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Clemson Women’s Soccer Game at North Carolina to be Televised

Aug. 5, 2011

GREENSBORO, NC – Eleven Atlantic Coast Conference women’s soccer matches are set for national or regional telecast during the 2011 season, including the ACC Championship title game November 6 on ESPNU.

Both semifinal games of the ACC Championship will be televised on November 4, as well as an unprecedented eight regular-season games.

In addition to the ACC Championship title game, ESPNU will also broadcast the regular-season matchup between North Carolina and Virginia on Sunday, September 25.

The ACC Championship semifinal games will be carried by ESPN3.com, which also plans to carry the Florida State-North Carolina regular-season match on September 29, as well as the Duke-Wake Forest match on October 20.

Four matches are set for Thursday evening telecast by the ACC’s Regional Sports Network (RSN), beginning with Florida State’s trip to defending conference champion Wake Forest on September 15. Other RSN telecasts will include Boston College at Maryland on September 22, Virginia at Duke on September 29 and Clemson at North Carolina on October 6.

Note: The Clemson at North Carolina game on October 6 is a change from the date that was listed when the schedule was originally announced. The game will now be played on Thursday, October 6 at 8:00 PM in Chapel Hill and will be televised on RSN.

The Fox Soccer Channel (FSC) will again air a game involving ACC teams, with Virginia playing host to Virginia Tech on Thursday, October 20.

ACC Women’s Soccer is coming off a 2010 season which saw five teams – Boston College, North Carolina, Florida State, Virginia and Maryland – finish the year ranked among the nation’s Top 10. Two more teams – Duke and Wake Forest – finished last season ranked among the Top 25. With Boston College advancing to play in the 2010 College Cup, 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.

The complete 2011 ACC Women’s Soccer television schedule:

Thursday, Sept. 15 – Florida State at Wake Forest, 8:00 p.m., RSN Thursday, Sept. 22 – Boston College at Maryland, 8:00 p.m., RSN Sunday, Sept. 25 – Virginia at North Carolina, 3:00 p.m., ESPNU Thursday, Sept. 29 – North Carolina at Florida State, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3.com Thursday, Sept. 29 – Virginia at Duke, 8:00 p.m., RSNThursday, Oct. 6 – Clemson at North Carolina, 8:00 p.m., RSN Thursday, Oct. 20 – Virginia Tech at Virginia, 7:00 p.m., FOX Soccer Thursday, Oct. 20 – Duke at Wake Forest, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3.com Friday, Nov. 4 – ACC Semifinal #1, 5:30 p.m., ESPN3.com Friday, Nov. 4 – ACC Semifinal #2, 7:30 p.m., ESPN3.com Sunday, Nov. 6 – ACC Championship Game, 1:00 p.m., ESPNU

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