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1. Maryland leads way with big ACC crowds
October 24th, 2006 5:07AM
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ACC men's soccer has drawn unprecedented fan interest in 2006.

Defending national champion Maryland has twice broken its home attendance record this season and averaged 5,100 fans for its seven ACC contests.

With still two matches left in the regular season, Maryland has already set the school's season attendance record as 34,235 spectators have flowed through the Ludwig Field gates.
 
"It is incredible," Maryland coach Sasho Cirovski said. "This is part of the vision I have for Maryland soccer, and all segments of our fans have responded."

Maryland isn't alone in the support its received. ACC rivals Virginia and Clemson have both drawn the second largest crowds in their histories, and Wake Forest set a home attendance record for its game against Maryland. (CAA power Old Dominion also set a single-game attendance record for its game against the Terrapins.)

In Soccer America's unofficial survey of 2006 men's soccer crowds, the top six crowds have all been ACC contests.

2006 TOP 10 MEN'S CROWDS
7,428 Virginia-Clemson
(ACC)
7,012 Clemson-North Carolina (ACC)
6,849 Maryland-Duke (ACC)
6,821 Clemson-Maryland (ACC)
6,549 Duke-North Carolina (ACC)
6,214 Maryland-Boston College (ACC)
5,749 Saint Louis-Duquesne (Atlantic-10)
5,613 Indiana-Notre Dame (adidas/IU Credit Union Classic)
5,489 Connecticut-Loyola Marymount (non-conference)
5,475 UC Santa Barbara-UCLA (non-conference)
(Home team is listed first.)


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