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Clemson defeats Stetson 3-2 in Double Overtime

Oct. 27, 2004

Box Score

CLEMSON, SC-Olatomiwa Ogunsola scored the winning goal with 2:06 left to go in the second and final overtime period in leading Clemson to a 3-2 victory over Stetson in a men’s intercollegiate soccer match at Clemson, SC Wednesday night.

With the win, Clemson improves to 8-6 overall, while Stetson falls to 8-6-1 overall.

Clemson took a 2-0 lead in the first half. Stuart Holden scored midway in the first half with assists by Carlton Hughes and Steven Rhyne for his third goal of the season. Steven Rhyne gave the Tigers a 2-0 lead with an assist by Holden with 1:46 left to go in the half. This was Rhyne’s 10th goal of the year.

Stetson scored midway in the second half at the 62:26 mark. Rodolfo Mehrens scored his second goal of the season. The Hatters’ Jason Osbourne tied the score 2-2 with only :57 seconds left in regulation. He was assisted on the play by Chris Cheredar.

In the second overtime period, Ogunsola took a ball from the middle and drove in the penalty box and went left and sent a diagonal shot to the right corner of the goal. This was his second goal of the season.

“It seems as if what can go wrong goes wrong for us,” said Clemson Head Coach Stuart Holden played extremely well for us tonight, and Randy Albright did well for his first career start. It doesn’t get any easier. We need something to go right for us soon.”

Clemson will play at Maryland on Sunday, October 31, at 12:00 p.m. in College Park, MD in the Tigers’ next action.

Clemson 3, Stetson 2

Clemson-Stuart Holden (Carlto Hughes, Steven Rhyne) 24:34

Clemson-Steven Rhyne (Stuart Holden) 43:14

Stetson-Rodolfo Mehrens (Unassisted) 62:26

Stetson-Jason Osbourne (Chris Cheredar) 89:03

Clemson-Olatomiwa Ogunsola (Unassisted) 107:54

Shots: Clemson 18, Stetson 7

Corner Kicks: Clemson 4, Stetson 5

Saves: Hunter Gilstrap (CU) 1, Michael Winchester (S) 6

Fouls: Clemson 22, Stetson 25

Attendance: 586