2014: Played in all 18 games for the Bears, earning the start in four matches in his first season in maroon and white…Named to the starting lineup at Oral Roberts (Sept. 1), versus UMKC (Sept. 6), against Drake (Oct. 4), and at #12 New Mexico (Oct. 12)…Scored a goal in the shutout victory over Oral Roberts (Oct. 7)…Recorded an assist in the double-overtime draw against UMKC (Sept. 6)…Tallied 15 shots, including a season-high three at Oral Roberts (Sept. 1)…Played a season-high 75 minutes against UMKC (Sept. 6).
Background: Named the All Sports Association/Daily News Boys Soccer Player of the Year as a senior ... Led the Big Green Indians to a 22-4 record and a second-consecutive state final four appearance in 2011-12 ... Scored 25 goals and dished out 27 assists in 2011-12 at Choctawhatchee High School ... Scored two goals and assisted on three others in the 2012 Pensacola Sports Association All-Star Game to earn MVP honors.
Personal: Michael Steven Lightbourne is the son of Michael and Sheila Lightbourne...Born on May, 2 1994 in Shalimar, Fla...Has one sister, Michelle...Majoring in Business Management at Missouri State.