9 Rodney Michael
9 Rodney Michael
Height: 5-8
Weight: 150
Year: So
Hometown: Freetown, Sierra Leone
High School: Dunn School
Position: F
g 5
a 0
pts 10
gw 2

UC Santa Barbara
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

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 (24), Edmond (20), Bryan (4) and another on the way … 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
Sep 2 at Seattle U L, 2-0
Sep 8 Butler W, 1-0
Sep 11 at New Mexico W, 2-1
Sep 14 at Utah Valley
Sep 19 at St. Mary's (Cal.) L, 1-0
Sep 22 UCLA W, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 8 -
Games started 7 -
Goals 5 -
Assists 0 -
Points 10 0
Shots 16 -
Shot Pct .313 -
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 2 -
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 18 Westmont W, 7-0 1 0 2 2 1 .000 0-0 0
Aug 24 St. John's (N.Y.) W, 2-0 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Aug 26 UC Riverside W, 3-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Aug 31 at Portland L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 2 at Seattle U L, 2-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 8 Butler W, 1-0 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Sep 11 at New Mexico W, 2-1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 1
Sep 14 at Utah Valley   - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at St. Mary's (Cal.) L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 22 UCLA W, 3-1 1 2 0 4 5 .400 0-0 0
Sep 25 Gonzaga   - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Cal Poly   - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Sacramento State   - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at UC Riverside   - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at UC Irvine   - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 UC Davis   - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 CSUN   - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Cal Poly   - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 at Big West Tournament   - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Big West Tournament   - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Big West Tournament   - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 at NCAA Tournament First Round   - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at NCAA Tournament Second Round   - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at NCAA Tournament Third Round   - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 at NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals   - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 vs. NCAA College Cup Semifinals   - - - - - - - -
Dec 9 vs. NCAA College Cup Championship   - - - - - - - -
  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 8 7 .63 .00 1.25 2.00 .313 .88 .438
Total 27 26 .48 .15 1.11 2.22 .217 1.00 .450
  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 8 7 5 0 10 16 .313 7 .438 2 0 0-0 2
Total 27 26 13 4 30 60 .217 27 .450 3 0 0-0 3
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 8 7 .63 .00 1.25 2.00 .313 .88 .438
Conference - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 1 1 .00 2.00 2.00 1.00 .000 1.00 1.000
-
Home 4 4 1.00 .00 2.00 2.50 .400 1.25 .500
Away 4 3 .25 .00 .50 1.50 .167 .50 .333
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 5 1.00 .00 2.00 2.40 .417 1.20 .500
Losses 3 2 .00 .00 .00 1.33 .000 .33 .250
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August 3 3 .33 .00 .67 1.67 .200 .67 .400
September 5 4 .80 .00 1.60 2.20 .364 1.00 .455
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 8 7 5 0 10 16 .313 7 .438 2 0 0-0 2
Conference - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Exhibition 1 1 0 2 2 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
-
Home 4 4 4 0 8 10 .400 5 .500 1 0 0-0 1
Away 4 3 1 0 2 6 .167 2 .333 1 0 0-0 1
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
-
Wins 5 5 5 0 10 12 .417 6 .500 1 0 0-0 2
Losses 3 2 0 0 0 4 .000 1 .250 1 0 0-0 0
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August 3 3 1 0 2 5 .200 2 .400 1 0 0-0 0
September 5 4 4 0 8 11 .364 5 .455 1 0 0-0 2