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No. 4 Seed Georgia Tech Travels to ACC Softball Tournament

May 9, 2006

Game Notes

ATLANTA – The Georgia Tech softball team (43-18, 12-9 ACC) will travel to Chapel Hill, N.C., for the 2006 Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, May 11-14, at Anderson Stadium. The Yellow Jackets will be the No. 4 seed in the tourney and face No. 5 seed Florida State (38-25, 10-10 ACC) on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. ET.

The seeds for the tournament are as follows: No. 1 NC State (44-18, 14-6), No. 2 North Carolina (46-15, 13-7), No. 3 Virginia Tech (37-17, 12-8), No. 6 Virginia (28-24, 7-13), No. 7 Maryland (32-25, 7-13) and No. 8 Boston College (22-24, 6-15).

The tournament will set-up exactly like the College World Series, where there will be two four-team brackets with a single championship game on Sunday at Noon. The championship game will be televised by Fox Sports Net on tape delay at 4:30 p.m.

Friday and Saturday action will have live video webcasts provided by Raycom Sports, with the association of the ACC. The schedule for the webcasts is provided down below.

The Yellow Jackets won the 2005 ACC Tournament title with a 1-0 victory over Virginia Tech in the title game. The Jackets have appeared in three of the last four ACC Championship games, winning two of them in 2002 and ’05.

Game Coverage

Live stats will be provided at www.ramblinwreck.com. Raycom Sports will also offer live video webcasts from the second and third days of the ACC Tournament. Fans with broadband (high-speed) connections on personal computers will be able to watch live coverage of the event through www.theacc.com.

Schedule for Live Webcast:
Friday, May 12
10 a.m. – Game 6
Loser of No. 1 NC State vs. No. 8 Boston College/Loser of No. 4 Georgia Tech vs. No. 5 Florida State

12:30 p.m. – Game 7
Winner of No. 3 Virginia Tech vs. No. 6 Virginia/Winner of No. 2 North Carolina vs. No. 7 Maryland

3 p.m. – Game 8
Winner of No. 1 NC State vs. No. 8 Boston College/Winner of No. 4 Georgia Tech vs. No. 5 Florida State

5:30 p.m. – Game 10
Winner of Game 6 vs. Loser of Game 7

8 p.m. – Game 9
Winner of Game 5 vs. Loser of Game 8

Saturday, May 13
11 a.m. – Game 11
Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 9

1:30 p.m. – Game 12
Winner of Game 8 vs. Winner of Game 10

5 p.m. – Game 13 (if necessary)
Winner of Game 11 vs. Loser of Game 11

7:30 p.m. – Game 14 (if necessary)
Winner of Game 12 vs. Loser of Game 12

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