- Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 5)
Started in 14 matches with 18 appearances in 1,088 minutes of action as a true freshman … second on team with eight points on three goals and two assists … scored a team-high two goals to lead Ohio State to a 2-0 win over Lehigh (Sept. 4) … scored third goal of the weekend in a 2-0 win over Wright State in 77 minutes of action (Sept. 4) … was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week for his three-goal performance (Sept. 5) … collected first collegiate assist in a season-high 82 minutes in 2-2 double OT draw vs. Detroit Mercy (Sept. 26) … had the assist on Prosuk’s first-half goal in the 2-1 upset win over No. 8 Michigan State in B1G quarterfinals (Nov. 5) … third on team in shots with 20 overall.
Prior to Ohio State
Comes to Ohio State from national powerhouse Montverde Academy, where he was coached by Mike Potempa ...named MVP at Montverde his senior year and was selected to the All-American watch list in 2017 and named to the 2017 MAST All-Tournament Team ... played for Weston Soccer Club in U.S. Academy before attending Montverde.
Son of Bobby and Jamilex Ketchup ... exploration major (computer science engineering) ... would like to play professionally and finish degree and start a business for software/interactive media ... enjoys playing basketball, ping pong, pool and raquet ball ... lists greatest sports thrill as that moment you beat a player ... cousin to Taraji P. Henson (actress).
A Look Back at 2017 Awards Banquet
Abdi Mohamed Named Third Team All-Region