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William Pyle
William  Pyle

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

Last College:
UNC Greensboro

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 176

Position:
GK

Experience:
2L

04/12/2016

Gamecocks Land 21 on Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

The 21 ties for second in the league among the men's soccer teams

01/27/2016

Gamecocks Post 94 on 2015 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the league for the 10th-consecutive fall

11/22/2015

Gamecocks Fall in NCAA Second Round at UC Santa Barbara 1-0 (OT)

South Carolina ends its season with an 11-8-2 mark

11/19/2015

No. 21 Gamecocks Advance in PKs in Thriller vs. Furman

Teams tied 1-1 after 110 minutes; South Carolina moves on via 2-1 shootout win

11/19/2015

SC vs. Furman Postgame Quotes

11/14/2015

Men's Soccer vs. Marshall - Nov. 13, 2015

Shots from the Gamecocks' semifinal match in the 2015 Conference USA Tournament against Marshall.

10/31/2015

Men's Soccer vs. No. 13 Old Dominion - Oct. 31, 2015

Shots from the Gamecocks' 3-1 win over Old Dominion on Halloween night 2015 at The Graveyard.

10/30/2015

Men's Soccer vs. FIU - Oct. 27, 2015

Shots from the Gamecocks' shutout of the nation's top scoring offense FIU.

10/18/2015

Men's Soccer at No. 15 Kentucky - Oct. 18, 2015

Pictures from the Gamecocks' contest at No. 15 Kentucky on Oct. 18, 2015

10/06/2015

Men's Soccer at No. 6 Wake Forest - Oct. 6, 2015

Shots from the Gamecocks' top-15 showdown at No. 6 Wake Forest on Oct. 6, 2015


AWARDS/HONORS
  • 2016 Third Team All-Conference USA
  • 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 Team
  • 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


2016 (Junior)

    One of the top goalkeepers in Conference USA, started 18 games and was named Third Team All-C-USA after posting an 11-6-1 record in the net... pitched five shutouts and logged 68 saves... allowed 18 goals for 0.98 goals against average... his 68 saves and .793 save percentage ranked third in C-USA amongst keepers... tallied four or more saves 11 times... posted a season-high seven stops at Coastal Carolina (9/9)... earned C-USA Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second time in his career after recording back-to-back shutouts at FIU (10/10) and vs. UAB (10/15)... had four saves after blanking Mercer (11/17) in the opening round NCAA Tournament 1-0 at Stone Stadium... earned a spot on the CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 Team... selected to the C-USA and SEC Academic Honor Rolls.


2015 (Sophomore)

    Took over as the starting goalkeeper at UAB, drawing the last 16 starts ... Became the first Gamecock starting keeper to post a goals-against average under 1.00 (finished at 0.96) since Jimmy Maurer in 2008 ... His .826 save percentage ranked second in Conference USA and 17th nationally, while he made a C-USA-best 76 saves ... Posted four shutouts, two in C-USA wins over UAB (9/18) in his first start as a Gamecock and at home over FIU (10/27), one of the highest-scoring teams in the nation ... Compiled six saves in both of those clean sheets ... Tallied back-to-back wins against No. 8 Elon (9/22) and No. 7 New Mexico (9/25) to earn C-USA Defensive Player of the Week accolades and a spot on the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week ... Also shut out No. 11 Coastal Carolina (11/7) and New Mexico (11/11) in the opening round of the C-USA Tournament ... Had eight saves at No. 15 Kentucky (10/18) and seven twice more, including in the home win over Old Dominion (10/31) ... Gained a spot on the Southeastern Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll and the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.


2014 (UNC Greensboro)

    Started 13 games in goal, earning Southern Conference All-Freshman Team accolades ... Started his streak in net against the Gamecocks ... Posted a 1.16 goals-against average over 1,245 minutes ... Made 70 stops for a save percentage of .814 ... Of his five wins, three came in shutouts ... Also had a shutout in a scoreless tie against No. 24 Furman (9/30) ... Named SoCon Player of the Week after that effort against Furman and picking up the win with 10 saves against Wofford (10/4).


PRE-COLLEGE

    Earned four letters at Ardrey Kell High, starting two years in goal ... Played in the US Development Academy for the Charlotte Soccer Academy from 2010-14 ... A four-star recruit according to Top Drawer Soccer ... Helped his team to the South Conference Atlantic Division titles in 2010 and 2011 ... Member of the National Technical Honor Society.


PERSONAL

    Son of Steve and Kim Pyle ... Has a twin brother, James, who is a goalkeeper at North Carolina.

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