NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Notre Dame men’s and women’s cross-country teams head to Cary, N.C. to race for the ACC Championships on Friday morning. The men will start things off at 10 a.m. followed by the women’s race at 11 a.m. The races will be streamed live on ACCNX. No spectators are allowed at the event.
What: ACC Championships
When: Oct. 30, 2020
Where: WakeMed Soccer Park | Cary, N.C.
Schedule of Events: Men’s Championship, 10 a.m. ET | Women’s Championship, 11 a.m. ET
Live Stream: ACC Network Extra (cable subscription) — Men’s Race | Women’s Race
Live Results: Click Here
Men’s Field: Boston College, Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Miami (Fla.), No. 21 NC State, North Carolina, No. 6 Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, No. 17 Syracuse, No. 16 Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest
Women’s Field: Boston College, Clemson, Duke, No. 21 Florida State, No. 25 Georgia Tech, Louisville, Miami (Fla.), No. 4 NC State, No. 27 North Carolina, No. 12 Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest
BY THE NUMBERS
1 — The Irish opened the 2020 season with first-place finishes for the men and women at the Irish Classic on Sept. 19 and at the Louisville Classic on Oct. 3 for the women’s side.
1 — The Irish men’s cross country program claimed first place at the 2018 ACC Championships and were picked by the league’s coaches as favorites in this year’s ACC Preseason Coaches Poll.
1 — National ranking of the men’s team in the latest Boost Treadmills Cross Country Poll on Oct. 8.
2 — The Irish men’s squad finished second at last year’s conference championship.
2 — The number of returning Irish women to earn All-ACC recognition after last season’s ACC Championships — Maddy Denner (third) and Jackie Gaughan (18th).
3 — The Irish women’s team finished third at last year’s conference championship and were selected third in the ACC Preseason Coaches Poll for 2020.
3 — National ranking of the women’s team in the latest Boost Treadmills Cross Country Poll on Oct. 8.
3 — The number of Irish men to earn All-ACC recognition in 2019 after finishing in the top 21 at the ACC Championships. All three— Yared Nuguse (second), Dylan Jacobs (fifth) and Andrew Alexander (14th) — return for 2020.
4 — The number of ranked teams in the men’s ACC Championship field. At No. 6, the Irish are the highest-ranked men’s team, followed by No. 16 Virginia, No. 17 Syracuse and No. 21 NC State.5 — The number of ACC women’s teams ranked in the USTFCCCA Coaches’ Poll — No. 4 NC State, No. 12 Notre Dame, No. 21 Florida State, No. 25 Georgia Tech and No. 27 UNC.
10 — Each team may race up to 10 individuals in the championship race.
22 — Conference team titles in Notre Dame cross country/track and field program history.