For the eighth consecutive week, ten schools represent the Atlantic Coast Conference in national rankings, including four currently ranked in the top-25. In ACC play, the Hurricanes will face top-ranked Virginia, No. 20 Clemson, No. 62 Georgia Tech and No. 65 Virginia Tech at home this season. On the road, Miami will battle No. 4 Duke, No. 22 Wake Forest, No. 26 Florida State, No. 44 North Carolina and No. 46 North Carolina State.
The Hurricanes, 7-4, are coming off back-to-back matches last weekend in Lubbock, Texas, where they faced then-No. 58 Texas Tech on March 1, followed by a match against New Mexico on March 2. The Hurricanes rallied from a 3-0 deficit against Texas Tech, but could not complete the comeback in a decisive No. 5 singles tiebreaker and loss 4-3. The Canes responded with a strong performance the following day against New Mexico, tallying five singles wins on their way to a 5-2 victory over the Lobos.
Miami will continue play on Saturday, March 9 as they host a doubleheader at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center against Georgetown at 10 a.m., followed by Florida Gulf Coast at 3 p.m. The Hurricanes are 4-1 at home this season.
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