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Clemson Defeats Cal Poly In Men’s Soccer

Sept. 28, 2001

CLEMSON, SC – Ian Fuller scored early in the second half in leading Clemson to a 1-0 win over Cal Poly in the second game of the Clemson-Nike Men’s Soccer Invitational at Clemson, SC Friday night. Clemson is now 5-2 on the year, while Cal Poly falls to 1-2-1 this season. Clemson is ranked 17th nationally by the Soccer America poll.

Fuller scored for the Tigers at the 47:10 mark in the game. Kevin Conaway and Oguchi Onyewu were credited with the assists. Kevin Conaway had a long throw in from the left side. Onyewu headed the ball to Fuller who scored for his team-leading fifth goal of the season. Onyewu is a Hermann Trophy candidate this season.

The Tigers outshot Cal Poly 29-4 and had eight corner kicks compared to the Mustangs 2.

Furman will play Cal Poly at 12:30 p.m. and Clemson will face Virginia Commonwealther at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday in the final day of competition. “We played as well as we could outside the boxes,” said Clemson Head Coach Trevor Adair.

“We could not finish inside the box tonight. But overall I was very pleased in the way we played. I will take a 1-0 win any day. Our defense was simply outstanding tonight.”