Nnamdi C. Umunna Jr., respiratory therapy major and student athlete at Prince George’s Community College, was recently named an All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The Bowie resident received the honor for his outstanding performance in the Men’s Soccer Division III and will represent the college on the All-American second team. Umunna earned the recognition as one of the top 22 players in the division by scoring 17 goals and earning 11 assists.
“Umunna is a tremendous forward and it has been a year of great achievement for him,” said Jimmy Bell, men’s soccer coach at Prince George's Community College. “Last month, he was named most valuable player of region XX at the sophomore all-star game where he scored two goals and had an assist,” he added.
Umunna is the 10th Prince George's Community College Owl to be named NJCAA All-American since 2000. Nearly every year, one or more players has been named to the prestigious group and in 2009 two Owls, Terry Akpua and Nana Bamfo, were awarded honors.
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Prince George’s Community College is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Two-year Education designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security (2010-2015). Established in 1958, Prince George’s Community College provides transfer and career programs that help students transfer to four-year colleges and universities and prepare them for the workforce. Each year, 40,000 students take part in more than 200 academic programs and workforce development and continuing education courses. Located in Largo, Maryland, Prince George’s Community College has additional sites at Joint Base Andrews, University Town Center in Hyattsville, Laurel College Center, Skilled Trades Center in Camp Springs, and Westphalia Training Center in Upper Marlboro. For more information, visit the college website at www.pgcc.edu, follow on Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, LinkedIn and tune-in to Transforming Lives at Prince George’s Community College, Mondays at 11 a.m.