Men's Soccer ACCtion: Sunday, September 21
Sept. 21, 2008
Replay on ACC Select
CLEMSON, SC - Hassan Ibrahim scored two goals and assisted on the other in leading Clemson to a 3-2 overtime win over Virginia Tech in a men's Atlantic Coast Conference soccer match at Clemson, SC Sunday afternoon.
Virginia Tech scored first in the eighth minute of play. On a give and go, James Gilson passed the ball to Clarke Bentley. Bentley immediately sent the ball back to Gilson who lifted a left-footed shot from 17 yards out to the right corner of the goal. It was his first goal of the season.
Clemson tied the score with 1:12 left to go in the first half. David Newton sent a long pass from the back to Ibrahim. Ibrahim ran under the ball and after one bounce, fired a looping shot from 19 yards out from the right corner of the box to the center of the goal. It was Ibrahim's first goal of the season.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - No. 1 Wake Forest (6-0-0, 1-0-0 ACC) scored five consecutive goals to erase an early lead from No. 24 UC Santa Barbara (4-3-0, 0-0-0 Big West) as the Deacons cruised to a 6-2 victory on Sunday night at Harder Stadium. Six different players scored for Wake Forest in the contest between the last two national champions in men's college soccer.
Wake Forest had several quality scoring chances, taking 22 shots in the game, including 13 shots on goal. The Gauchos had 11 shots, with five shots on goal.
Sophomore midfielder Corben Bone and senior forward Marcus Tracy were the offensive stars of the night for Wake Forest, with each player scoring a goal and adding two assists. Bone scored the equalizing goal late in the first half and added two second half assists, while Tracy assisted on Bone's goal and also assisted on the game-winning goal from Sam Cronin. Tracy added a goal of his own later in the second half.