Offense Lifts Clemson Tigers Women’s Soccer Over Phoenix

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ELON, NC August 29, 2014 – The Clemson women’s soccer team’s offensive prowess continued on Friday night as the Tigers defeated Elon 5-0 on the road. Eddie Radwanski’s team improves to 3-0 on the season and has scored 12 goals in the last two games.

Clemson vs Elon women's soccer

Photo Courtesy of Clemson Athletics

Freshman Salma Anastasio got the scoring started 10 minutes into the game off a pass from classmate Shannon Horgan, and the Tigers took the 1-0 lead into halftime.

 

One minute into the second half, sophomore Catrina Atanda got in on the action for her first goal of the season. Allie Kington followed up with a goal at the 53:56 mark, also her first of the year.

 

Anastasio netted her second goal of the night and third of the year at the 65:16 mark, again assisted by Horgan. Atanda added her second goal of the night just over a minute later to put the Tigers up 5-0. She was assisted by Horgan, who tallied her fourth assist of the night on the play. The four assists moved Horgan into a tie for first place in Clemson history for assists in a single game.

 

Sophomore Kailen Sheridan posted three saves on the night and combined with junior Hunter Rittgers for the shutout. Prior to tonight’s game the Phoenix had not been held scoreless in 24 games dating back to November 12, 2012.

 

The Tigers will travel to Richmond, Va. to take on the Rams Sunday, Aug. 31 at 1 p.m.

 

Clemson 5, Elon 0

 

Scoring Summary

Clemson – Anastasio (from Horgan) 10:51

Clemson- Atanda (from Andreski) 46:04

Clemson- Kington (from Horgan, E. Byorth) 53:56

Clemson- Anastasio (from Horgan, E. Byorth) 65:16

Clemson- Atanda (from Horgan) 66: 24

Saves – Sheridan (CU) 3, Rittgers (CU) 0, Branson (EU) 0, Murphy (EU) 0

Shots – Clemson 11, Elon 5

Corner Kicks – Clemson 4, Elon 1

Fouls – Clemson 8, Elon 3

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

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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.

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