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Women's Tennis To Play Pittsburgh First Round of ACC Tournament




April 21, 2014

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass.- The Boston College women's tennis team will be the 10th-seed in the 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Championship and will face 15th-seeded Pittsburgh on Wednesday, April 23 at Cary Tennis Park in Cary, N.C.

North Carolina (23-4, 12-2 ACC) holds the top seed for the tournament.

The Tar Heels will take on the winner of No. 8 Florida State (14-11, 6-8) and No. 9 Syracuse (5-14, 5-9) in quarterfinal action. North Carolina will enter the Championship in search of its seventh ACC championship and first since 2011.

Wednesday's first-round action will begin with No. 12 Maryland (8-12, 4-10) playing No. 13 Wake Forest (11-12, 3-11), No. 10 Boston College squaring off against No. 15 Pitt and No. 11 Virginia Tech (12-12, 4-10) taking on No. 14 NC State (8-13, 2-12).

No. 5 Duke (21-3, 11-3) will take on the winner of Maryland/Wake Forest, while No. 6 Georgia Tech (12-8, 9-5) will take on the winner of Virginia Tech/NC State. No. 7 Notre Dame (15-8, 8-6), competing in its first ACC Championship, will face the winner of Boston College/Pitt.

Teams that received double-byes to Friday's quarterfinals along with North Carolina include No. 2 Miami (18-4, 12-2), No. 3 Virginia (18-5, 12-2) and No. 4 Clemson (20-5, 12-2).

Action in the 2014 ACC Women's Tennis Championship will start on Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. and conclude on Sunday, April 27 at 11 a.m. with the championship match.

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