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Clemson Men’s Soccer Team Falls to North Carolina 3-2 in Chapel Hill Sunday

Clemson Men’s Soccer Team Falls to North Carolina 3-2 in Chapel Hill Sunday

Oct. 28, 2007

Box Score

CHAPEL HILL, NC – A day after hitting three field goals to help the Tiger football team to a 30-17 victory over Maryland in College Park, Mark Buchholz netted two goals in Clemson’s 3-2 loss to North Carolina on the soccer field in Chapel Hill. With the loss, the Tigers fall to 6-9-1 overall and 1-6-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference, while the Tar Heels improve to 6-4-5 overall and 3-3-0 in league play.

The Tigers took four shots to North Carolina’s nine in the contest and each team had two corner kick opportunities. Sophomore goalkeeper Joseph Bendik recorded two saves for Clemson.

North Carolina got on the board first with a goal by Bill Dworsky in the sixth minute of play. He was assisted by Michael Callahan and Garry Lewis.

Less than a minute later at the 6:48 mark, Buchholz scored his first of two goals for the day to tie the score at 1-1. Buchholz’s goal came off a free kick from 19 yards out on the left side of the field.

Zach Loyd scored in the 43rd minute and Dworsky netted a goal in the 59th minute to give the Tar Heels a 3-1 lead.

Buchholz drew a foul in the box in the 65th minute and netted his second goal of the day on a penalty kick at the 64:20 mark to cut the score to 3-2. The goal was Buchholz’s third of the season and the 13th of his career.

Clemson will return home for its final two regular season games. The Tigers will play host to Coastal Carolina on Tuesday, October 30 at Riggs Field. The game is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m.

Game Summary Scoring: North Carolina – Dworsky (from Callahan and Lewis) 5:55 Clemson – Buchholz (unassisted) 6:48 North Carolina – Loyd (penalty kick) 42:33 North Carolina – Dworsky (from Callahan) 58:11 Clemson – Buchholz (penalty kick) 64:20 Saves: Bendix (CU) 2, Deric (UNC) 0 Shots: Clemson 4, North Carolina 9 Corner Kicks: Clemson 2, North Carolina 2 Fouls: Clemson 20, North Carolina 9