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Lady Tigers Open Soccer Season at Georgia

Lady Tigers Open Soccer Season at Georgia

Aug. 29, 2002

Clemson’s women’s soccer team opens its season Friday night at Georgia at 7:00 PM. Clemson finished the 2001 season with a 15-5-1 record overall and a 4-3 mark in the ACC. Clemson is ranked 14th in the preseason NSCAA poll and 16th by Soccer America. Georgia is ranked tied for 25th in the NSCAA poll.

This will be the fourth meeting between Clemson and Georgia on the soccer field. Clemson leads the overall series 3-0. The two teams last met in the 1997 season. In matches played at Athens, GA, Clemson leads the series 1-0.

Clemson Head Coach Todd Bramble led the 2001 Lady Tigers to a 15-5-1 record overall. Last year was his first season as head coach of the Lady Tigers. Last season, Lindsay Browne led the Lady Tigers with nine goals and eight assists for 26 points. Paige Ledford had 10 goals and five assists for 25 points. Deliah Arrington had 11 goals and three assists for 25 points.

Clemson advanced to the NCAA Tournament’s round of 16 last season. The Lady Tigers lost to Florida 3-1 in the round of 16 at Gainesville, FL.

The following are directions for Clemson fans who wish to attend the contest.

Directions to the UGA Soccer Complex:

*From Atlanta (I-85) Travel on I-85 North to exit 106, which is GA 316. Proceed east on GA 316 for approximately 40 miles. Take a right onto the Athens Perimeter(Loop 10) traveling east. (Do not exit off of GA 316 at the Athens/Monroe exit.) Continue until you see signs for the Athens Perimeter. For reference purposes, there is a sign for UGA and a Home Depot at the junction of GA 316 and the Athens Perimeter. After approximately four miles on the Athens Perimeter, exit onto Milledge Ave. (#15). Take a right onto Milledge Ave. Travel one mile on Milledge Ave. and the Women,s Athletic Complex will be on the right. Parking is available at the complex.

*From Atlanta: (U.S. 78) Travel east on U.S. 78 to Athens. Turn right at the junction of GA 316 and travel on GA 316 for about 5 miles. Take a right onto the Athens Perimeter(Loop 10) traveling east. (Do not exit off of GA 316 at the Athens/Monroe exit.) Continue until you see signs for the Athens Perimeter. For reference purposes, there is a sign for UGA and a Home Depot at the junction of GA 316 and the Athens Perimeter. After approximately four miles on the Athens Perimeter, exit onto Milledge Ave. (#15). Take a right onto Milledge Ave. Travel one mile on Milledge Ave. and the Women’s Athletic Complex will be on the right. Parking is available at the complex.

*From North & South Carolina (I-85): Travel south on I-85 to exit #149 for Commerce, Georgia. Follow Highway 441 south toward Athens for approximately 20 miles. Travel under the Athens Perimeter and make an immediate left onto the Athens Perimeter/Loop 10. Continue on Loop 10 to the Milledge Ave. exit (#15). Exit at Milledge Ave. and turn left. Travel approximately one mile and the Women,s Athletic Complex will be on the right.

*From Florida (I-75) Travel North on I-75 to Macon. In Macon, take US129/441 North into Watkinsville. In Watkinsville, Highway 15 and US 129 join. Continue North into Athens. At the intersection of Milledge Ave. and US 441, turn right onto Milledge Ave. Travel one mile and the Women,s Athletic Complex will be on the right. Parking is available.

*From Alabama (I-20): Travel East on I-20 to Atlanta. Follow above directions for Atlanta (I-85).

*From Tennessee (I-75): Travel South on I-75 to Atlanta. Follow above directions for Atlanta (I-85).

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