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#9 Clemson Men's Soccer Will Play Pittsburgh Friday Night

Courtesy: Clemson Athletic Communications
Release: 10/17/2013
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CLEMSON, SC - The ninth-ranked Clemson men's soccer team will play host to Pittsburgh in an Atlantic Coast Conference match on Friday night at 6:00 p.m. at Historic Riggs Field.  Clemson has an 8-3-2 record overall and a 3-2-2 mark in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

The Tigers are led in scoring by Thomas McNamara with six goals and six assists for 18 points. Ara Amirkhanian has six goals and one assist for 13 points.  McNamara was named ACC Player-of-the-Week for his performance last week in the North Carolina and Wake Forest contests.

Pittsburgh has a 0-7-4 record overall and a 0-5-2 mark in the Atlantic Coast Conference.  The Panthers are led in scoring by Ryan Myers with one goal and two assists forfour points.

This will be the first meeting between the two schools in men's soccer.

The game has been designated as Clemson Men's Soccer Alumni Reunion Night.  Many former players are expected to be in attendance at the match.

Following is a schedule of events surrounding the Alumni Reunion:

Friday, October 18, 2013
4:30 p.m. - Pre-Game Function at the Duckworth Pavilion at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center Adjacent to Historic Riggs Field
6:00 p.m. - Clemson vs. Pittsburgh
8:00 p.m. - Rock The ‘John, Littlejohn Coliseum (Free event to introduce the men's and women's basketball teams to fans, featuring promotions and giveaways.)

Saturday, October 19, 2013
9:00 a.m. - ESPN College Game Day at Bowman Field
4:00 p.m. - Soccer Alumni and Family Match
8:22 p.m. - Clemson Football vs. Florida State

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