SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll, 2005-06
C-USA Commisioner's Honor Roll, 2005-06, 2006-07
Dean's List: Fall, 2005; Spring, 2006
Palmetto Fellows Scholar
C-USA Academic Honor Roll, 2007-08
SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll, 2006-07, 2007-08
Saw action in 15 games with 10 starts in the Gamecock midfield ... Tallied one goal and 12 shots on the year ... Lone goal of the season came in 2-0 shutout victory against Alabama A&M (Sep. 23) ... adidas Gamecock Classic All-Tournament Team ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Also named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Saw action in all 17 matches with 16 starting assignments ... Finished the season with five points on one goal and three assists ... Scored the game-winning goal in the Gamecocks' 2-0 victory at Wofford (Aug. 28) ... Recorded assists in wins over Centenary (Sept. 5), Alabama A&M (Sept. 10) and UCF (Oct. 21) ... Attempted 13 shots ... Made the Conference USA Honor Roll and the SEC Fall Academic Honor Rolll ... Posted the highest GPA in the sophomore class.
Came on strong near the end of the season, playing in the final nine matches as a true freshman ... Provided a spark off the bench ... Attempted three shots ... Earned the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal ... Named to the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll and the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Also made the Dean's List twice.
Lettered two seasons in soccer at Irmo High School after attending Beaufort Academy in Beaufort, S.C., as a sophomore ... Played for head coach Phil Savitz at Irmo ... Helped lead Irmo to the 2004 4A State Championship and a No. 6 national ranking in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) final poll ... Scored 43 goals and registered 39 assists in his first three seasons ... Named to the NSCAA All-South Region team ... Also a member of the NSCAA's Scholar All-South Region team ... Earned team MVP honors at Beaufort Academy ... Irmo's Most Outstanding Midfielder as a junior ... Played club soccer for the Columbia Soccer Club Navy and served as captain of the U-18 team ... Garnered Columbia Soccer Club Player of the Year honors ... Team finished as state runner-up ... Competed for South Carolina's Olympic Development Program (2000-2004).
Born Feb. 12, 1987 ... Played for the Colorado Rapids PDL team during the summer of 2008 ... A Palmetto Fellows Scholar and a University Scholar ... Parents are Wayne and Kay Lewis ... Double major in finance and marketing ... Full name is Payne Spencer Lewis.