May 20, 2007
Tallahassee, Fla. - Top seeded Florida State will open the 2007 ACC Baseball Tournament at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Fla. on Wednesday, May 23 at 7:00 pm against No. 8 Wake Forest. The Seminoles claimed their first Atlantic Division title in 2007 as they finished the ACC regular season with a record of 24-6, marking the most wins in league play for FSU.
A total of eight teams qualified to compete in the league championship for the second year in a row. The top teams from both divisions, determined by conference winning percentage, and the next six teams with the best conference winning percentage regardless of division advanced to the postseason event.
The ACC will use a new format for this year's tournament as teams were divided into two brackets with seeds #1, 4, 5 and 8 in bracket one and seeds #2, 3, 6 and 7 in bracket two. Each bracket will compete in round robin action through the first four days of the tournament with one day being marked as a rest day. The team with the best record in their respective brackets will advance to play in the championship final on Sunday, May 27 at 1:00 pm.
Florida State has been paired with No. 4 Clemson (36-20, 18-12), No. 5 Miami (35-20, 17-13) and No. 8 Wake Forest (31-25. 14-16 ACC) in its bracket. The Seminoles will open the tournament against the Demon Deacons on Wednesday. FSU will then take Thursday off before returning to action on Friday at 7:00 pm against Miami. The Seminoles will wrap-up round robin action on Saturday, May 26 as they take on Clemson at 4:00 pm.
Tickets for the ACC Tournament can be purchased by contacting the Jacksonville Suns ticket office at 904-358-2846 or by logging on to the Jacksonville Suns web site at
A complete listing of the 2007 ACC Baseball Tournament is listed below:
Wednesday, May 23
G1: #6 NC State vs. #3 Virginia - 10:00 a.m.
G2: #7 Georgia Tech vs. #2 North Carolina - 1:00 p.m.
G3: #5 Miami vs. #4 Clemson - 4:00 p.m.
G4: #8 Wake Forest vs. #1 Florida State - 7:00 p.m., TV - Sports South
Thursday, May 24
G5: #3 Virginia vs. #7 Georgia Tech - 4:00 p.m.
G6: #2 North Carolina vs. #6 NC State - 7:00 p.m.
Friday, May 25
G7: #4 Clemson vs. #8 Wake Forest - 4:00 p.m.
G8: #1 Florida State vs. #5 Miami - 7:00 p.m., TV - Fox Sports Net South
Saturday, May 26
G9: #7 Georgia Tech vs. #6 NC State - 10:00 a.m.
G10: #3 Virginia vs. #2 North Carolina - 1:00 p.m.
G11: #4 Clemson vs. #1 Florida State - 4:00 p.m., TV - Sports South
G12: #8 Wake Forest vs. #5 Miami - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 27
G13: Championship Game - 1:00 p.m., TV - Fox Sports Net South
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