South Carolina and Clemson met on the soccer field to open the 2006 season on Aug. 25.
SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll, 2006-07, 2007-08
President's List, Fall, 2005
Conference USA Commisioner's Academic Medal
Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08
Saw action in all 19 games with five starts ... Contributed three assists ... First assist of the season game on game-winning tally in South Carolina's season-opening, double-overtime victory at No. 12 Clemson (Aug. 31) ... Also contributed one assist in 2-0 win over Lipscomb to help squad earn adidas Gamecock Classic title ... Collected an assist in come-from-behind win at Davidson (Oct. 3) ... Tallied a season-high four shots at UCF (Nov. 4) ... Started the final six games of the season ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Also named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Finished the season as South Carolina's fourth-leading scorer ... Played in 14 matches and started 10 times ... Compiled nine points on two goals and five assists, the second-most on the team ... Scored both of his goals, the first of his career, in the Gamecocks' 4-3 loss to No. 5 Clemson (Aug. 25) in the season opener ... Set up Mike Sambursky's game-winning goal at William & Mary (Sept. 2) ... Also assisted on Sambursky's game winner vs. Davidson (Sept. 17) and Jeff Scannella's tally in a 1-0 win over Florida International (Oct. 7) ... Made the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll and the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.
Saw action in 13 games as a true freshman and started twice ... Attempted five shots ... Earned the team's Academic Award with the highest GPA in the freshman class ... Also made the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll and the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Earned the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal ... Made the USC President's List for the Fall 2005 semester.
Graduated Summit High School and played varsity soccer for coach David McDonald ... Served as a team captain for three seasons ... Earned district and team MVP honors as a senior ... A member of the All-Area Super Team as a senior ... Finished his prep career with 53 goals and 46 assists, including 27 goals and 29 assists as a senior ... First-team all-district in 2003 as a sophomore ... Also selected the team's Newcomer of the Year ... Played club soccer for the Dallas Comets ... A member of the Olympic Development State Team 2000-2002 ... A teammate of fellow Carolina soccer player Kevan Hawkins on the Comets ... Who's Who Among American High School Student/Sports Edition.
Born July 30, 1987 ... Parents are Stephen and Gena Smith ... Majoring in accounting ... Full name is Amos David Smith.