TULSA, Okla. – The Tulsa Athletic added their fifth signing to the 2019 squad with the addition of collegiate All-American Billy Nzojyibwami from William Woods University.
“We are really excited to bring Billy to Tulsa to join our club,” Daniel DeVore, Interim GM of the Tulsa Athletic, said. “Billy is one of those guys who wants to compete for trophies. He is a strong, big forward that has a great deal of pace and has a knack for finding the back of the net. We feel he will be one more addition to our great legacy of forwards who have worn the green and yellow.”
Nzojyibwami, a forward from Zwijndrecht, Netherlands, led the American Midwest Conference with 15 goals in 20 matches during his freshman season in the fall at WWU. The 15 goals ranked 30th in the NAIA for total goals during the season. Nzojyibwami tallied four game-winning goals during the year and totaled five assists for 35 points. The forward ranked in the top 50 in the NAIA in goals, game-winning goals, goals per game, points and shots on goal per game. He started in 17 contests and appeared in all 20 matches for the Owls, playing 1,525 minutes.
The forward was named NAIA All-American Honorable Mention along with garnering conference player of the year honors. He was selected as the AMC Freshman of the Year and all-conference by the AMC as a forward. For the season, he recorded 62 shots with 38 on goal.
WWU finished his freshman season with a 13-4-3 mark and went 9-1-1 in the AMC.
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