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9 Steven Jair Cabas

Conference USA All-Tournament

U.S. U-20 MNT Selection

As a Sophomore (2008): Appeared in 16 games, earning nine starts... third on the team with two goals and tops among 2009 returners... fourth among returners in minutes played with 1,036... scored his first goal of the year in FIU.s 2-3 loss at Marshall (10/15)... scored the only goal of FIU's 1-0 victory over in-state rival Florida Atlantic (11/3).

As a Freshman: One of only two players to start all 21 matches for FIU...FIU’s
second -best offensive player, racking up 13 points on five goals and three assists...Scored FIU’s first goal of the season, against UMKC (9/2)...Netted two goals in the first win of the season, a 3-2 victory against in-state rival UCF (10/10), including the game-winner with five minutes left in regulation...Picked up an assist during FIU’s 2-0 victory over Florida Gulf Coast...In the first round of the C-USA Championship Tournament against No.4 SMU (11/14), he put the game on ice by giving FIU a 3-1 lead with four minutes left...Gave FIU a 2-1 lead in an eventual 3-2 victory over Marshall in the second round of the C-USA tournament (11/16)... Participated with the US National Team U-20 squad twice, earning one start and netting one goal.


Prior to FIU: A first-team all-county performer who scored 19 goals and dished 12 assists as a senior...Finished his prep career with 63 goals and 32 assists......Named Rookie of the Year as a high school freshman, Most Consistent as a sophomore and second-team All-Dade County as a junior...Veteran amateur player who competed for the Kendall Soccer Coalition (1998-2007), Region III ODP (2002-05) and a U-15 National Pool Team member (2003)...Member of several championship teams including the 2004 Lake Guarda Cup in Italy and the 2005 Mexicana Cup.


Personal: Born August 2, 1989 in Miami...Son of Jairo and Lucero Cabas...Aspires to major in either physical therapy or pre-medicine.



Year     G/GS    Shots   Goals     Assists     Points

2007     21/21       43          5             3            13

2008      16/9         15         2             0             4

Totals    37/30       58         7             3            17


Position: Forward
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 177
Year: Junior
City/State: Miami, Fla.
High School: Coral Park