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Mamadou Guirassy

School

NJIT

Position
Forward
Major
Business

Classroom

Mamadou Guirassy is a business major at NJIT and is on track to graduate in May of 2018.

Character

Guirassy has been a team captain the last two years for the Highlanders and is a leader on and off of the field.

Community

Guirassy partnered with “BE THE CHANGE” and assisted the homeless by providing meal bags in addition to assisting at the storage unit, organizing donations for fire victims and other needs for a tragedy.

Competition

In 2016, Guirassy led the team in goals (7) and points (17), and ranked tied for second on the team in assists (3). Three of his seven goals were game-winners. He was named to the ASUN Conference Preseason Team and to the ASUN All-Conference Second Team, ranking tied for first in the ASUN in shots (54), tied for third in goals (7) and fifth in points (17).

As of nomination time in early September, he was tied for first in the nation for goals and points in a season and has already earned an ASUN Conference Player of the Week honor after scoring all five Highlander goals, including two game-winners. He also led the ASUN in goals (5) and points (10) and had notched a goal in three-out-of-four games this season for NJIT.