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Clemson Defeats Duke 3-2 In Overtime

Clemson Defeats Duke 3-2 In Overtime

Oct. 5, 2002

DURHAM, NC – Deliah Arrington scored in the second overtime period with 6:22 remaining in leading 19-ranked Clemson to a 3-2 win over Duke in an Atlantic Coast Conference women’s soccer match at Durham, NC Saturday night. Arrington finished the match with two goals.

With the win, Clemson improves to 7-4 overall, 2-1 in the ACC. Duke is 5-6 overall and 0-2 in the ACC. Clemson is ranked 19th in the Soccer America poll and 25th in the NSCAA poll.

Duke took an early 2-0 lead as Carolyn Ford scored at the 7:56 mark and Carmen Bognanno scored at the 22:22 point in the match.

Clemson evened the score 2-2 with goals by Arrington and Heather Beem. Arrington scored her first goal of the night at the 27:37 mark. Beem scored her seventh goal of the season midway in the second half (65:40).

Arrington scored the game-winner at the 103:38 point in the match.

The Lady Tigers’ goalkeeper Lauren Heos finished the match with eight saves on 17 Duke shots.

“Tonight I am happy we found a way to win. The character of our team showed tonight. We did not play our best soccer, but yet we found a way to win on the road. I am very proud of our team. Deliah Arrington also showed why she is one of the best forwards in the nation scoring the game winner.”

Clemson will play host to Furman on Tuesday, October 8, at 7:00 p.m. in the Lady Tigers’ next action.

Scoring Duke-Carolyn Ford (Unassisted) 7:56 Duke-Carmen Bognanno (Unassisted) 22:22 Clemson-Deliah Arrington (Unassisted) 27:37 Clemson-Heather Beem (Unassisted) 65:40 Clemson-Deliah Arrington (Unassisted) 103:38

Shots: Clemson 10, Duke 17 Corner Kicks: Clemson 2, Duke 5 Saves: Lauren Heos (CU) 7, Thora Helgadottir (DU) 3 Fouls: Clemson 12, Duke 22