August 5, 2011
ACC announces 11 women's soccer games to be televised
Tech's matchup between Virginia will air on Fox Soccer Channel

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Eleven Atlantic Coast Conference women’s soccer matches are set for national or regional telecast during the 2011 season, including when Virginia Tech travels to Virginia on Thursday, Oct. 20 on the Fox Soccer Channel, announced Friday by the conference office.

“We are very excited to have the Virginia game on the Fox Soccer Channel,” commented first-year head coach Charles Adair. “I think it’s a great opportunity for both programs, but for us to showcase our team and also show the battle between the squads. Our girls are excited about it and looking for to the match.”

In addition to the regular-season matchup against Virginia, the ACC tournament and seven unprecedented regular-season games will be televised.

The Virginia Tech women’s soccer program is coming off of a 10-10-1 2010 showing, including the fourth consecutive NCAA appearance. The Hokies posted four ACC victories, including a 2-1 win over then-No. 4 Boston College and a 1-0 victory over then-No. 7 Maryland.

Tech kicks off the 2011 season when traveling to UNC Greensboro on Aug. 19 at 7 p.m.

The complete 2011 ACC Women’s Soccer television schedule:

Thursday, Sept. 15 Florida State at Wake Forest 8 p.m., RSN

Thursday, Sept. 22 Boston College at Maryland 8 p.m., RSN

Sunday, Sept. 25 Virginia at North Carolina 3 p.m., ESPNU

Thursday, Sept. 29 North Carolina at Florida State 7 p.m.,

Thursday, Sept. 29 Virginia at Duke 8 p.m., RSN

Thursday, Oct. 6 Clemson at North Carolina 8 p.m., RSN

Thursday, Oct. 20 Virginia Tech at Virginia 7 p.m., FOX Soccer

Thursday, Oct. 20 Duke at Wake Forest 7 p.m.,

Friday, Nov. 4 ACC Semifinal #1 5:30 p.m.,

Friday, Nov. 4 ACC Semifinal #2 7:30 p.m.,

Sunday, Nov. 6 ACC Championship Game 1 p.m., ESPNU

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

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