The No. 18 Clemson men’s soccer team suffered their second defeat of the weekend Sunday night against No. 17 UC Irvine. The Anteaters defeated the Tigers 2-1 in the final game of the weekend tournament for both teams, hosted by San Diego State.
Junior T.J. Casner scored Clemson’s only goal of the evening. Casner’s first of the season came in the 68th minute from 12 yards out.
Redshirt junior goalkeeper Chris Glodack tallied nine saves in a full 90 minutes of action.
Casner and Glodack were named to the All-Tournament team at the conclusion of the weekend. Glodack tallied a total of 13 saves on the weekend in 120 minutes of action. Casner had a hand in both Clemson goals this weekend, scoring one and assisting on the other.
This weekend marked the first two of four consecutive road matches for the Tigers. They return to Clemson this week, but head northeast this weekend. The Tigers face Boston College at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12 and Providence at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 14.
They return home on Wednesday, Sept. 17 to host Gardner Webb at 7 p.m.
#18 Clemson 1, #17 UC Irvine 2
Scoring SummaryUC Irvine – Noah Gaines 36:57Clemson – T.J. Casner 67:34UC Irvine – Dennis Martinez 71:20
Saves – Glodack (CU) 9, Breslin (UCI) 1Shots – Clemson 10, UC Irvine 18Corner Kicks – Clemson 10, UC Irvine 2Fouls – Clemson 7, UC Irvine 12
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