Strong Field Set For #ACCWSoccer Championship


Semifinals begin on Friday with all four teams ranked among nation’s Top 10.

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – Four teams ranked among the nation’s Top 10  comprise a strong field for the 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Championship. which gets underway Friday at the UNCG Soccer Stadium on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Top-seeded and defending ACC champion Florida State (16-1-1 overall, 9-0-1 ACC) will meet fourth-seeded Notre Dame (12-4-2, 7-2-1) in Friday’s opening semifinal game at 5:30 p.m.

The second semifinal game at 8 p.m. on Friday finds second-seeded North Carolina (12-2-2, 9-0-1) facing third-seeded Virginia (17-1, 9-1) at 8 p.m.

Friday’s winners will play for the championship on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Florida State entered the final week of the regular season ranked No. 2 nationally by both the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and Soccer America. Virginia is ranked third by the NSCAA and fourth by Soccer America. North Carolina holds the No. 5 spot in both polls, while Notre Dame is ranked No. 9 by the NSCAA and No. 7 by Soccer America.

Both of Friday’s semifinal games will be streamed live by ESPN3, while Sunday’s championship match will be televised nationally by ESPNU.

2014 ACC Women’s Soccer Championship
UNCG Soccer Stadium, Greensboro, N.C. 

Friday, Nov. 7 - Semifinals
5:30 p.m. – Florida State vs. Notre Dame (ESPN3)
8 p.m. – North Carolina vs. Virginia (ESPN3) 

Sunday, Nov. 9 - Final
1 p.m. – Championship Game (ESPNU)