Stefan Frei
Stefan Frei

Player Profile
RS Junior

Widnau, Switzerland

High School:
De La Salle

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200


2008: Made the All-Pac-10 first team and also named to Top Drawer Soccer's Team of the Season...named to the MAC Hermann Trophy Award Watch List...was brilliant against UCSB in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, making 11 saves against the Gauchos who took 24 shots in the contest...his goals-against average of 0.68 at the end of the regular season was a conference best and ranked him 22nd in the nation...led the Pac-10 in shutouts with eight and in save percentage (.829)...earned his 20th career shutout (9th of 2008) against San Francisco on Nov. 21, and tied current Cal goalkeeper coach Henry Foulk for fourth on the school's all-time list...moved up to fifth on Cal's all-time list for shutouts when he collected his sixth clean sheet of the season against UCLA on Oct. 31, which was also the 17th of his career, and followed up that performance with his 18th career shutout against Oregon State on Nov. 7...recorded the 12th shutout of his career, and the first of the 2008 season, against Maryland...notched his second shutout of the season against Drake...recorded five saves en route to earning his third shutout of the season against the Pac-10 opener on Oct. 3, shut out Oregon State for his fourth clean sheet of the season...secured his fifth shutout of the season at Stanford on Oct. 18. 2007: NSCAA first-team All-American...All-Pac-10 first-team selection...a member of the NSCAA Far West All-Region first team...garnered Pac-10 Player of the Week honors after collecting his eighth and ninth shutouts against Washington (Nov. 9) and Oregon State (Nov. 11) in the weekend that Cal clinched the conference title...led the Pac-10 in shutouts (9), saves (91), save percentage (.850) and saves per game (4.55) all-time single-season performances in school history, his goals-against average of 0.77 ranks fifth and his nine shutouts ties for third...notched back-to-back shutouts three times during the campaign...recorded his sixth and seventh shutouts of the season when Cal beat Stanford, 1-0, on Oct. 20 and San Diego State, 1-0, on Nov. 2...tallied a career-best 12 saves in Cal's scoreless tie against Santa Clara to earn his third shutout of the year...opened the season with back-to-back shutouts against San Diego and Pennsylvania...notched nine saves in the Cal Legacy Classic, including six in the Bears' 1-0 win over Penn. 2006: Saw action in six games for the Bears in the net, recording two wins and an impressive 0.59 goals-against-average...had a season-high nine saves against Santa Clara and recorded two shutouts for the season. 2005: Redshirted. High School: Played for the De La Salle varsity team from 2002-05...boasted goals-against average of 0.36...awarded Athlete of the Year 2005 at De La Salle High School...earned the Contra Costa Times Boys Soccer Player of the Year in 2005 and NSCAA All-America honors in 2004...garnered Varsity Defensive and Overall MVP his senior year...named JV Defensive MVP his freshman year...high school team ranked fifth in Western Regional rankings of 2005...member of the Swiss Under-15 National team and a member of the Cal-North State Cup Champion U.S. Under-18 Central Marin Bandits. Personal: Undeclared major...parents are Marlies and Erwin Frei...father played Olympic Handball for the Swiss national team...has one older brother, Michael, who attended Cal...hobbies include playing sports, hanging out with friends and watching movies...born in Altstaetten, Switzerland.

Frei's Career Statistics
Year	G	GS	Min	GAA	Pct	W-L-T       SO
2006	6	5	459:13	0.59	.857	2-2-1	     2
2007	20	20	1871:18	0.77	.850	12-6-2	     9
2008	21	21	1994:33	0.77	.828	12-4-5	     9
Totals	47	46	4324:64	0.76	.841	26-12-8	    20
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