Noting ACC Men's Soccer: November 18

Nov. 18, 2010


  • The ACC had five teams selected to the 2010 NCAA Tournament Field of 48 announced by the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Committee.
  • Two of the five ACC teams receiving a bid earned a top 4 national seed. Maryland (2), North Carolina (4) earned byes, while Boston College, Duke and Virginia received at-large invites.
  • Since seeding began in 1994, the ACC has been awarded the top seed 10 of the possible 17 years.
  • The ACC has had at least one team in the College Cup Final Four nine consecutive years.
  • The ACC owns 14 NCAA Men’s Soccer national titles and has appeared in the championship game on 21 occasions. The league has won the last three consecutive College Cups (Virginia ‘09, Maryland ‘08, Wake Forest ‘07) and four of the past five crowns (Virginia ‘09, Maryland ‘08, Wake Forest ‘07, Maryland ‘05).
  • In 2008, the ACC became the only league in NCAA Tournament history to place three teams in the same College Cup. And for the first time in NCAA history, the NCAA had two teams from the same conference competing for the national title (Maryland vs. North Carolina, 2008).