Clemson Defeats Duke, 4-0, In ACC Men’s Soccer

Clemson Defeats Duke, 4-0, In ACC Men’s Soccer

Nov. 7, 2001

CLEMSON, S.C. — Dimelon Westfield had one goal and one assist in leading Clemson to a 4-0 win over Duke in an Atlantic Coast Conference men’s soccer match at Clemson, SC Wednesday night.

Westfield now has nine goals and five assists this season for 23 points. This was the largest win over Duke for the Tigers since September 25, 1988 when former Tiger Richie Richmond had a hat trick and led Clemson to a 4-0 win over the third-ranked Blue Devils in Durham, NC.

Clemson improves to 13-4 overall, 3-2 in the ACC. Duke falls to 8-10 overall, 2-4 in the ACC. The Tigers are ranked 10th by Soccer America and poll and 13th in the NSCAA listing. Clemson scored first at the 7:14 mark. Dimelon Westfield stole the ball from a Duke defender that created a one-on-one situation with Duke goalkeeper Justin Trowbridge. Westfield shot from 12 yards out went into the middle of the goal.

Ross Goodacre scored the second Clemson goal at the 34:23 mark. Oguchi Onyeawu sent the ball down the field on the right side. A Duke defender miscleared the ball and Westfield picked up the loose ball. Westfield crossed the ball to Goodacre who sent the ball from 18 yards out to the right corner of the goal.

The Tigers added their third goal of the night at the 71:45. Chase Hilgenbrinck took a pass from Steven Rhyne on the left flank. Hilgenbrinck beat the Duke goalkeeper and sent a shot into the right corner of the net for his first career goal

Clemson scored its fourth goal at the 88:18 mark. Fabio Tambosi sent a pass to Andre Borges. Borges sent a diagonal shot from the left to the right wall of the net for his second goal of the year.

Clemson will play host to Wake Forest in another ACC match Saturday evening at 5:00 p.m. in the Tigers’ next action.

Clemson Dimelon Westfield (Uniassisted) 7:14Clemson-Ross Goodacre (Dimelon Westfield) 34:23Clemson-Chase Hilgenbrinck (Steven Rhyne) 71:45Clemson-Andre Borges (Fabio Tambosi) 88:18

Shots: Clemson 16, Duke 6 Corner Kicks: Clemson 6, Duke 5 Saves: Doug Warren (CU) 1 Justin Trowbridge (D) 5 Fouls: Clemson 18, Duke 11 Attendance: 1,288