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Men’s Soccer Travels to Clemson Friday Night
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Men’s Soccer Travels to Clemson Friday Night

Palmetto Series presented by SC Education Lottery

South Carolina Gamecocks (0-1-1)
South Carolina Gamecocks (0-1-1)
Clemson Tigers (0-1-1)
Clemson Tigers (0-1-1)
Riggs Field | Clemson, S.C.

CLEMSON, S.C. – The South Carolina men’s soccer team is set for its edition of Palmetto Series presented by the South Carolina Education Lottery, as the Gamecocks make the trip to the Upstate to face the Tigers September 1 at 7 p.m.

Gameday Information – #WEareCarolina
Palmetto Series presented by South Carolina Education Lottery
: September 1 | 7 p.m.
Where: Clemson, S.C.
Venue: Riggs Field (6,500)
Live Stats: StatBroadcast
Broadcast: ACCNX
Match Notes: PDF Notes
Series History: Clemson leads 33-17-1
Last Meeting: Clemson 1, South Carolina 0 | Sept. 2, 2022 | Columbia, S.C.

South Carolina Gamecocks 0-1-1, 0-0 Sun Belt
: Tony Annan | 3rd Season – 10-18-7
Goal Leader
: 1 | Adam Luckhurst
Assist Leader
: 1 | Martin Yahia
Points Leader
: 2 | Adam Luckhurst
Shots Leader
: 4 | Mika Habel and Ethan Dekel Daks
Saves Leader
: 8 | Ben Alexander

Clemson Tigers 0-1-1, 0-0-0 ACC
: Mike Noonan | 14th Season
Goal Leader
: 1 | Mohamed Seye and Ousmane Sylla
Assist Leader
: 1 | Shawn Smart
Points Leader
: 2 | Mohamed Seye and Ousmane Sylla
Shots Leader
: 8 | Nathan Richmond and Mohamed Seye
Saves Leader
: 5 | Joseph Andema

Taking the Pitch

  • This is the 53rd meeting between the Gamecocks and Tigers.
  • The two programs have met every season since Carolina began a men’s soccer program in 1978.
  • At on the road, the Gamecocks are 8-18 against the team from the upstate.
  • The Gamecocks have dropped the last nine meetings.
  • Their last victory in the Palmetto Series came nine years ago tomorrow, a 2-1 double-overtime victory at Stone Stadium in 2014.
  • There has only been one tie in the series, a 0-0 draw at Stone Stadium on Oct. 8, 2000.
  • The Tigers have out-scored the Gamecocks in the series 96-to-57.

Quick Notes

  • This is the 45th season of South Carolina men’s soccer.
  • The Gamecocks have an all-time record of 521-279-83.
  • South Carolina finished the regular season last year leading the nation in average attendance with 2,839 fans per game.
  • The Gamecocks begin their second season in the Sun Belt Conference.
  • Carolina was picked to finish fifth in the conference by the coaches.
  • The roster features 10 newcomers; five transfers and five true freshmen.
  • They return eight starters from a season ago, including four starters in the defensive end.
  • The team return Adam Luckhurst who led the Gamecocks in every offensive category.

For the latest on men’s soccer, visit or follow the team’s social media accounts on Twitter @GamecockMSoccer, Facebook /GamecockMSoccer, and Instagram @GamecockMSoccer.

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