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Akron Downs Men’s Soccer Squad, 3-1

Oct. 3, 1999

CLEMSON, S.C. – Orjan Bjaneso assisted on three Akron goals as the Zips defeated Clemson 3-1 in the 24th annual Clemson/Nike Soccer at Clemson, SC Sunday afternoon.

With the win, Arkon improves to 6-3-1 overall, while Clemson falls to 3-5-2 this season. Akron finished third in the tournament, and Clemson was fourth.

Christer Larsen, Torbjorn Birkeland, and Chris Gnandt all scored for Akron in the match.

Bjaneso becomes only the third player in history to have three assists against the Tigers. His performance was also a tournament record.

AKRON 3, CLEMSON 1

Akron–Christer Larsen (Orjan Bjaneso and Frank Ross) 30:36 Akron–Torbojorn Birkeland (Orjan Bjaneso) 58:00 Clemson–Bob Cavanagh (Mark Lisi) 83:05 Akron–Chris Gnandt (Orjan Bjaneso) 87:44

Shots: Clemson 9, Akron 11 Corner Kicks: Clemson 6, Akron 6 Saves: Josh Campbell (C) 0, Kyle Milligan (A) 2 Fouls: Clemson 10, Akron 26 Attendance: 1,836

24th Annual Clemson/Nike Men’s Soccer Invitational All-Tournament Team Dustin Ducharme, Akron Orjan Bjaneso, Akron Mike Potempa, Clemson Fabio Tambosi, Clemson Graham Seagraves, Furman Seth Marks, Furman Andy Foy, Furman Eric Denton, Santa Clara Jeff Stewart, Santa Clara Keith Burden, Santa Clara, Defensive MVP Anthony Chimienti, Santa Clara, Offensive MVP

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