1 Jason McCabe
1 Jason McCabe
Height: 6-2
Weight: 165
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Irmo, S.C.
Position: GK
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Last School: Dutch Fork HS

Jason McCabe

2010: Returned to the net for the Spartans... Played in and started all 16 games... Played all but 45 minutes in net for the Spartans... Played 1,469 minutes... Finished the year with two shutouts and a 1.84 goals against average... Ranked second in the A-Sun with 69 saves... Notched five or more saves in eight matches... Named the A-Sun Player of the Week after playing 200 minutes and recording back-to-back shutouts of UNC Asheville (9/22) and Furman (9/25) to go 1-0-1 on the week... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic team.

2009: Did not see game action for the Spartans.

2008: Played in only one game on the season, finishing the game at Gardner-Webb (9/14)... Received a medical red-shirt and underwent surgery following the season to implant a pacemaker in his heart to regulate his heartbeat.

2007: Became the starting goalkeeper early in the season and held onto the position... Started 14 of the 16 games he played for the Spartans... Led Upstate with 85 saves, a figure that ranks seventh-best in school history and owned a GAA of 2.03... Won three games between the pipes... Faced 224 shots on the year... Earned A-Sun Defensive Player of the Week honors after making several dazzling saves in back-to-back wins over Lipscomb (10/5) and Belmont (10/7)... Recorded a season-high 10 saves at Jacksonville (9/30) and in the win over Lipscomb (10/5)... The 10 saves is the sixth-best single-game effort in school history.

Before USC Upstate: A standout on the Dutch Fork High School team since his sophomore season… Helped lead the team to a second-place finish in the state tournament as a sophomore… An All-State and All-Region selection as a senior… An accomplished club player as a member of the Columbia United Futbol Club… Prior to the club uniting several soccer clubs in the area, he was a member of the Columbia Soccer Club… Was named Player of the Year in 2005… Helped lead his club teams to third-place finishes in each of the last five seasons… Helped lead the club team to a 41-11-1 record over his last two seasons with 18 shutouts and 191 saves.

Personal: Born on Mar. 20, 1989 in Irmo, S.C... Son of Wayne and Joyce McCabe... Has an older brother and sister... An interdisciplinary studies major... Favorite food is chicken... Favorite movie is “Batman”... Favorite TV show is “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”... Favorite actor is Will Ferrell... Favorite song is “Wagon Wheel”... Favorite season is spring... Hero growing up was his father... Favorite quote is “Be good or be good at it”... Aspires to be a coach... Likes playing all sports... Also a student assistant with the media relations office at Upstate.