Game 16 l ACC Championship Quarterfinals
No. 7 Duke vs. No. 19 Virginia
Apr. 25, 2013 l 1 p.m.
Chapel Hill, N.C. l Fetzer Field
No. 7 Duke Faces No. 19 Virginia in ACC Championship Quarterfinals
Seventh-ranked Duke (11-4, 2-3 ACC) enters the 2013 ACC Championship as the No. 4 seed, and will face fifth-seeded Virginia Thursday, Apr. 25 at 1 p.m. in Chapel Hill … The Blue Devils are 1-2 all-time as the No. 4 seed in the ACC Championship … No. 19 Virginia received the No. 5 seed in the tournament and owns an overall ledger of 8-8 to go with a 1-4 mark in regular season ACC play.
Duke in the ACC Tournament
The 2013 ACC Tournament is slated for Apr. 25-28 at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C. ... The Blue Devils are in search of the second ACC title in program history and first since 2005 ... Duke is 9-15 all-time in ACC Championship action and 1-2 when playing as a No. 4 seed ... The Blue Devils are 1-6 all-time when facing Virginia in the ACC Tournament.
Virginia Series History
Duke and Virginia will square off for the 31st time overall and the second time this season in Thursday’s ACC quarterfinal contest ... The Cavaliers lead the all-time series by a 19-11 margin but Duke has won five of the last seven meetings between the two schools, including a 13-7 victory earlier this season in Charlottesville ... The Blue Devils are 1-6 in program history when facing Virginia in the ACC Tournament.
Last Time We Met
The two teams met in Charlottesville on March 23, with the Blue Devils outscoring Virginia 7-2 in the second half to win by a 13-7 margin ... Duke’s defensive unit, anchored by freshman goalkeeper Kelsey Duryea’s 12 saves in the net, held its opponent to single-digit scoring for the third consecutive game ... Senior attacker Makenzie Hommel led all players with four goals and junior Maddy Morrissey added three as the Blue Devils outshot Virginia, 27-21 ... As a team, Duke committed a season-low six turnovers in the win.