Clemson Wins Over Duke 2-0 In ACC Women’s Soccer Tournament

Clemson Wins Over Duke 2-0 In ACC Women’s Soccer Tournament

Nov. 8, 2002


TALLAHASSEE, FL – Deliah Arrington and Lindsay Brown both scored goals in leading 14th-ranked Clemson to a 2-0 win over Duke in the semifinals of the ACC Women’s Soccer Tournament at Tallahassee, FL Friday evening.

With the win, Clemson improves to 14-6 overall this season. Clemson advances to the tournament final for the third time in school history. The Lady Tigers advanced to the finals in 1996 and 1998.

Clemson scored both goals in the second half. Lindsay Brown scored her sixth goal of the season off of a header at the 52:03 mark with assists by Allison Graham and Lydia Vanderbergh.

Deliah scored her 18th goal of the season at the 78:59 mark with an assist by Allison Mitchell.

She scored two goals in Thursday’s quarterfinal win over N.C. State and has an ACC leading 18 goals. She is Clemson’s all-time leader with 50 goals and 127 total points.

Clemson will play the winner of the North Carolina-Maryland match on Sunday afternoon.

“Right now, I’m just ecstatic to be in the ACC finals,” said Clemson head coach Todd Bramble. “We’ve played two good opponents, and we’ve had two good results. To go to the ACC Championship game is special, and I’m happy for our players.”

Clemson’s goalkeeper Lauren Heos, was credited with nine saves in earning her fourth shutout of the season.

Clemson defeated Duke, 3-2, in overtime during the regular season and has now defeated the Blue Devils three consecutive times dating back to the 2001 season.

Clemson 2, Duke 0 Clemson-Lindsay Brown (Allison Graham, Lydia Vanderbergh) 52:03 Clemson-Deliah Arrington (Allison Mitchell) 78:59

Shots: Clemson 20, Duke 22 Corner Kicks: Clemson 6, Duke 7 Saves: Lauren Heos (CU) 9, Thora Helgadottir (D) 7 Fouls: Clemson 9, Duke 12 Attendance: TBD