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Field Hockey Earns Fifth Seed in ACC Tournament




Oct. 30, 2011

Chestnut Hill, Mass. - The Boston College Field Hockey team earned the fifth seed and will play four-seed Wake Forest at the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, the league announced on Sunday. The two teams will square on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. with the winner taking on No. 1 seed North Carolina in the semifinals.

The tournament will be held in College Park, Md. No. 6 Virginia will play No. 3 Duke and the winner will go against No. 2 host Maryland. All quarterfinal action can be seen on a live video stream on theACC.com.

The Eagles compiled a 10-8 overall record during the season, 1-4 in the ACC. They dropped their final game, 1-0, to Wake Forest on Oct. 29. The Demon Deacons were 9-8 on the year, 2-3 in the ACC, earning the fourth seed. 

Semifinal action will take place on Friday, Nov. 4 with the finals on Sunday, Nov. 6. The games will be televised on RSN. For more information about the ACC Tournament, visit www.theACC.com.

2011 ACC Field Hockey Tournament Schedule:
Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex, College Park, Md.

Thursday, Nov. 3 - Quarterfinals
No. 5 Boston College vs. No. 4 Wake Forest , 1 p.m., theACC.com
No. 6 Virginia vs. No. 3 Duke, 3:30 p.m., theACC.com

Friday, Nov. 4 - Semifinals
Winner Game 1 vs. No. 1 North Carolina, 1 p.m., RSN
Winner Game 2 vs. No. 2 Maryland, 3:30 p.m., RSN

Sunday, Nov. 6 - Finals
Championship, 1 p.m., RSN

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