Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Charlotte 49ers host No. 23 Clemson in men's soccer

The 49ers men's soccer team gets a crack at a nationally ranked ACC opponent Tuesday when Clemson comes to Transamerica Field.

Gametime is 7 p.m. against the Tigers (9-3-2),  ranked 23rd in Soccer America's poll this week.

The 49ers (5-5-3) are coming off a 1-0 Conference USA victory against Kentucky on Saturday. Giuseppe Gentile (5 goals, 2 assists) and Kyle Parker (4 goals, 2 assists) lead Charlotte.

The Tigers, who beat Pittsburgh 2-0 last Friday, are led by Thomas McNamara, who is third in the ACC with seven goals.

Clemson leads the overall series 9-4-3. Charlotte won the last meeting 3-1 in 2011 at Clemson.


Anonymous said...

Soccer..............wake me when it's over.

Anonymous said...

European football is the most popular sport on the planet with over 3 billion fans played in every nation on earth which is in excess of 200. They need to change the socks (soccer) name to European football in the US.

"American football" with millions of concussions and lawsuits and 20-30 million fans will be banished in the next 5-10 yrs. It is played professional in 2 countries the US and Canada.