Squad Opens Exhibition Play At Clemson

UABSPORTS.COM Senior defender Darion Copeland was named the 2014 College Sports Madness Preseason Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year.
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Senior defender Darion Copeland was named the 2014 College Sports Madness Preseason Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year.
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Aug. 15, 2014

UAB at Clemson
Details: Saturday, August 16 • 6 p.m. CT • Historic Riggs Field • Clemson, S.C.
Game Coverage: Twitter

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The UAB men’s soccer team opens 2014 exhibition competition on the road against Clemson on Saturday. The match is scheduled to kickoff at 6 p.m. CT in Clemson, S.C.

Saturday night’s exhibition pits two of the top teams in the nation heading into the 2014 season. Clemson received the second-most votes among those not ranked in the top 25 of the Preseason NSCAA/Continental Tire Poll, while UAB was one place behind.

The two programs have faced off three times in the regular season prior to Saturday’s contest. UAB has won the past two meetings, defeating the Tigers in 2011 and 2012.

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