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Koty Millard
Koty  Millard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Cardinal Newman

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 150

Position:
M

Experience:
3L



AWARDS/HONORS
  • 2016 Third Team All-Conference USA
  • 2015 Second Team All-Conference USA
  • 2015 Second Team NSCAA All-Southeast Region
  • 2016 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2016-17 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015-16 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
  • 2014 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2014-15 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
  • 2013-14 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • 2013-14 C-USA Academic Honor Roll


2016 (Senior)

    Four-year letterwinner that played and started all 20 matches and was named Third Team All-Conference USA in his final season as a Gamecock… finished the year with six points (2G, 2A), 22 shots and 10 shots on goal… logged his first points of the season with an assist in the team’s 2-1 win vs. Georgia Southern (9/13) at Stone Stadium… recorded a season-high three points in the team’s 3-1 win over Georgia State (9/24)… booted in the opening goal from 25-yards out in the 22nd minute and assisted on Luca Mayr’s game-winner in the 50th minute… scored in the team’s 3-2 road win at Old Dominion (10/22)… selected to the C-USA and SEC Academic Honor Rolls for the fourth time.


2015 (Junior)

    One of four Gamecocks to start all 21 matches ... Tied for the team lead with five assists while adding a goal ... On both the All-Conference USA and NSCAA All-Southeast Region second teams ... Tallied the first goal in the home win over Georgia Southern (8/31) ... His first three helpers came as part of double assists against UNC Greensboro (9/8), at UAB (9/18) and at home over No. 7 New Mexico (9/25)... Also assisted on the icebreaker in the road win at Marshall (10/2) ... Got the assist on the first goal in the victory over No. 13 Old Dominion (10/31) ... Earned placement on the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week after that helper against the Monarchs ... Named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week after his play in the shutout win over Coastal Carolina (11/7) ... Garnered recognition on the Southeastern Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll and the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.


2014 (Sophomore)

    Drew 18 starts and played in 19 matches overall in the midfield ... Scored five points on two goals and an assist, with both goals ranking as game-winners over ranked teams ... Landed the golden goal in the double-overtime win over No. 25 Clemson (9/2) ... Scored the game-winning goal in the Conference USA Tournament opener against No. 18 Kentucky after having an assist against the Wildcats in the regular-season meeting two weeks earlier ... Played every minute in four matches: vs. Belmont, East Tennessee State and in both games at Old Dominion ... Named to the Southeastern Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll and the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.


2013 (Freshman)

    Started 17 of his 18 appearances...posted two points on a pair of assists, both game-winners… scored his first point in the Garnet and Black with a game-winning assist to Kurtis Turner vs. FAU (Oct. 16)...fed Asa Kryst with a cross that led to a goal in the 85th minute to cap a furious comeback for a 4-3 win at No. 10 UAB (Nov. 3)...fired eight shots on the season, all in conference play, putting two on goal...named to the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll.


PRE-COLLEGE

    Four-year letterwinner at Cardinal Newman for coach Will Eudy ... U18 U.S. National Team player pool ... 2012 U18 U.S. National Team Camp ... Named the 2013 South Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year ... Rated as the No. 1 signee in the South Atlantic Region and the No. 12 overall midfielder by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Rated as the No. 24 overall graduate in the 2013 class in the IMG Academy Top 150 Rankings (TopDrawerSoccer.com) ... 2012, 2011 High School All-American ... HSSR 3-A Co-Player of the Year (2011, 2012) ... Named All-State, All-Region (2010-2012) ... 2012 State All-Star ... SC Soccer "Super 22" ... ESPN/Rise All-American ... U15 U.S. National Team (2010), playing in four international games ... U15 U.S. National Team training camp (2010).


PERSONAL

    Son of Lisa and Jimmy Millard, has a brother, Wyatt, and a sister, Tristan ... Majoring in exercise science.