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Clemson Hosts Georgia Southern Tuesday for Senior Night

Clemson Hosts Georgia Southern Tuesday for Senior Night

Georgia Southern Match Information

Who: No. 8 Clemson Tigers 9-2-4 vs. Georgia Southern 7-5-3

When: Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7:00 p.m.

Where: Historic Riggs Field, Clemson, S.C.

Watch: ACC Network Extra (http://es.pn/2eMO3h5)

Live Stats: ClemsonTigers.com (http://statb.us/b/140677)

Follow: @ClemsonMSoccer on Twitter and Instagram

 

Clemson Notes:

  • Clemson (9-2-4) is coming off a hard-fought scoreless draw with No. 6 Syracuse on Friday night.
  • Six Tigers have recorded five or more points this season, led by junior Diego Campos with 13 points and five goals.
  • The Clemson defense has posted a (0.63) goals against average and is ranked 13th in the NCAA and 14th in the NCAA with a (0.53) shutout percentage.
  • Sophomore Ximo Miralles (7-2-4) ranks third in the ACC and 18th in the NCAA with a (.827) save percentage.
  • 13 Tigers have recorded at least one assists this season, led by Junior Oliver Shannon with four assists.
  • In the last ten matches, Clemson has only allowed four goals while scoring 14.
  • The Tigers are ranked No. 1 in the country in RPI.
  • Clemson is ranked No. 8 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Poll, No. 12 by Soccer America, and No. 4 by Top Drawer Soccer.

Georgia Southern Notes:

  • Georgia Southern is coming off a big Sun Belt Conference win at Hartwick on Saturday night by a score of 2-1 to remain unbeaten in conference play.
  • Head Coach John Murphy is in his first year with the Eagles after his two-year stint as the associate head coach at Boston College.
  • The Eagles are led by junior Blake Wilson with eight goals, two assists, and 18 points.
  • Georgia Southern has outscored opponents 24-21 this season while outscoring opponents 15-7 in the second half.
  • Redshirt freshman Torgeri Fjaer has recorded 1057 minutes in net for the Eagles, posting a (.800) save percentage with two shutouts.
  • After Tuesday night the Eagles have two conference matches left before the Sun Belt Championships in Atlanta, Ga. 

Series Notes:

  • Clemson’s all-time record against Georgia Southern is 6-1-2.
  • The Tigers defeated the Eagles last year by a score of 3-1 at Historic Riggs Field.

Promotion:

  • At halftime, fans will have the opportunity to play in knocker balls on the field.

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