ACC Men's Soccer Tournament

The ACC Men's Soccer Tournament is the conference championship tournament in soccer for the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The tournament has been held every year since 1987. It is a single-elimination tournament and seeding is based on regular season records. The winner, declared conference champion, receives the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Men's Division I Soccer Championship.

ACC Men's Soccer Tournament
Conference Soccer Championship
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ACC Men's Soccer Tournament Logo
SportCollege soccer
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Number of teams12
FormatSingle-elimination tournament
Current stadiumSahlen's Stadium
Current locationCary, North Carolina
Played1987–present
Current championVirginia
Most championshipsVirginia (11)
TV partner(s)ESPN3, ESPNU
Official websitetheACC.com

ChampionsEdit

KeyEdit

(2) Title number
* Match went to extra time
Match decided by a penalty shootout after extra time
Bold Winning team won regular season
^ Winning team reached College Cup
  Winning team lost National Championship
  Winning team won National Championship

By yearEdit

 
Claudio Reyna was the 1991 ACC Tournament MVP.
 
Ben Olsen was the 1997 ACC Tournament MVP.
 
Zac MacMath won the ACC Tournament MVP Award in 2010.
Year Champion Score Runner-up Venue Tournament MVP
1987 North Carolina 4–3* NC State Duke Soccer StadiumDurham, North Carolina Derek Missimo (UNC)
1988 Virginia 2–1 North Carolina Riggs FieldClemson, South Carolina none named
1989 Wake Forest 2–2  NC State Duke Soccer StadiumDurham, North Carolina Neil Covone (Wake)
1990 NC State 2–1 Virginia Duke Soccer StadiumDurham, North Carolina Henry Gutierrez (NC State)
1991 Virginia  (2) 3–1 Wake Forest Fetzer FieldChapel Hill, North Carolina Claudio Reyna (Virginia)
1992 Virginia  (3) 4–2 Clemson Fetzer FieldChapel Hill, North Carolina Brad Agoos (Virginia)
1993 Virginia  (4) 2–1 Clemson Fetzer FieldChapel Hill, North Carolina Jaro Zawislan (Clemson)
1994 Virginia  (5) 1–0 Duke Riggs FieldClemson, South Carolina Mark Peters (Virginia)
1995 Virginia^ (6) 1–0 Clemson Duke Soccer StadiumDurham, North Carolina Mike Fisher (Virginia)
1996 Maryland 2–0 Virginia Klöckner StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia Pierre Venditti (Maryland)
1997 Virginia  (7) 2–0 Maryland Disney's Wide World of SportsOrlando, Florida Ben Olsen (Virginia)
1998 Clemson 1–0 Duke Spry Soccer StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina Josh Campbell (Clemson)
1999 Duke 2–1* Virginia Spry Soccer StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina Troy Garner (Duke)
2000 North Carolina (2) 1–0* Virginia Spry Soccer StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina Caleb Norkus (UNC)
2001 Clemson (2) 2–1 Virginia Riggs FieldClemson, South Carolina Ian Fuller (Clemson)
2002 Maryland^ (2) 3–0 Virginia SAS Soccer ComplexCary, North Carolina Abe Thompson (Maryland)
2003 Virginia (8) 1–1  Maryland^ SAS Soccer ComplexCary, North Carolina Ryan Burke (Virginia)
2004 Virginia (9) 2–1 Maryland^ SAS Soccer ComplexCary, North Carolina Jeremy Barlow (Virginia)
2005 Duke (2) 0–0  North Carolina SAS Soccer ComplexCary, North Carolina Blake Camp (Duke)
2006 Duke (3) 1–0* Wake Forest^ Maryland SoccerPlexGermantown, Maryland Michael Videira (Duke)
2007 Boston College 2–1 Wake Forest  SAS Soccer ComplexCary, North Carolina Sherron Manswell (BC)
2008 Maryland  (3) 1–0 Virginia WakeMed Soccer ParkCary, North Carolina Jeremy Hall (Maryland)
2009 Virginia  (10) 1–0 NC State WakeMed Soccer ParkCary, North Carolina Diego Restrepo (Virginia)
2010 Maryland (4) 1–0 North Carolina WakeMed Soccer ParkCary, North Carolina Zac MacMath (Maryland)
2011 North Carolina  (3) 3–1 Boston College WakeMed Soccer ParkCary, North Carolina Ben Speas (North Carolina)
2012 Maryland^ (5) 2–1 North Carolina Maryland SoccerPlexGermantown, Maryland Patrick Mullins (Maryland)
2013 Maryland  (6) 1–0 Virginia^ Maryland SoccerPlexGermantown, Maryland Patrick Mullins (Maryland)
2014 Clemson (3) 2-1* Louisville WakeMed Soccer ParkCary, North Carolina Paul Clowes (Clemson)
2015 Syracuse^ 1–0 Notre Dame Alumni StadiumNotre Dame, Indiana Ben Polk (Syracuse)
2016 Wake Forest  (2) 3–1 Clemson MUSC Health StadiumCharleston, South Carolina Ian Harkes (Wake Forest)
2017 Wake Forest (3) 0–0  Virginia MUSC Health StadiumCharleston, South Carolina Andreu Cases Mundet (Wake Forest)
2018 Louisville (1) 1–0 North Carolina Sahlen's StadiumCary, North Carolina Tate Schmitt (Louisville)
2019 Virginia (11) 3–1 Clemson Sahlen's StadiumCary, North Carolina Henry Kessler (Virginia)

