ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
55 - Ugo Okam
Ugo Okam
Height: 7-0
Weight: 245
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Enugu, Nigeria
High School: Montverde Academy (Fla.)
Position: Center
House Affiliation: Cabot

Sophomore (2011-2012):
Appeared in three games.

Freshman (2010-11):
Played in 14 contests ... Has made six blocks on the season ... Blocked three shots and was 3-of-3 from the field for six points in win over Holy Cross (Nov. 17) ... Had two points on a dunk and a rebound in 12 minutes against Fordham (Dec. 1) ... Assisted on a basket against WPI (Dec. 7) ... Dished out an assist at No. 4 Connecticut (Dec. 22) ... Handed out an assist, blocked a shot and grabbed a rebound against MIT (Dec. 31) ... Came down with a rebound in win at George Washington (Jan. 15) ... Grabbed a board against Penn (March 4).

Background:
Son of Ifeoma and Christopher ... Was high school teammate of Steve Moundou-Missi ... Three-year starter at center at Montverde Academy … Came to Montverde Academy before his sophomore year after starting high school career in Nigeria … Captained the squad in 2009-10 … National Honor Society  … French Honor Society … Graduated summa cum laude … Brother, Brian, is a center on the Appalachian State basketball team … Brother, Fleming, played basketball at Southwestern University, 2008-10.

Ugo Okam with John Mugane, Professor of the Practice of African Languages and Cultures and Director of the African Language Program, standing next to a bust of W.E.B. DuBois in the Barker Center.