2012 (Coastal Carolina): Starter in three of 23 games played... Appeared in the lineup in a multitude of positions ... Totaled a trio of assists on the season for three points ... Made collegiate debut in the season-opening 4-0 win over Longwood ... Notched first collegiate point with an assist on Ashton Bennett's first goal against Longwood ... Drew first collegiate start at No. 3 Charlotte in the second game of the season ... Played a season-high 87 minutes in the Chants' 1-1 draw at Ohio State ... Provided the assist on Robby Joe Daniels' goal against Presbyterian College ... Assisted on Pedro Ribeiro's game-winning goal against No. 16 Elon in the NCAA Tournament First Round ... Attempted 16 shots on the season with six falling on goal ... Recorded a season-high two shot attempts on five occasions ... Took 14 corner kicks on the season, including 10 against Wright State ... Logged 1,093 minutes of action.
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.