Clemson Advances In The NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament

Clemson Advances In The NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament

Nov. 27, 2002

CLEMSON, SC – Oskar Bringsved converted on his penalty kick in the sudden death penalty kick round in leading Clemson to a victory over Coastal Carolina in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament at Clemson, SC Wednesday night.

Clemson improves to 13-4-3 overall, while Coastal Carolina falls to 19-3-2 this season. The score was tied after overtime and the Tigers are credited with the win by winning the penalty kick phase.

The Tigers will play Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, NC on Saturday evening at 7:00 p.m. The Deacons defeated Old Dominion 1-0 tonight.

Clemson opened the scoring first at the 7:17 mark. Steven Rhyne scored his seventh goal of the season with assists by Kenneth Cutler and Dimelon Westfield.

Coastal Carolina tied the score as Joseph Ngwenya scored his 27th goal of the year on a penalty kick as a Clemson defender was called for a hand-ball violation in the penalty box.

After two 10-minute periods of overtime, both team were tied in the penalty kick round 4-4. In the sudden death penalty kick phase, after a miss by a Coastal Carolina player, Oskar Bringsved converted his try and Clemson advances to the next round.

Clemson 1, Coastal Carolina 1*Clemson is victorious by winning penalty kick round.

Clemson – Steven Rhyne (Kenneth Cutler, Dimelon Westfield) 7:17 Coastal Carolina – Joseph Ngwenya (Unassisted) 22:29

Shots: Clemson 10, Coastal Carolina 11 Corner Kicks: Clemson 7, Coastal Carolina 5 Saves: Doug Warren (CU) 5, Andy Paxton (C. Car.) Fouls: Clemson 14, Coastal Carolina 14 Attendance: 1,433