University of Louisville Staff Report (Cover Photo: Louisville Athletics)
The University of Louisville women’s tennis team will take on Syracuse in the first round the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Tennis Championship, which begins on Wednesday, April 22 at Cary Tennis Park in Cary, North Carolina. View the bracket here.
The top-seeded Tar Heels (26-0, 14-0 ACC) will take on the winner of No. 8 Boston College (13-11, 7-7) and No. 9 Virginia Tech (14-8, 7-7) in quarterfinal action. North Carolina will enter the championship in search of its seventh ACC title and first since 2011.
Wednesday’s first-round action will begin with No. 12 Syracuse (8-12, 3-11) playing No. 13 Louisville (11-16, 2-12), No. 10 Florida State (13-10, 6-8) squaring off against No. 15 Pitt (2-17, 0-14) and No. 11 Wake Forest (14-12, 4-10) taking on No. 14 NC State (10-15, 1-13).
No. 5 Clemson (15-8, 10-4) will take on the winner of Syracuse/Louisville, while No. 6 Georgia Tech (12-8, 9-5) will take on the winner of Wake Forest/NC State and No. 7 Notre Dame (14-9, 8-6) will face the winner of Florida State/Pitt.
Teams that received double-byes to Friday’s quarterfinals along with North Carolina include No. 2 Miami (16-5, 12-2), No. 3 Duke (16-8, 11-3) and No. 4 Virginia (18-5, 11-3).
Action in the 2015 ACC Women’s Tennis Championship is set to start at noon on Wednesday afternoon and will conclude on Sunday, April 26 at 2 p.m. with the championship match.
A live video stream will be available on ESPN3 for the Saturday women’s semifinal that has the highest remaining seed and Sunday’s championship match, with Shawn Kenney handling play-by-play and Brian Clark adding analysis.