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Clemson Grabs Number Two Overall Seed In Men’s NCAA Soccer Tournament

Clemson Grabs Number Two Overall Seed In Men’s NCAA Soccer Tournament

Nov. 13, 2000

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson men’s soccer team received a NCAA Tournament bid and the number-two overall seed as announced by the NCAA on Monday afernoon. Clemson’s first round opponent will be the Furman Paladins.

Clemson’s match against Furman will be Sunday afternoon, November 19 with the starting time to be announced Tuesday. Clemson’s number-two seed is the school’s second highest seed in an NCAA Tournament. In 1998, the Tigers earned a number-one overall seed in the NCAA Tournament after winning their first ever ACC Tournament Championship.

Clemson has an overall record of 13-3-2 while Furman is 17-3-2. The two teams met earlier this season on October 25 at Clemson’s Historic Riggs Field and the Tigers won that contest 2-0. Clemson is led by by three-time First-Team All-ACC performer Mark Lisi who has tallied a team high 34 points this season. Sophomore forward Fabio Tambosi is second on the team with 33 points. Clemson has an overall record of 37-19 in the NCAA Tournment and a 17-3 mark in opening round matches.

With a number-two seed, Clemson earns the right to be the host team for the first three rounds of the 32-team tournament. The 2000 Men’s Final Four is to be played in Charlotte, NC.

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