Andrew Wheeler-Omiunu

Andrew Wheeler-Omiunu (born December first, 1994) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder for Sacramento Republic FC in USL Championship.

Andrew Wheeler-Omiunu
Wheeler-Omiunu with Atlanta United in 2017
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-12-01) December 1, 1994
Place of birth Bellingham, Massachusetts, United States
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sacramento Republic
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Harvard Crimson 64 (4)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015 GPS Portland Phoenix 6 (0)
2016 Seattle Sounders FC U-23 12 (1)
2017–2018 Atlanta United 1 (0)
2018Atlanta United 2 (loan) 10 (0)
2019 FC Tucson 20 (2)
2019Phoenix Rising (loan) 6 (1)
2020– Sacramento Republic 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 21, 2019

College career

Wheeler-Omiunu attended Harvard University, where he played college soccer for four years, tallying 4 goals and 6 assists in 64 appearances for the Crimson.[1]

While at college, Wheeler-Omiunu appeared for Premier Development League sides GPS Portland Phoenix and Seattle Sounders FC U-23.[2]

Club career

On January 17, 2017, Wheeler-Omiunu was selected in the third round (46th overall) of the 2017 MLS SuperDraft by Atlanta United. [3] He signed with the club on February 10, 2017.[4]

On June 14, 2017, Wheeler-Omiunu made his professional debut as a 60th minute substitute during a 3-2 win over Charleston Battery in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.[5]

Wheeler-Omiunu made his professional debut for Atlanta United on March 31, 2018, coming on as a 74th minute substitution in a 1-0 win over Minnesota United.

Wheeler-Omiunu was released by Atlanta at the end of their 2018 season.[6]

On January 30, 2019, Wheeler-Omiunu joined USL League One side FC Tucson.[7]

After a season's stint with FC Tucson, Wheeler–Omiunu signed with Sacramento Republic for the 2020 season.[8]

Personal life

Wheeler-Omiunu is of Nigerian descent through his father, David.[9] He attended the Roxbury Latin School in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.[10] An accredited vocalist performer, Wheeler-Omiunu has a penchant for R&B and acapella. [11]

Honors

Club

Atlanta United

References


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