|Hometown:||Fort Mill, S.C.|
|High School:||Fort Mill HS|
2007-08: Played in all 12 tournaments for the Spartans... claimed three top-25 finishes... turned in his best outing with a 13th-place effort at the BSC Invitational, helping the Spartans win the team championship... finished in a tie for 18th at the Rutgers Invitational, also helping Upstate win the team title. 2006-07: Played in six tournaments for the Spartans... improved his stroke average from his freshman year... had his best outing of the season with a 30th-place finish at the Tusculum Invitational... a member of the Peach Belt Conference Presidential Academic Honor Roll. 2005-06: Played in all 11 tournaments for the Spartans... ranked third on the team with a 77.6 stroke average... had two top-10 finishes... finished 20th or better on five occasions... claimed eighth at the Tusculum Invitational and ninth at St. Leo. Before Upstate: A six-time letterman at Fort Mill... led Fort Mill to a second-place finish at the Capital City Classic, shooting a 72-78=150 to tie for fourth individually and earning a spot on the All-Tournament Team... recorded a top-5 finish at the Walter Reynolds golf tournament... was runner-up in the Dick Tiddy Junior Classic in 2004 and 2005... finished ninth at the Hartman Invitational... recorded a three-round total 234 at the 4A State Championships... a four-time team Most Valuable Player... earned All-Region honors three times... the Rock Hill Herald's All-Area Player of the Year in 2004 and 2005... earned 4A Region III Medalist honors in 2004... a three-time State Amateur Championship qualifier... worked last summer as an intern with the South Carolina Junior Golf Association York County chapter. Personal: Born on Jan. 27, 1987 in Fort Mill, S.C... son of James and Cindi Lightsey... a Business Management major... a member of the marketing Street Team... also sang with the University Singers... likes to eat pasta... favorite movie is Boondock Saints... favorite TV show is The Office... likes listening to Lil' Wayne... favorite season is spring... hero growing up was Michael Jordan... people he admires the most are Tiger Woods.