ACC Men’s Soccer Notebook: Week 4

acc men's soccerWake Forest still #1

Wake Forest is the consensus No. 1 ranked team by both the United Soccer Coaches and Soccer America for the third straight week. The ACC has six teams ranked in both polls this week – No. 1/1 Wake Forest, No. 3/3 North Carolina, No. 8/15 Notre Dame, No. 10/12 Duke, No. 18/19 NC State and No. 19/11 Virginia. Louisville is No. 7 in the United Soccer Coaches poll and Virginia Tech is No. 21 in the Soccer America poll giving the ACC a total of eight ranked teams this week.

Inside the Numbers

  • The ACC owns a .729 nonconference winning percentage, the best mark in NCAA Division I.
  • Wake Forest, Boston College, Virginia and Virginia Tech are four of 21 undefeated teams in the nation, while Wake is one of three that is unbeaten and untied.
  • The ACC owns seven wins over non-ACC teams ranked in the United Soccer Coaches poll.
  • The ACC is coming off a 2017 season in which it sent an NCAA-record nine teams to the NCAA Championship for the second straight year, with four teams advancing to the Sweet 16 and three to the Elite Eight. North Carolina advanced to the College Cup to mark the 17th straight year at least one ACC team has reached that stage.

Schedule

Friday, Sept. 14
1/1 Wake Forest at 16/21 Virginia Tech – 5:30 p.m. | ACCN Extra
7/- Louisville at Boston College – 7 p.m. | ACCN Extra
Syracuse at RV/17 Clemson – 7:30 p.m. | ACCN Extra
18/9 NC State at Pitt – Postponed
3/3 North Carolina at 10/12 Duke – Postponed
8/15 Notre Dame at 19/11 Virginia – Postponed

Monday, Sept. 17
4/4 Michigan State at 8/15 Notre Dame – 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 18
Boston College at Connecticut – 7 p.m.
Furman at Clemson – 7 p.m.
RV/19 Georgetown at 10/12 Duke – 7 p.m.
3/3 North Carolina at UNC Greensboro – 7 p.m.
Stetson at 18/9 NC State – 7 p.m.
Detroit Mercy at Pitt – 7 p.m.
Florida International at 19/11 Virginia – 7 p.m.
Charlotte at 7/- Louisville – 7:30 p.m.


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