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No. 6 Tigers Host Demon Deacons in #Riggs100 Celebration

No. 6 Tigers Host Demon Deacons in #Riggs100 Celebration

Game Information vs. Wake ForestWho: #6 CLEMSON TIGERS (8-1-1, 2-1-0 ACC) vs. WAKE FOREST DEMON DEACONS (4-5-2, 1-2-0 ACC)When: Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 7:30 p.m.Where: Historic Riggs Field in Clemson, S.C.Watch: ESPN3: http://es.pn/1h6PNhALive Stats: http://stats.statbroadcast.com/broadcast/?id=93358History: Clemson leads the all-time series over Wake Forest, 12-9-4Note: 100 years ago, on Oct. 2, 1915, the first Clemson athletic contest was played on Historic Riggs Field. Visit this page: http://bit.ly/Riggs100 for complete details on the #Riggs100 Celebration.

Notes:

CLEMSON:

  • Currently have the No. 3 RPI in the country, released earlier this week.
  • Ranked 6th in Soccer America poll, 7th by the NSCAA and 10th by TopDrawerSoccer.com.
  • The Tigers are coming off a 2-1 double overtime victory over Miami in Coral Gables on Sept. 27. Junior defender Emily Byorth scored the golden goal in the win.
  • Junior midfielder Catrina Atanda leads the team in points (8).
  • Atanda also leads the team in goals (3), after leading the team in goals in 2014 (9).
  • Freshman defender Samantha Staab leads the Tigers in assists with four.
  • Junior goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan has 37 saves and has allowed just eight goals in 911 minutes in the net.
  • Sheridan recorded a career-high 11 saves in Clemson’s 1-0 win over Georgia on Sept. 4 in Athens.
  • Sheridan has four shutouts this season and currently ranks third in Clemson history in career shutouts (19).

WAKE FOREST:

  • The Demon Deacons are coming off a 1-0 loss against North Carolina on Sept. 27.
  • Wake Forest is seeking its first ACC road win in 2015.
  • Sophomore forward Sarah Medina has four goals and two assists to lead the team in points (10).
  • Sophomore Lindsay Preston and freshman Nonie Frishette have split time in the net for the Demon Deacons. Combined, they have allowed ten goals and have 44 saves in 2015.

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