GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – The Atlantic Coast Convention introduced at present a number of soccer schedule modifications, in addition to changes to its Medical Advisory Group Report.
Following a advice from the convention Athletic Director soccer subcommittee, the league’s Athletic Administrators have voted to protect the integrity of the ACC Soccer Championship Recreation by evaluating every of the three groups in competition (Clemson, Miami and Notre Dame) based mostly on a nine-game convention schedule. Because of this, Clemson and Notre Dame will conclude the common season this weekend.
Wake Forest, which was scheduled to play Notre Dame on Dec. 12, will now play at Louisville. Florida State will play host to Duke on Saturday, Dec. 12, and Florida State will journey to Wake Forest on Dec. 19.
Thursday, Dec. 10
Pitt at Georgia Tech (beforehand introduced)
Saturday, Dec. 12
Virginia at Virginia Tech (beforehand introduced)
North Carolina at Miami (beforehand introduced)
Duke at Florida State
Wake Forest at Louisville
Saturday, Dec. 19
ACC Soccer Championship Recreation, four p.m., ABC (beforehand introduced)
Georgia Tech at Miami (beforehand introduced and if Miami is just not within the FCG)
Florida State at Wake Forest
Ought to a sport(s) involving Clemson, Miami or Notre Dame not be performed this weekend, the ACC has the choice to reschedule video games on Dec. 12 as wanted. Based mostly on the present standings and outcomes up to now, Notre Dame holds all tiebreakers and has due to this fact secured a berth within the ACC Soccer Championship Recreation.
As well as, following steering from its Medical Advisory Group, changes to the testing of soccer groups have been made. Every workforce will likely be required to have a PCR take a look at administered on Thursday with a outcome previous to the visiting workforce touring to the sport locale. The Chief Medical Officers from every workforce will verify outcomes and attest that there’s each expectation that the sport will likely be performed. Whereas the Medical Advisory Group has not recognized proof of virus transmission throughout competitors, this adjustment will mitigate the probabilities of pointless interplay between workforce members and out of doors people which might be inevitable throughout journey. The present ACC Medical Advisory Group report is situated here.
As was beforehand introduced, the 2020 ACC Soccer scheduling mannequin contains 11 video games (10 convention plus one non-conference), performed over not less than 13 weeks with every workforce having two open dates. By means of video games of Nov. 28, the ACC has performed 74 of its 85 scheduled video games (87.1 p.c).