ACC Championships To Cover Broad Horizon in 2013-14
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) - Atlantic Coast Conference Championship events will be held at 19 sites throughout the conference's 15-team footprint during the 2013-14 academic year, ACC Commissioner John Swofford announced on Wednesday.
"This is an exciting time for the ACC and we look forward to the 2013-14 lineup of ACC Championships which for the first time will feature Notre Dame, Pitt and Syracuse," said ACC Commissioner John Swofford. "We have terrific programs that continue to compete at the highest level and we are looking forward to a bright future as a 15-member league."
The ACC will return to Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., for the 2013 ACC Football Championship game on Dec. 7, while both the 2014 Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments will be back at the Greensboro Coliseum the first two weeks of March.
The 2013 Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships at Beeson Park in Kernersville, N.C., will kick off the ACC Championships season on Nov. 1 and will be hosted by Wake Forest. Five other schools will host fall, winter or spring Olympic sports championships.
Boston College will be the host school for both the 2013 ACC Field Hockey Championship (Nov. 7-10) and the 2014 Women's Lacrosse Championship (April 24-27).
Clemson University will welcome the 2014 Men's and Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships (Feb. 27-March 1) and will again be the host school for the 2014 ACC Rowing Championships on Lake Hartwell on May 17.
Defending ACC champion Virginia Tech will host the 2014 ACC Wrestling Championship on March 8.
ACC Softball will travel to the University of Maryland from May 8-10 in 2014.
The University of North Carolina will be the site of the 2014 ACC Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships (April 17-19).
The remainder of the 2013-2014 ACC Championships will be played at off-campus sites.
The 2013 ACC Women's Soccer Championship semifinals and final will again take place at Cary, N.C.'s WakeMed Soccer Park (Nov. 8 and 10), and the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown, Md., will host the 2013 Men's Soccer semifinals and final for the second straight year (Nov. 15 and 17).
ACC Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving will return to the Greensboro Aquatic Center in 2014 for a second consecutive year (Feb. 19-22 and Feb. 26-March 1). In addition to swimming and basketball, Greensboro will also be the site of the 2014 ACC Women's Golf Championship (April 18-20 at Sedgefield Country Club) and the 2014 ACC Baseball Championship (May 20-25 at NewBridge Bank Park).
The 2014 ACC Men's Lacrosse Championship will get a taste of a new venue, as Philadelphia's PPL Park is set to host from April 25-27.
Meanwhile, the Cary (N.C.) Tennis Park will host both the 2014 ACC Men's and Women's Championships for the seventh straight year (April 23-27), and the ACC Men's Golf Championship will return to the Old North State Club at New London, N.C. for the 14th consecutive year in 2014 (April 25-27).
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