Kyla Sabo
Kyla Sabo

Player Profile

Fremont, CA

High School:
Mission San Jose HS




Sabo is a blue collar forward...has excellent touch on the ball...also has good speed and a heavy shot...led the team in scoring as a freshman with 18 points...coming off an excellent junior year, which she showed her abilities as a scorer and a set-up person for All-American Laura Schott.

CAL: 2000: As a junior, was one of five players to start in all 21 games...ranked second on the team with 20 points, which equaled her combined output of her freshman and sophomore seasons...paced Cal with eight assists, which tied for third all-time in school history and tied for fifth in the Pac-10 last season...six of her assists came on Schott's goals...tallied the game-winning goal vs. Arizona and amassed four game-winning assists...had two goals in Cal's 12-0 route of No. 25 James Madison...garnered honorable mention All-Pac-10 and Academic All-Pac-10 honors...selected to Soccer America's Team of the Week Oct. 18 following her game-winning assist and insurance goal against No. 14 Stanford...named to the Wake Forest Invitational all-tournament team. 1999: Saw action in 19 games, including seven starts during her sophomore season...had two assists, including a game-winner...broke her wrist prior to the start of the season but continued to play. 1998: Was Cal's biggest scoring threat up front as a rookie and finished the season as the team's leading scorer despite appearing in just 15 matches...made 12 starts, finishing the regular season with a team-best 18 points on 8 goals and 2 assists...that figure ranked tied for 11th on the Pac-10 scoring charts...saw her first playing time in the fourth game of the season vs. San Diego State and made her first start in the very next match against Utah...scored her first career goal against San Jose State...had a goal and an assist vs. Arizona and netted the game-winning goal in overtime against Arizona State...named Pac-10 Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 5-11 for her exploits vs. the Arizona and Arizona State...scored the game-tying goal in the next game at UCLA, but suffered an ankle injury that kept her out of action for Cal's next three contests...had a strong performance at Washington State, where she scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, and had an assist...registered her second multiple-goal game of the season with two goals, including the game-winner, against Oregon State.

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: Prepped at Mission San Jose HS, where she was an all-league performer...during the 1997 season, set the league's all-time single-season scoring record, netting 35 goals and assisting on seven others for a total of 77 points...led the premier team, AC Thunderbirds, to the U19 State Cup title...also selected to the ODP state team...conservation and resource studies major...parents are Jerry Sabo and Kathy Steel-Sabo of Fremont...mother, grandmother and grandfather are all Cal grads...born Aug. 20, 1980 in Santa Clara.


Year G GS Shots Goals Assists Points 1998 15 12 39 8 2 18 1999 19 7 16 0 2 2 2000 21 21 44 6 8 20 Totals 55 40 99 14 12 40

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