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Feb 11, 2020

By The Numbers: 2019 Clemson men’s soccer

Looking at the record that the 2019 Clemson men’s soccer team accumulated…

18 – the most wins in a single season since 2001.

2 – the fewest number of losses in a single season since 1998.

6 – The most ACC wins during the regular season since 2015.

6th – The team’s national ranking in win percentage (0.864).

During the 22 games in 2019, the Tigers dominated offensively, contributing…

70 – the most goals by a Clemson team since the 1993 season.

74 – the most assists by a Clemson team since 1998.

214 – the most points by a Clemson team since 1998.

3.18 – the most goals per game in all of NCAA Div. I during 2019.

14 – number of players who scored one or more goals this season.

16 – number of players who contributed one or more assists this season.

Defensively, the team was a brick wall, contributing…

10 – the most shutouts by a Clemson team since 2016.

    • Only the third Clemson team this century to have double-digit shutouts.

21 – the fewest goals allowed since 2017.

28th – the team’s national rank when it came to GAA.

The team was deep when it came to participation…

26 – players who saw playing time for the Tigers.

21 – players who played in more than five games this season.

6 – number of players who played in every game this season.

1,950 – number of minutes played by Oskar Agren this season (most on the team).

The Tigers dominated the national rankings when the season came to a close…

7 – The number of team categories that Clemson ranked atop…

Assists per game, Penalty kick conversion rate, Points per game, Scoring offense, Total Assists, Total Goals, Total points.

10 – The number of team categories that Clemson ranked within the top-5 in…

Corner Kicks per game (No. 4), Shots per game (No. 2), Shots on Goal per game (No. 2)… (*see above for top-ranked categories).

9 – The number of categories that Clemson ranked atop the ACC in…

Assists per game, Penalty kick conversion rate, Points per game, Scoring offense, Total Assists, Total Goals, Total points, Corner kicks per game, Shots-per game, Shots on Goal per game.

17 – The number of categories Clemson ranked within the top-5 of for the ACC…

Clemson ranked within the top-10 in 18 of the 19 major categories that the NCAA tracks for team stats.

4 – The number of individual categories Clemson had an individual atop the national rankings of…

Robbie Robinson – Points per game, Total goals, Total points, Penalty kick conversion rate.

Malick Mbaye – Penalty kick conversion rate.

Kimarni Smith – Penalty kick conversion rate.

9 – The number of individual categories Clemson had an individual within the top-10 nationally…

The top-ranked individual below for each category also led the ACC in their respective category.

Assists per game – No. 9 – Tanner Dieterich (0.500)

Goals per game – No. 3 – Robbie Robinson (0.95)

Penalty kick conversion rate – No. 1 – Malick Mbaye (1.000) // No. 1 – Kimarni Smith (1.000) // No. 1 – Robbie Robinson (1.000)

Points per game – No. 1 – Robbie Robinson (2.37)

Shots per game – No. 3 – Robbie Robinson (4.74)

Shots on goal per game – No. 6 – Robbie Robinson (2.16)

Total assists – No. 6 – Tanner Dieterich (10) // No. 10 – Robbie Robinson (9) // No. 10 – Grayson Barber (9)

Total goals – No. 1 – Robbie Robinson (18)

Total points – No.1 – Robbie Robinson (45)

15 – The number of individual categories Clemson had a member within the top-10 of for ACC rankings…

Assists per game, Goalie minutes played Goals against average, Goals per game, Penalty kick conversion rate, Points per game, Save percentage, Shot accuracy, Shots per game, Shots on goal per game, Shutouts, Total assists, Total goals, Total points and Total Saves.

The success on the field meant that Clemson found success in the weekly USC polls…

11 – The number of “points” the team received in the preseason poll.

570 – The number of “points” the team received in the final poll of the season.

6.46 – The average weekly ranking for the Tigers in 2019 from the first regular-season poll to the final postseason poll

9 – Weeks spent within the top-10 of the national rankings during the regular season (max. 12)

6 – Weeks spent within the top-5 of the national rankings during the regular season (max. 12)

1st – Clemson ascended to the No. 1 position on Nov. 12 for the first time since 2006.

All of the team’s success came with quite an impressive haul for post-season recognition…

Robbie Robinson – MAC Hermann Trophy winner

Clemson Tigers Official Athletics Site

MAC Hermann Trophy Semi-Finalists

Robbie Robinson and Philip Mayaka

All-America

1st Team – Robbie Robinson

2nd Team – Philip Mayaka // Kimarni Smith

3rd Team – Malick Mbaye

All-Region

1st Team – Robbie Robinson // Malick Mbaye // Kimarni Smith // Philip Mayaka

2nd Team – George Marks

All-ACC

Offensive P.O.T.Y – Robbie Robinson

Defensive P.O.T.Y – Malick Mbaye

Freshman of the Year – Philip Mayaka

Coach of the Year – Head Coach Mike Noonan

1st Team – Robbie Robinson // Malick Mbaye // Philip Mayaka // Kimarni Smith

2nd Team – Tanner Dieterich // Grayson Barber // George Marks

All-Freshman – Oskar Agren // Philip Mayaka

ACC Player of the Week

Kimarni Smith – Sept. 16

Robbie Robinson – Oct. 21 & Oct. 28

CoSIDA Academic All-Region

George Marks

All-ACC Academic Team

Oskar Agren // Charlie Asensio // George Marks

 CHAMPIONS!

ACC Atlantic Division

ACC Regular Season

100 Wins

Head Coach Mike Noonan and Associate Head Coach Phil Jones

Success didn’t stop once the final whistle was blown. The team made an impact on day one of the 2020 MLS SuperDraft…

3 – Players selected on the first day of the MLS SuperDraft

Robbie Robinson – 1st overall – Inter Miami CF.

Tanner Dieterich – 28th overall – Nashville SC.

Malick Mbaye – 33rd overall – Toronto FC.

1st – The first time in Clemson men’s soccer history a player was draft first-overall.

Only the second time in Clemson Athletics history a player was drafted No. 1 in their sport’s respective professional draft.

The Team found success as a result of great seniors…

7 – The number of graduates the Tigers honored on Senior Night this season.

The team will look to continue success with new members in 2020…

8 – New members of #ClemsonUnited.

2 – Number of Gatorade Players of the Year Clemson signed.

2 – Number of new players with US National experience.

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