CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson women’s soccer team battled back to defeat Miami in overtime by a score of 2-1, after trailing 1-0 at the half, in its Atlantic Coast Conference opener on Friday afternoon at Historic Riggs Field. With the win, the Tigers improved to 6-3 overall and 1-0 in the ACC, while Miami fell to 3-4-2 overall and 0-1 in conference play.
HOW IT WAS DECIDED
Redshirt senior Miranda Weslake took a shot in the 94th minute that was deflected out of bounds by a Miami defender, setting up the 10th corner kick of the match for Clemson. Senior Sam Staab served the ball into the box, finding the head of sophomore Mariana Speckmaier who netted the golden goal in the 95th minute to clinch the victory for Clemson in the first overtime period.
Clemson hosts its fourth straight home match on Thursday, Sept. 20 as the Virginia Cavaliers come to town for a 7 p.m. match at Historic Riggs Field.