GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – The team seedings and tournament bracket have been set for the 2020 Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey Championship, which is set for Nov. 5-6 and 8 at Karen Shelton Stadium on the campus of the University of North Carolina.
No. 1 seed Louisville (7-1 overall, 5-1 ACC) secured a quarterfinal bye and will see its first action in Friday’s 1:30 p.m. semifinal game. The Cardinals will face the winner of Thursday’s 2 p.m. quarterfinal game between No. 4 Virginia (3-6, 2-3) and No. 5 Wake Forest (3-7, 2-4).
Other Thursday quarterfinal action finds No. 2 seed and three-time defending ACC champion North Carolina (7-1, 4-1) paired against No. 7 Boston College (0-2, 0-2) at 4:30 p.m., while No. 3 Syracuse (4-3, 3-2) faces No. 6 Duke (2-6, 1-4) at 7 p.m.
Friday’s second semifinal match is scheduled for 4 p.m. The semifinal winners will meet for the championship at noon on Sunday, Nov. 8.
With cancelations due to the COVID-19 pandemic preventing every team from playing its full allotment of regular-season conference games, winning percentages in ACC games were used to determine this year’s Championship seeding.
The 2020 ACC Field Hockey Championship will not be open to the public, but ACC Network will carry all tournament action live, with Eric Frede handling play-by-play and Leah Secondo returning as color analyst.
For more information on the 2020 ACC Field Hockey Championship, please visit theACC.com.