Another big crowd is expected at Historic Riggs Field Friday when No. 2 Clemson
hosts No. 5 North Carolina
in a key ACC men's match.
Last Friday night, the Tigers beat defending champion Maryland
, 2-1, before 6,821 fans, the second largest crowd in Riggs
The Clemson-UNC game, the 48th in their series, is being televised live by the Fox Soccer Channel (8 pm ET) and all Clemson fans are asked to wear orange.
to its best start since the 1983 season (6-0-0), is led by Jamaican Dane Richards with six goals and five assists and Brazilian targetman Frederico Moojen, who has seven goals. Carolina, the preseason
No. 1, is 6-1-0 but has struggled to find the net. Ben Hunter and Michael Callahan lead the Heels with two goals apiece.
Several other big men's matches will take place on Friday. No. 1
faces a potentially difficult test against unranked New Mexico
at the Lobos' LC Plumbing and Utility
Invitational. No. 2 Virginia
will have to watch out for Charlie Davies, back at full strength for Boston College
the Cavs take on the Eagles in Charlottesville.
No. 14 South Florida
hosts No. 17 West Virginia
in a critical
Big East match, while No. 7 Wake Forest
travels to No. 15 Virginia
in another ACC match. No. 16 UCLA
hosts No. 9 Santa Clara
before taking on No. 8 San Francisco
- Andrew Daniels set up freshman Nick Elenz-Martin for a goal from 10 yards out with 23 seconds remaining to give Brown a 1-0 win over No. 25 Boston University. The Terriers now stand at 4-1-2, while the Bears improved to 4-1-0.
- Connecticut (2-2-2) and St. John's (4-2-1) didn't exactly make a case to return to the Soccer America Men's Top 25 when they played to a 0-0 tie in front of 1,669 fans and a FSC television.