Chabala news and features:
Playing soccer Chabala style - UW Daily (Oct. 25, 2005)
Mike Chabala: Player Diary - Gohuskies.com (Oct. 10, 2005)
Mike Chabala: Player Diary - Gohuskies.com (Sept. 26, 2005)
Q&A with Mike Chabala - gohuskies.com (Sept. 23, 2004)
Chabala: Out Of The Darkness - Gohuskies.com (Sept. 22, 2005)
Mike Chabala: Player Diary - Gohuskies.com (Sept. 18, 2005)
Mike Chabala: Player Diary - Gohuskies.com (Sept. 12, 2005)
Mike Chabala: Player Diary - Gohuskies.com (Sept. 5, 2005)
MIke Chabala: Player Diary - Gohuskies.com (Aug. 17, 2005)
2005 (Senior) - Co-captain and anchor of the Husky midfield...drafted in the third round of the MLS Superdraft by Houston (44th pick overall)...NSCAA third-team All-American...Soccer Times third-team All-American...selected to the NSCAA Far West All-Region first-team...All-Pac-10 second-team honoree for second-straight season...MLS Combine invitee...played in all 19 games, starting 18...tallied two goals and a team-high four assists...ranked third on the team with eight points...recorded either a goal or an assist in four of the first five games... scored both goals in the first two matches...tallied a goal and an assist in 3-1 season opening win versus Cal Poly (Sept. 2)...goal came on a penalty kick...scored on a free-kick in 3-2 loss to No. 12 Creighton (Sept.. 4)...notched assists versus Saint Mary's (Sept. 11), Air Force (Sept. 18) and Gonzaga (Nov. 6)...took 17 shots.
2004 (Junior) -
Started 19 of 20 matches played...co-captain...All-Pac-10 second-team selection...named Husky Invitational Defensive MVP...had three goals and seven assists...ranked third in the Pac-10 in assists (seven) and assists per match (0.35)...scored all three goals on penalty kicks, two of which were gamewinning scores against UNLV (Sept. 10), and UC Riverside (Oct. 1)...seven assists were a team-high, marking the first time since 2001 a Husky recorded at least seven in a single season...assisted two of UW's three goals in NCAA first round match with Portland...had a season-high three points with a goal and an assist in 3-0 win over UNLV...ranked third on the team with 13 points...registered 21 shots.
2003 (Sophomore) -
Started every game for the Huskies, earning honorable mention All-Pac-10 acclaim...anchored the central midfield...took seven shots and assisted two goals...first assist came against Michigan (Sept. 19) on a goal by Casey Armstrong...also assisted the gamewinner in UW's 1-0 win over Oregon State (Nov. 16). 2002 (Freshman) - Played in all 19 games, starting nine...recorded three assists and took eight shots...assisted Sean Giudice's game-winning goal in overtime against fifth-ranked Cal...Giudice's header off his corner kick lifted UW to the 2-1 upset...also assisted Kevin Murray's goal versus Fresno State (Nov. 3) and Patrick Tanner's goal versus Santa Clara (Sept. 6).
2002 (Freshman) -
Played in all 19 games, starting nine...recorded three assists and took eight shots...assisted Sean Giudice's game-winning goal in overtime against fifth-ranked Cal...Giudice's header off his corner kick lifted UW to the 2-1 upset...also assisted Kevin Murray's goal versus Fresno State (Nov. 3) and Patrick Tanner's goal versus Santa Clara (Sept. 6).
NSCAA/adidas All-America honoree for 2002...listed on Soccer America's Top 25 Recruits for the 2002 season...played two years for Ballistic United and helped lead team to the Northern Premier League and State Premier League titles...also played for Central California Heat (1998-99) at the U-17 level and Cyclone Club (1993-97)...four-year regional and state team captain...twice traveled to Cocoa Beach, Fla. with regional team and was named to the 1984 ODP All-America team...participated in Australia tour with regional team and helped lead club to victories in all four games while compiling two goals and two assists...Ballistic United won the Region IV Cal-North U-18 state championship in 2001 and 2002...selected to participate in 2001 adidas E.D.P. elite camp at U-17 level...helped ODP regional team place second at the state championship in 2000...earned Captain's Award while team toured Guadalajara, Mexico...national pool player at U-14 National Camp in 1998-99...earned MVP award when regional team played at the International Games in Costa Rica...sat out junior season after transferring to Clovis West HS for senior year...led Clovis West to a 22-5-4 record in one season...assisted on game-winning goal in CIF Central Section championship game...named first team all-conference and conference offensive MVP with 15 goals and 20 assists...extensive travel overseas while playing youth soccer, playing in Helsinki, Austria and Germany among other places...played golf during freshman and sophomore seasons and earned most improved award first year and most outstanding award second year.
Michael Shawn Chabala...son of Lori and John Chabala...one older sister, April (23)...played club soccer with current UW teammate Mike Cusenza...qualified for Who's Who Among American High School Students...California Scholarship Federation lifetime member...received CIF Sportsmanship and Citizenship Award...recognized on National Student-Athlete Day for excellence in athletics, academics and community service...interests include reading, music, golf and church...majoring in economics.
MIKE CHABALA'S CAREER STATISTICS