CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson women’s soccer team came up short in a 1-0 defensive battle against No. 5 North Carolina on Sunday afternoon at Historic Riggs Field. With the loss, the Tigers slipped to 7-4-0 overall and 2-1-0 in the ACC, while the Tar Heels improved to 8-2-1 overall and 3-0-0 in conference play.
HOW IT WAS DECIDEDIn the 25th minute, North Carolina’s Rachel Jones stole a misplayed ball by the Clemson defense and capitalized on the Tiger error, netting the game’s lone goal from 15 yards out to give the Tar Heels the 1-0 lead which they did not relinquish.
UP NEXTClemson returns to action for its sixth consecutive home match on Sunday, Sept. 30 as Boston College travels to Tigertown for a 1 p.m. contest at Historic Riggs Field.