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45 Miguel Abascal
Miguel  Abascal

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Fountain Valley, CA

High School:
Ocean View

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
OF


HIGH SCHOOL 
  • .400 batting average, one home run, .520 OBP and hit .560 with runner sin scoring position as a senior. He was 1st team All-League, OC All-Star Nominee, and received the Coach's Award
  • As a junior he had a .350 average, .540 OBP and .540 with runners in scoring position. He was named to the Arizona Fall Classic All-Academic Team 
  • As a freshman at Edison HS, he had a .500 batting average, .640 OBP and hit .720 with runners in scoring postion. and was named Most Improved on his team

PERSONAL 
  • Abascal states that he chose USD because "God granted me the privilege to play for a quality coaching staff and the honor to represent a fantastic baseball program. I also came to USD because it is a superb educational institution. I’m grateful!" 
  • He was raised in Central America and in the Asia Pacific
  • In Costa Rica, he and his family started a mission for street kids in the heart of the ghetto and built a home in a rural area, striking water on their property in order to sustain their community
  • After living in Central America, they departed for New Zealand. In New Zealand, they started several ministries for youth at risk. They also started a ministry for families with disabled children in The Kingdom of Tonga
  • He arrived in the USA in 2013 and began playing baseball
  • Notes that he loves God with all his heart and enjoys my family and the outdoors; especially fishing, surfing, hiking, and servicing the community
  • Abascal is part of the MacDonald Scholars program here at USD and enjoys working in the local community 
  • His grandfather played baseball in Cuba and his father also played baseball on the collegiate level 
  • Son of Claudia and Miguel Jr.
  • Born on August 25th, 1998 in Fountain Valley, CA
VIDEO
Video Thumbnail USD Honors Local Military Members
Toreros showed their support and hosted local military members at the men's basketball game
Video Thumbnail USD Athletes Sing "Santa's Coming to Town"
Toreros show their talent out of uniform
Video Thumbnail Basketball: City Championship
Toreros play SDSU Thursday night at 8
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Fourteen
Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
Video Thumbnail Football: NAU From the Sidelines
Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Thirteen
Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
Video Thumbnail Torero Tuesday
A day to give to Torero Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics

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