ACC Volleyball opens the 2022 regular season on Friday
Noting ACC Volleyball
- The regular season begins Friday, August 26 with all 15 league teams in action. The ACC Network is scheduled to air 21 conference volleyball games with coverage beginning Sunday, Sept. 4 with 2021 national semifinalist Louisville hosting Ohio State at 2 p.m. More than 150 ACC volleyball games are scheduled for ACC Network Extra. Follow all the ACC volleyball action with updated scores, schedules and standings at theACC.com.
- Three ACC teams are ranked in the AVCA Top 25 preseason poll and all three are in the top 10. Defending ACC champion Louisville is No. 4 in the preseason poll, followed of No. 6 Pitt and No. 9 Georgia Tech. The Cardinals and Panthers advanced to the NCAA Championship Semifinals last season and each finished with more than 30 wins. Georgia Tech’s No. 9 ranking is the highest preseason ranking in program history. Miami, North Carolina and the State of Florida also received votes in the poll.
- SiriusXM has produced an ACC volleyball preview show, which debuted Thursday, August 18 and is available on demand on the SXM app. Hosted by ESPN’s Katie George, a former top Louisville volleyball player, the show features interviews with all 15 head coaches and 19 student-athletes.
- The ACC is poised for another stellar year after posting its most successful season in 2021. The ACC had two teams in the national semifinals for the first time in league history and its six teams of the NCAA tied the league record. The ACC’s three teams in the Regional Finals and Third Round, and five teams in the Second Round were all the most in conference history.
- Louisville was selected as the preseason favorite to win the 2022 ACC Volleyball Championship following a vote by league head coaches. The Cardinals received 10 first-place votes, while Pitt got five. Pitt finished second in voting with 185 points, followed by Georgia Tech (173), Miami (150) and Florida State (145).
- Louisville’s five preseason All-ACC selections led the conference, while Georgia Tech, North Carolina and Pitt had three each. Miami had two players on the preseason squad and Florida State and Syracuse had one each.
Friday August 26
Austin Peay at Clemson 10:30 a.m. | ACCNX
Florida A&M vs. NC State 11 a.m.
Louisville vs. Northern Kentucky 11 a.m.
Syracuse vs. Campbell Noon | ESPN+
Duke vs. Washington State Noon | BYUTV
Miami vs. Bryant 1 p.m. | FLO
Pitt vs. San Diego 3 p.m.
Boston College vs. Siena 4 p.m.
Virginia vs. ETSU 4 p.m.
Georgia Tech at Ole Miss 5 p.m. | SECN+
Virginia Tech at UNCW 6 p.m. | FLO
NC Central at Wake Forest 7 p.m. | ACCNX
Texas Tech at Notre Dame 7 p.m. | ACCNX
Florida State vs. Illinois State 7 p.m.
Miami at Hofstra 7 p.m. | FLO
Louisville, South Dakota 8 p.m.
NC State at Kansas State 8:30 p.m.
Duke at BYU 9 p.m. | BYUTV
North Carolina at Colorado State 9 p.m. | MWN
Saturday August 27
Virginia vs. North Florida 10 a.m.
Syracuse vs. Wofford 10 a.m.
NC State vs. Sam Houston 11 a.m.
Miami vs. Niagara 11 a.m. | FLO
Florida State vs. Dayton Noon
Virginia Tech vs. Coastal Carolina Noon
West Carolina at Wake Forest Noon | ACCNX
Louisiana Tech at Clemson 12:30 p.m. | ACCNX
North Carolina vs. UCSB 1 p.m.
Boston College vs. Binghamton 1:30 p.m.
Georgia Tech vs. Illinois 3 p.m.
Virginia Tech vs. Davidson 3 p.m.
Boston College vs. Maryland ES 4:30 p.m.
Louisville vs. Missouri 4:30 p.m.
Mississippi State at Notre Dame 5 p.m. | ACCNX
Pitt vs. Hawaii 5 p.m.
Duke vs. Rider 6 p.m. | BYUTV
Kennesaw State at Wake Forest 7 p.m. | ACCNX
Syracuse at Charlotte 7 p.m. | ESPN+
Presbyterian at Clemson 7 p.m. | ACCNX
Virginia at Florida 7:30 p.m. | SECN+
North Carolina vs. N. Colorado 8 p.m. | ESPN+
Sunday August 28
Florida State at Cincinnati 1 p.m. | ESPN+
Pitt at Texas A&M 1:30 p.m. | SECN+
Milwaukee at Notre Dame 2 p.m. | ACCNX