Clemson Women’s Soccer Defeats Auburn in Regular Season Opener

CLEMSON, SC August 23, 2014 – Thanks to goals by sophomore Tori Andreski and freshman Salma Anastasio, the Clemson women’s soccer team held off the Auburn Tigers to open the regular season with a 2-1 win on Friday night in front of more than 1,700 fans at Historic Riggs Field.

Clemson vs Auburn women's soccer

Photo Courtesy of Dawson Powers

At the 18:24 mark in the first half, Andreski scored a beautiful goal from 25 yards out in the middle of the field after a give-and-go assist from senior Katelyn Reeve. Anastasio put the ball in the upper left side of the goal out of the reach of Auburn keeper Alyse Scott.

Tori Andreski Goal vs. Auburn, 8/22/14

Clemson took the 1-0 lead into the half. Anastasio added to the lead with her first goal as a Clemson Tiger in the 64th minute. Junior Allie Kington’s shot was deflected and trickled to the left. Anastasio turned, gathered and sent a 12-yard shot into the top right corner over Scott’s head.

Tori Andreski Goal vs. Auburn, 8/22/14

Six minutes later, Auburn got in on the scoring action when junior Logan Beal scored, with assists by Haley Gerken and Kristen Dodson, off a corner kick.

 

Clemson returns to action Sunday at Winthrop at 6 p.m. The game will be broadcast on the Big South Network. The Tigers play four straight road games, before returning home Sunday, Sept. 7 against Charlotte at 6 p.m.

 

Clemson 2, Auburn 1

Scoring Summary

 

Clemson – Andreski (from Reeve) 18:24

Clemson – Anastasio (from Kington) 63:02

Auburn – Beal (from Gerken, Dodson) 69:34

Saves – Sheridan (CU) 3, Alyse Scott (AU) 3

Shots – Clemson 10, Auburn 5

Corner Kicks – Clemson 2, Auburn 6

Fouls – Clemson 11, Auburn 9

Posted in: Clemson SC, Events, Soccer
Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

About the Author:

Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson is the founder and Editor of Beach Carolina Magazine. Living along the coast of North Carolina, Mike has a passion for the beach and loves to bring news and events of the Carolinas to others around the world.

Comments are closed.

Find art fairs, craft shows, music festivals & more
Book festival gigs - find festivals across North America