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Clemson Upsets No. 11 N.C. State 1-0 in Men’s Soccer

Clemson Upsets No. 11 N.C. State 1-0 in Men’s Soccer

Oct. 31, 2009

Box Score

RALEIGH, NCAustin Savage scored a goal at the 84:46 mark in leading Clemson to a 1-0 victory over eleventh-ranked N.C. State in an Atlantic Coast Conference men’s soccer match at Raleigh, NC Friday night.

With the win, Clemson improves to 4-10-1 overall and 2-5 in the ACC. N.C. State falls to 11-4-1 overall and 2-4-1 in league play. The Wolfpack are ranked 11th by Soccer America and 13th by NCSAA and College Soccer News.

In the 85th minute, Eric Cava took a shot on net and the rebound bounced back to Savaged who netted his fifth score of the season.

This marked the first Clemson win over N.C. State in Raleigh, NC since September 23, 2001 and only the second Tiger win in Raleigh since 1995.

N.C State outshot the Tigers 15-12 and had nine corner kicks compared to the Tigers’ three. Clemson had seven shots on goal compared to the Pack’s five.

Clemson will travel to Farmville, VA on Tuesday, November 3, to take on Longwood. Match time is set for 4:00 p.m.

Clemson 1, N.C. State 0

Clemson – Eric Cava) 84:46 Shots: Clemson 12, N.C. State 15 Corner Kicks: Clemson 3, N.C. State 9 Saves: Clemson 5 (Joseph Bendik (CU) 3), Christopher Widman (NCS) 6 Fouls: Clemson 10, N.C. State 9 Attendance: 500