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  Jason McCabe

Jason McCabe

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Irmo, S.C.

High School:
Dutch Fork HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 160

Position:
GK

Major:
Interdisciplinary Studies

2008: Played in only one game on the season, finishing the game at Gardner-Webb (Sept. 14)... received a medical red-shirt... had surgery after the season to implant a pacemaker in his heart to regulate his heartbeat.

2007: Became the starting goalkeeper early in the season and held onto the position... started 14 of the 16 games he played for the Spartans... led the team with 85 saves, a figure that ranks seventh-best in school history... led the team with a 2.03 goals against average... won all three games for the Spartans... faced 224 shots on the year... earned A-Sun Defensive Player of the Week honors after making several dazzling saves in back-to-back wins over Lipscomb (Oct. 5) and Belmont (Oct. 7)... recorded a season-high 10 saves at Jacksonville (Sept. 30) and in the win over Lipscomb (Oct. 5)... the 10 saves is the sixth-best single-game effort in school history.

High School/Club: A standout on the Dutch Fork High School team since his sophomore season... helped lead the team to a second-place finish in the state tournament as a sophomore... an All-State and All-Region selection as a senior... an accomplished club player as a member of the Columbia United Futbol Club... prior to the club uniting several soccer clubs in the area, he was a member of the Columbia Soccer Club... was named Player of the Year in 2005... helped lead his club teams to third-place finishes in each of the last five seasons... helped lead the club team to a 41-11-1 record over his last two seasons with 18 shutouts and 191 saves.

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies.

Personal: Born on Mar. 20, 1989 in Irmo, S.C... son of Wayne and Joyce McCabe... has an older brother and sister... likes playing all sports... also a student assistant with the media relations office at Upstate.

Favorites: Food - Chicken... Movie - Old School... TV Show - Summer Heights High... Actor - Will Ferrell... Singer/Music Group - Bob Marley... Season - Spring... Sports Figure - Dida... Hero Growing Up - My Dad... Quote - "Be good or be good at it."... Dream Job - Biologist.

 
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