Buckeye forward/midfielder taken in MLS Supplemental Draft
Hegngi, McAnena named to Second Team All-Big Ten
Ohio State enters postseason as the No. 7 seed against the host and second-seed Wildcats
Buckeyes and Badgers duel at 1 p.m. Sunday with Big Ten tourney seedings on the line
October 23 - 29, 2012
Northwestern 2, Ohio State 0
Ohio State 0, Wisconsin 0 (2ot)
Akron 1, Ohio State 0 (Oct. 23, 2012)
Northwestern 1, Ohio State 0
MSU 2, OSU 1
At a glance: Made an immediate impact as a freshman as one of two rookies to start every game ... Has now started 58 of 60 career games ... Good size and strength at striker ... Can be a threat off both feet.
As a junior (2011): One of four Buckeyes to start all 19 games ... Named the Big Ten's Offensive Player of the Year after leading the conference with 0.47 goals per game ... Scored a team-high nine goals, earning 18 total points ... Picked up second team NSCAA All-Region and first team OCSA All-Ohio recognition ... Secured Big Ten Player of the Week honors after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime vs. Michigan (Sept. 25) ... Recorded multiple goal games on two occasions - vs. Hartwick (Sept. 16) and vs. Northwestern (Oct. 9) ... Recognized with the team's Most Valuable Player award at the season ending awards banquet ... Also earned a spot on the Coastal Carolina Classic All-Tournament Team along with OSU teammates Omar Vallejo and Matt Lampson.
As a sophomore (2010): Played in all 20 games, starting 18 of them ... finished third on the team in scoring with three goals and four assists earning a total of 10 points ... scored the game-winning goal in the season opener vs. College of Charleston ... took 49 shots, 14 of which were on goal ... named an Academic All-Big Ten selection.
As a freshman (2009): One of five Buckeyes to start all 21 games ... Earned a spot on the Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... Named to the All-Rookie Team of the season for TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Finished third on the team in scoring with three goals and four assists ... Scored his first collegiate goal vs. Hartford (Sept. 11) ... Scored both goals in the Buckeyes' 2-1 win over Butler (Sept. 18), the first loss of the season for the Bulldogs ... Led all rookies in assists (4), shots (35), and shots on goal (18).
DC United U17: Led the MLS Cup Tournament in scoring in 2007 ... Led team to MLS championship in 2007 ... Scored a pair of goals in the SUM-17 International Tournament in Spain in 2008 ... Helped team capture first victory by an American team in the SUM-17 International Tournament.
DeMatha Catholic H.S.: Named to the first team All-Met (DC, Maryland, Virginia) ... Garnered the 2009 WCAC Coaches' Player of the Year award ... 2009 ESPN Gatorade Player of the Year Candidate ... Scored 25 goals and added five assists senior year.
Personal: Son of Fidel and Yolana Hegngi ... Siblings include Beatrice and Parnell ... Worked with the DC United kids soccer camp ... Enjoys music, reading, and drawing ... Hopes to play professional soccer and start own marketing business ... Brother, Parnell played two years at Ohio State (2010-11) after transferring from St. Francis (Pa.).
Buckeyes Head to Michigan Friday Night
Buckeyes Edged at No. 4 Louisville, 2-1