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Nnamdi Umunna Jr., a sophomore at Prince George’s Community College, was declared an All-American player by the National Junior College Athletic Association.

Umunna, is one of the top 22 players in Division III, having scored 17 goals and earned 11 assists, according to a statement from the Largo school. Umunna, who is a respiratory therapy major, is the 10th Prince George's Community College Owl to be named an NJCAA All-American since 2000, according to a statement from the school.

As an All-American player, Umunna is a forward on the second team for the All-American team, which is composed of players from community college across the country, according to information on the NJCAA’s website.

The distinction was welcomed by Jimmy Bell, men’s soccer coach at PGCC.

“Umunna is a tremendous forward and it has been a year of great achievement for him,” he said in a release from the school.

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