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Sep 02, 2019

Clemson Tigers Weekend Recap • 8/30 – 9/1

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Omaha, Neb. – The Clemson women’s soccer team downed the Creighton Bluejays 1-0 at Morrison Stadium to move to 4-0 on the season.

“Proud of our kids for coming out of the weekend with two games and two shutouts,” head coach Eddie Radwanski said.

The first half of action left both teams scoreless before junior forward Mariana Speckmaier found the back of the net in the 51st minute to mark her 3rd goal of the year. Last season Speckmaier led the team in goals, netting 10 through 21 games.

The Tigers dominated play as they outshot the Bluejays 17-8 while controlling corners 6-1 throughout the 90 minutes of action. However, with veteran goalkeeper Sandy MacIver away with the England national team, freshman keeper Hannah McLaughlin stepped up once again with five saves on the afternoon to secure her third-straight shutout on the season.


Tigers Sweep Weekend Competition In Nebraska


CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson Volleyball team improved to 3-0 on the season after defeating Kennesaw State (1-2, 0-0 ASUN), 25-17, 25-23, 22-25, 25-18, to win the annual Big Orange Bash tournament, which was held in Jervey Gym Aug 30-31. Redshirt junior Kaylin Korte, who averaged 3.40 kills per set and hit .313 for the tournament, was crowned Tournament MVP. Additionally, Clemson’s Solei Thomas and Brooke Bailey were named to the All-Tournament team by head coach Michaela Franklin. Freshman setter Mckenna Slavik, who averaged a tournament-best 10.10 assists per set was declared the inaugural Heather Kahl Holmes Setter of the Tournament.


Volleyball Goes 3-0 To Win Big Orange Bash


Clemson, S.C. – The Clemson cross country teams opened their season on Saturday morning at the Carolina Challenge, hosted by the University of South Carolina. The event saw Clemson earn both team titles, while garnering six top-10 overall finishes in each race. Logan Morris and Michael Smith lead the way, each crossing the line second overall in their 5K races. Full results can be found here.

The first race of the day saw 12 Clemson women take to the course. After the race got off to a blistering start, the Clemson team settled in and executed their race plan, employing superb team tactics. Morris was locked in to a battle for the second position during the first three kilometers, with a pack of four Tigers following closely. Jenna Gearing, Liz Sauder, Amelia Jones and Morgan Wittrock were the four athletes who completed the scoring five. Jones set a new personal best during the race, registering a time of 18:50.05.


Team Tactics Propel Clemson to Team Titles

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Clemson, S.C. – The Clemson men’s soccer team made it six-straight wins against the Gamecocks under the lights of Historic Riggs Field on Friday night with a commanding 4-1 victory. The squad showed dominant poise on the ball and were relentless in their attacking prowess. Grayson Barber, a sophomore for the Tigers, netted two goals in the first half and was joined by Kimarni Smith on the first-half scoresheet. Quinn McNeill scored the final goal of the match in the 78th minute of play.


Tigers Rout Gamecocks in Season Opener


CLEMSON, S.C. – Behind a career-high 205 rushing yards from Travis Etienne, No. 1/1 Clemson defeated Georgia Tech 52-14 at Memorial Stadium on Thursday night. Clemson (1-0, 1-0 ACC) rushed for 411 yards, the most in a season-opener since 1957 and the most allowed by Georgia Tech (0-1, 0-1 ACC) since 1975. The Tigers extended their winning streak to 16 games, which dates back to the start of the 2018 season.

The Thursday night game, which debuted the new ACC Network, was the earliest game in school history. Etienne found the endzone three times, rushing for 205 yards on just 12 carries.


CLEM 52, GT 14 || FINAL


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