Duke Men's Soccer BIO
6 Christian Ibeagha
2010: Started five games at center back before suffering a season-ending injury … went the distance in four of the five games.
2009: Started 20 games on the backline … named to the NSCAA All-South Region third team … had one goal and one assist in 1,679 minutes … scored first career goal against Michigan State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament … provided an assist versus UNC Greensboro (10/13) … helped anchor the defense to seven shutouts.
2008: Played in all 20 games and started 18 in the midfield … Assisted on the game-winning goal in the 1-0 win over Colgate on Oct. 28 … Ranked fourth on the team in minutes, playing 1,513 overall.
2007: Named to All-ACC Freshman team ... Appeared in 16 games, 14 of which were starts during freshman campaign ... logged 1,262 minutes, good for eighth on squad ... took one shot on goal ... part of defensive unit that allowed just 23 goals in 20 games and held opponents to under nine shots per game ... named to Top Drawer Soccer’s team of the week on 9/24.
Prep: Two-time NSCAA Youth All-America selection ... four-year letter winner ... first team All-Edmond ... first team All-District and All-City ... led team to four Oklahoma state titles and two regional finals ... member of the U-17 U.S. national team ... three-time member of ODP state and 90 regional teams ... two-time regional finalist with club team ... ESP all-star .. member of ESP travel squad that played in Germany ... four-time National Honor Society member ... two-time National Honor Roll selection.
Personal: Born Christian Ogochukwu Ibeagha on Jan. 10, 1990, in Port Harcourt, Nigeria ... son of Christian Sr. and Joyce Ibeagha ... has one brother, Sebastien (16) ... mother, Joyce, played professional tennis and father, Christian Sr., played soccer at the University of Nigeria.