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Sean Okoli
Sean Okoli

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Federal Way, Wash.

High School:
Todd Beamer HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 182

Position:
Forward

Club Team:
Seattle Sounders Academy

10/03/2014

Sean Okoli Named to USMNT U-23 Roster for Brasilia Camp

Current Seattle Sounder is called up for the USMNT U23 squad

09/25/2014

Soccer Gameday: Wake Forest at Clemson

The Deacons travel to Clemson for their second-straight road ACC game

08/22/2014

Soccer Gameday: #11 Wake Forest vs. #22 North Carolina

Wake Forest hosts ACC-rival North Carolina in an exhibition

08/18/2014

Soccer Gameday: Wake Forest vs. Gardner-Webb

Wake Forest hosts Gardner-Webb in an exhibition match on Monday night

07/25/2014

Deacs in the MLS - July 25

A look at how several former Demon Deacons are doing in the professional ranks

10/25/2013

My Five: Sean Okoli

09/12/2013

Under the Lights

Wake Forest Men's Soccer: Under the Lights

11/24/2013

Wake Forest - Navy Men's Soccer

Wake Forest defeated Navy 2-1 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Nov. 24, 2013

11/12/2013

Wake Forest Men's Soccer vs. Virginia

Wake Forest lost to Virginia 1-0 in the ACC Championship quarterfinals on 11/12/13.

11/02/2013

Wake Forest Men's Soccer vs. Notre Dame

Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame - November 2, 2013

09/13/2013

Wake Forest Men's Soccer vs. Virginia

Wake Forest defeated Virginia 3-2 on Sept. 13, 2013 at Spry Stadium.

08/30/2013

Wake Forest vs. Coastal Carolina - 8/30/13

Wake Forest dropped the season opener to Coastal Carolina 1-0.


Career Accolades
- First Team All-ACC (2013)
- Second Team All-ACC (2012)
- 2X ACC Player of the Week (10/23/12, 11/5/12)
- NSCAA Player of the Week (10/24/12)
- All-ACC Freshman Team (2011)

2013 (Junior)
Signed a Homegrown contract with the Seattle Sounders to begin his professional career...Named First Team All-South Region ... Earned First Team All-ACC honors for the first time of his career ... Played all 90 minutes in the opener vs. Coastal Carolina (8/30) ... Recorded his first point of the season with an assist vs. Monmouth (9/1), while also taking eight shots ... Scored his first goal of the season (a game-winner) vs. Virginia (9/13) ... Scored once against Virginia Tech (10/4) ... Had his first multi-goal game of the season at NC State (10/8) with two ... Recorded a three-point game in a win at Maryland (10/19) with a goal and an assist ... Also scored in the two games following Maryland: vs. Davidson (10/22) and at Duke (10/25) ... Scored the game winner in the regular season finale over Syracuse (11/8) ... Put Wake Forest on the board first in a 2-1 win over Navy (11/24) in the Second Round of the NCAA Championship ... Assisted on Michael Gamble's opening goal at Notre Dame (12/1) in the Third Round of the NCAA Championship.

2012 (Sophomore)
Earned Second Team All-ACC honors ... Was named ACC Co-Player of the Week two times (10/23 and 11/5) during the regular season ... Finished the year with a team-leading 11 goals ... Also notched three assists, giving him 25 points on the year ... Scored a hat trick vs. NC State on 10/19 and picked up three points on a goal and an assist vs. Maryland on 11/1 ... Also named NSCAA Player of the Week on 10/24 ... Started and took two shots vs. Wofford (8/25) in the season opener ... Put two of his three shots vs. Boston U. (8/31) on frame ... Scored his first goal of the year at Clemson (9/7), helping the Deacs force overtime and earn a 1-1 tie ... Put Wake Forest on the board in the second half at Louisville (9/11) ... Scored the game-winner and put three shots on goal in a 4-0 win over Appalachian St. (9/25) ... Recorded his first assist of the season at Virginia Tech (9/28) ... Scored the game-tying goal in the 43rd minute at ETSU (10/9) ... Got the Deacs on the board first in a 4-1 win at Virginia (10/12) ... Hat trick against NC State (10/19) was the first of his career in a 3-1 win ... Scored the game-winner in a come-from-behind win vs. South Carolina (10/27) ... Scored Wake Forest's first goal and dished out an assist in a 4-2 win over top-ranked Maryland (11/1) ... Recorded a three-point game with a goal and an assist vs. Virginia (11/6) in the ACC Tournament Quarterfinals ... Played every minute in an NCAA Tournament overtime loss to Coastal Carolina (11/18), taking four shots and putting two on goal.

2011 (Freshman)
Appeared in all 21 matches, including 18 starts, on his way to an All-ACC Freshman Team selection ... Finished third on the squad with 11 points (4g, 3a), including a streak of four straight matches with a goal to close the regular season ... Started and played the full 90, taking three shots in first-ever collegiate match against USF (8/27) ... Started and played 85 minutes against No. 1 Louisville (9/2) ... Started and played 100 minutes against Oregon State, taking one shot on goal (9/4) ... Made first-career appearance off the bench, supplying 23 minutes against Clemson (9/9) ... took three shots at Duke (9/23) ... Led the Deacs with three shots at Boston College (10/7) ... Picked up his first career point, assisting on the game-winner against No. 25 Virginia (10/14) ... Posted career-highs with four shots and two on goal against Elon (10/18) ... Found his first career goal and added an assist in a 5-2 win at NC State (10/22) ... Notched his first career game-winner, scoring in the 81st minute to beat William & Mary 1-0 (10/25) ... Scored his third goal in as many matches, equalizing the match at one goal apiece as the Deacs went on to a 2-2 draw at No. 7 Akron (10/29) ... Named a College Soccer 360 Primetime Player of the Week (11/1) ... Equalized at No. 4 Maryland in the 49th minute with his fourth goal in as many matches (11/3) ... Recorded an assist in his NCAA Tournament debut against South Carolina (11/17).

Background
Has extensive experience with the U.S. U-18 National Team ... Traveled with the U-18 squad to Portugal, Argentina and Israel ... Has spent recent seasons in the Seattle Sounders Academy ... Became the first Sounders Academy player to see match action with the Sounders' reserve team ... Region IV ODP player ... Ranked as the 40th-best player in his class by TopDrawerSoccer.com and the third-best in the Pacific Northwest ... Four-year starter at Todd Beamer High School ... Had 19 goals and 14 assists his senior year to help lead the Titans to the SPSL South Division Championship ... Named the 2009 SPSL Co-Player of the Year ... 2009 Seattle Times All-Area Team ... All-SPSL First Team Selection in 2008 and 2009 ... 2008-09 All-Federal Way Male Soccer Player of the Year ... 2008 and 2009 All-Federal Way City Team.

Personal
Born on February 2, 1993 ... Son of Chris and Tina Okoli ... Majoring in communication.


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