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Michaela Abam

Michaela
Abam
#5F


Height: 5-7
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
HS/Last School: Harmony Science Academy

Bio

• Has started 29 of 45 career matches
• Needs eight goals to break onto WVU all-time career goals list
 
2015 (So.)
• All-Big 12 First Team
• Started all 23 matches
• Tied Kailey Utley with a team-best 12 goals, her first career double-digit goal season
• Finished second on team with 28 points (12 G, 4 A); assists were first of career
• Points and goals totals rank fourth all-time for a Mountaineer sophomore
• Ranked No. 2 in the Big 12 in goals and No. 3 in points
• Scored two or more goals in a game twice, including a WVU record four in an 8-0 win over Villanova on Sept. 6
• Eight points against Villanova also a WVU single-game record
• Two goals, including game winner, in 4-0 victory vs. Longwood on Sept. 13
• Broke a 1-1 draw in the 82nd minute with game-winning goal in 2-1 victory over TCU on Oct. 2
• Netted first career assist in 2-1 win over Oklahoma State in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinal on Nov. 4
• Finished with a career-high two assists in 5-2 win vs. Loyola Marymount in NCAA Tournament Third Round on Nov. 22; also tallied first goal of the game for four points
• Tallied a career-high 10 shots twice, bringing career total to four matches  
• Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 8)
• TDS.com Team of the Week (Sept. 8)
• No. 57, TDS.com Midseason Top 100
• Preseason All-Big 12 Soccer Team
• No. 64, TDS.com Preseason Top 100
 
2014 (Fr.)
• NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Central Region Second Team
• Big 12 Newcomer of the Year
• Soccer America Women’s All-Freshman Second Team
• TopDrawerSoccer.com Best XI Freshman First Team
• CollegeSports Madness Freshman of the Year
• All-Big 12 Newcomer Team
• Big 12 All-Tournament Team
• Saw time in all 22 matches and started six
• Paced team in goals (8), points (16) and game winners (4)
• Ranked No. 4 in the Big 12 in goals and No. 6 in points
• Season goal total is second-best all-time showing for a Mountaineer freshman; point total ranks No. 4
• Produced two two-goal performances (vs. Villanova, Sept. 21; vs. Baylor, Oct. 31)
• Scored first career goal and game winner in team’s 4-1 win over Duquesne on Sept. 14
• Tallied a career-high 10 shots twice; mark was team’s top single-game performance
• Two-time Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (Sept. 23, Nov. 3)
• Ranked No. 4 on TopDrawerSoccer.com Mid-Season Freshman Top 100
 
In High School
• Girls IMG Academy Top 150 (No. 18)
• No. 3-ranked player in the Texas region and No. 6-ranked defender nationally
• Played club for Texas Rush under coach Andy Squire
• U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team member
• U.S. Youth National Team Program (U-14, U-15, U-17)
• Attended multiple Youth National Team camps
• Attended Harmony Science Academy Houston High
 
Personal
• Daughter of David and Natalie Abam
• One of four children
• Birthday is June 12
• Majoring in athletic coaching education
• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll 


Stats

SeasonClassGPStartShotsSOGGoalsAssistsYellowPKPKAtt
Totals 553922178255211
2014Fr226682280100
2015So232310935124100
2016Jr1010442151011


Photos

Sunday, September 13 2015

Sunday, September 06 2015

Sunday, August 09 2015