8 - Robert Pate
Robert Pate
Born: 01/22/1987
Height: 6-4
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chatsworth, Calif.
High School: Chatsworth HS
Position: Defender
EXP: 4V

2009

Robert Pate competed in 19 of 20 games this season ... took the fifth-most total number of shots with 22 ... six of his shots were on-goal ... finished with seven total points on three goals and one assist ... scored his first goal of the season, and his second career goal vs. Fairleigh-Dickinson (9/11) ... earned an assist at Cal State Fullerton (10/7) ... scored his first game-winning goal against the #3-ranked UC Santa Barbara Gauchos ... scored the first of four goals against UC Riverside (10/31).

2008

Was named to the All-Big West Second Team for the first time in his collegiate career ... played in all 19 games, and started all but one match ... earned five assists, the second-highest total amongst all Matadors ... took seven total shots, two on-goal ... finished the season with five points ... took the Matadors' lone penalty shot of the season ... assisted on CSUN's first goal of the season against Alabama A&M (8/31) ... earned his second assist in as many games against Cal State Bakersfield (9/5) ... assisted on the equalizing goal at UC Santa Barbara (10/8) ... earned an assist in back-to-back games against Cal State Fullerton (10/18) and at UC Davis (10/22).

2007

Pate played in 19 matches in 2007, making 17 starts ... had two assists on the year ... assisted on a score in the Matadors 3-0 win over UCLA (9/29) ... also assisted in a 1-1 draw at Cal St. Fullerton ... was named Big West Player of the Week and to the SoccerAmerica Team of the Week for the week ending (10/1) ... started the first 14 matches of the season for the Matadors ... took four shots on the year ... played theentire matchon ten occasions.

2006

Pate was a redshirt during the 2006 season.

2005

Pate made one start and played in 14 matches as a true freshman ... scored his first collegiate goal in the final game of the regular season at UC Davis (11/11) ... posted four shots, including one on goal.

CHATSWORTH HIGH SCHOOL

Pate was a three-sport star at Chatsworth High School in Chatsworth, Calif. ... earned two letters in soccer, four in volleyball and one in football ... earned All-Area LA Times, All-City and team Most Valuable Player honors in volleyball following 2004 and 2005 seasons ... graduated in 2005 with a 3.0 grade point average.

PERSONAL

Born on January 22, 1987 in Tarzana, Calif. ... his best friends are his family, starting with his parents, Margaret and Norman Pate ... sister Leila was a four-year letterwinner on the women's soccer team ... also has a brother, William ... played for the club soccer team Samba ... lists his favorite television show as "Shinehan" and his favorite movie as "Children of Men" ... says the one luxury item he would bring on "Survivor" is his frisbee ... majoring in Business Marketing.