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17 - Kay Banjo
Kay Banjo
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Upper Marlboro, Md.
High School: Largo
Previous College: Towson U.
Position: F
g 6
a 4
sh % .158
gw 2

Accolades: (2012) Selected as a First Team All-CAA performer, becoming the eighth player in school history to be named to the All-CAA first team… (2011) A Third-Team All CAA selection… (2010) Received CAA All-Rookie Team and Second Team honors.

Collegiate: Enjoyed three outstanding campaigns for Towson University from 2010-12… Scored 15 goals and added 11 assists in 43 games for the Tigers… Towson University discontinued its men’s soccer program after the 2012 campaign… Completing his degree at Towson in sports management in the summer of 2014 and will enroll as a degree-seeking student at UMBC in the fall

2014: Made assist on Stephen Ho's goal in the game against Hartford. Started 10 contests for the Retrievers thus far... Broke a 1-1 tie with a brilliant strike in the 75', leading the Retrievers to a 2-1 win over UMass Lowell in the America East opener... Scored two goals against Sacred Heart while adding another against Cal State-Fullerton and Loyola...Currently leads the Retrievers with four assists and 12 points... Earned Tournament Most Valuable Player honors by recording two goals and two assists in UMBC’s two victories in the season-opening Doubletree BWI Classic...Named to the All-Tournament Team of the UNLV Nike Invitational... Named the season’s first America East Player of the Week and also earned ECAC Offensive Player of the Week and College Sports Madness America East Player of the Week honors for games ending August 31... Currently tied for ninth nationally with 12 points and is also ninth with his four assists... He leads America East in assists (0.57) and shots per game (3.43) and is tied for the top spot in points per game (1.71).

2012: Recorded two of four goals and three of four assists in league play that fall and finished fifth in the CAA with 3.14 shots per game… Scored in Towson’s home finale, a 2-2 draw versus Northeastern… Contributed a goal and a helper in wins over Mount St. Mary’s and Delaware.

2011: Scored four goals and added two assists, including a two-goal, one-assist effort versus America East foe Albany… Scored a goal against UNC Wilmington in a 2-1 Towson win ...Also scored a goal against George Mason ... Added an assist against Hofstra. 

2010: He got his career off in spectacular style in 2010, scoring seven goals and adding five assists… named CAA Co-Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week after leading Tigers to wins over Loyola and Longwood ... Recorded first two-goal game of college career in 3-2 win over Greyhounds ... Contributed a goal in victory over Longwood ... Tallied a goal in back-to-back games against Saint Joseph's and UMBC ... Scored Tigers' lone goal in 1-1 tie against CAA champion William & Mary ... Tallied two assists in 2-2 tie at UNC Wilmington ... Attempted 36 shots. 

Background: First team All-County forward for Coach Scotch Ndovu ... Named first team All-Gazette ... Honored as team MVP…  Lists his parents as the people he admires the most ... Enjoys playing basketball ... Lists favorite professional sports team is Manchester United and favorite musician is Lil’ Wayne ... Has three brothers ... Son of Babatunde and Abisola Banjo ... Born on Dec. 3, 1992.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP-GS SH G A Pts.
2010 (Towson) 17-16 36 7 5 19
2011 (Towson) 12-10 25 4 2 10
2012 (Towson) 14-14 44 4 4 12
2014 11-11 34 5 5 15
Career 54-51 139 20 16 56
Recent Games
Sep 24 William & Mary L, 2-1
Sep 27 at George Mason L, 3-0
Sep 30 at Delaware W, 1-0
Oct 4 UMass Lowell W, 2-1
Oct 11 Hartford W, 2-1
Oct 18 at Albany T, 1-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 12 3
Games started 12 3
Goals 6 2
Assists 4 1
Points 16 5
Shots 38 10
Shot Pct .158 .200
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 2 1
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 23 at American   - - - - - - -
Aug 29 Long Island W, 4-0 0 2 2 3 .000 0-0 0
Aug 31 Sacred Heart W, 2-1 2 0 4 9 .222 0-0 1
Sep 5 at Maryland T, 0-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 7 Appalachian St. W, 3-1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 12 at UNLV L, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 14 vs. Cal St. Fullerton L, 4-3 1 1 3 5 .200 0-0 0
Sep 20 Loyola (Md.) T, 1-1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Sep 24 William & Mary L, 2-1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 27 at George Mason L, 3-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 30 at Delaware W, 1-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 4 UMass Lowell W, 2-1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Oct 11 Hartford W, 2-1 0 1 1 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 18 at Albany T, 1-1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 0
Oct 21 at Navy   - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at New Hampshire   - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Binghamton   - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Vermont   - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Stony Brook   - - - - - - -
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 12 12 .50 .33 1.33 3.17 .158 1.58 .500
Conference 3 3 .67 .33 1.67 3.33 .200 1.33 .400
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 7 7 .57 .43 1.57 3.57 .160 1.86 .520
Away 4 4 .25 .00 .50 2.00 .125 .50 .250
Neutral 1 1 1.00 1.00 3.00 5.00 .200 4.00 .800

Wins 5 5 .60 .60 1.80 4.00 .150 2.20 .550
Losses 4 4 .25 .25 .75 2.50 .100 1.25 .500

August 2 2 1.00 1.00 3.00 6.00 .167 4.00 .667
September 7 7 .29 .14 .71 2.29 .125 1.00 .438
October 3 3 .67 .33 1.67 3.33 .200 1.33 .400
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 12 12 6 4 16 38 .158 19 .500 2 0 0-0 2
Conference 3 3 2 1 5 10 .200 4 .400 2 0 0-0 1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Home 7 7 4 3 11 25 .160 13 .520 1 0 0-0 2
Away 4 4 1 0 2 8 .125 2 .250 1 0 0-0 0
Neutral 1 1 1 1 3 5 .200 4 .800 0 0 0-0 0

Wins 5 5 3 3 9 20 .150 11 .550 1 0 0-0 2
Losses 4 4 1 1 3 10 .100 5 .500 0 0 0-0 0

August 2 2 2 2 6 12 .167 8 .667 0 0 0-0 1
September 7 7 2 1 5 16 .125 7 .438 0 0 0-0 0
October 3 3 2 1 5 10 .200 4 .400 2 0 0-0 1

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