South Carolina and Clemson met on the soccer field to open the 2006 season on Aug. 25.
SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll, 2003-04
2005 >>> Served as a team captain ... Selected third-team All-Conference USA ... Started in all 21 matches ... Part of the defense that registered a 1.19 goals-against average and four shutouts ... Converted a penalty kick for his first career goal at Memphis (Oct. 7) ... Earned C-USA Defensive Player of the Week honors on Oct. 10 ... Also made Top Drawer Soccer's National Team of the Week on Oct. 10 ... Member of the all-tournament team at the North Carolina Nike Soccer Classic ... Honored for his play in the Conference USA Tournament as a member of the all-tournament squad ... Winner of the team's Academic Award for the highest GPA in the junior class ... Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2004 >>> Played in six matches, making five starts ... Battled numerous recurring injuries that kept him out of the lineup for the majority of the season ... A member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2003 >>> Played in 17 matches as a rookie in 2003, earning a start in 15 of those contests ... Was part of a South Carolina defensive unit that allowed just under a goal per match and recorded eight clean sheets on the year, including allowing just two goals in the year's first seven matches.
PRE-COLLEGE >>> Attended Midland High School ... A member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society ... 2003 Region III Olympic Development Team ... A Texas scholar.
PERSONAL >>> Full name is James Ryan Leeton ... Parents are Jim and Barbara Leeton... Favorite actor is Morgan Freeman ... Favorite singer is Jay-Z ... Favorite athlete is Michael Jordan ... Born Feb. 19, 1985, in Midland, Texas ... Majoring in accounting.