Men's Soccer

    Chay Cain  
    Chay Cain

    Student Assistant Coach

    First Year


    Men's Soccer Vs Santa Clara NCAA Round Three 2006

    Men's Soccer Vs Santa Clara NCAA Round Three 2006

    Chay Cain is in his first year as a student assistant coach after an outstanding four-year career for the Hoosiers. Cain will focus on working with the goalkeepers.

    A four-year letterwinner at IU, Cain earned first-team All-Big Ten honors in 2007 with a 12-3-5 record in goal and a 0.61 goals-against average. He posted 10 shutouts that season, allowing just one goal in Big Ten play as Indiana captured the regular-season title with a 4-0-2 record. Cain was also an NSCAA/adidas Great Lakes Region second-team pick.

    In 2006 Cain was named the Defensive Player of the Big Ten Championship as the Hoosiers won the conference crown. He finished the year eighth in the nation and first in the Big Ten with a 0.57 goals-against average and recorded 10 shutouts.

    As a senior Cain helped lead Indiana to a 14-7-3 record and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals. For the third-straight season he recorded 10 clean sheets and finished the year with a 0.97 goals-against average while tallying 65 saves.

    Cain currently ranks among the top 10 in career saves, shutouts and victories.

    In the classroom Cain was a three-time ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America selection, as well as a three-time Academic All-Big Ten pick. He was named to the NSCAA/adidas Men's Scholar All-America second team in 2007.

    Cain is currently finishing up his degree in accounting in the Kelley School of Business.


    2008 (SENIOR)

    • Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week after posting a 3-0 shutout of No. 24 UCLA and a 2-1 win over San Diego.
    • Recorded a season-high seven saves in a 3-2 overtime win at Ohio State.
    • Shutout eight top-25 teams, keeping No. 14 Michigan (3-0), No. 23 Saint Louis (2-0), No. 10 Michigan (1-0), No. 8 Northwestern (2-0), No. 13 Louisville, No. 24 UCLA (3-0), No. 5 South Florida (0-0) and No. 12 Akron (0-0) off the board.
    • Recorded 10 shutouts on the season.
    • Tied for fourth on the career shutout list with 30.
    • Also ranks eighth in career victories (39) and fifth in career saves (207).
    • Started all 24 matches in goal with a 0.97 GAA in 2235:38 minutes of play.
    • Named to ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District team for the third straight year.
    • Went on to earn ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America third team honors.

    • Academic All-Big Ten
    • Named one of 30 candidates for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award.

    2007 (JUNIOR)

    Started 22 games in goal ... first-team All-Big Ten ... second-team NSCAA/adidas Great Lakes All-Region ... ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America pick for the second-straight season ... Academic All-Big Ten ... National Soccer Coaches Association/adidas Men's Scholar All-America second team ... 10 solo shutouts ... 0.61 goals-against average ... allowed just one goal in the Big Ten play as the Hoosiers claimed the league title with a 4-0-2 record ... 0.17 GAA in league action ... shut out No. 1 UCLA, 1-0 for his first win of the season ... posted six saves in 1-1 tie with Maryland and 2-0 win over Butler ... led the Big Ten in save percentage (.869) and second in GAA ... Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 15 and Nov. 5 ... picked up the award on Oct. 15 after becoming the first `keeper to shut out Northwestern in 2007 ... had a season-best scoreless streak of 627:17 ... had six saves in a 2-0 win over Butler on Sept. 26, including two spectacular shots in a three-minute span where leaping punch-overs from Cain prevented goals ... had three crucial stops to hold No. 24 Ohio State scoreless in a 0-0 tie on Oct. 21 ... it was a spectacular leaping save in the second half that kept Wisconsin off the board on Nov. 4 and preserved a 0-0 tie ... posted back-to-back shutouts of Michigan State and Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament ... had a season-high nine saves against the Buckeyes ... recorded eight saves in a 1-1 tie with Bradley in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... after allowing just one goal in a pair of wins over Northern Illinois and Rhode Island, Cain was named Most Outstanding Goalkeeper at the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament.

    2006 (SOPHOMORE)

    Defensive Player of the Big Ten Championship ... ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American ... finished the season with a 0.57 goals against average, good for eighth in the country and first in the Big Ten ... had a record of 13-2-3 in goal ... notched 10 shutouts, including a five-game shutout streak to end the season ... had seven saves against Ohio State in a 1-0 victory ... earned his first career start against UAB, making one save ... tallied three saves in a shutout against Kentucky ... earned Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors on Oct. 9, recording back-to-back shutouts against Louisville and Northwestern ... tallied six saves against the Cardinals, with four saves vs. the Wildcats ... had six saves in the NCAA Tournament, including four against Northern Illinois ... stopped a penalty kick against the Huskies to preserve the shutout.

    2005 (FRESHMAN)

    Appeared in three matches for the Hoosiers without allowing a goal ... played a total of 70:45 on the year ... made first appearance of his Hoosier career in a 5-0 victory over Boston University at the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament ... also saw action against IUPUI and Butler ... named to the College Soccer News Top 100 Freshmen to Watch ... notched a pair of saves in a 2-0 shutout of the defending FIFA World Champion Mexican Youth National Team in the spring.


    Ranked as the top goalkeeper and the 15th-best player in the Class of 2005 by ... a 2005 PARADE Magazine All-American ... a 2003 and 2004 National Soccer Coaches Association of America/adidas Youth Boys Region II All-American ... named Chicago Sun-Times Player of the Year in 2004 ... an all-state, all-conference and all-sectional selection as a junior and senior ... played for former Hoosier All-American and 1978 Hermann Trophy winner Angelo DiBernardo at Waubonsie Valley High School ... finished his four-year high school career with 44 shutouts and a goals against average of 0.46 ... played club soccer with the Chicago Magic and coach Mike Matkovich ... a U-16 and U-18 U.S. National Team pool player ... attended the adidas ESP in 2003 and 2004 ... was named an adidas ESP All-Star and won the Golden Glove as the top goalkeeper in 2004 ... majoring in accounting in the Kelley School of Business... born Feb. 13, 1987 to Daniel and Janice Cain.

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