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Onyi Echegini

Onyi Echegini - Soccer - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile


* College Soccer News Team of the Week (11/21/22)
* ACC All-Tournament Team (2022)
* All-ACC Second Team (2022)
* ACC Co-Offensive Player of the Week (11/1/22)
* ACC Offensive Player of the Week (9/20/22)
* College Soccer News Team of the Week (9/20/22)


* Had a career year in her first season in the Garnet and Gold with a career-high 11 goals, six assists and 28 points.
* Recorded her first career start for Florida State during a scoreless draw at No. 12 South Carolina (8/18).
* Scored her first goal for FSU at Georgia during the Seminole’s 3-1 win on 8/21.
* Earned her second goal of the season for Florida State in a 5-0 victory against Rice (9/11).
* Scored a hat trick with three goals against Boston College (9/16). It was the 20th hat trick in school history and the first since 2017.
* Scored her sixth goal of the season in FSU’s 5-1 win over Louisville (9/22).
* Grabbed her first assist on the season in FSU’s 3-1 win over No. 14 Clemson (9/25).
* Had her second assist of the season in a 5-1 win over No. 12 Duke (10/13).
* Recorded her seventh goal of the season in FSU’s 2-1 loss to No. 2 North Carolina (10/20).
* Scored her team-leading, eighth and ninth goals of the season in a 4-1 win over Virginia Tech (10/27). It was her second multi-goal game of the season.
* Assisted on the Seminoles’ first of three goals against No. 4 Notre Dame in the ACC Tournament Semifinals (11/3).
* Tallied four points in the second and third rounds of the NCAA Tournament, scoring a goal against LSU (11/18) and recording two assists against No. 19 Pitt (11/20).
* Scored the Seminoles’ first goal and assisted on their second in a 3-2 loss to North Carolina in the College Cup semifinals (12/2).

At Mississippi State:

Junior (2021): Started in 15 matches with 1,350 minutes of playing time … leads the team in shots (50), shots on goal (22), and assists (5) … tied for first in points (9) and game-winners (2), tied for third in goals (2) … recorded an assist on Monigo Karnley’s goal at Lipscomb (8/19) … scored the game-winner against against Louisiana (8/22) while taking three shots in 84 minutes … recorded two shots with one on frame against Arizona State (8/26) … scored her second game-winner of the season against Southeast Missouri (8/29) … took five shots and put three on frame in 90 minutes against the Redhawks … put three of her five shots on target in 110 minutes at Minnesota (9/2) … put her lone shot on frame in 110 minutes at Iowa (9/5) … assisted on Andrea Tyrrell’s goal at Georgia (9/23), while recording six shots and putting one on frame against the Bulldogs … took five shots, putting two on frame, against Florida (9/26) … recorded two shots in 84 minutes against Kentucky (9/30) … put all three of her shots on target against No. 22 Auburn (10/7) … put one of her three shots on frame at Alabama (10/10) … took five shots, putting one on target at No. 10 Tennessee (10/15) … assisted on Andrea Tyrrell’s goal and Alyssa D’Aloise’s game-winner against Texas A&M (10/21), while putting three of her four shots on target against the Aggies … put one of her two shots on frame at No. 4 Arkansas (10/24) … assisted on Monigo Karnley’s goal in the 61st minute against No. 16 Ole Miss (10/28) while putting one of her three shots on frame against the Rebels.
Sophomore (2020): Played 13 matches, starting in all 13, playing a total of 1,172 minutes with 36 shots with 15 on goal … Scored five total goals with one being game-winning … Recorded one assist on the season … Co-led the team in points with 11, led the team in goals with five, and led the team in both shots and shots on goal … Had four shots in the season-opener against Auburn where she played 79 minutes (9/18) … Played 110 minutes against No. 15 Alabama, a career high, recording one shot (9/25) … Had 3 shots and picked up her first career assist on Monigo Karnley’s goal against Ole Miss where she played 82 minutes (10/2) … Scored her first goal of the season against LSU with Birna Jóhannsdóttir assisting in the eighth minute against the Tigers (10/11) … Had one shot that was on target at No. 9 Texas A&M … Recorded six shots against Mizzou with two on-target, one being a header that found the back of the net off a cross from KK Pavatt (10/24) … Had three shots in her 90 minutes on the pitch against No. 9 South Carolina (10/30) … Saw the field for 85 minutes against No. 7 Arkansas (11/6) … Had two shots against Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament (11/15) … Had her first two-goal game against Louisiana, one unassisted and one off a pass from Hailey Farrington-Bentil (2/28) … Played 90 minutes against Arkansas State, recording one shot (3/13) … Played a full match against Troy with seven shots and three shots on goal (3/20) … Had two shots and one shot on goal in her 90 minutes against Columbus State, while also having one goal with an assist from Birna Jóhannsdóttir and Monigo Karnley (4/1).
Freshman (2019): Played in 14 matches, making seven starts and totaling 517 minutes … scored four goals on the year … averaged 0.57 goals per game in league play, which was fourth in the SEC and was tied for second in shots per game (4.0) … ended her freshman season ranked No. 1 in MSU’s SEC-only career record book averaging 1.14 points per game, 0.57 goals per game and 4.00 shots per game in her career … four goals in SEC play are tied for sixth in MSU career history … made her MSU debut against Alabama A&M (8/22), putting her lone shot on frame in 30 minutes of action … took one shot on goal in eight minutes at Idaho (9/1) … took one shot while playing 12 minutes against Ole Miss (9/26) … scored her first career goal in the 22nd minute against Auburn (10/10) while making her first career start … put one of two shots on goal while playing 41 minutes at No. 13/23 Arkansas (10/13) … put one of two shots on goal while playing 49 minutes against Georgia (10/20) … scored in the third minute at LSU (10/24) …. took 10 shots against the Tigers while playing 78 minutes … became the first Bulldog to attempt 10 or more shots since 2017… scored the only goal from the run of play in the 53rd minute against Tennessee (10/27) … put three of eight shots on goal while playing 80 minutes against the Volunteers … named SEC Freshman of the Week for her efforts (10/28) … scored in the 21st minute at Missouri (10/31) … put two of her four shots on goal while playing 59 minutes against the Tigers … goal extended her scoring streak to three consecutive matches, which is tied for sixth-longest in school history … put one shot on goal while playing 52 minutes in the SEC Tournament against Ole Miss (11/3).

High School/Club:

Played at Bexleyheath Academy where her team won the London Borough of Bexley Championship three times … Bexleyheath placed third in the London Youth Games and took second in the Football Association Kent Cup … played her club soccer with Arsenal FC where she won the FA Cup in 2019 … also ran on the cross country and track teams and played volleyball and handball … held school records in the 3000m and high jump.


Born Jennifer Onyi Echegini on March 22, 2001 … daughter of Godswill and Mirian Echegini … has two brothers, Obi and Nnaemeka, and three sisters, Chiamaka, Kelechi and Ngozi … majoring in management.