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North Carolina Defeats NC State In ACC Men’s Soccer Championship

Nov. 15, 2001

CLEMSON, SC – David Testo and Marcus Storey both scored goals in leading sixth-ranked North Carolina to a 2-0 win over NC State in the second game of the quarterfinal round of the 15th Annual Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Tournament on Riggs Fields at Clemson, SC, Thursday night. North Carolina is ranked sixth by Soccer America, the NSCAA and Soccertimes.com. The Tar Heels are seeded second in the tournament and NC State is seeded seventh. North Carolina improves to 16-3 overall, while the Wolfpack fall to 4-15 overall this season.

The Tar Heels’ David Testo scored his 10th goal of the year at the 13:28 mark. Testo stole the ball from a NC State defender and sent a shot from 12 yards out to the middle of the net. North Carolina’s Marcus Storey scored at the 73:00 mark for his ninth goal of the season. Tim Merritt drove down the left side and passed the ball to Noz Yamauchi. Yamauchi crossed the ball to Story who flicked the ball in the goal from short range.

North Carolina will play the winner of the Clemson-Maryland match Friday night at 8:00 p.m. on Riggs Field. Clemson and Maryland will play later this evening. This is the third consecutive year that the Tar Heels have advanced to the semifinals of the ACC Tournament.

North Carolina–David Testo (Unassisted) 13:28 North Carolina-Marcus Storey (Time Merritt and Noz Yamauchi) 73:00

Shots: North Carolina 19, NC State 5 Corner Kicks: North Carolina 7, NC State 4 Saves: Michael Ueltschey (UNC) 1, Mitchell Watson (NCS) 8 Fouls: North Carolina 11, NC State 19

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