15  Yahaya Musa
Yahaya Musa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Elmont, N.Y.

High School:
Elmont Memorial HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 165

Position:
Defense

Birthdate:
12/20/1986

Major:
Sociology


2006:
Named to America East first-team... played in 18 games, starting 17... took 18 shots including a season-high four against Boston University (10/8)...

2005:
Named to America East second team... saw acton in 22 games, earning 21 starts... collected three points on a goal and an assist... scored first career goal, the game-winner, at Adelphi (9/20)... assisted on the game-winning goal vs. Philadelphia (9/11).

2004:
Named to America East All-Rookie Team... saw action in 19 games, earning four starts... collected one assist... tallied his first career assist at Hofstra (9/19).

High School:
A three-year letterwinner at midfield/defense at Elmont Memorial High School for head coach Gregg Petrocelli... named conference player of the year as a senior... two-time all-conference selection... all-county pick as a senior... tallied seven goals and seven assists as a senior... named team captain as a junior and senior... Spartan Club Athlete of the Year in 2004... two-year member of the NY State ODP, while also playing for th U19 Regional/Premier team... also played baseball and lacrosse and ran track.

Personal:
Yahaya Musa... born December 20, 1986, in Camberra, Australia... son of Aisha and Adamu Musa... brother of Hadiza, Hajara and Jamila... majoring in athletic training.