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No. 13 Clemson Hosts High Point Friday, Nebraska Sunday

No. 13 Clemson Hosts High Point Friday, Nebraska Sunday

Match Information vs. High Point:Who: High Point Panthers (3-2-1) at Clemson Tigers (3-2)When: Friday, Sept. 9 at 4:30 p.m.Where: Historic Riggs Field, Clemson, S.C.Rankings: Clemson – No. 13 NSCAA, No. 18 Soccer America, No. 14 Top Drawer Soccer; High Point – NR.Follow: @ClemsonWSoccer on TwitterLive Video: ACC Network Extra (http://es.pn/2bQZkYF)Live Stats: ClemsonTigers.com (http://statb.us/b/138777) 

Ticket Information:

  • Friday’s match against High Point is part of a double header at Historic Riggs Field, combined with the Clemson men’s soccer team’s match against North Carolina at 7:30 p.m., and in conjunction with the First Friday Parade.
  • Because of this, a double header ticket will be sold and required for entry into both matches.
  • Tickets can be purchased in advance on ClemsonTigers.com, HERE. The prices are $8 for a reserved seat, $6 for an adult general admission ticket, $4 for a youth/senior general admission ticket and $3 for a group general admission ticket.
  • Tickets can be purchased at the main gate, next to the indoor tennis center, starting at 3:30 p.m., one hour prior to kickoff.
  • Clemson students will be admitted for free with their CUID card.

Clemson Notes:

  • Clemson (3-2) is coming off of a 2-1 loss against South Carolina in Columbia on Sept. 3. Sophomore Sam Staab scored the Tigers’ lone goal in the contest.
  • Staab became the seventh different Clemson player to score a goal for the Tigers through five matches.
  • Senior Catrina Atanda leads the team in scoring, with three goals for six points on the season.
  • Seven Clemson players have at least one assist on the season, including senior Jenna Weston and freshman Julie Mackin, who each have two.
  • Mackin was named ACC Offensive Player of the Week for the week of Aug. 15-21 after scoring her first career goal in the Tigers’ 2-0 season-opening win at Auburn on Aug. 19, and then adding two assists in the team’s 3-1 home win over Georgia on Aug. 21.
  • Senior Kailen Sheridan posted a season-best seven saves in goal in the Tigers’ 1-0 loss at No. 6 West Virginia on Aug. 26, earning her first start after returning from Rio, where she won an Olympic bronze medal as an alternate for Canada’s women’s national team.
  • Sheridan has played 240 minutes in goal in three contests for the Tigers, posting 12 saves while allowing just three goals.
  • Head Coach Eddie Radwanski is in his sixth season at the helm of the Clemson program. Radwanski was named the NSCAA’s Southeast Region Coach of the Year in 2015.

High Point Notes:

  • After opening the season at 3-0-1, High Point (3-2-1) is coming off of two road losses at NC State (L, 4-2 on Sept. 1) and at Kentucky (L, 3-0 on Sept. 4).
  • Bailey Beattie leads the Panthers in scoring with two goals and one assist for five points on the season.
  • Alex Hank has played 493 minutes in goal, allowing eight goals while tallying 24 saves and two solo shutouts.

Series Notes:

  • Clemson and High Point have only met one time previously on the soccer field, in a 2010 neutral-site match at the Carolina’s Cup in Columbia, S.C., with the Panthers coming away with a 4-3 victory.

Match Information vs. Nebraska:Who: Nebraska Cornhuskers (5-1) at Clemson Tigers (3-2)When: Sunday, Sept. 11 at 12 p.m.Where: Historic Riggs Field, Clemson, S.C.Rankings: Clemson – No. 13 NSCAA, No. 18 Soccer America, No. 14 Top Drawer Soccer; Nebraska – RV NSCAA.Follow: @ClemsonWSoccer on TwitterLive Video: ACC Network Extra (http://es.pn/2bBIn8A)Live Stats: ClemsonTigers.com (http://statb.us/b/138778)

  • Admission is free.

Nebraska Notes:

  • The Cornhuskers (5-1) have won three straight matches, with two of the three wins coming in double overtime (W, 2-1 in 2OTs at Oregon State on Aug. 28; W, 1-0 in 2OTs vs. Kansas on Sept. 2; W, 2-1 vs. St. Louis on Sept. 4).
  • Three Nebraska players, Meg Brandt, Haley Hanson and Brenna Ochoa) have four points apiece to tie for the early team lead in scoring.
  • Aubrei Corder has played every minute of the season (569) in goal for the Cornhuskers, with 24 saves, just four goals allowed and two solo shutouts.

Series Notes:

  • The Tigers are 0-1-1 all-time against the Cornhuskers, with the only two meetings between the programs coming in 1998 and 1999.
  • Clemson loss 4-1 at Nebraska in 1998 and the two teams played to a 0-0 double-overtime draw at Historic Riggs Field in 1999.

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