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Clemson Women’s Soccer Team to Face UNC-Asheville and UAB on the Road this Weekend

Clemson Women’s Soccer Team to Face UNC-Asheville and UAB on the Road this Weekend

Aug. 26, 2009

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s soccer team will hit the road this weekend for matches at UNC-Asheville and Alabama-Birmingham. The Tigers will face the Bulldogs on Friday, August 28 at 4:00 PM at Greenwood Field in Asheville, NC. The team will travel to Birmingham, AL to take on the Blazers on Sunday, August 30 at 2:00 PM at West Campus Field.

Clemson opened the season last Saturday with a 4-0 victory over Wofford at Historic Riggs Field. Freshman Molly Franklin and freshman Callie Cavanaugh added a goal apiece in the Tiger win. Junior Paula Pritzen posted the solo shutout in goal for Clemson.

Friday’s game will be the season opener for UNC-Asheville. The Bulldogs return nine starters from a 2008 squad that finished with a 5-13-1 overall record. Clemson is 9-0 all-time against UNC-Asheville, most recently defeating the Bulldogs by a score of 8-0 at Historic Riggs Field in 2008.

The Blazers are 2-0 on the season, having defeated Alabama by a score of 2-0 in Tuscaloosa and Mississippi by a score of 1-0 in Birmingham. Three different UAB players have scored one goal each so far this season. The Tigers are 3-0 in the series against UAB. In 2008, Clemson defeated the Blazers by a score of 1-0 in its home season opener.

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