Seventh-seeded Georgia Tech Opens 2007 ACC Tournament With No. 2 Seed UNC

May 20, 2007

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech has earned the No. 7 seed in the upcoming 2007 ACC Baseball Tournament, and will face second-seeded North Carolina Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Yellow Jackets’ tournament opener.

This year will mark the first with two round-robin brackets, guaranteeing each team a minimum of three teams in the tournament. The two winners of each bracket will meet in a single championship game Sunday at 1 p.m., with the victor earning the ACC’s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.

The Division `A’ bracket will consist of No. 1 seed Florida State, who claimed their first Atlantic Division title two weeks ago, No. 4 seed Clemson, No. 5 seed Miami and No. 8 seed Wake Forest.

The Division `B’ bracket includes No. 2 seed North Carolina, No. 3 seed Virginia, No. 6 seed NC State and No. 7 seed Georgia Tech.

Following the Yellow Jackets’ game against UNC on Wednesday, the Jackets will face third-seeded Virginia Thursday at 4 p.m. before wrapping up the round-robin tournament against NC State Saturday at 10 a.m.

In addition, all 13 games in this year’s ACC Baseball Tournament will be televised for the first time in league history with Fox Sports Net South and SportsSouth providing live coverage. The league tournament will also be broadcast on four other networks, which includes FSN Florida, SUN Sports, Comcast and NESN. Check your local listing for more details.

The 2007 ACC Baseball Championship takes place Wednesday-Sunday, May 23-27, at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Fla.

Tickets can be purchased either online at the baseball championship page of www.TheAcc.com, the official web site of the ACC, or by telephone through the Jacksonville Suns at (904) 358-2846.

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Complete schedule listed below and tournament bracket attached.

34th Annual ACC Baseball Championship
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 23-27, 2007

Wednesday, May 23
G1: #3 Virginia vs. #6 NC State 10:00 a.m.
G2: #2 North Carolina vs. #7 Georgia Tech 1:00 p.m.
G3: #4 Clemson vs. #5 Miami 4:00 p.m.
G4: #1 Florida State vs. #8 Wake Forest 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 24
G5: #3 Virginia vs. #7 Georgia Tech 4:00 p.m.
G6: #2 North Carolina vs. #6 NC State 7:00 p.m.

Friday, May 25
G7: #4 Clemson vs. #8 Wake Forest 4:00 p.m.
G8: #1 Florida State vs. #5 Miami 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 26
G9: #6 NC State vs. #7 Georgia Tech 10:00 a.m.
G10: #2 North Carolina vs. #3 Virginia 1:00 p.m.
G11: #1 Florida State vs. #4 Clemson 4:00 p.m.
G12: #5 Miami vs. #8 Wake Forest 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 27
Championship Game, 1:00 p.m.

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