10 Rodney Michael
10 Rodney Michael
Height: 5-8
Weight: 150
Year: Jr
Hometown: Freetown, Sierra Leone
High School: Dunn School
Position: F
g 0
a 0
pts 0
gw 0

UC Santa Barbara

2018 All-Big West First Team    
2018 All-Far West Region First Team
2017 United Soccer Coaches All-Far West Region Second Team
2017 College Soccer News All-Freshman First Team
2017 Big West Freshman of the Year
2017 All-Big West First Team
2017 Big West All-Freshman Team

2018: Rodney Michael played in all 18 games, starting all but one (at Seattle University Sep. 2) in his sophomore season...Michael justified his selection to the preseason All-Conference team with his strong offensive play throughout the season...Named Big West offensive player of the week for Sep. 17-23, when he scored two goals against UCLA to power the Gauchos to a 3-1 win...Named to Top Drawer Soccer team of the week during that same period...Paced the Gauchos with 17 points and seven goals, to go along with three assists...Named to the All-Far West Region team and earned a First Team All-Big West bid for the second consecutive year...Had a pair of game-winners against Butler at home (Sept. 8) and on the road at New Mexico (Sept. 11), for the Gauchos' lone road win of the season...played 1465 minutes in total.

2017:
Started all 19 games as a true freshman and made an immediate impact… Led the Gauchos in nearly every offensive category … Paced the team with eight goals and four assists for a total of 20 points … Earned national recognition after being selected to the United Soccer Coaches All-Far West Region Second Team and being named a College Soccer News All-Freshman First Team selection … Led UCSB with 44 shots with 20 shots on goal … Scored both goals, including the game-winner in overtime, to give the Gauchos a 2-1 victory on the road at Sacramento State (Oct. 18) … His multi-goal game against the Hornets was the lone multi-goal game for a UCSB player all season … Scored his first collegiate goal against Akron on Sept. 9 … Made it back-to-back games with a goal after scoring against St. John’s on Sept. 12 … Rattled off an impressive streak of scoring a point in seven out of eight matches from Sept. 9 – Oct. 7 … Named Big West Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 2) after tallying a goal and two assists in a 5-2 win over Cal State Fullerton (Sept. 28) and followed it up with a goal against UC Riverside (Sept. 30) … Ranked second in the Big West during conference play with six goals and 15 points (6 goals, 3 assists) … Named Big West Freshman of the Year … Earned First Team All-Big West accolades … Also recognized by TopDrawerSoccer.com as an All-Freshman First Team selection … Finished fourth among UCSB field players with 1,524 minutes played … Set a season-high five shots against UC Riverside (Sept. 30) … Tallied one shot in 18 of 19 matches.

Dunn School/Santa Barbara Soccer Club
Played three seasons for Dunn School in Los Olivos, Calif. … Named 2016-17 California Gatorade Soccer Player of the Year … Led the Earwigs to the CIF Southern Section Championship in 2015 and 2017 … Earned All-CIF honors all three seasons … Named the 2016-17 CIF Division 6 Player of the Year … Tallied 74 goals and 43 assists in his career … Earned Team MVP honors … 2016-17 All-USA First Team … Sportsmanship award … Played for the Santa Barbara Soccer Club from 2014-2017 … led the club to the 2016 U-18 National Championship and earned Best-XI honors.

Personal
Rodney Michael was born on Aug. 10, 1999 in Freetown, Sierra Leone … Parents are Edwin Michael and Mariam Dayeck … Has three siblings, Edward (25), Edmond (21), Bryan (5) and Mason (1) … Undecided major … Aspires to become a professional soccer player … Most memorable sporting moment is winning the national championship … Roots for Manchester United … Favorite athlete is Lionel Messi … Favorite movie is Cool Runnings and TV show is Prison Break.

Recent Games
Aug 30 UNLV W, 2-1
Sep 1 No. 16 Virginia Tech L, 3-1
Sep 7 (RV) Cal L, 3-0
Sep 12 at Gonzaga W, 1-0
Sep 15 at (RV) Oregon State W, 3-2
Sep 19 (RV) Seattle U W, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 6 -
Games started 6 -
Goals 0 -
Assists 0 -
Points 0 0
Shots 15 -
Shot Pct .000 -
Penalty kicks 0-1 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 -
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 17 Westmont W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Aug 24 at Loyola Marymount W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Aug 30 UNLV W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-1 0
Sep 1 No. 16 Virginia Tech L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 7 (RV) Cal L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 12 at Gonzaga W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 15 at (RV) Oregon State W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 19 (RV) Seattle U W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 22 UMBC   - - - - - - - -
Sep 25 at Pacific   - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Stanford   - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at San Diego   - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Cal Poly   - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 Sacramento State   - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - -
Oct 16 UC Riverside   - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 UC Irvine   - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at CSUN   - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Cal Poly   - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 TBD   - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 TBD   - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 TBD   - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 TBD   - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 TBD   - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 TBD   - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 TBD   - - - - - - - -
Dec 13 vs. TBD   - - - - - - - -
Dec 15 vs. TBD   - - - - - - - -
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2017-18 19 19 .42 .21 1.05 2.32 .182 1.05 .455
2018-19 18 17 .39 .17 .94 2.56 .152 1.22 .478
2019-20 6 6 .00 .00 .00 2.50 .000 .50 .200
Total 43 42 .35 .16 .86 2.44 .143 1.05 .429
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2017-18 19 19 8 4 20 44 .182 20 .455 1 0 0-0 1
2018-19 18 17 7 3 17 46 .152 22 .478 3 0 1-2 2
2019-20 6 6 0 0 0 15 .000 3 .200 0 0 0-1 0
Total 43 42 15 7 37 105 .143 45 .429 4 0 1-3 3
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 6 6 .00 .00 .00 2.50 .000 .50 .200
Conference - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 2 2 .00 .00 .00 1.50 .000 .50 .333
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Home 4 4 .00 .00 .00 2.50 .000 .50 .200
Away 2 2 .00 .00 .00 2.50 .000 .50 .200
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 4 .00 .00 .00 2.50 .000 .25 .100
Losses 2 2 .00 .00 .00 2.50 .000 1.00 .400
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August 1 1 .00 .00 .00 4.00 .000 .00 .000
September 5 5 .00 .00 .00 2.20 .000 .60 .273
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 6 6 0 0 0 15 .000 3 .200 0 0 0-1 0
Conference - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Exhibition 2 2 0 0 0 3 .000 1 .333 0 0 0-0 0
-
Home 4 4 0 0 0 10 .000 2 .200 0 0 0-1 0
Away 2 2 0 0 0 5 .000 1 .200 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
-
Wins 4 4 0 0 0 10 .000 1 .100 0 0 0-1 0
Losses 2 2 0 0 0 5 .000 2 .400 0 0 0-0 0
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August 1 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-1 0
September 5 5 0 0 0 11 .000 3 .273 0 0 0-0 0