CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –The 2023 Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey Championship will be held Oct. 31, Nov. 1 and Nov. 3 at the Turf Field in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Fourth-seeded Virginia (11-5, 3-3 ACC) will open the tournament by facing fifth-seeded Syracuse (10-6, 2-4 ACC) on Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 1 p.m.
This is the eighth time that Virginia has hosted the Championship and the first time since 2015.
- Admission is free for the 2023 ACC Championship
- All seating is general admission, first come, first served
- Parking is also free at John Paul Jones Arena
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HOW TO WATCH
- The ACC Network will show all tournament action live, with Leah Secondo and Suzanne Bush on the call
- Games will also stream online on ACCNX through the ESPN app. It is available through participating TV providers that carry ACCN
- Live stats are available
- Virginia brings a four-game win streak into the tournament, including back-to-back wins against Duke and North Carolina. It is the longest active win streak in the conference
- Virginia has been ranked in the top-10 for 20 consecutive NFHCA Coaches Polls
- The Cavaliers are looking for their second ACC Championship having won the 2016 title
- UVA has advanced to the ACC final in each of the last two years
- Virginia looks to be the 11th team to win the ACC Championship on its home field. North Carolina was the last team to win on their home field in 2020
- Junior striker Taryn Tkachuk has scored five goals in the last four games of the season. She also has assisted on three more goals in that same span. Tkachuk has put up 13 of her 19 points this season in the last four games
- Sophomore midfielder Daniela Mendez-Trendler leads the team with 21 points with seven goals and seven assists. She has contributed six points in the last three games (two goals, two assists)
- The Cavaliers won the regular-season meeting against Syracuse 3-2 in double overtime. Virginia led 2-1 at halftime with Syracuse tying the game 3:37 into the fourth quarter. Adele Iacobucci scored the game-winner with 26.8 seconds remaining in the second overtime.
- The winner of UVA/Syracuse will advance to face top-seeded North Carolina on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 1 p.m.
ON THE HORIZON
- The NCAA Selection Show will stream live on NCAA.com on Sunday, Nov. 5 at 10 p.m.
Quarterfinals, Tuesday, Oct. 31
- 1 p.m. – #4 Virginia vs. #5 Syracuse
- 3:30 p.m. – #2 Duke vs. #7 Wake Forest
- 6 p.m. – #3 Louisville vs. #6 Boston College
Semifinals, Wednesday, Nov. 1
- 1 p.m. – #1 North Carolina vs. Tuesday’s game 1 winner
- 3:30 p.m. – Winner of Tuesday’s game 2 vs. winner of Tuesday’s game 3
Championship, Friday, Nov. 3
- 7 p.m. – Semifinal winners