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North Carolina defeats Clemson 2-0 in ACC Tournament Semifinals

Nov. 11, 2005

Final Stats

CLEMSON, SC–Ben Hunter scored two goals in leading North Carolina to a 2-0 win over Clemson in the semifinals of the 19th Annual Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Tournament at Cary, NC Friday night.

North Carolina improves to 15-3-2 overall, while Clemson falls to 11-5-3 this season. The Tar Heels were the sixth-seeded team and Clemson was the seventh-seeded squad. The loss snapped an eight-match unbeaten streak by the Tigers.

Hunter scored first at the 54:37 mark. He sent a 12-yard shot in the upper left corner of the goal.

Hunter scored again at the 72:22 point in the match. Hunter was assisted by Scott Campbell on the play. It was Hunter’s ninth goal of the season.

Clemson will await word on a NCAA Tournament Bid on Monday.

North Carolina 2, Clemson 0

UNC–Ben Hunter (Corey Ashe) 54:37

UNC–Ben Hunter (Scott Campbell) 72:22

Shots: Clemson 8, UNC 11

Corner Kicks: Clemson 3, UNC 4

Saves: Phil Marfuggi (CU) 2, Justin Hughes (UNC) 2

Fouls: Clemson 12, UNC 10