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ACC Tournament Bracket Released, Tigers Play Thursday at 3 p.m.

ACC Tournament Bracket Released, Tigers Play Thursday at 3 p.m.

NOTE: The Clemson women’s tennis team is seeded fifth in the 2015 ACC Championships, to be played in Cary, N.C. on April 22-26. By virtue of their seed, the Tigers have a first-round bye, and play their first match in the second round on Thursday, April 23. The Tigers will face the winner of the first round match between No. 12-seed Syracuse and No. 13-seed Louisville on Thursday at 3 p.m. at the Cary Tennis Park. Additional information about Clemson’s matchup will be available on ClemsonTigers.com later this week. Below are the complete bracket and tournament details from the ACC.

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – North Carolina holds the top seed for the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Tennis Championship, which begins on Wednesday, April 22 at Cary Tennis Park in Cary, North Carolina.

The Tar Heels (26-0, 14-0 ACC) will take on the winner of No. 8 Boston College (13-11, 7-7) and No. 9 Virginia Tech (14-8, 7-7) in quarterfinal action. North Carolina will enter the championship in search of its seventh ACC title and first since 2011.

Wednesday’s first-round action will begin with No. 12 Syracuse (8-12, 3-11) playing No. 13 Louisville (11-16, 2-12), No. 10 Florida State (13-10, 6-8) squaring off against No. 15 Pitt (2-17, 0-14) and No. 11 Wake Forest (14-12, 4-10) taking on No. 14 NC State (10-15, 1-13).

No. 5 Clemson (15-8, 10-4) will take on the winner of Syracuse/Louisville, while No. 6 Georgia Tech (12-8, 9-5) will take on the winner of Wake Forest/NC State and No. 7 Notre Dame (14-9, 8-6) will face the winner of Florida State/Pitt.

Teams that received double-byes to Friday’s quarterfinals along with North Carolina include No. 2 Miami (16-5, 12-2), No. 3 Duke (16-8, 11-3) and No. 4 Virginia (18-5, 11-3).

Action in the 2015 ACC Women’s Tennis Championship is set to start at noon on Wednesday afternoon and will conclude on Sunday, April 26 at 2 p.m. with the championship match.

A live video stream will be available on ESPN3 for the Saturday women’s semifinal that has the highest remaining seed and Sunday’s championship match, with Shawn Kenney handling play-by-play and Brian Clark adding analysis.

 

 

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