Noting @ACCBaseball: Around the League on May 29
Thursday May 29, 2014
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1 - An ACC team was ranked No. 1 in at least one poll for the first 14 weeks of the regular season.
2 - The two longest all-time NCAA tournament appearance streaks are both held by ACC programs. Miami is making its 42nd straight regional appearance, while Florida State is in for the 37th straight year. North Carolina is sixth with 13 straight.
3 - Three ACC players were named as semifinalists for the Golden Spikes Award: Clemson’s Daniel Gossett, Florida State’s DJ Stewart, and Virginia’s Nathan Kirby.
4 - Virginia earned a national seed for the fourth time in the last five years.
5 - At least two ACC teams have earned a national seed in the NCAA Tournament for five consecutive years.
5 - Five current ACC coaches have at least 1000 career victories; while nine skippers have reached the 500-win milestone.
6 - The ACC has sent at least seven teams to the tournament six straight years and nine times in the last 10 seasons.
9 - Georgia Tech won the ACC Championship with a 9-4 victory over Maryland. The title was the ninth for the Jackets, tying Clemson for the most in the league in the tournament era.
9 - Nine ACC players were named to the Louisville Slugger All-American teams, the most from any conference in the country.
9 - Nine different ACC teams have been ranked this year, including four that reached the top 10.
16 - North Carolina has played in the NCAA Tournament in 16 of the last 17 years.
17 - Since 2006, the ACC has made 17 appearances in the College World Series, more than one-fourth of the cumulative field.
24 - Miami tied the league ACC single-season record with 24 victories in conference play this season.
27 - Clemson has earned an NCAA bid 27 times in the last 28 years.
28 - Georgia Tech has advanced to the postseason in 28 of the last 30 years.
43 - The Maryland Terrapins are NCAA-bound for the first time in 43 years.
52 - Florida State is making its 52nd postseason appearance, the second-most in the country. Miami is third with 43, while Clemson is fifth with 39.
71 - Seventy-one ACC teams have earned NCAA bids in the last 10 years.
150 - Florida State leads all schools with 150 victories in the regionals and super regionals. Miami is third with 131 wins, followed by Clemson in fifth with 98.
831 - The 14 ACC baseball schools have combined for 831 victories all-time in the NCAA Tournament, including 130 wins in the College World Series.