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No. 6 Clemson Travels to No. 17 Virginia Saturday

No. 6 Clemson Travels to No. 17 Virginia Saturday

Virginia Match Information

Who: No. 6 Clemson Tigers (3-1) vs. No. 17 Virginia Cavaliers (3-1-1)

When: Saturday, Sept. 17 at 7:00 p.m.

Where: Klöckner Stadium, Charlottesville, Va.

Watch: ACC Network Extra (http://es.pn/2cooOOy)

Live Stats: Virginiasports.com

(http://www.virginiasports.com/gametracker/launch/gt_msoccer.html?event=1500977&school=va&sport=msoccer&camefrom=&startschool=&)

Follow: @ClemsonMSoccer on Twitter and Instagram

Next Match – Clemson vs. Gardner-Webb on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 7:00 p.m. (Clemson, S.C.)

Clemson Notes:

  • The Tigers were stunned in their last match when No. 1 North Carolina scored in the final two minutes of the match to claim to 1-0 victory to open ACC play.
  • Sophomore goalkeeper Ximo Miralles holds a .846 save percentage, tied for third in the ACC.
  • The Clemson men’s soccer team is set to face its third straight nationally ranked opponent.
  • Thales Moreno is tied for fourth in the ACC for assist per game and total assist.
  • Clemson is ranked No. 6 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Poll for week three, No. 5 by Soccer America, No. 6 by Top Drawer Soccer, and No. 7 by HERO Sports.

Virginia Notes:

  • Virginia is currently 3-1-1 with the only loss coming at Wake Forest in overtime by a score of 1-0.
  • Head Coach George Gelnovatch enters his 20th season at the helm for the Cavaliers, winning National Championships in 2009 and 2014.
  • UVA has a 258-52-21 record at Klöckner Stadium, which is in its 25th season as the home of the men’s soccer program.
  • UVA has played at least 17 men in each contest this season.
  • Virginia goalkeeper Jeff Caldwell leads the ACC with 4.75 saves per game and is third in total saves with 19.
  • The Cavaliers are ranked No. 17 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Poll for week two, No. 14 by Soccer America, No. 15 by Hero Sports, and No. 23 by Top Drawer Soccer.

Series Notes:

  • Clemson’s all-time record against Virginia is 24-27-5.
  • The Tigers have won three straight dating back to the 2012 season.
  • Clemson’s last win against Virginia came in 2014 the same year UVA won the National Championship, winning 2-1 at Historic Riggs Field. 

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