Clemson, S.C. — No. 24/14 Clemson (8-3, 1-3 ACC) took care of business Sunday, March 19, defeating Radford (1-5) 23-2 at Historic Riggs Field.
The Tigers controlled possession for most of the game. Clemson won the draw control battle 21-5 and outshot Radford 44-8. Additionally, Clemson dominated defending the clear, forcing five unsuccessful clears from Radford.
Four Tigers, Chloe Willard, Hanna Hilcoff, Sofia Chepenik, and Gianna New, registered hat tricks on the day. This is the most number of players to score at least three or more points in a game this season. A total of 11 Clemson players would put the ball in the back of the net. Clemson did a good job moving the ball on offense, as 14 of their 23 goals scored came off of an assist.
Three minutes into the game, Marina Miller got Clemson on the board first. Radford would score their first goal at 7:33 in the first quarter, but Clemson would hold them scoreless until the final 19 seconds of the game when they scored off a free position.
Up next, Clemson will host Presbyterian on Wednesday, March 22 at Historic Riggs Field at 4:00 p.m.
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