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Clemson Defeats Cal St. Fullerton, 5-1 To Win Tournament

Clemson Defeats Cal St. Fullerton, 5-1 To Win Tournament

Oct. 1, 2000

CLEMSON, SC. – Clemson’s Mark Lisi and Fabio Tambosi each scored two goals and tallied two assists to lead the #11-ranked Tigers past the #20-ranked Cal-St. Fullerton Titans 5-1 today at Historic Riggs Field in the fourth and final game of the 2000 Clemson/Nike Invitational.

Clemson improves to 7-2 on the season while Cal-State drops to 6-4 overall.

Lisi, a senior from Englewood, CO, scored the Tigers third and fourth goals of the match at the 58:09 mark and the 84:55 mark respectively. Tambosi, a sophomore from Sao Paolo, Brazil, scored what would prove to be the game-winner just one minute into the second half of play. Senior Nathan Rawlins would add the other score for Clemson. Freshmen Oskar Bringsved, Kenneth Cutler and Steven Rhyne would each add assits for the Tigers.

Cal-State’s Art Ramirez would score the Titans’ lone goal at the 54:28 mark. He was assisted by his brother Ray Ramirez.

Clemson and Furman both finished the tournament with 2-0 records. Clemson wins the invitational though, with a better goal differential. The Tigers finished a goal differential of five, scoring seven goals in the two games and allowing only two. The Paladins scored four goals over the weekend and allowed only one for a differential of three. Brown and Cal-State came in third and fourth respectively.

Clemson placed four members on the all-tournament squad. Freshman Mark Lisi was awarded the Offensive MVP award and Furman’s McNeil Cronin won the Defensive MVP award.

Clemson 1 4 5
Cal-State 0 1 1

SCORING: Clemson – Rawlins (Lisi, Tambosi), 16:41, Clemson – Tambosi (Rhyne), 46:40, CSFU – A. Ramirez (R. Ramirez), 54:28, Clemson – Lisi (Tambosi), 58:09, Clemson – Lisi (Bringsved), 84:55, Clemson – Tambosi (Lisi, Cutler), 86:04

SHOTS: Clemson 20, Cal-State 8

GOALKEEPER SAVES: Warren (CU) 1, Rockwell (CSFU) 5

CORNER KICKS: Clemson 4, Cal-State 2

FOULS: Clemson 16, Cal-State 18