30 - Michael Abalos
Michael Abalos
Birth Date: 11/10/1989
Height: 6-3
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Juan Capistrano, CA
Position: Goalkeeper
Major: CTVA
EXP: 3V
Previous School: Santa Margarita Catholic HS
gp 21
gs 21
min 1925:31
ga 20
gaa 0.93
sv 65

2012 - Big West Conference Goalkeeper of the Year

Michael Abalos turned in the best season of his career for the Matadors in 2012. The senior was named the Big West Conference Goalkeeper of the Year and earned a spot on the All-Big West First Team. He was named to the NSCAA All-Far West Region First Team and was the only goalkeeper to win the honor. He went 14-7 in 2012 with eight shutouts to lead Northridge to its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2005. Abalos recorded a pair of shutouts in the Big West Tournament as the Matadors won the event for the first time in school history. In his final match for CSUN, Abalos picked up his first career assist with a long punt in the NCAA Tournament match against San Diego. He finished his CSUN career with a spot on multiple all-time lists, including victories (2nd - 30), goals against average (6th - 1.23), shutouts (2nd - 22), matches in goal (2nd - 73) and saves (3rd - 268). His eight shutouts in 2012 tie for second-most in a single season and his 14 wins are third-most for one campaign.

2011

Abalos recorded seven shutouts in his junior season, which tie for the third-most in one campaign in school history. He finished the year with a record of 6-8-3, 69 saves, a 1.18 goals against average and a save percentage of .758. His seven shutouts ranked second in the Big West and he came in at third with 3.83 saves per game. He played in 18 of 19 matches and made 17 starts this year and was named an All-Big West Honorable Mention.

2010

Abalos completed his sophomore season at CSUN as the primary goalkeeper, finishing with a record of 3-12-2. He competed in 18 of the Matadors' 19 games this season and finished the season with two shutouts, 74 saves (.718 save percentage) and a goals against average of 1.69. Abalos ranked sixth in the conference in goals against average, third in saves, seventh in shutouts and save percentage, and fourth in saves per game.

2009

Abalos finished his first season at CSUN earning All-Big West Honorable Mention honors due to his 7-7-2 record, 1.17 GAA, 60 saves, and five shuouts. He competed in 16 of the Matadors' 20 games this season. After only one season Abalos is now tied for ninth place with Mike Littman with five career shutouts and has tied Joe Barton (2001) and Mike Littman (1989) for seventh place with his five shutouts earned in a single season.

SANTA MARGARITA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

Abalos earned two letters as the goalkeeper for the Eagles during their 2006 and 2007 CIF Championship seasons. During the '07 season, Abalos was named the starting 'keeper and was named team captain as voted on by his teammates.

Recent Games
Oct 27 at UC Riverside W, 2-1
Oct 31 Cal State Fullerton W, 1-0
Nov 3 UC Irvine L, 1-0
Nov 7 Cal Poly W, 2-0
Nov 10 at UC Davis W, 1-0
Nov 15 San Diego L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 21 10
Games started 21 10
Minutes 1925:31 925:36
Goals against 20 10
Goals-against average 0.93 0.97
Saves 65 29
Save pct .765 .744
Wins 14 7
Losses 7 3
Ties 0 0
Shutouts 8 4
Date Opponent Score min ga gaa sv sv%
Aug 24 vs. Portland W, 4-0 90:00 0 0.00 4 1.000
Aug 26 vs. American W, 2-1 90:00 1 1.00 2 .667
Aug 31 at Georgetown L, 1-0 90:00 1 1.00 3 .750
Sep 2 at Loyola (Md.) L, 2-1 90:00 2 2.00 2 .500
Sep 7 at UNLV L, 3-1 90:00 3 3.00 3 .500
Sep 14 Army W, 5-0 - - - - -
Sep 16 Temple W, 2-1 90:00 1 1.00 3 .750
Sep 20 at San Diego W, 5-0 86:50 0 0.00 4 1.000
Sep 22 Air Force W, 2-0 90:00 0 0.00 3 1.000
Sep 28 UC Davis W, 2-0 90:00 0 0.00 2 1.000
Sep 30 Sacramento State L, 1-0 102:23 1 0.88 3 .750
Oct 5 at Cal Poly W, 1-0 90:00 0 0.00 3 1.000
Oct 7 at UC Santa Barbara W, 1-0 90:00 0 0.00 4 1.000
Oct 13 UC Riverside W, 2-1 103:13 1 0.87 3 .750
Oct 17 at Cal State Fullerton L, 5-4 90:00 5 5.00 3 .375
Oct 20 at UC Irvine W, 2-1 90:00 1 1.00 0 .000
Oct 27 at UC Riverside W, 2-1 90:00 1 1.00 1 .500
Oct 31 Cal State Fullerton W, 1-0 90:00 0 0.00 6 1.000
Nov 3 UC Irvine L, 1-0 90:00 1 1.00 4 .800
Nov 7 Cal Poly W, 2-0 90:00 0 0.00 4 1.000
Nov 10 at UC Davis W, 1-0 90:00 0 0.00 5 1.000
Nov 15 San Diego L, 2-1 103:05 2 1.75 3 .600
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
2012-13 21 21 91:41 .95 0.93 3.10 .765
Total 21 21 91:41 .95 0.93 3.10 .765
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
2012-13 21 21 1925:31 20 0.93 65 .765 14 7 0 8
Total 21 21 1925:31 20 0.93 65 .765 14 7 0 8
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
Total 21 21 91:41 .95 0.93 3.10 .765
Conference 10 10 92:34 1.00 0.97 2.90 .744
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - -

Home 9 9 94:18 .67 0.64 3.44 .838
Away 10 10 89:41 1.30 1.30 2.80 .683
Neutral 2 2 90:00 .50 0.50 3.00 .857

Wins 14 14 90:43 .36 0.35 3.14 .898
Losses 7 7 93:38 2.14 2.06 3.00 .583

August 3 3 90:00 .67 0.67 3.00 .818
September 7 7 91:19 1.00 0.99 2.86 .741
October 7 7 91:53 1.14 1.12 2.86 .714
November 4 4 93:16 .75 0.72 4.00 .842
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
Total 21 21 1925:31 20 0.93 65 .765 14 7 0 8
Conference 10 10 925:36 10 0.97 29 .744 7 3 0 4
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -

Home 9 9 848:41 6 0.64 31 .838 6 3 0 4
Away 10 10 896:50 13 1.30 28 .683 6 4 0 3
Neutral 2 2 180:00 1 0.50 6 .857 2 0 0 1

Wins 14 14 1270:03 5 0.35 44 .898 14 0 0 8
Losses 7 7 655:28 15 2.06 21 .583 0 7 0 0

August 3 3 270:00 2 0.67 9 .818 2 1 0 1
September 7 7 639:13 7 0.99 20 .741 4 3 0 2
October 7 7 643:13 8 1.12 20 .714 6 1 0 3
November 4 4 373:05 3 0.72 16 .842 2 2 0 2