Men’s Soccer Looks To Regroup Against Appalachian State

Sept. 14, 1999

CLEMSON’S RECORD–The Tigers are now 1-3 overall, 0-1 in the ACC this season after a 2-1 loss to North Carolina on Saturday, September 11.

NORTH CAROLINA WINS OVER CLEMSON 2-1 – Ryan Kneipper and Michael Bucy both scored goals late in the second half in leading North Carolina to a 2-1 win over Clemson in an Atlantic Coast Conference Mens Soccer match at Chapel Hill, NC Saturday, September 11.

Alan Woods put Clemson up 1-0 at the 40:52 mark with assists by Ross Goodacre and Fabio Tambosi.

North Carolina tied the score at the 70:51 point into the game as Kneipper scored with an assist by Eddie Robinson.

Bucy scored the game winner 8:01 later as Matt Laycock threw the ball in play and Joey DiSalvo flicked the ball to Bucy who headed the ball in from close range.

This was the first time since 1991 that North Carolina has defeated Clemson in mens soccer. During that time, Clemson won seven games and tied two vs. the Tar Heels.


Clemson: Alan Woods (Ross Goodacre, Fabio Tambosi) 40:52 North Carolina: Ryan Kneipper (Eddie Robinson) 70:51 North Carolina: Michael Bucy (Matt Laycock and Joey DiSalvo) 78:52

Shots: Clemson 8, North Carolina 7 Corner Kicks: Clemson 3, North Carolina 8 Saves: Campbell (C) 3, Ueltschey (NC) 3 Fouls: Clemson 9, North Carolina 8 Attendance: 1,838

NIGHT HOME GAME RECORD–When Clemson plays a night home match, the Tigers have a 136-5-8 record. The first home night match was on September 24, 1980, as the Tigers defeated UNC-Charlotte, 1-0. The only teams to beat Clemson in a home night game are Virginia, N.C. State, Duke, Davidson, and North Carolina.

NON-CONFERENCE HOME GAMES–When Clemson plays a non-conference home game, the Tigers have a 261-22-14 record since 1967.

SHUTOUTS–Since Clemson began playing soccer in 1967, the Tigers have held their opponents scoreless in 266 games. Of these 266 contests, the Tigers have won 254 and tied 0-0 12 times.

CLEMSON VS. THE ACC–Clemson has a 56-26-6 record overall when playing an Atlantic Coast Conference opponent at Clemson. Clemson has a 103-60-16 record against Atlantic Coast Conference teams in the regular season, regardless of site.

CLEMSON LEADERRoss Goodacre leads the Tigers in scoring with one goal and two assists for four points.

UPCOMING ACTION–Clemson will play host to Appalachian State on September 15, at 7:00 p.m. The Tigers will also play host to ACC foe Duke on Saturday, September 18, at 7:00 p.m.