CF grad Glodack has No. 9 Tigers off to spotless start

The Clemson men’s soccer team is off to a 5-0 start and a No. 9 national ranking, and a Carolina Forest product has had a big hand in the Tigers’ hot start.

Former Carolina Forest standout Clemson starting goalkeeper Chris Glodack had a career-high seven saves in Saturday night’s 1-0 victory over North Carolina State, the Tigers’ fourth shutout in five matches.
He has allowed only one goal this season.

Glodack preserved Clemson’s spotless record with several clutch saves late in the match, including a huge one in the last 3 minutes.  The Wolfpack’s Nick Surkamp had an eight-yard shot near the left post but Glodack was there to make the save in N.C. State’s last serious threat.

Clemson’s Manolo Sanchez scored in the first minute of play on a diagonal shot from just inside the box.  His shot hit the left hand of the diving N.C. State goalkeeper Fabian Otte and trickled into the right corner of the netting for his second tally of the season.

The Tigers are off to their best start since the 2006 season. It is also the first time since 2006 that the Tigers have begun 2-0 in conference play.

Clemson will play its next three matches at home.  The Tigers will play host to UNC-Greensboro on Tuesday, Maryland on Saturday Night and USC Upstate the following Tuesday.

Photo by Joel Beachum, Carolina Clicks Photos

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