Tigers to host USC Upstate Monday Night

September 9, 2019

The No. 19 Clemson men’s soccer team will play host to the USC Upstate Spartans on Monday night at Historic Riggs Field. This will be the final of four home games the Tigers have to open the season. USC Upstate has played Clemson 12 times entering Monday’s match, with Clemson holding a 11-0-1 series record.

Game #4 Information

Who: No. 19 Clemson Tigers vs. USC Upstate Spartans

When: Monday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m.

Where: Historic Riggs Field 

Watch on ACCNX

Live stats available via StatBroadcast

Series Notes:

  • The Tigers and Spartans began their series on September 10, 1981 in Clemson, with the Tigers winning 3-0.
  • The Tigers have outscored the Spartans over the 12 matches by a 37-7 margin.
  • The match on Monday will be the seventh time the two sides meet when Clemson is nationally ranked.
  • Clemson is 5-0-1 when ranked in the national polls versus USC Upstate.
  • The last time the two sides met was in 2013, with the Tigers winning 2-0.

Clemson Notes:

  • Clemson enters Monday night’s match with great momentum, having outscored opponents by a 14-2 margin through three games.
  • Clemson is outscoring opponents 8-2 in the first half and 6-0 in the second half.
  • Clemson is lead in scoring by Grayson Barber with four goals and nine points.
  • Head coach Mike Noonan has accumulated 95 wins at the helm of Clemson. 
  • As of September 5, the Tigers were leading the nation in nine team categories and three individual categories.
  • Clemson has seen 26 players (23 field, 3 goalies) log minutes this season.
  • George Marks has earned the start in goal for Clemson the first three matches.

USC Upstate Notes:

  • The Spartans enter Monday’s match with an 0-2 record, losing 0-1 in overtime each game.
  • Both matches have been played on the road. The Spartan’s lone home match was canceled due to Hurricane Dorian moving through the area.
  • Last time out, the Spartans lost to the South Carolina Gamecocks in Columbia, S.C.
  • The Spartans are led by Head coach Scott Halkett who is in his third season at the helm of the program and seventh with the program.
  • Freshman Luca Bufon has earned the start in goal in both of the Spartan’s matches, with eight saves over the two outings. 
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Tigers to host USC Upstate Monday Night

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