Awards & Honors:
2018 United Soccer Coaches All-Southeast Region Second Team
2018 MAC Hermann Watch List
2018 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year
2018 All-Sun Belt First Team
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
Dean's List – 2019 Spring Semester
2018 United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-South Region Second Team
2018 CoSIDA Academic All-District
President's List – 2018 Fall Semester
President's List – 2018 Spring Semester
Athletic Director's Honor Roll – 2017 Fall Semester
Dean's List – 2017 Spring Semester
2018: Played and started in all 20 games to lead the team with over 1,800 minutes played … Finished with one goal and one assist for three total points … Anchored a GSU back line that conceded only 25 goals in 20 matches and pitched five shutouts, the second-most in the league … Finished with nine total shots and three shots on target for a .333 shot on goal percentage … Assisted the game-tying goal against Georgia Southern (10/20) … Took a season-high three shots against Charlotte in the NCAA Tournament (11/15).
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.