COLUMBIA, S.C. - No. 11 South Carolina women’s soccer (10-4-0, 6-2-0 SEC) dropped a tough match against No. 8 Clemson on a rainy Saturday night at Stone Stadium. The Tigers used two second-half goals to come from behind and defeat the Gamecocks.
Both of Clemson’s goals came from Megan Bornkamp, a freshman midfielder, with both coming in the final 20 minutes of action. The first came off a rebound opportunity that came off the crossbar in the 71st minute with the other squeaking past Heather Hinz in the 82nd minute.
Hinz finished the match with six saves, tying a career high for the sophomore goalkeeper. The Gamecocks also registered their first team save of the spring season when Claire Griffiths cleared away a shot opportunity in the first half.
South Carolina is back in action on April 17, on the road, agasint No. 2 North Carolina. The match will be contested on ACC Network Extra at 1 p.m. in Chapel Hill. Then the Gamecocks will await a potential selection for the 2021 NCAA Tournament on April 19.
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