| Chad Borak
Chad Borak earned conference honors for the second straight season as he was named to the All-Big West First Team as a defender ... competed in 19 games throughout the season ... earned his first career game-winning goal vs. UC Riverside (10/31) ... earned an assist at UC Riverside (9/30) ... two of his 11 shots were on goal.
Borak was named to the All-Big West Conference Honorable Mention team for his performance on the pitch ... started all 16 matches he played in during the 2008 season ... four of his 11 total shots were on goal ... earned the first Matador assist of the season against Alabama A&M (8/31), and earned his second assist of the season at Cal State Fullerton (11/5).
Borak played in two matches before having his season cut short with an ankle injury ... was granted a medical redshirt for the season.
Borak started the first 11 matches of the season, playing in 14 of the first 15, before missing the final three contests with an injury ... scored his first collegiate goal on against UC Riverside (9/20) ... had 10 shots with five coming on goal.
Borak was one of only five Matadors to start all 22 matches in 2005 ... had a pair of assists in his freshman season ... helped on a goal in a win over UNLV(9/17), and earned an assist on the game-winning goal at UC Riverside (9/28) ... recorded seven shots and three on goal for the season.
HIGHLAND HIGH SCHOOL
Borak played four years of soccer at Highland High School in Palmdale, Calif. ... earned All-Golden League honors his final three seasons ... posted 16 goals and 20 assists in his senior season ... helped the Bulldogs to a league title and an undefeated record in his sophomore year ... also received MVP and team scholar-athlete awards as a junior ... graduated in 2005 with a 3.8 grade point average.
Born on January 6, 1987 in Panorama City, Calif. ... parents are Diane and Dennis Borak ... has two older brothers, Shawn and Josh ... favorites include the television show "Entourage" and soccer club Chelsea FC ... chose CSUN because it was an opportunity to go to a good school and play soccer ... lists his greatest moment in sports as when he competed against teams in Brazil and England ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "getting to travel" ... majoring in Criminal Justice.