By schoolEdit

Thru 2019

School Apps W L T Pct Titles Title Years
Boston College 13 8 11 0 .421 1 2007
Clemson 32 21 24 5 .470 3 1998, 2001, 2014
Duke 32 19 26 5 .430 3 1999, 2005, 2006
Louisville 5 6 4 0 .600 1 2018
Maryland 27 28 19 2 .592 6 1996, 2002, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013
NC State 32 15 26 6 .383 1 1990
North Carolina 32 25 22 7 .528 3 1987, 2000, 2011
Notre Dame 5 5 4 1 .550 0
Pittsburgh 3 2 2 1 .500 0
Syracuse 5 4 3 2 .556 1 2015
Virginia 32 45 19 7 .683 10 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2019
Virginia Tech 14 5 12 1 .306 0
Wake Forest 32 21 27 10 .448 3 1989, 2016, 2017

Florida State, Georgia Tech, and Miami do not sponsor men's soccer.

Pre-tournament championsEdit

Prior to 1987, the champion was determined based on regular season play.

Season Champion Runner-up
1953 Maryland Duke
1954 Maryland North Carolina
1955 Maryland North Carolina
1956 Maryland Virginia
1957 Maryland Virginia
1958 Maryland North Carolina
1959 Maryland North Carolina
1960 Maryland Duke
1961 Maryland Duke
1962 Maryland North Carolina
1963 Maryland Virginia
1964 Maryland North Carolina
1965 Maryland North Carolina
1966 Maryland
North Carolina
1967 Maryland North Carolina
1968 Maryland North Carolina
1969 Virginia Maryland
1970 Virginia Maryland
1971 Maryland Duke
1972 Clemson Duke
1973 Clemson Maryland
1974 Clemson Maryland
1975 Clemson North Carolina
1976 Clemson Maryland
1977 Clemson North Carolina
1978 Clemson North Carolina
1979 Clemson North Carolina
Virginia
1980 Duke Clemson
NC State
1981 Clemson Duke
1982 Clemson
Duke
1983 Virginia Duke
1984 Virginia Clemson
NC State
1985 Clemson Virginia
1986 Virginia NC State

ReferencesEdit

  • "ACC Men's Soccer Annual Champions" (PDF). Atlantic Coast Conference. p. 51. Archived (PDF) from the original on 13 October 2007. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  • "2010 ACC Men's Soccer Championship". Atlantic Coast Conference. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2011.