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Clemson defeats College of Charleston 6-0

Oct. 28, 2003

CLEMSON, SC-Courtney Foster scored three goals and had one assist in leading 23rd-ranked Clemson to a 6-0 win over the College of Charleston at Clemson, SC Tuesday night.

With the win, Clemson improves to 10-5-2 overall, and College of Charleston falls to 10-6-2 this season. The Lady Tigers are ranked 22nd in the Soccer America poll and 23rd by the NSCAA.

Foster now has 12 goals and five assists for 29 points. She recorded the 14th all-time hat trick in school history. It is also the first hat trick in two seasons. Lindsay Browne scored the last hat trick for

Clemson vs. Virginia on September 29, 2001. Foster was named ACC Player of the Week on Monday for her performance against Wake Forest and Duke last week. She scored the winning goals in both of those contests and now has three straight game-winning goals.

Kelly Schneider also had two assists for the Lady Tigers in the contest. Allison Graham, Amanda Garcia, and Sarah Turner also scored goals for Clemson.

Clemson will play host to Virginia Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. in the Lady Tigers’ next action. This will be the last regular-season home match for the Lady Tigers this season.

“I am happy with the intensity level of our team and the way they were mentally prepared,” said Clemson Head Coach Todd Bramble. “Our freshmen are not playing like freshmen now. We are defending well and now we are finishing well. Foster is playing with a lot of confidence and is playing like a seasoned freshman. She is a good candidate for ACC Freshman-of-the-Year.”

Clemson-Courtney Foster (Kelly Schneider, Lydia Vanderbergh) 3:53

Clemson-Allison Graham (Courtney Foster) 6:10

Clemson-Courtney Foster (Allison Graham) 10:55

Clemson-Amanda Garcia (Kelly Schneider) 17:19

Clemson-Courtney Foster (Paige Ledford) 37:45

Clemson-Sarah Turner (Penalty Kick) 59:04

Shots: Clemson 23, Col. of Char. 3

Corner Kicks: Clemson 10, Col. of Char. 0

Saves: Lauren Whitt (CU) 1, Leigh Ann Harrison (CU) 1, Alice Kenney (C of C) 0, Emily Brenner (C of C) 4

Fouls: Clemson 8, Col. of Char. 18

Attendance: 798