Friday, March 26, 2010


As you head out to your local tavern for Friday happy hour, here is some info that will simply make you look smart…or like an ACC sports geek. You choose.

*Sixth-ranked and second-seeded Duke (29-5) women’s team advanced to its 12th NCAA Regional over the last 13 years. The She Devils are 42-16 all-time in NCAA Tournament play.

*Five Atlantic Coast Conference wrestlers earned All-America recognition during the NCAA Championships - Virginia junior Chris Henrich, Maryland seniors Taylor Hudson and Steven Bell, Duke senior Konrad Dudziak and Virginia Tech junior Chris Diaz.

*Boston College won its ninth Hockey East crown on Saturday and secured a No. 1 regional seed in the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Hockey Tournament. This is BC’s 29th NCAA Tournament appearance, including its 11th in the last 13 years.

*The ACC boasts three of the top four teams in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Top 25 Men’s Lacrosse poll and four of the top seven. Virginia, North Carolina, and Maryland rank Nos. one, three and four, respectively, while Duke is ranked No. 7 in this week’s poll. GAMES OF THE WEEK: Johns Hopkins @ Virginia and Duke @ Georgetown, both noon on Saturday.

*There are five ACC teams in the Top 25 for NCAA baseball including the top team – Virginia. Following the #1 Wahoos are FSU (3), Georgia Tech (5), Clemson (9) and Miami (17).

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