Four Tigers Named All-ACC

Four Tigers Named All-ACC

Nov. 14, 2001

Greensboro, NC – After a strong regular season finish, the eighth-ranked Clemson men’s soccer team was represented with four players on the All-ACC teams as announced by the league office on Wednesday. Sophomore Oguchi Onyewu and junior goalkeeper Doug Warren were each named to the All-ACC First-Team for the second year in a row while sophomore Oskar Bringsved and junior Fabio Tamobsi were both named to the Second-Team. Tambosi was a First-Team selection last season.

The ACC regular season champion Virginia heads up the 2001 All-ACC Men’s Soccer Team with five highlighted athletes, while Clemson, North Carolina and Wake Forest each name four to the team, as selected by the league’s seven head coaches. Duke and Maryland rounded out the teams adding three and two selections, respectively.

Bios on Clemson’s All-ACC Selections:

Oguchi Onyewu (SO, Olney, Maryland)…Has started in all 18 matches this season…has three goals and four assists from his defender positionSnamed first team All-ACC for the second consecutive year…nominated for the Missouri Athletic Club National Player of the Year Award…was named the Defensive MVP of the Clemson Nike Invitational earlier this season after leading Clemson to consecutive shutout victories over Cal Poly and 20th-ranked Virginia CommonwealthSnamed the ACC Player of the Week on October 1.

Doug Warren (JR, Palatine, IL)…Named first team All-ACC for the second consecutive season…has started 17 matches and has allowed only 12 goals this season for a 0.75 goal allowed averageShas six solo shutouts including three against nationally ranked opponents.

Oskar Bringsved (SO, Lidkoping, Sweden)…Started 17 matches this season and 37 games over his first two seasonsShe was one of only two Clemson freshman to start every game last season and is major reason why Clemson has eight shutouts and has allowed only 14 goals all seasonShas one goal and four assists from his midfield position.

Fabio Tambosi (JR, Sao Paulo, Brazil)…Has battled injuries this season but is a major reason why Clemson has the second highest scoring offense in the conference…fourth leading scorer for the Tigers with three goals and seven assists for 13 pointsSnow has 21 goals and 16 assists for 58 points in his careerSnamed first team All-ACC for second consecutive season.