6 - Michael Tetteh
Michael Tetteh
Born: 01/16/1989
Height: 5-8
Weight: 155
Year: Junior
Hometown: Accra, Ghana
High School: Dunn School
Position: Midfielder
UC SANTA BARBARA
2009 SECOND TEAM FAR WEST ALL-REGION
2009 SECOND TEAM ALL-BIG WEST

2009: Played in 24 games for the Gauchos, one of six players to do so, and started 22...Posted seven points with one goal and five assists, which was tied for third on the team and sixth among Big West players...Scored the Gauchos' second goal in a 4-0 win over Rutgers (Sept. 11) in the 28th minute...Also assisted goals by Martin Hedevag and Michael Nonni in the win...Assisted the game-winning goals against Indiana (Oct. 2) and Cal Poly (Oct. 7), as well as Wofford (Nov. 19) in the NCAA Tournament First Round...Earned Second Team All-Big West and Second Team Far West All-Region distinction. 2008: Appeared in 20 games for the Gauchos, starting 16...Had five points on the season, third among freshmen...Recorded first goal of the season in the 3-1 win at Loyola Marymount (Sept. 7)...Played 1,550 minutes, taking 20 shots while on the field...Involved in both UCSB's goals against Cal (Nov. 25) in the NCAA Second Round with an assist and an unassisted, game-tying goal off of a free kick. NATIONAL/CLUB
Played for Right to Dream Football Academy for six years and Santa Barbara Soccer Club for three years...Right to Dream won the Nike Harvest Cup, the Nomads Tournament, and the Blands Classic while Tetteh played...A two-time winner of the Santa Barbara Cup...A former Santa Barbara Cup MVP.

HIGH SCHOOL
A three-year player for Dunn School in Los Olivos, Calif....A versatile athlete, he saw time at forward, midfield, and defender...Tallied 15 goals and eight assists en route to being named First Team All-CIF and Dunn's MVP following the 2006-07 season...Earwigs were CIF Division 6 semifinalists that year...Scored 13 goals and added 17 assists over the 2005-06 season when Dunn won a CIF title...An All-CIF Second Team pick and Dunn's Most Inspirational Player in 2006.

PERSONAL
Michael Osakonor Tetteh was born Jan. 16, 1989 in Odumasi, Ghana...Has not yet declared a major...When not playing soccer, he can be found at the gym or reading...Can best be described as "hardworking"...A huge fan of Manchester United...Favorite player is Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien, who hails from Ghana...Favorite movie is Will Smith's "The Pursuit of Happyness"...Top read is Joseph Campbell's "The Hero With a Thousand Faces"...Gets his soccer fix from "FourFourTwo" Magazine and the "EPL Preview Show"...Lists Old Trafford as his favorite place to play...The son of Daniel and Mo Mercy Osakonor...Has four siblings including brothers Daniel and Steven and sisters Margret and Esther.

CAREER STATISTICS

YearMPMSGAPShotsGWG
20082016215200
20092422157330
20101512328210
Totals59506820740