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Apr 05, 2024

Clemson Returns to ACC Play Sunday against No. 4 Boston College

Clemson Returns to ACC Play Sunday against No. 4 Boston College

📍Chestnut Hill, MA (Alumni Stadium)

🗓 Sunday, April 7, 2024 • 12:00 p.m.

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CLEMSON, S.C. –  After a 17-10 win over East Carolina Tuesday, April 2, the Clemson Tigers (9-4, 2-4 ACC) will return to ACC play as they travel up to Chestnut Hill, Mass. to play No. 4 Boston College on Sunday, April 7 at 12:00 p.m. The game will be streamed live on ACCNX and live stats will be available here.

Both the Tigers and the Eagles are riding a three game win streak. In their past three games, Clemson has defeated East Carolina 17-10, Virginia Tech 15-4 and Queens 21-4. Meanwhile, Boston College has beat Yale 16-8, North Carolina 18-12 and Duke 18-3. 

Emma Tilson and Jasmine Stanton are coming off of career high games against East Carolina, with Tilson scoring six goals and Stanton scoring five goals. The Tigers dominated in the second half against the Pirates, shutting them out and scoring 10 straight goals. 

Boston College and Clemson are at the top of the ACC in clearing percentage, free position percentage, saves percentage, scoring defense, scoring margin, scoring offense and shots per game. Clemson ranks above Boston College in draw controls percentage, draw controls per game, ground balls per game, saves percentage and shots on goal per game. On the other hand, the Eagles have the Tigers beat in shot percentage, points per game, caused turnovers per game and assists per game. 

Clemson has outscored their opponents 211 to 123 while Boston College has outscored their opponents 231 to 102 this season. Rachel Clark leads Boston College in goals and total points with 49 goals and 59 points. Clark is also No. 6 in the nation in total goals, No. 8 in shot percentage and No. 9 in goals per game. 

In the Tigers first meeting last year with the Eagles, Clemson fell 10-17 at home on Historic Riggs Field. Tilson was the Tiger’s leading scorer in that game also with four goals. Clemson remained in striking distance until the fourth quarter when Boston College outscored Clemson 5-1. A win against Boston College Sunday would be Clemson’s highest ranked win in program history. 

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