Nigerian forward Uchenna Kanu scored double success on Wednesday as she fired Southeastern University to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Semifinals and also became the NAIA all-time leader in points.
Uchenna netted an extra-time goal in the 2-1 victory over third ranked side University of Northwestern Ohio Racers.
Her goal set up the 6th ranked team with a last four clash against 2nd ranked side Keiser this weekend.
UCHE CALLED GAME! Kanu slots in the game winning goal in overtime to send the Fire to the @NAIA Semifinals versus Keiser on Friday! SEU defeats UNOH 2-1! #FeelTheHeat🔥 #NAIAWSoccer pic.twitter.com/nw9PIBWN4y
— SEU Women’s Soccer (@SEUFireWSoccer) December 5, 2019
Meanwhile, the Super Falcons player also emerged as the NAIA all-time leader in career points with 363 pts after scoring 157 goals and 51 assists throughout the championships.
This season alone she tops the log with 103 career points, 45 more than her closest rival.
She started in all 23 matches played so far and has scored 42 goals, provided 19 assists.
Congrats to @Ucheofficial30 on becoming the @NAIA all-time leader in points! #FeelTheHeat pic.twitter.com/ifHLeTdQ5c
— SEU Athletics (@FireAthletics) December 5, 2019
The 22 year-old Graphic Art student is also signed to Women’s Premier League Soccer side Pensacola FC, who are 2019 WPSL champions.