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2020 Season (Freshman)

  • Earned his first collegiate start in ACC Semifinal match against Virginia (Nov. 18).

    • Played 90 minutes at center back during the match.

  • Earned the start at center-back for Clemson against Syracuse (March 7).

  • Made first-career Clemson appearance during the Tigers’ season opener at South Carolina (Oct. 1).

  • Recorded five appearances during his freshman season.

Prior to Clemson An elite defender from Greenville, S.C., Erkens played club soccer for CESA ECNL U19… named the Gatorade South Carolina Boys Soccer Player of the Year in 2018-2019 and 2019-20… member of U.S. Youth Soccer Region III Olympic Development Program… named a TDS Spring All-American in 2019… named an Allstate All-American in 2019… was a first-team All-State 5A selection in 2019… named Player of the Year for Region I 5A… Signed with Greenville Triumph SC in September of 2019 as an academy player… Has accumulated 36 goals and 49 assists in three years at Wade Hampton HS… 24 goals and 19 assists came during Erkens’ junior season. Head Coach Mike Noonan on Erkens…
“We always try to get the best player in the state in every position, and we got one of the best in the state in Ben. He is a local kid and can play a lot of different positions. Ben is an excellent student with high character. He is someone we are excited to have on the team.”

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide


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Ben Erkens FAQ

What position does Ben Erkens play for the Clemson Tigers? Ben Erkens is a Defender for the Clemson Tigers
When did Ben Erkens join the Clemson Tigers? 2020
What years did Ben Erkens play for the Clemson Tigers? 2020,2021,2022
What is Ben Erkens's number at Clemson? 2
Did Ben Erkens play for the Clemson Tigers? Yes
Did Ben Erkens go to Clemson? Yes
What college did Ben Erkens go to? Ben Erkens attended Clemson
What is Ben Erkens's hometown? Greenville, SC
What city is Ben Erkens from? Greenville
Where is Ben Erkens from? Ben Erkens is from Greenville, SC
How tall is Ben Erkens? Ben Erkens currently stands at 6-2
How much does Ben Erkens weigh? Ben Erkens currently weighs in at 180 pounds
What state is Ben Erkens from? SC