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The Clemson Men’s Soccer Team Receives NCAA Tournament Bid

Nov. 6, 2006

CLEMSON, SC–The Clemson Men’s Soccer team received a bid to the NCAA Tournament Monday afternoon and received a first round bye in the 48-team field. Clemson will play the winner of the Garnder-Webb/Alabama-Birmingham match on Wednesday, November 15,at 6:00 p.m. at Historic Riggs Field.

The Tigers are seeded ninth in the 48-team tournament.

Clemson is led by Dane Richards with 10 goals and eight assists for 28 points. Frederico Moojen has 10 goals and two assists for 22 points. The Tigers have a 12-4-2 record overall this season.

Phil Marfuggi has a 1.18 goals allowed average and has 61 saves this season.

Clemson will be going to the NCAA Tournament for the 26th time in school history. Clemson has been to the NCAA Final eight 12 times and also to seven NCAA Final Fours including last year’s appearance.

Alabama-Birmingham (10-6-3) and Gardner-Webb (9-7-3) will play at Birmingham, AL on Saturday, November 11.

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