Awards & Honors:
2017 NSCAA All-Southeast Region First Team
2017 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year
2017 All-Sun Belt First Team
Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Week Nov. 1, 2016
2016 All-Sun Belt First Team
2016 Sun Belt Co-Freshman of the Year
Fall 2017 Athletic Director's Honor Roll
Spring 2017 Dean's Honor Roll
2017: Played in 16 matches with 14 starts to accumulate over 1,350 minutes on the field … Fired 13 shots with five on target … Took a season-high five shots and two shots on goal against Winthrop … Scored three goals, including one over rival Georgia Southern … Helped lead the team to seven shutouts and concede 21 goals, four fewer than last season.
2016: Played in 18 games, including 14 starts, for over 1,300 minutes of the field as a true freshman … Tied for first on the team and second in the Sun Belt for game-winning goals with three … Had six of nine total shots on target for a .667 shot on goal percentage to lead the team … Was an integral part of the Panther defense, helping GSU shut out seven teams including two in the Sun Belt Tournament.
Prep: Three-year letter winner at Havant Academy ... Played at center back ... Played club soccer for Southampton Football club for seven years ... Won the U21 Premier League Cup in 2014.
Personal: Kyle Kane Clinton was born on December 9, 1996 ... Son of Darrin and Selina ... Has two older siblings, Matt and Samantha ... Undecided on major.