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Nov 05, 2022

Match Day Central: Clemson vs. Duke, ACC Tournament Quarterfinal

Tigers Travel to Duke for ACC Quarterfinal Match

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🐾  Clemson vs. Notre Dame

📍 Durham, N.C. (Koskinen Stadium)

🗓 Sunday, November 6 • 8 p.m.


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CLEMSON, S.C. — The  No. 8 seed Clemson Tigers will take on top-seeded Duke on Sunday night in the ACC quarterfinal. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m., with the match set to be broadcast on ACC Network.

The Tigers enter the match 11-5-1 (3-4-1 ACC) following three consecutive victories over UMass, NC State and Notre Dame in the first round of the tournament. The Tigers defeated Notre Dame convincingly on Wednesday by a final score of 3-1. They advanced to their 12th ACC quarterfinal in Head Coach Mike Noonan’s 13 season tenure.

Wednesday marks the 62nd meeting meeting between the conference foes, with Clemson leading the series 29-27-5.  the Tigers are outscoring the Blue Devils 105-93. The two teams met last season in the ACC semifinal at Historic Riggs Field, where Duke earned a 1-0 victory. It was the last loss Clemson suffered in the 2021 campaign, as the team went on to win the National Championship. Clemson is 3-2-1 against Duke in the ACC Tournament. 

Tigers’ standout Ousmane Sylla has led the way for Clemson, scoring five goals and notching six assists. He has tallied a point in eight of his 14 games played this season and is sixth in the ACC in points per game (1.14). 

He is joined at the top of Clemson’s scoring leaderboard by senior forward Mohamed Seye, who has assisted three of Sylla’s goals. He’s added four of his own and has also earned four points in two matches, bringing his point total on the season to 14. He and Sylla are both tied for fourth most assists in the conference with six.

Duke enters the match undefeated with a 11-0-4 record, earning the top seed in the conference and a first round bye. Its last result was a 1-0 victory over Virginia Tech.

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