- The Clemson women's soccer team will travel to Raleigh, NC on Sunday to conclude
its three-game road trip against NC State.
The Tigers, 6-4-3 (3-3-1 ACC) and Wolfpack 6-8 (1-7 ACC) will square off
at 1 PM at Dail Soccer Field.
coming off road losses to two highly-ranked ACC teams, #12 Virginia Tech on
Thursday, October 3 (1-0 in overtime) and #1 Virginia on Sunday, October 6
(3-0). Freshman keeper Kailen Sheridan posted
10 saves in the two games for the Tigers. Sheridan, who has started all 13 games and
played 1166 minutes in goal, now has 42 saves on the season and five solo
shutouts. The five shutouts rank the
freshman in a tie for third among all ACC goalkeepers.
Vanessa Laxgang (5g, 2a, 12pts) and freshman Catrina Atanda (4g, 8pts) rank
first and second, respectively, in scoring for the Tigers. In all, 13 players on the Clemson roster have
scored at least one goal so far this season.
Freshman Tori Andreski leads the team in assists with four.
NC State is
coming off a 3-0 loss at fourth-ranked North Carolina on Thursday, October 10.
The Wolfpack are led in scoring by freshman Jackie Stengel. The forward has
eight goals and one assist for 17 points through 14 games. Defensively, redshirt freshman Mackenzie
Stelljes and true freshman Karly Gustafson have both spent time in goal
recently for NC State. Stelljes has started 11 games and has posted 54 saves
and given up 16 goals in 915 minutes of play.
NC State have met 24 times on the pitch with the Tigers holding a 14-6-4
all-time advantage in the series, including a 5-3-2 record in games played in
Raleigh. Most recently, the Tigers
defeated the Wolfpack 1-0 on October 21, 2012 at Historic Riggs Field. In that contest, Jenna Polonsky scored the
game's lone goal to lift the Tigers to victory.