No. 11 Virginia Hosts Clemson Saturday Night
CHARLOTTESVILLE – The 11th-ranked Virginia men’s soccer team will seek its fourth-straight win when it hosts Clemson Saturday night. Kick-off from Klöckner Stadium is scheduled for 7 p.m., and live statistics will be available at VirginiaSports.com.
Virginia (5-1, 1-1 ACC) has won three-straight games, including an upset road win at then-No. 2 Wake Forest on Sept. 18. The Cavaliers followed that up by giving head coach George Gelnovatch his 200th-career victory, a 2-1 overtime win over George Washington on Sept. 22.
Neil Barlow (Herndon, Va.) scored the game-winner against the Colonials, his team-high tying third goal of the year. Earlier in the match, Tony Tchani (Norfolk, Va.) converted a penalty kick for his third goal of the year.
Chris Agorsor (Severn, Md.) assisted on Barlow’s game-winner vs. GW, his first career assist and first point this season.
In goal for UVa, Diego Restrepo (West Palm Beach, Fla.) has recorded two shutouts and allowed just three goals through six games.
Clemson (0-5-1, 0-2 ACC) is coming off of a 4-2 loss to Virginia Tech on Sept. 20. Nathan Thornton leads the team with two goals and one assist.
Up next, Virginia continues its homestand when it hosts VCU at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29.