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#22 Clemson Women’s Soccer to Play Host to College of Charleston

Oct. 27, 2003

Clemson, SC — The Clemson women’s soccer team, recently ranked 22nd in the nation, will play host to the College of Charleston Cougars on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Historic Riggs Field. Last week, the Lady Tigers defeated 14th-ranked Wake Forest 3-1 in Winston-Salem, and then knocked off No. 9 Duke 1-0 last Friday evening at Historic Riggs Field.

The Lady Tigers are led offensively by reigning Atlantic Coast Conference Player-of-the-Week Courtney Foster with nine goals and four assists for 22 points. Foster was named ACC Player-of-the-Week after netting the game-winning goal in both of last week’s games. Allison Graham has scored four goals and seven assists for 15 points. Goalkeeper Lauren Whitt has a 0.81 goal allowed average and has recorded eight shutouts this season.

The College of Charleston women’s soccer team travels to Clemson with a six match unbeaten streak. Recently, the Cougars knocked off The Citadel by a score of 6-0. College of Charleston enters the match with a 10-5-2 overall record. College of Charleston is led by Kristin Rhyne, sister of Clemson men’s soccer player Stephen Rhyne, with eight goals and five assists for 21 total points and Crystal Petroccoro with six goals and three assists for 15 points. Cougar goalkeeper Alice Keeney currently owns a 0.79 goals against average and has recorded five shutouts.

Clemson leads the all-time series against College of Charleston 2-0. Last season, the Lady Tigers used an overtime goal by Lindsay Browne to earn the 3-2 victory over the Cougars.This year, the two teams have played four common opponents: North Carolina State, Wofford, Coastal Carolina and Furman. In these matches, the Cougars hold a 0-2-2 record with a 4-2 goal differential. Clemson is 3-0-1 agasint te same four teams, and have outscored those opponents 11-2.