Nov. 6, 1997
Clemson Defeats Virginia 1-0 in ACC Tournament
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--Libby King scored the game's only goal late in the first half to lead Clemson to a 1-0 win over eighth-ranked Virginia in the first round of the 10th annual Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Soccer Tournament at Spry Field in Winston-Salem, NC Thursday afternoon.
Clemson is now 13-5 overall, while Virginia falls to 13-4-2 overall. This marked the second time the Lady Tigers have defeated the Cavaliers this season. Clemson defeated Virginia 2-0 on October 24, at Clemson, SC during the regular season.
The Cavaliers are ranked ninth in Soccer America and eighth in the NSCAA (Coaches') poll. Clemson is ranked 14th in the Soccer America poll and 12th in the coaches' poll. Virginia was seeded fourth, while Clemson was seeded fifth. The Lady Tigers will play number-one ranked and top-seeded North Carolina Friday night at 7:00 p.m. in the tournament semifinals.
King scored her second goal of the season at the 42:13 mark into the game. King redirected a shot by Alison Burpee into the left side of the goal.
Clemson 1, Virginia 0Scoring:
1. Clemson--Libby King (Alison Burpee) 42:13
Shots: Clemson 12, Virginia 11
Corner Kicks: Clemson 4, Virginia 5
Saves: Meredith McCullen (C) 6, Megan Boehm (V) 5
Fouls: Clemson 10, Virginia 6
'Hoos Looking to Make More HistoryMen's Tennis5/22/17A win over No. 9 seed North Carolina on Tuesday afternoon would give second-seeded Virginia its third straight NCAA men's tennis title.McKee Thriving in New SurroundingsTrack & Field, Cross Country5/22/17A transfer from Kansas, Kelly McKee will compete in the triple jump this week at the NCAA East Regional meet in Lexington, Kentucky.Cavalier Men's Basketball NotebookMen's Basketball5/16/17The Cavaliers are heading into their ninth season under head coach Tony Bennett, who has led them to four straight NCAA tournaments.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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