Player Details

Name

Seyi Adekoya

Height

5' 11"

Weight

170 lbs

Date of Birth

12.5.1995 (26)

Birthplace

Seattle, WA United States

Position

Forward

Player Category

Homegrown
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017 (Seattle): After signing as a Homegrown Player prior to the season, Adekoya made two MLS regular season appearances, including a start in a 3-0 loss at Columbus Crew SC (May 31). The UCLA product also played in 13 USL matches for S2, including six starts. He scored his first professional goal with a game-winner as a substitute in S2’s 2-1 win over Portland Timbers 2 (April 2).

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

A three-year contributor at UCLA, Adekoya made 55 appearances for the Bruins, including 37 starts, from 2014-2016. After scoring five goals as a freshman, Adekoya scored a team-high 12 goals in his sophomore campaign. In his third and final year, the forward netted three goals for a career total of 20 goals and eight assists. A two-time Second Team All-Pac 12 selection, Adekoya also earned First Team conference honors in his sophomore campaign. As a freshman, he also earned second team Soccer America All-Freshman honors.

PERSONAL

The son of Stephan and Marthy, his full name is Adeseyi Shinobu Adeyinka Adekoya. Adekoya has two sisters, Adesewa and Adelara, and one brother, Adegboyega.

ACQUIRED 

Signed as a Homegrown Player on January 18, 2017.