1979 California Surf Statistics

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 15-15 - 140 points
in the NASL's Western Division

Lost Conference Quarterfinal
Coach: John Sewell (4-4)
Coach: Peter Wall (11-11)
Location: Anaheim, California
Attendance: 154,956, Avg. 10,330 in 15 home dates
1979 California Surf Roster

The California Surf of the North American Soccer League ended the 1979 season with a record of 15 wins and 15 losses for 140 points in the NASL's Western Division.

California scored 53 goals and yielded 56. Steve David netted 11 goals for the Surf, while Laurie Abrahams tallied five or more also. Mark Lindsay contributed 11 assists. Dave Jokerst recorded a 1.16 goals against average, leading qualifying goalkeepers.

John Sewell and Peter Wall coached the team. The 1979 California Surf lost in the Conference Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos GP GS G A Pts FC FS Y R OFF Shts S%
Steve DavidF29011527000000
Laurie AbrahamsF1008319000000
Mark LindsayM25041119000000
Wolfgang SuhnholzM19021014000000
Steve MoyersF1604311000000
Craig AllenF1404210000000
Peter WallD2903410000000
Johann ScharmannM100135000000
Dave HusonF180055000000
Andy McBrideD220113000000
Les BarrettF240113000000
Martin CohenM230033000000
Tony CrudoD60011000000
Len ReneryD170011000000
Paul CahillD260011000000
Axel NeumannD30000000000
Tony ChurskyG40000000000
Franz KrauthausenM50000000000
Bob O'LearyM60000000000
Mike MahoneyG70000000000
Joe ClarkeD180000000000
Dave JokerstG230000000000
Gerry IngramF250000000000


Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Tony Chursky40237:00000120.76014
Dave Jokerst2301958:000002381.750127
Mike Mahoney70599:000000162.40028