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