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November 2, 2012
Field set for ACC Men's Soccer Championship
Hokies play NC State in first round matchup
Men's Soccer Championship

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Virginia Tech men's soccer team will play NC State in the opening game of the 2012 Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Soccer Championship. The match will be held Monday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m., at Ludwig Field in College Park, Md., the conference office announced today.

Maryland holds the top seed for the 26th annual Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Championship and will serve as the host site for two games of the nine-team tournament.

Eighth seeded NC State (10-9-0, 1-7-0 ACC) will face ninth seeded Virginia Tech (6-9-3, 0-7-1 ACC) in Monday’s first round game at Maryland’s Ludwig Field. The regular season co-champion Terrapins (14-1-2, 6-1-1 ACC) will then play host to that first-round winner on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.

Three other quarterfinal matches are scheduled for 7 p .m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the campus site of the higher-seeded team. No. 2 seed and defending champion North Carolina (14-2-1, 6-1-1), which shared the title with Maryland, will welcome seventh-seeded Duke (7-7-1, 3-4-1 ACC). Sixth-seeded Virginia (9-6-2, 3-4-1 ACC) will travel to No. 3 seed Wake Forest (11-3-4, 4-1-3 ACC), and No. 4 seed Clemson (6-8-4, 3-2-3 ACC) will host No. 5 seed Boston College (8-5-4, 3-2-3 ACC).

The tournament then moves to the Maryland SoccerPlex at Germantown, Md., on Friday, Nov. 9 for semifinal matches at 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Both contests will be available on ESPN3.

The semifinal winners will play for the ACC Championship and the league’s automatic berth in the NCAA Championship on Sunday, Nov. 11 at Noon. The ACC Championship match will be televised on ESPNU.

Monday, Nov. 5 - First round
At Maryland’s Ludwig Field
No. 8 NC State vs. No. 9 Virginia Tech, 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 6 - Quarterfinals
Campus Site of Higher Seeded Team
All Matches Start at 7 p.m.
Monday’s winner at No. 1 Maryland
No. 5 Boston College at No. 4 Clemson
No. 7 Duke at No. 2 North Carolina
No. 6 Virginia at No. 3 Wake Forest

Friday, Nov. 9 - Semifinals
Maryland SoccerPlex; Germantown, Md.
Semifinal Match No. 1 (ESPN3)..... 5:30 p.m.
Semifinal Match No. 2 (ESPN3).... 8 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 11 - Championship
Maryland SoccerPlex; Germantown, Md.
Championship (ESPNU)................. Noon

For updates on Virginia Tech men's soccer, follow the Hokies on Twitter (@VT_MSoccer).

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