9 Lloyd Osafo
Lloyd Osafo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Franklin Lakes, N.J.

High School:
Ramapo

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 170

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
05/21/1982



Miscellaneous: The most explosive offensive player on the team ... faces double team coverage every game ... started every game appeared in during career (46) ... five career goals ranks first on the team ... will continue to be a fixture in the starting lineup ... should provide leadership as a senior on a young team ... excellent when in control of the ball ... versatile player who can play off the ball on the wing as well ... named to the All-Patriot League second team each of his first three seasons ... three-time letterwinner.

2003: One of Army's leading offensive contributors ... named to the All-Patriot League second team for the third straight year ... scored one goal and had four points, despite being the primary focus of most teams' defense ... scored lone tally of the year in Army's season-opening 3-1 loss to Fordham ... assisted on Adrian Moreno's first career goal in Army's 1-0 overtime victory at Sacred Heart ... also assisted on Bill Watts' first career tally in the Black Knights' 2-0 blanking of Maine ... led the team in shots for the second consecutive season, firing 53 ... also led all Black Knights with 20 shots on goal, the second straight year that he has held that distinction ... started 17 games for the Black Knights, missing only the Albany game due to an injury.

2002: Army's top offensive threat ... named to the Patriot League all-league second team for the second straight year ... earned first-team NSCAA New York Region All-American ... tied for first on the team with three goals (w/Chris DeFiori) ... tied for first on the team with six points (w/DeFiori) ... named Army Athletic Association's Athlete of the Week (Sept. 9-15) ... netted two goals against Fordham to give Army its first victory of the season ... attempted 44 shots to lead the team ... took 19 shots on goal, most on the team ... started and played in 17 matches, missing match versus St. Peter's with an injury ... along with Jeff Dolbeer, was named to Army-Adidas Fall Classic All-Tournament Team.

2001: Recognized as Army's co-freshman of the year along with David Yu ... earned a spot on New York's all-American third team ... named to the All-Patriot League second team ... only freshman in the conference named to either all-league team ... voted as the Patriot League's Rookie of the Week (Oct. 8-14) for racking up two assists in games against Syracuse and Lafayette ... scored his first collegiate goal in Army's win over the Fordham Rams, which proved to be the game-winner ... picked up an assist in the Black Knights' 2-1 upset victory over Hartwick ... one of four Black Knights named to the Anaconda Sports Soccer Classic all-tournament team ... tied for second on the team with five points (w/Chris DeFiori) ... tied for first on the team with three assists (w/Todd Severson) ... placed second on the team with nine shots on goal ... started first 12 games of the season ... missed last five matches of the year due to injury.

Prior to Army: Graduated from Ramapo High School in 2000 ... earned four varsity letters in soccer ... helped lead Ramapo to two league championships (1998, 1999) and one state title (1999) ... two-time NSCAA All-American ... named the 1998 Player of the Year by the Soccer Coaches Association of New Jersey ... two-time league Player of the Year ... three-time all-state and all-county ... Bergen County Player of the Year in 1998 and 1999 ... named to Bergen County's All-Century and All-Decade teams ... attended the United States Military Academy's Prep School in 2000-01 ... served as the Prep School's team captain ... winner of USMAPS 2001 Lieutenant Richard T. Shea Jr. Award for Athletic Excellence ... 2001 USMAPS Most Valuable Player.

Personal: Born May 21, 1982 ... son of Frank-Charles and Rayna Osafo ... has three brothers, Frank, Elliott and Brandon ... captain of the Pasco Thunder soccer club team from 1996-99 ... New Jersey Olympic Developmental Player (1994-1999) ... U.S. Region 1 ODP (1996-1999) ... in 1998, was a member of the under-17 national team pool ... favorite soccer team is AC Milan ... favorite athletes include Julius Erving and Rivaldo ... majoring in Engineering Psychology.

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