2011 Clemson Men’s Soccer Schedule Announced

May 20, 2011

CLEMSON, SC – Clemson Head Men’s Soccer Coach Mike Noonan has announced the 2011 Clemson men’s soccer schedule on Friday. The 2011 schedule features eight schools that participated in the 2010 NCAA Tournament.

“We are excited to start our second season at Clemson,” said Noonan. “We have improved our strength of schedule this season to challenge us consistently throughout the year. Along with the competitive Atlantic Coast Conference schedule, we have a very tough non-conference schedule that features South Carolina, UNC Greensboro, Furman, Charlotte and a traditional power from New York, Adelphi. Our home schedule is terrific beginning with South Carolina on First Friday and including UNC Greensboro, Duke, Charlotte, Gardner-Webb, Virginia, Boston College, Furman, Adelphi and Maryland.

“We need our fans to come and support us at Historic Riggs Field. With their support, I feel as though we can be successful.”

Clemson plays two exhibition matches in August with the opponents being Davidson and Winthrop at Clemson.

The Tigers will open the 2011 season at Alabama-Birmingham on August 27. The Tigers then will play host to South Carolina on Friday, September 2, at UNC-Greensboro on Monday, September 5.

The Tigers begin Atlantic Coast Conference play on the road at Wake Forest on September 10. Clemson will play host to Duke on September 16, and Charlotte on September 20. After a road match with N.C. State, Clemson will return home and play Gardner-Webb on September 27 and Virginia on Friday, September 30.

Clemson will play at North Carolina on October 7 and at Elon on October 11. The Tigers will play their next three matches at home as Boston College, Furman and Adelphi all visit Tigertown in mid October.

After a road trip to East Tennessee State on October 24, Clemson will play its last home match of the season against Maryland. The Tigers finish out the regular season at Wofford on October 31, and at Virginia Tech on November 3.

The ACC Tournament will be on November 8-12 at a site to be determined.

Noonan enters his second year at Clemson. Noonan came to Clemson after a very successful stint at Brown from 1995-2009. While there, he led the Bears to 10 NCAA Tournaments and eight Ivy League Championships in 15 seasons.

Complete 2011 Clemson Men’s Soccer Schedule