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Mahamoudou Kaba
Mahamoudou  Kaba

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ypsilanti, Mich.

High School:
Lincoln

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 193

Position:
D

03/30/2015

Gamecock Men's Soccer Celebrates 2014 Season at Year-End Banquet

12/10/2014

Gamecocks Kaba, Knudsen on NSCAA All-Southeast Region Third Team

Gamecocks post pair on all-region squad for first time since 2010

11/11/2014

Knudsen Named C-USA Freshman of the Year; Earns Golden Boot, Leads 4 on C-USA Teams

The redshirt freshman is joined by seniors Kaba and Troyer on 2nd team; Turner on 3rd

10/17/2014

Four Unanswered Goals Gives Gamecocks 4-3 win at Florida Atlantic

Redshirt sophomore Mikkel Knudsen posts two goals to send game into OT, Kaba wins it

10/08/2014

Wild Finish Capped by Torda's Two Goals; SC Wins 5-4 at FIU

Final 21 minutes sees teams combine for six goals

11/17/2014

2014 C-USA Tournament Championship vs. ODU

Pictures from the 2014 Conference USA Tournament Championship match between SC and Old Dominion on Nov. 16, 2014

11/14/2014

C-USA Tournament vs. No. 21 UAB

Pictures from the Gamecocks' 1-0 semifinal win over UAB in the 2014 Conference USA Men's Soccer Tournament.

11/12/2014

C-USA Tournament vs. No. 18 Kentucky

Shots from the Gamecocks' 2-1 win vs. No. 18 Kentucky in the opening match of the '14 Conference USA Men's Soccer Tourney

10/25/2014

Men's Soccer vs. No. 19/22 Kentucky

Shots from Senior Night against No. 19/22 Kentucky, as the Gamecocks forced OT after being down a man and three goals.

10/14/2014

Men's Soccer vs. Charlotte Oct. 4, 2014

Shots taken by Juan Blas during the Gamecocks' Oct. 4, 2014 encounter against nationally-ranked Charlotte

  • 2013 NSCAA All-South Second Team
  • 2013 All-Conference USA First Team
  • 2012, 2013 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
  • 2012 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • 2012, 2013 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2013 (Junior)
Started at center back in all 19 matches of the season, helping the Gamecocks to six shutouts on the season, including three in conference play...named to the Conference USA First Team and NSCAA All-South Second Team...a set piece specialist, connecting with Ryan Arambula on a set piece for four of his team-leading five goals...netted the first goal of his career to level the match against archrival Clemson at 1-1 (Sept. 2)...tallied a goal in three-straight games in a stretch of Charlotte, Presbyterian, Tulsa...scored to equalize the C-USA opener at Charlotte (Sept. 27) at 1-1 off a free kick ball from Arambula...four days later, notched the first multi-goal game of his career, netting two in a 3-0 win over Presbyterian (Oct. 1) and capped the week with another goal against then-No. 23 Tulsa (Oct. 6)...named to the Conference USA and SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012 (Sophomore)
Saw action in eight contests with one start, the season finale at No. 25 Kentucky (Nov. 4) ... Played the majority of time on the defensive line, with some time at central midfield ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll and the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2011 (Freshman)
Saw action in seven games with one start on the year ... Earned the start in C-USA Tournament contest vs. SMU (Nov. 11) ... Collected one assist and posted one shot ... The majority of playing time came on defensive line and in the central midfield ... Posted the first assist of his career in 2-0 win vs. NC State (Oct. 18) ... Member of the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

Pre-College
All-State (2010) ... Named the AnnArbor.com Michigan Player of the Year (2010) ... Played club soccer for Vardar Soccer Club and coach Demir Muftari ... Helped lead Vardar to 2010 U.S. Academy National Championship ... Helped lead DC United to the SUM Cup National Championship (2010) ... Three-year letterwinner at Lincoln High School for coach Bob Stowe ... Three-year letterwinner in basketball at Lincoln High School ... Tallied 10 goals and 11 assists during senior season ... ESPN Rise, state-by-state list of top players 2010.

Personal
Son of Diane Tiranke, has four brothers and two sisters ... Major is criminal justice.

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