30 Sep Soccer Faces ACC Road Test at Clemson
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The No. 1 Florida State soccer team (10-0) is on the road for one game this week at Clemson (7-3) on Friday, October 1 at 7 pm. The game is on ACCNX.
SERIES HISTORY VS. CLEMSON
Friday’s meeting between the Seminoles and the Tigers marks the 32nd all-time meeting between the two schools. Florida State holds a 19-8-4 lead in the series with a 10-3-1 record against Clemson at home and a 7-5-2 record on the road and a 2-0-1 record on a neutral site. The last time the two teams met was in Tallahassee last season, Florida State won 2-0.
Florida State defeated No. 3 Clemson 2-0 in the season finale to complete the perfect regular season in 2020. Jody Brown recorded both goals for the Seminoles. The first was scored in the 79th minute, assisted by Yujie Zhao. Her second goal came in the 90th minute and was assisted by Clara Robbins.
FSU VS. THE ACC
The Seminoles have an all-time ACC record of 136-78-25. Florida State is 114-32-19 in league play under head coach Mark Krikorian as more than three-quarters of FSU’s all-time wins in the ACC have come with Krikorian at the helm. Under Krikorian, FSU is 68-10-6 against league opponents at home and 46-22-13 on the road.
FSU has finished no lower than second place (including ties) in the ACC 12 times (2005-10, 2012-15, 2019-20) over the last 16 years, claiming five regular-season titles (2009, 2012, 2014, 2018 and 2020).
Florida State heads into the game against Clemson having won nine straight road games, good for the longest road winning streak in program history. The Seminoles have also won a program-record 13 straight ACC games. FSU has won 20 straight regular-season games dating back to 2019.
ROAD SWEET ROAD
The Seminoles are also impressive away from the friendly confines of the Seminole Soccer Complex, posting a true road record of 43-15-8 since 2013, as well as a neutral site mark of 20-5-3.
FSU has lost just 15 times in its last 63 road games – including 12 one-goal matches with eight against ranked teams.
The Seminoles have won nine straight road games dating back to October 27, 2019, when FSU defeated Wake Forest 2-1. Florida State has recorded four shutouts and defeated two ranks teams during this streak
Through the first 10 games of the season, the Seminoles have controlled the ball as they have had possession for 71% of the season. This has resulted in a 35-5 goal advantage and a 189-28 shot advantage.
The Seminoles had the ball for a season-high 81% of the game against FGCU.
SHARING THE WEALTH
Through 10 games this season a program high tying 16 different Seminoles have recorded a goal and 17 Noles have recorded at least one point.
Friday’s game against Clemson will be streamed live on ACCNX. All broadcast links can be found on the soccer schedule page of seminoles.com. Admission to all home soccer games is free.
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