Virginia Fall Sports to Make At Least 12 Broadcast Appearances

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Aug. 3, 2012

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Friday the Olympic Sport broadcast coverage for the upcoming fall season. Virginia teams will make 12 regular-season broadcast appearances, with the chance of additional coverage during ACC tournaments. The league announced that 77 Olympic Sports events will be broadcast, the highest-ever in the history of ACC sports and more than doubling last year's record coverage.

The Virginia women's soccer team will have six broadcast appearances; three on television and three online. Five of the Cavaliers' 10 ACC games will be available, including a pair of home games on national television. The ACC opener against NC State on Sept. 13 will be televised on FOX Soccer and the Sept. 30 match against Duke will air on ESPNU. The Cavaliers' road games at Clemson (Sept. 23) and Florida State (Oct. 14) will be available online on ESPN3 and the home game against Wake Forest on Oct. 5 will be available on the ACC Digital Network's new partnership with YouTube. In addition, Virginia's Aug. 31 game at Texas will be televised on the Longhorn Network. The ESPN family of networks will again provide coverage of the semifinals and final of the ACC Tournament. Both semifinals will be shown online by ESPN3 and the championship game will air nationally on ESPNU.

The Virginia men's soccer team will have four of its eight conference games televised. The Cavaliers will have two games nationally televised by FOX Soccer, when they travel to North Carolina on Sept. 21 and visit Maryland on Oct. 5. Virginia's home game against Virginia Tech on Oct. 19 will air regionally on the ACC Regional Sports Network (Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic in Virginia). The regular season finale on Nov. 1 at NC State will be broadcast online by ESPN3. The ESPN family of networks will again provide coverage of the semifinals and final of the ACC Tournament. Both semifinals will be shown online by ESPN3 and the championship game will air nationally on ESPNU.

The Virginia field hockey team will have one regular season broadcast appearance. The Cavaliers' visit to North Carolina on Oct. 13 will be broadcast online by ESPN3. The entire ACC Field Hockey Tournament will be broadcast with quarterfinals on theACC.com, and the semifinals and final televised by the ACC Regional Sports Network (Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic in Virginia).

The Virginia volleyball team will make one television appearance. The Cavaliers' game at Clemson on Oct. 5 will air on the ACC Regional Sports Network (Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic in Virginia).

For a complete list of ACC television appearances, visit theACC.com.


Field Hockey Saturday, Oct 13 1:00 p.m. Virginia at North Carolina ESPN3 Thursday, Nov 1 1:00 p.m. ACC Quarterfinal #1 theACC.com Thursday, Nov 1 3:30 p.m. ACC Quarterfinal #2 theACC.com Friday, Nov 2 1:00 p.m. ACC Semifinal #1 RSN Friday, Nov 2 3:30 p.m. ACC Semifinal #2 RSN Sunday, Nov 4 1:00 p.m. ACC Championship RSN

Men's Soccer Friday, Sep 21 7:00 p.m. Virginia at North Carolina FOX Soccer Friday, Oct 5 7:00 p.m. Virginia at Maryland FOX Soccer Friday, Oct 19 6:30 p.m. Virginia Tech at Virginia RSN Thursday, Nov 1 7:00 p.m. Virginia at NC State ESPN3 Friday, Nov 9 5:30 p.m. ACC Semifinal #1 ESPN3 Friday, Nov 9 8:00 p.m. ACC Semifinal #2 ESPN3 Sunday, Nov 11 12:00 p.m. ACC Championship ESPNU

Women's Soccer Friday, Aug 31 8:30 p.m. Virginia at Texas Longhorn Network Thursday, Sep 13 7:00 p.m. NC State at Virginia FOX Soccer Sunday, Sep 23 1:00 p.m. Virginia at Clemson ESPN3 Sunday, Sep 30 4:00 p.m. Duke at Virginia ESPNU Friday, Oct 5 7:00 p.m. Wake Forest at Virginia ACCDN on YouTube Sunday, Oct 14 1:00 p.m. Virginia at Florida State ESPN3 Friday, Nov 2 5:00 p.m. ACC Semifinal #1 ESPN3 Friday, Nov 2 7:30 p.m. ACC Semifinal #2 ESPN3 Sunday, Nov 4 1:00 p.m. ACC Championship ESPNU

Volleyball Friday, Oct 5 8:30 p.m. Virginia at Clemson RSN