6 - Adam Najem
Adam Najem
Height: 5-8
Weight: 140
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Clifton, N.J.
High School: Paramus Catholic HS
Position: MF
g 4
a 9
sh % .089
gw 2

Honors
Soccer America All-Freshman (First Team, 2013)
Colege Soccer News All-Freshman (First Team, 2013)
Top Drawer Soccer All-Freshman (Second Team, 2013)
All-MAC (First Team, 2013)

as a Freshman (2013): All-MAC First Team honoree ... was one of the top freshmen in the country with a team-best nine assists and four goals ... his nine assists represented the second-highest total recorded by a freshman in the country ... it was also the most by a Zips' freshman since Anthony Ampaipitakwong matched the total in 2007 ... was a game-changer with a pair of game-winning goals and five assists that led to game winners ... recorded his first collegiate brace with both goals in a 2-1 victory at Cleveland State (Oct. 9) ... it was the most goals scored in a game by a Zips freshman since Darren Mattocks did it during UA's national championship year of 2010 ... stayed hot with the Golden Goal in the 108th minute at Buffalo (Oct. 18) just two games later ... assisted five goals over a two-game run against Western Michigan (Nov. 9) and West Virginia (Nov. 15) ... his three assists against the Mountaineers were the most in a match since Scott Caldwell matched the feat in 2011 ... finished second on the team with 17 points.

Prior to Akron
: No. 1-ranked recruit in the state of New Jersey and No. 7 midfielder in the country, according to Top Drawer Soccer … also rated a five-star recruit by TDS … member of the U.S. Under-18 National Team player pool … NSCAA Boys Youth All-American … member of the New York Red Bulls Academy of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy … led his Under-16 Academy team to the national title in 2012 with the game-winning assist … ranked No. 35 on ESPNHS’s Top 150 Class of 2013.

Personal: Born Jan. 19, 1995 ... parents are Ahmed and Nelli Najem ... has two older siblings, David and Maria.

Recent Games
Nov 6 Penn State W, 2-1
Nov 9 at Western Michigan W, 2-1
Nov 15 West Virginia W, 3-0
Nov 17 Western Michigan W, 4-1
Nov 21 Indiana W, 3-2
Nov 24 at Marquette L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 22 6
Games started 20 5
Goals 4 2
Assists 9 3
Points 17 7
Shots 45 13
Shot Pct .089 .154
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 2 1
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 20 Marshall W, 4-1 2 1 5 2 1.000 0-0 0
Aug 24 at Saint Louis L, 2-0 - - - - - - -
Aug 30 at Col. of Charleston W, 2-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 1 vs. Furman W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 6 at St. John's (N.Y.) L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 8 at Rutgers W, 2-1 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Sep 13 VCU L, 1-0 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Sep 15 San Diego St. W, 2-1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 21 Bowling Green W, 1-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 24 Ohio State W, 1-0 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 29 at West Virginia W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 5 Hartwick L, 2-0 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Oct 9 at Cleveland State W, 2-1 2 0 4 2 1.000 0-0 1
Oct 15 Wake Forest W, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 18 at Buffalo W, 1-0 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Oct 23 Michigan State T, 0-0 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Oct 26 Northern Illinois W, 2-1 1 1 3 1 1.000 0-0 0
Oct 30 at Michigan W, 2-1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Nov 6 Penn State W, 2-1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 9 at Western Michigan W, 2-1 0 2 2 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 15 West Virginia W, 3-0 0 3 3 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 17 Western Michigan W, 4-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 21 Indiana W, 3-2 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 24 at Marquette L, 1-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2013-14 22 20 4 9 17 45 .089 19 .422 2 0 0-0 2
2014-15 6 6 1 1 3 9 .111 4 .444 0 0 0-0 0
Total 28 26 5 10 20 54 .093 23 .426 2 0 0-0 2
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 22 20 4 9 17 45 .089 19 .422 2 0 0-0 2
Conference 6 5 2 3 7 13 .154 7 .538 0 0 0-0 1
Exhibition 1 1 2 1 5 2 1.000 2 1.000 1 0 0-0 0

Home 12 12 1 7 9 26 .038 7 .269 0 0 0-0 0
Away 9 7 3 2 8 19 .158 12 .632 2 0 0-0 2
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0

Wins 17 15 4 9 17 29 .138 14 .483 2 0 0-0 2
Losses 4 4 0 0 0 12 .000 4 .333 0 0 0-0 0

September 8 6 0 2 2 15 .000 4 .267 1 0 0-0 0
October 7 7 4 1 9 19 .211 9 .474 1 0 0-0 2
November 6 6 0 6 6 9 .000 5 .556 0 0 0-0 0
December - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -