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  Manabu Kaji

Manabu Kaji

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kagoshima City, Japan

High School:
Kagoshima Chuou HS

Last College:
Citrus College

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 160

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
09/21/1987

Experience:
1V

Major:
Kinesiology

2010

Manabu Kaji appeared in one game for Cal State Northridge in 2010 ... he did not allow a goal.

CITRUS COLLEGE

Kaji started in goal for head coach Fred Bruce-Oliver in 2008. He recorded 118 saves in 21 games for the Owls, who went 10-7-4. For his efforts, Kaji was named to the All-League First Team.

KAGOSHIMA CHUOU HIGH SCHOOL

Kaji played soccer for three seasons for coach Sota Goryo. He was named to the First Team in the State League of Kagoshima, as well as an All-State player in 2005 and 2006. Kaji graduated in 2006 with a 3.5 GPA.

PERSONAL

Manabu Kaji was born on Sept. 21, 1987 in Japan ... parents are Yumi and Noriyuki Kaji ... has two sisters, Yukiko (33) and Makiko (31) ... his father played baseball for Komazawa University in Japan ... he lists among his favorites FC Barcelona, former "World's Best Goalkeeper" ('92-'93) Peter Schmeichel, actors Jim Carrey and Angelina Jolie, TV show "Family Guy" and the Star Wars saga, eating sushi and listening to Linkin Park and Bob Marley ... chose to come to CSUN for the opportunity to play Division 1 soccer ... his greatest sports moment came when his high school team won the state championship ... the most famous person he has met is soccer star Ronaldinho and he would most like to meet Albert Einstein ... he would most like to have dinner with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie ... used to be a sushi chef ... the best advice he has received is "'Do-so' is more important than 'say-so'".