Miami Seeded Third in ACC Baseball Championship
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Following their best regular season in six years, the Miami Hurricanes will be the No. 3 seed in the 2022 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship, the league office announced Sunday.
Miami (39-16, 20-10 ACC) is the top team in Pool C, joined by sixth-seeded Wake Forest (39-16-1, 15-14-1 ACC) and 10th-seeded NC State (33-20, 14-15 ACC). The Hurricanes are set to open postseason play at 7 p.m. Wednesday against the Wolfpack. Miami will square off against the Demon Deacons at 3 p.m. Friday to conclude pool play.
Coastal Division champion Virginia Tech and Atlantic Division winner Louisville are the top two seeds for the ACC Baseball Championship, which begins underway Tuesday at Truist Field in Charlotte, N.C.
The Hokies (40-11, 19-9 ACC) earned the No. 1 overall seed and will head up Pool A. Virginia Tech is joined by eighth-seeded North Carolina (34-19, 15-15 ACC) and 12th-seeded Clemson (35-21, 13-16 ACC)
Pool B features No. 2 Louisville (38-16-1, 18-11-1 ACC), along with No. 7 Georgia Tech (33-21, 15-15 ACC) and No. 11 Pitt (27-26, 13-16 ACC).
Fourth-seeded Notre Dame (33-13, 16-11 ACC) is joined in Pool D by fifth-seeded Virginia (38-15, 17-13 ACC) and No. 9 seed Florida State (32-22, 15-15 ACC).
The ACC Baseball Championship will feature a pool-play format leading into a four-team, single-elimination bracket to determine the league champion. Each team in the four pools will play round robin in its pool Tuesday through Friday (May 24-27). The four teams with the best records within their respective pools will advance to Saturday’s semifinals, with the winners playing in the ACC Championship Game Sunday.
If the teams are tied at the completion of pool play, the team with the highest seed in the respective pool will advance.
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 start at noon.
Tickets are available by visiting CharlotteKnights.com or by calling the Knights Ticket Office at 704-274-8282.
Regional Sports Networks from across the conference footprint and across the nation will carry all 12 contests on Tuesday through Friday. Saturday’s semifinal games will be carried by the ACC Network, and Sunday’s noon championship game will be televised nationally by ESPN2. All games will also be available on the ACC Network Extra.
2022 ACC Baseball Championship Schedule
May 24-29 at Truist Field, Charlotte, N.C.
Tuesday, May 24
No. 11 Pittsburgh vs. No. 7 Georgia Tech, 11 a.m. (RSN/ACCN Extra)
No. 10 NC State vs. No. 6 Wake Forest, 3 p.m. (RSN/ACCN Extra)
No. 12 Clemson vs. No. 8 North Carolina, 7 p.m. (RSN/ACCN Extra)
Wednesday, May 25
No. 2 Louisville vs. No. 11 Pitt, 11 a.m. (RSN/ACCN Extra)
No. 9 Florida State vs. No. 5 Virginia, 3 p.m. (RSN/ACCN Extra)
No. 3 Miami vs. No. 10 NC State, 7 p.m. (RSN/ACCN Extra)
Thursday, May 26
No. 7 Georgia Tech vs. No. 2 Louisville, 11 a.m. (RSN/ACCN Extra)
No. 4 Notre Dame vs. No. 9 Florida State, 3 p.m. (RSN/ACCN Extra)
No. 1 Virginia Tech vs. No. 12 Clemson, 7 p.m. (RSN/ACCN Extra)
Friday, May 27
No. 5 Virginia vs. No. 4 Notre Dame, 11 a.m. (RSN/ACCN Extra)
No. 6 Wake Forest vs. No. 3 Miami, 3 p.m. (RSN/ACCN Extra)
No. 8 North Carolina vs. No. 1 Virginia Tech, 7 p.m. (RSN/ACCN Extra)
Saturday, May 28
Pool A Winner vs. Pool D Winner, 1 p.m. (ACCN/ACCN Extra)
Pool B Winner vs. Pool C Winner, 5 p.m. (ACCN/ACCN Extra)
Sunday, May 29
ACC Championship, Noon (ESPN2/ACCN Extra)