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Clemson Will Play #3 Maryland in the ACC Men’s Soccer Tournament Quarterfinals

Clemson Will Play #3 Maryland in the ACC Men’s Soccer Tournament Quarterfinals

Nov. 8, 2010

2010 ACC Championship Bracket

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson men’s soccer team will face #3 Maryland in the 24th Annual Men’s Soccer Tournament at Cary, NC on Wednesday at 12:00 noon.

Clemson is the seventh-seed in the tournament, while Maryland is the second seed. The winner of this match will face the winner of the Wake Forest-Virginia match on Friday evening at 5:30 p.m. in the quarterfinal round.

Clemson has a 5-8-4 record overall and finished 2-4-2 in the ACC. The Tigers are led in scoring by Tommy Drake with five goals and four assists for 14 points. K.C. Onyeador has five goals and two assists for 12 points. Onyeador has been named ACC Player of the Week on two occasions this season. In goal, Cody Mizell has a 1.10 goals allowed average along with 62 saves.

The Tigers played Maryland on October 16, in College Park, MD, with the Terrapins winning 3-2. Tommy Drake were the scorers for Clemson in this match.

Maryland has a 14-2-1 record overall and a 7-1-1 mark in league play. Matt Kassel leads the Terrapins in scoring with seven goals and nine assists for 23 points. Jason Herrick has eight goals and five assists for 21 points. In goal, Zac MacMatch has a 0.64 goals allowed average along with 47 saves this season. The Terrapins are ranked third nationally in the latest soccer polls.

This will be the 51st meeting between Clemson and Maryland on the soccer field. The Tigers lead the overall series 30-19-1. In the ACC Tournament, both teams have met six times with each team winning three matches.

Directions to the WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, NC (from Clemson): 1. Merge onto I-85 N toward GREENVILLE (Crossing into NORTH CAROLINA). 251.4 mi 2. Take I-40 E toward RALEIGH. 32.2 mi 3. Take the NC-54 exit, EXIT 290, toward CARY. 0.3 mi 4. Turn RIGHT onto CHAPEL HILL RD/ NC-54. 0.3 mi 5. Turn LEFT onto TRINITY RD. 0.4 mi 6. Turn RIGHT to stay on TRINITY RD. 0.0 mi 7. Turn RIGHT onto E CHATHAM ST. 0.2 mi 8. Turn LEFT onto SOCCER PARK DR. End at 201 Soccer Park Dr. Cary, NC 27511