Dash

Kealia Ohai
7
Forward
  • Houston Dash
  • 5' 5"
  • 01-31-1992
  • Draper, UT
  • North Carolina

 

Selected by the Houston Dash with the No. 2 overall selection in the 2014 NWSL College Draft. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Scoring the winning goal in final of FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2012, a 1-0 victory over Germany
  • Recorded two assists in 2012 CONCACAF Under-20 Women's Championship final win vs. Canada
  • Most Valuable Offensive Player at 2012 NCAA College Cup as University of North Carolina won national title
  • 2013 Senior CLASS Award winner in NCAA Division I women’s soccer

PRONUNCIATION: Kay-Lee-Uh O-Hi

INTERNATIONAL: 2012: Led the U.S. U-20 women’s national team to the FIFA U-20 World Cup title in 2012, scoring the winning goal in final, a 1-0 victory over Germany … Made four appearances (three starts) and scored one goal and provided two assists in 2012 CONCACAF Under-20 Women's Championship (U-20 World Cup qualifying) … Assisted on both goals in 2-1 comeback win vs. Canada in the CONCACAF Championship title game ... Scored two goals against Switzerland and one goal against Norway at the La Manga tournament in Spain in February ... 2010-2008: Was a member of the U.S. U-18s, U-17s and U-15s.

COLLEGE:  First-team All-American in 2012 … Most Valuable Offensive Player at 2012 NCAA College Cup as University of North Carolina won national title … MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist … Scored 40 goals and added 26 assists in 86 career games at Chapel Hill … 2013 Senior CLASS Award winner in NCAA Division I women’s soccer … Named All-ACC Academic three times … 2013: Scored 11 goals and tallied seven assists in 25 games … Senior CLASS Award winner as the most outstanding senior student-athlete in Division I women’s soccer for notable achievements in four areas of excellence – classroom, community, character and competition … 2012: First-team All-American (Soccer America) … Named Most Valuable Offensive Player at 2012 NCAA College Cup as North Carolina won national title … Scored the game-winning goal in the second overtime period to defat Stanford 1-0 in the NCAA semifinals … Scored opening goal against Penn State in NCAA championship game, an eventual 4-1 win … Totaled nine goals and five assists in 17 games … Named a semifinalist for MAC Hermann Trophy … First-team All-ACC selection and first-team NSCAA All-Southeast Region … All-ACC Academic women's soccer team … 2011: Second-team All-ACC selection … Recorded six goals and six assists in 20 games … Second leading scorer on team with 18 points, including share of team lead in goals scored … Recorded three assists in NCAA tournament … All-ACC Academic women's soccer team … 2010: Named first-team All-ACC as a freshman after scoring a career-high 14 goals and setting a career-high with nine assist … First-team NSCAA All-Southeast Region … ACC All-Freshman Team selection … Named to first-team Top Drawer Soccer All-Rookie Team and garnered first-team Soccer America All-Freshman Team honors … All-ACC Academic women's soccer team.

PERSONAL: Full name is Kealia Mae Ohai … Parents are Cindy and Ben Ohai … Older sister Megan played soccer at University of Southern California from 2007-10 and was a member of 2007 NCAA championship team …  Journalism and mass communication major … Christmas Box House volunteer … Held presidency of young women's club … Product of Alta High School in Sandy, Utah (2010 ) … 2010 NSCAA National High School Player of the Year … Led Alta High to four consecutive state soccer championships (2006-09) … Three-time All-Utah selection … Participated in track and field for three years, competing in the 4x100-meter relay and the 100-meter dash … District 5A soccer MVP three straight years (2007-09) … Named Utah Ms. Soccer in 2008 and 2009 … Two-time Gatorade state player of the year … Three-time first-team high school All-America (2007-09) … DECA Club member.