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Shadow
Sebele
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Height: 5-9
Weight: 144
Sport: Men's Soccer
Position: M

Biography

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At West Virginia in 2011
  • Member of the All-BIG EAST third team
  • Battled injuries all season, finishing the year with 17 games and 14 starts
  • Scored six goals with seven assists for team-leading 19 points
  • Finished with 47 shots, including 17 on-goal
  • Recorded four game-winning goals and was a perfect 3-for-3 on penalty kicks
  • Converted a penalty kick and added an assist in win over No. 1 Connecticut (10/18)
  • Scored two goals on penalty kicks at Pitt (10/12)
  • Had a three-game goal streak against Richmond (9/16), Duquesne (9/18) and No. 13 USF (9/25)
  • Also had one assist against Richmond (9/16) and two against Duquesne (9/18)
  • Registered assists against No. 11 Virginia (8/26), No. 13 Georgetown (10/8) and Marquette (10/15)
  • Took a season-high seven shots at Marquette (10/15), and finished with six or more shots on three occasions
At West Virginia in 2010
  • Named second team All-BIG EAST
  • Played in all 21 games, starting 20
  • Had one shot on-goal and two assists against Xavier (11/18)
  • Took seven shots and had two assists against USF (11/3)
  • Posted a goal and an assist on four shots against Marquette (10/25)
  • Scored first goal in run of play against Pitt (10/13)
  • Scored on penalty kicks against No. 22 Notre Dame (10/8) and DePaul (9/23)
  • Had five shots and one assist in win over Cal State Fullerton (9/17)
At West Virginia in 2009
  • Capped a stellar freshman campaign with All-BIG EAST rookie team accolade
  • Earned the starting nod in all 18 contests
  • Totaled two goals and five assists for a team-high nine points
  • Only went two games without a shot
  • Tallied a goal on a penalty kick in the win over Seton Hall (10/31)
  • Assisted in the team’s lone score against Georgetown (10/24)
  • Had back-to-back four-shot performances against Marquette (10/3) and Pitt (10/6)
  • Had first career multi-assist game in victory over DePaul (9/27)
  • First career goal came as an overtime game-winner against No. 3 USF (9/25)
  • Was named the BIG EAST Rookie of the Week and selected to the Soccer America Team of the Week following the USF performance
Prep
  • Four-year varsity starter at Episcopal High for coach Rick Wilcox
  • Capped career as school’s all-time leading scorer with 70 goals in 71 games, while also registering assists
  • Led school to four state playoff berths, making three semifinal appearances
  • Co-captain as a senior and assistant captain as a junior
  • Guided team to an undefeated conference mark and the state championship as a senior
  • Squad finished No. 13 nationally, according to the NSCAA/adidas national rankings
  • Led Episcopal to a No. 15 ranking by ESPN Rise
  • In 2008, named Menno Classic Tournament MVP
  • Earned all-state second team honors following season
  • Scored game-winning goal in shootout to advance team to state championship
  • Led squad to 8-0 mark to begin senior season
  • Scored 18 goals and tallied nine assists in that span, before injuring wrist
  • Recorded a four goal, one assist performance twice
  • As a junior, shattered school’s scoring record, which he set as a sophomore, netting 31 goals, including 10 game-winners
  • Also set a new school assist record (23)
  • Named Virginia Independent School co-State Player of the Year as team went 16-6
  • Also named to all-conference team again and selected to Washington Post All-Met second team
  • Ended sophomore campaign with 17 goals (then-school record) and 12 assists
  • Named to all-conference team and garnered all-state second team honors
  • Outstanding track runner
  • 4x400 team broke a winter school record with a time of 3:27.39
  • Recorded a 50.1 split time
Personal
  • Son of Ezekiel and Simo Mayo Sebele
  • Birthday is Dec. 31
  • Has two brothers and two sisters
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member
  • Majoring in sport management

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Sebele Nets Two in Shutout
Posted: 10.12.11

Men's Soccer: Sebele Earns National Honors
Posted: 9.21.11

Men's Soccer: Duo Collects BIG EAST Awards
Posted: 9.19.11

Mountaineers Spin Spiders
Posted: 9.16.11

Flags of the World
Posted: 10.12.10

Men's Soccer: Four Earn League Awards
Posted: 11.12.09

Men's Soccer: WVU Wins, Earns No. 3 Seed
Posted: 10.31.09

Men's Soccer: Sebele Honored By Soccer America
Posted: 9.29.09

Men's Soccer: Sebele Named Rookie of the Week
Posted: 9.28.09

Sebele Earns Athlete of the Week
Posted: 9.28.09

WVU Upsets No. 3 USF
Posted: 9.25.09


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