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Second-ranked North Carolina defeats Clemson 1-0

Second-ranked North Carolina defeats Clemson 1-0

Sept. 23, 2005

Box Score

CHAPEL HILL, NC–Scott Campbell scored midway in the second half in leading second-ranked North Carolina to a 1-0 win over Clemson in a men’s Atlantic Coast Conference soccer match at Chapel Hill, NC Friday night.

North Carolina is now 6-0-1 on the year and 1-0-1 in the ACC. Clemson falls to 4-2-1 overall and 0-2 in the ACC. North Carolina is ranked second by Soccer America and third by the NSCAA.

North Carolina scored first at the 61:54 mark. Campbell collected a rebound off the post and sent a shot into the net for his third goal of the season. The first shot was taken by Dax McCarty who was credited with the assist.

Clemson had a chance at a tying goal with 5:44 left to go in the game as a shot by Bryson Moore hit the post and a follow-up shot by the Tigers went wide of the goal.

Clemson’s Justin Moore took a shot with nine seconds remaining but the shot was saved by the Tar Heels’ goalkeeper Ford Williams.

Clemson and North Carolina both took 13 shots each for the match.

Clemson goalkeeper Phil Marfuggi had five saves.

The Tigers will play host to N.C. State next Friday, September 30, at 7:00 p.m. at Historic Riggs Field.

North Carolina 1, Clemson 0

North Carolina–Scott Campbell (Dax McCarty) 61:54

Shots: Clemson 13, UNC 13

Corner Kicks: Clemson 2, UNC 9

Saves: Phil Marfuggi (CU) 5, Ford Williams (UNC) 6

Fouls: Clemson 22, UNC 13