TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Continuing ACC play with a pair of road games this week, No. 23 Florida State (5-2-0, 0-1-0 ACC) will face off against Louisville (6-3-0, 0-1-0 ACC) on Thursday, September 21 before closing out the weekend at Virginia Tech (6-2-1, 0-1-0 ACC) on Sunday, September 24.
The match between the Seminoles and Cardinals will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday night at Dr. Mark and Cindy Lynn Stadium and will be broadcast live on the Regional Sports Networks of Fox Sports, as well as on WatchESPN. Sunday’s game with the Hokies will start at 1:00 p.m. and will be shown on ACC Network Extra. Live stats for both games will be available on Seminoles.com.
“Louisville is one competitive team,” said FSU head coach Mark Krikorian. “They play hard and compete, compete, compete. They have nice collection of players that have very good athletic quality, along with some kids that are really clever, quick and technical. That’s a group that we are going to have to pay some pretty close attention to and limit their chances at our goal and hopefully we can get at theirs a little bit.”
The Seminoles are 5-0-0 in the all-time series against Louisville, including four straight shutouts, dating back to 2011. This will be the second match at Dr. Mark and Cindy Lynn Stadium, with Florida State posting a 3-0 victory in 2015.
Florida State is undefeated against Virginia Tech, holding a 15-0-2 record in the 17 all-time meetings between the Seminoles and the Hokies. Despite the lopsided overall record, the series has been closely contended as 10 of the 15 wins have been by one goal and both draws have been by a 0-0 score.
Sunday’s match will be the seventh game in the series played at Thompson Field, where the Noles have a 5-0-1 record and have outscored the Hokies by a score of 10-2.
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