FSU soccer earns rematch with No. 1 Virginia

The No. 5 Florida State soccer team (15-4-0, 8-2-0) continues play in the ACC Tournament semifinals on Friday against No. 1 Virginia (15-0-3, 6-0-3). That match is at 2:30 pm at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C.

The Seminoles have advanced to the semifinals of the ACC Tournament for the 14th time. They currently hold a 9-3-2 (.750) record in the semifinals. Florida State and Virginia have met up eight times in the ACC Tournament as the two teams have split the match-ups 3-3-2.

FSU and Virginia did meet up earlier in the season in Tallahassee. No. 1 Virginia defeated No. 5 Florida State 1-0 in double overtime. The game remained scoreless for 103 minutes until Meghan McCool earned her ninth goal of the season. Florida State outshot Virginia 14-10 but could not get one in the back of the net.

A season ago the two teams met in the 2018 ACC Tournament semifinal and the Noles came away with a 3-1 win. Deyna Castellanos scored two goals for the Noles and Kristen McFarland capped off the scoring for the Seminoles.

The winner of the Florida State and Virginia semifinal takes on the winner of North Carolina and NC State on Sunday at noon. The match will be live on ESPNU.

Tickets for the ACC Tournament semifinal games can be found here. All remaining matches of the ACC Tournament are played at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C.

FSU tennis hosts Seminole All-Conference Showdown

The Florida State women’s tennis is set to host their final fall tournament, the Seminole All-Conference Showdown this weekend. The tournament runs from Friday-Sunday at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center.

The tournament is comprised of 17 teams representing 10 DI conferences.  Florida State will host Tulane, Wisconsin, Furman, Troy, UCF, Middle Tennessee State, East Tennessee State, McNeese State, UNF, Clemson, Southern Miss, USF, Auburn, Arkansas, South Carolina and Iowa State.

Athletes from 17 different schools and 10 difference conferences will be competing in an individual singles and doubles tournament.

FSU volleyball to host Notre Dame, Louisville

Back at home for four of the next five matches, the Seminoles continue ACC play this weekend as Florida State (16-6, 9-3 ACC) hosts Notre Dame (16-6, 9-3 ACC) and Louisville (15-7, 8-4 ACC) in matches on November 8 and 10. The Noles will play the Irish on Friday at 6:30 p.m., and will take on the Cardinals on Sunday at 1 p.m.

“It is going to be a pressure weekend against Notre Dame and Louisville, as both teams have been ranked or receiving votes for much of the season,” said FSU coach Chris Poole. “We know that we are going to have to step up our game and really play to our potential to be successful. We’ve had a full week of practice and are looking forward to the challenges this weekend.”

Both matches this weekend will be streamed on ACC Network Extra.

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