Wake Forest defeats Clemson 1-0

Wake Forest defeats Clemson 1-0

Sept. 21, 2007

Box Score

CLEMSON, SC–Cody Arnoux scored late in the first half in leading number-one ranked Wake Forest to a 1-0 win over Clemson in an Atlantic Coast Conference men’s soccer match at Clemson, SC Friday evening.

With the win, Wake Forest remains undefeated with a 6-0 record overall, while Clemson falls to 3-4 this season. It was the first Atlantic Coast Conference match for both teams.

Wake Forest scored at the 33:50 mark into the match. Corben Bone crossed the ball to Marcus Tracy who gave the ball to Arnoux. He fired the ball into the netting near the right post from eight yards out for his fourth goal of the year.

The Wake Forest lead held up for the next 56:10. Wake Forest out shot Clemson 23-11. The Tigers’ goalkeeper Joseph Bendik made seven saves.

“Our game plan was to not give up a easy goal and get exposed. They combined for a great goal. We played hard, and I was happy with the effort. Our goalkeeper Joseph Bendik made some big saves. Emmanuel Twum came off the bench and did well in the back. The effort was there, but we couldn’t get the goal. We showed character, but we are disappointed in the outcome. We have to find ways to win.”

Scoring: Wake Forest–Cody Arnoux (Corben Bone, Marcus Tracy) 33:50 Shots: Clemson 11, Wake Forest 23 Corner Kicks: Clemson 8, Wake Forest 7 Saves: Joseph Bendik (CU) 7, Brian Edwards (WF) 2 Fouls: Clemson 15, Wake Forest 13 Attendance: 1,278