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Clemson Will Play At St. Louis Saturday

Clemson Will Play At St. Louis Saturday

Oct. 2, 2009

CLEMSON, SC-The Clemson men’s soccer team, riding a two-match winning streak, will play at St. Louis Saturday night. Match time is set for 8:00 p.m. eastern time.

Clemson has a 2-5-1 record overall. The Tigers upset eighth-ranked Virginia at Charlottesville, VA last Saturday night and defeated Georgia Southern Tuesday night at Historic Riggs Field.

The Tigers are led in scoring by Nathan Thornton with four goals and one assist for nine points. Tommy Drake both have five points on the year. This will be the ninth meeting between Clemson and St. Louis. The Tigers lead the overall series 4-3-1. The series started in 1974.

The 2009 season marks the 75th anniversary of Clemson soccer as the Tigers first played Furman on February 14, 1934. This was also the first intercollegiate men’s soccer match in the state of South Carolina. Clemson fielded soccer in 1934 through the 1939 season. Fred Kirshner coached the Tigers during this time.