2006, 2007 C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal Winner
2006, 2007 Conference USA Honor Roll
2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll
Made one appearance, Carolina's 2-0 victory against Lipscomb (Sept. 16) to capture the adidas Gamecock Classic title ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Also received the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal, which is awarded to those student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 and above ... Also named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Redshirted in his first season at South Carolina ... Excelled in the classroom as he was one of five Gamecocks to earn the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal (3.75 GPA or higher) ... Also made the C-USA Honor Roll ... Posted the highest GPA of any freshman on the team.
A four-year varsity letterwinner at Fort Mill ... Played for coaches Denny Saverance and Lloyd Chalker ... As a sophomore, earned all-conference and all-area honors and finished second on the team in scoring ... Named to the all-region team and was nominated for all-state as a junior after leading the team in scoring and assists ... Also competed for the Charlotte Soccer Club and the Carolina Elite Soccer Association ... Led Charlotte Soccer Club team in scoring 1999-2003 and served as team captain in 2003-2004... Member of the South Carolina Olympic Development Team and attended Region III camp in 2005 ... Competed for the North Carolina Olympic Development Team in 2001 and 2002 ... Elected President of his senior class ... Attended Palmetto Boys State in 2005 where he was elected to run for Lt. Governor ... Elected Beta Club officer, voting member of the School Improvement Counsel and a member of the Honor Roll ... Attended the Lead America Conference on Defense, Diplomacy and National Security in Washington, D.C.
Born Aug. 20, 1988 ... Parents are Samuel and Chandra Foster ... Father is a member of the Board of Trustees for South Carolina ... Majoring in civil engineering ... Full name is Samuel R. Foster III.