Women’s Soccer Upset by Wake Forest, 2-1

Sept. 17, 1999

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Rachael Lewis scored one goal and assisted on the other in leading Wake Forest to a 2-1 upset win over 12th-ranked Clemson in an Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer match at Winston-Salem, NC late Friday night.

With the win, Wake Forest improves to 5-1 overall, 1-0 in the ACC. Clemson falls to 5-2 overall, 0-1 in league play. Clemson is ranked 12th in the Soccer America poll and 18th in the NSCAA listing.

Wake Forest took a 2-0 lead at the half. At the 30:12 mark, the Deacons’ Sarah Kate Noftsinger scored from six yards out after passes by Anne Shropshire and Lewis.

Lewis scored the second goal for Wake Forest at the 42:30 mark from 10 yards out as she knocked in a loose ball.

Clemson scored late in the game at the 83:43 point as Beth Keller rifled a 25 yard shot in for her third goal of the year.

The Tigers will play at North Carolina Sunday night at 6:30 p.m.

WAKE FOREST 2, CLEMSON 1 Wake Forest–Sarah Kate Noftsinger (Shropshire, Lewis) 30:12 Wake Forest–Rachael Lewis (Unassisted) 42:30 Clemson–Beth Keller (Unassisted) 83:43 Shots: Clemson 19, Wake Forest 13 Corner Kicks: Clemson 6, Wake Forest 2 Saves: Katie Carson (C) 4, Erin Regan (WF) 5 Fouls: Clemson 14, Wake Forest 15 Attendance: 2,131