DURHAM, N.C. – The
Atlantic Coast Conference announced its broadcast schedule for six spring
Olympic sports Thursday, with three Duke teams scheduled to appear on ESPNU,
ESPN3 and the ACC Digital Network on YouTube. The baseball team will have five
games broadcast across the three platforms, while the men’s lacrosse team will
be featured three times and the women’s lacrosse team twice.
The nationally-ranked men’s lacrosse team will make three
appearances this season on ESPNU. The Blue Devils’ matchup against Maryland at
Koskinen Stadium will be the first ACC men’s lacrosse game broadcast of the
season on Saturday, March 2 at 11 a.m., while the team’s Friday, April 12 home
matchup against Virginia will also appear on ESPNU. In addition, Duke will
face-off at North Carolina on Wednesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m.
In baseball, two of the three games of the Blue Devils’
series against Florida State are scheduled to appear on ESPN3, including the
opening game of the series on Friday, April 12 at 6 p.m. The final game of the
three-game series will also be broadcast on ESPN3 Sunday, April 14 at 1 p.m. In
addition, each of the three-game series at rival North Carolina from April
19-21 are scheduled to appear on ESPN3.
The women’s lacrosse team will have two games broadcast by
ESPN3 and the ACC Digital Network on YouTube. Duke’s March 2 matchup against
Vanderbilt will appear on ESPN3, while the ACC Digital Network on YouTube will
carry Blue Devils’ game at North Carolina on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m.
Overall, ACC spring Olympic sport teams will make a record
159 appearances on television this season, surpassing the previous record set
last year of 82 events.
Friday, April 12 at Florida State6:00
Sunday, April 14at Florida
Friday, April 19at North
Saturday, April 20at North
Sunday, April 21at North
Men’s Lacrosse Saturday, March 2vs.
Maryland11:00 a.m. ESPNU
Wednesday, March 13at North Carolina7:30 p.m.ESPNU
Friday, April 12vs.
Women’s Lacrosse Saturday, March 2vs.
Thursday, March 28at North
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