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Clemson Defeats Winthrop 2-1

Clemson Defeats Winthrop 2-1

Oct. 11, 2006

Box Score

ROCK HILL, SC­–Michael Brooks scored two goals in leading third-ranked Clemson to a 2-1 win over Winthrop in a men’s intercollegiate soccer match at Rock Hill, SC Wednesday night.

With the win, Clemson improves to 10-2-1 overall, and Winthrop falls to 10-2-2 this season.

Winthrop scored first in the 52nd minute. Daniel Revio scored his ninth goal of the season with an assist by Otto Loewy.

The Tigers tied the score 1-1 at the 53:33 mark when Brooks scored on a header from eight yards out. Hector Quintanar served the ball to Brooks from the middle for his seventh assist this season.

Brooks scored again at the 74:02 mark on an unassisted goal. Brooks picked up a loose ball in front of the goal and sent a 12-yard shot to the back of the net.

“This was a great atmosphere,” said Clemson Head Coach Trevor Adair. “It was a great crowd and Winthrop has a superb facility. Winthrop is one of the best teams we have faced all year. I am happy to get the win and I am proud of our guys in hanging in and fighting hard for the win. Michael Brooks is a great kid. He plays hard and I am so happy for him scoring the two goals. He works hard and it paid off for him tonight.”

Winthrop-­Daniel Revivo (Saidi Isaac, Otto Loewy) 51:52

Clemson­-Michael Brooks (Hector Quintanar) 53:33

Clemson­-Michael Brooks (Unassisted) 74:02

Shots: Clemson 8, Winthrop 10

Corner Kicks: Clemson 5, Winthrop 6

Saves: Joseph Bendik 2, Patrick Mitrovich (W) 5

Fouls: Clemson 21, Winthrop 20

Attendance: 1,810