, and beating Westerville North on PKs to go to district final.

 

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