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Tech Receives No. 3 Seed in 2011 ACC Baseball Championships

May 22, 2011

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Georgia Tech (39-17, 22-8 ACC) will open the 2011 ACC Baseball Championship as the No. 3 seed, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced Sunday. The Yellow Jackets will begin their tournament run at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, when they face 6th-seeded Clemson (39-17, 17-13 ACC) at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, N.C.

The Yellow Jackets concluded the regular season as Co-Champions in the ACC Coastal Division with Virginia after finishing with a 22-8 record in conference play. Virginia won the tie-breaker after winning the series between the two earlier in the season, and will serve as the overall No. 1 seed. Florida State, the Atlantic Division winner, will be the No. 2 seed.

The Jackets’ 22 conference wins tie a school record, previously set by the 2005 team.

The 2011 ACC Baseball Championship will begin Wednesday, May 25 and conclude Sunday, May 29, with the 1 p.m. title game. All 13 games of this year’s ACC Baseball Championship will be televised for the fifth straight year via RSN, a regional network that covers the entire conference footprint. Please check theACC.com for local affiliates and stations.

The championship is split into two brackets, with each team playing the other three teams on their side of the bracket through the first four days of the tournament. The winners of the two brackets will meet Sunday for the championship.

Yellow Jackets’ 2011 ACC Baseball Championship Schedule
Wednesday, 11 a.m. – #6 Clemson
Thursday, 7 p.m. – #7 NC State
Friday, 3 p.m. – #2 Florida State
Sunday, 1 p.m. – Championship Game

Three games will be played each of the first four days in the championship – at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. For a complete listing of game times/matchups, directions, and other tournament information, go to the 2011 ACC Baseball Championship Website.

Full tournament ticket packages ($125) and single-game tickets may be purchased online by visiting the 2011 ACC Baseball Championships Ticket Website. General admission is $10- adults, $6- children/college student with ID.

The Durham Bulls will host the 2011 and 2013 tournament.

All games can be heard live on WREK 91.1 FM, or online at www.RamblinWreck.com.

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