Men?s Soccer Downs Perennial Power Clemson 2-1
The Eagles (1-1-0) got on the board first when Smith scored off a pass from Jon Cox (Alpharetta, Ga.) in the sixth minute.
Nathan Thorton tied the game up for the Tigers in the 24th minute of play.
Smith responded and gave
Cox had two assists on the day.
Newcomer, Fredrick Langseth (Lorenskog, Norway), also picked up an assist.
Joey Ralph (Evans, Ga.) played all 90 minutes in the cage and picked up five saves.
"He [Ralph] played very well for us. He bounced back after giving up the goal and handled himself especially well in the last 10 to 15 minutes of the game," said Coach Kennedy.
Danny Hall (Conyers, Ga.) and Joe Magidan (Centennial, Colo.) both had a shot in the game.
"It was a great win for us. Clemson is a good team whom we respect. We had a special performance out there today. We defended well and made the most of our chances," said Coach Kennedy.
The Eagles become only the 16th team to ever beat Clemson under the lights at Riggs Field.
The Eagles continue their season opening three game road trip when they visit Campbell next Friday.
- Category: Men's Soccer
- Published on Friday, 05 September 2008 00:12