Tech, Virginia Meet Tuesday in #ACCBase Opening Round

A.J. Murray is second in the ACC with 15 home runs.
May 17, 2015

THE FLATS - Defending champion Georgia Tech has earned the No. 10-seed in the 2015 ACC Baseball Championship and will face No. 7-seed Virginia Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham.

The winner of Tuesday's game will enter Pool B with No. 2 Miami, No. 3 Notre Dame and No. 6 NC State. Tech's game Tuesday will air live on the ACC's regional sports networks, including Fox Sports South, and ESPN3.

Tuesday's second opening-round game is No. 8-seed North Carolina vs. No. 9-seed Virginia Tech. That winner enters Pool A with No. 1 Louisville, No. 4 Florida State and No. 5 Clemson.

Pool play begins on Wednesday.

Fans can still purchase tickets to next week's championship. Complete books to all 15 games are available, as well as individual game tickets that can be purchased by calling 919-956-BULL or visiting http://theacc.co/BASE15tix.

All 15 games of this year's ACC Baseball Championship will be televised for the ninth straight year. Regional Sports Networks from across the conference footprint and across the nation will carry all 14 games on Tuesday through Saturday. Sunday's championship game will televised nationally by ESPN2 at 1 p.m. All games will also be available on ESPN3 or WatchESPN.

In addition, all 15 games will be broadcast via satellite radio on Sirius 218/XM 193.

The inaugural ACC Baseball Championship FanFest presented by Quintiles will be held just outside Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Friday, May 22, from 2 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, May 23, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The free event, held on Blackwell Street, will serve as the official pregame destination for fans and will feature attractions from the ACC Corporate Champions, live entertainment, free face painting, official championship merchandise, food trucks, and fun for the entire family.