Miami Seeded Fourth in ACC Tournament
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Miami Hurricanes will be the No. 4 seed in the 2019 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship, as announced by the conference office on Sunday.
The Canes (38-17, 18-12 ACC) are the top team in Pool D, joined by No. 5 North Carolina (38-17, 17-13) and No. 9 Virginia (32-22, 14-16). Miami is set to open play in the 2019 ACC baseball tournament at 3 p.m. on Thursday against Virginia. The Hurricanes will face North Carolina on Friday at 3 p.m. to conclude pool play.
Atlantic Division champion Louisville and Coastal Division champion Georgia Tech are the top two seeds for the ACC tournament, which gets underway Tuesday at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, North Carolina.The Championship will feature a pool-play format, leading into a four-team, single-elimination bracket to determine the league champion.
Louisville (43-13, 21-9 ACC) earned the No. 1 overall seed and will head up Pool A. The Cardinals will be joined by eighth-seeded Clemson (33-23, 15-15) and 12th-seeded Boston College (29-26, 12-18).
Pool B features No. 2 Georgia Tech (38-16, 19-11), along with No. 7 Duke (30-24, 15-15) and No. 11 Notre Dame (24-28, 13-17).
No. 3 NC State (41-15, 18-12) is joined in Pool C by No. 6 Florida State (35-20, 17-13) and No. 10 Wake Forest (30-25, 14-16).
Each team in the four pools will play one game against each of the other two opponents in its pool Tuesday through Friday (May 21-24). The four teams with the best records within their respective pools will advance to Saturday’s semifinals, with the winners playing on Sunday in the ACC Championship Game.
Game times Tuesday through Friday are set for 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday’s semifinals are scheduled for 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., while Sunday’s championship will begin at noon.
The complete schedule for the 2019 ACC Baseball Championship will be released Sunday morning (May 19). Visit theACC.com for more information.
Tickets are available by calling 919.956.Bull (2855), ext.3, or online at https://www.milb.com/durham/ballpark/acc-baseball-championship
Regional Sports Networks from across the conference footprint and across the nation will carry all 14 games on Tuesday through Saturday. Sunday’s noon championship game will televised nationally by ESPN2. All games will also be available via ACC Network Extra.
The ACC Baseball Championship FanFest will be held Saturday, May 25, from noon to 5 p.m. during the semifinals of the championship. The free event, located on Blackwell Street outside of the Durham Bulls Athletic Park and Historic American Tobacco Campus, includes live music, interactive games, student-athlete autographs, and giveaways. For more information, visit: https://www.durhamncsports.com/accfanfest/.
2019 ACC BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEEDS
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Durham, North Carolina
POOL A – No. 1 Louisville, No. 8 Clemson, No. 12 Boston College
POOL B – No. 2 Georgia Tech, No. 7 Duke, No. 11 Notre Dame
POOL C – No. 3 NC State, No. 6 Florida State, No. 10 Wake Forest
POOL D – No. 4 Miami, No. 5 North Carolina, No. 9 Virginia