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    12 - Patrick Nyarko Position: Forward
    Class: Sophomore
    Height: 6' 0"
    Weight: 165 lbs.
    High School: Opoku Ware
    Hometown: Kumasi, Ghana
     
    photo Very tricky dribbler who can score or assist at will ... Loves to combine with teammates in and around the box.

    2005: Played in 15 matches, starting 12 ... Named Atlantic Coast Conference Freshman of the Year ... First-team All-ACC member ... Earned a spot on the College Soccer News and Soccer America All-Freshman first teams ... Was named to the VaSID all-state first-team ... Recorded two shots, including one on goal in the tie with No. 7 Duke ... Scored a goal against No. 15 Wake Forest ... Assisted on the game-winning goal against Davidson ... Tallied two assists in the 4-3 win over George Washington, including assisting on the game-winner ... Scored the game-winning goal in the 1-0 win over Liberty ... Netted the game-winning score in the 1-0 win over No. 4 North Carolina ... Was named to the Soccer America Team of the Week, College Soccer News National Team of the Week, ACC Player of the Week and Virginia Tech Athlete of the Week for his efforts ... Totaled four shots, including two on goal against Elon ... Had a goal in the win over No. 7 NC State ... Tallied an assist in the win over Charleston ... Scored the game-tying goal in the 88th minute against Clemson in the 1-1 draw ... Netted the game-winning goal against Radford ... Scored both goals in Tech's 2-1 win over No. 5 Virginia ... Was named the Soccer America Player of the Week and ACC Player of the Week for his efforts ... Was also named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week ... Had an assist in the loss to No. 2 Maryland ... Tallied two shots, including one on goal in the loss to Duke in the ACC Quarterfinals ... Had three shots, including two on goal in the 0-0 tie with UNC Greensboro in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

    Club: Played club soccer for Kaaseman FC.

    High School: Played for Opoku Ware School.

    Personal: Born January 15, 1986 in Kumasi, Ghana ... Son of Dominic Osei Nyarko and Rosemary Asiamah ... Majoring in university studies.

    Year GP-GS Shots Goals Assists Points
    2005 15-12 41 8 6 22
    2006 20-17 72 16 8 40
    2007 22-19 48 7 10 24
    Totals 57-48 161 31 24 86
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