Noting ACC Women's Soccer: November 30

Nov. 30, 2010

  • Boston College, making its first ever appearance in the NCAA Women's College Cup, will face a top-seeded Stanford team that has not lost since dropping a 1-0 decision to North Carolina in the 2009 College Cup final at College Station, Texas.
  • The regionally second-seeded Eagles, peaking in NCAA play after a sixth-place ACC finish during the regular season, have won seven of their last nine matches.
  • The ACC has placed at least one team among the Final Four of the NCAA Women's Soccer Championship in 28 of the 29 years the event has been held.
  • ACC Offensive Player of the Year Sinead Farrelly of Virginia is only the 10th student-athlete in league history to earn All-ACC first-team honors four straight years, and only the second player in the 2000s.
  • Number of freshmen that earned fi rst- or secondteam All-ACC honors in 2010, including conference Defensive Player of the Year Crystal Dunn of North Carolina.
  • The number of ACC teams that were selected for the 2010 NCAA Women's Soccer Championship fi eld, leading all conferences and tying a league record.
  • NCAA Championship appearances by Boston College, which reached the Elite Eight in 2009 and is making its fi rst-ever College Cup appearance this year