Sunday's college roundup
UNC 4, MIAMI 1 — Freshman Skye Bolt connected on a go-ahead three-run home run in the eighth inning Sunday to help propel No. 1 UNC past No. 29 Miami 4-1 to clinch the series.
The home run was the fourth of the year for Bolt, who finished his day at the plate 2-for-4 with three RBIs.
With two out in the eighth, sophomore shortstop Michael Russell doubled down the line in left off A.J. Salcines of Miami (15-7, 2-3 ACC).
The Hurricanes elected to walk junior Colin Moran to face Bolt with a force out at every base, and Bolt followed with his homer to left to give UNC (18-1, 5-1) the lead.
NCCU 7, SAVANNAH STATE 4 — N.C. Central used a five-run seventh inning to take a 7-4 victory over Savannah State to clinch a road series over the Tigers for the first time in he modern era of the program.
SSU led 3-0 after the fourth inning, but NCCU posted a pair of runs in the top of the fifth on a single by Luis Diaz.
Diaz drew a leadoff walk in the seventh, Carter Williamson was walked intentionally and Dylan Drayton singled to load the bases. Spencer Franceschetti ripped a three-run single to center, and Zach Lee capped the rally with a two-run single.
UNC SEVENTH — The North Carolina men’s golf team finished seventh with a combined score of 867 at the Seminole Intercollegiate on Sunday after firing a 1-over 289 in the third round.
Sophomore Bailey Patrick led the Tar Heels with an even par 72 on the day. His 216 combined score tied him for 17th overall.
Florida State carded a 25-under 839 to win the event, followed by Mississippi State at 846 and Coastal Carolina at 852.
TAR HEELS EIGHTH — The North Carolina women’s golf team tied for eighth in the SunTrust Gator Invitational with a 17-over 297 Sunday.
Alabama held onto first place after firing a 6-over-par 286 to finish with a 25-over 865. Oklahoma was the sole second place finisher with a three-day total of a 28-over 868. Two strokes behind, Florida finished in third place after shooting an 8-over 288 in the final round. Oklahoma State and Virginia tied for fourth place at 37-over at 877.
UNC junior Katherine Perry tied for 13th place in the individual race after firing a 2-over 72 for the second day in a row.
NCCU 6, LONGWOOD 1 — The N.C. Central women’s tennis team beat Longwood 6-1 for the first time in the program’s history on Sunday at the NCCU tennis courts.
NCCU lost six prior meetings with the Lancers dating to the first matchup on Feb. 23, 2008, which was a 7-0 sweep by Longwood.
DUKE 6, UNC 1 — The eighth-ranked Duke men’s tennis team cruised to a 6-1 victory over No. 57 North Carolina on Sunday afternoon at the Cone Kenfield Tennis Stadium.
The team wore black ribbons during the match in memory of longtime supporter and former volunteer assistant coach Dr. James Bonk, who passed away Friday.
The Blue Devils (14-3, 2-0 ACC) won the doubles point, sweeping the Tar Heels (7-8, 0-2) in just under 45 minutes. The ninth-ranked pair of Jason Tahir and Michael Redlicki opened the match with a dominating 8-1 win over North Carolina’s Nelson Vick and William Parker.
DUKE 13, DARTMOUTH 5 — A stifling defensive effort and a balanced attack guided the sixth-ranked Duke women’s lacrosse team to a 13-5 victory over No. 13 Dartmouth at Koskinen Stadium.
Duke (8-1) capitalized from the eight-meter mark, scoring on eight of 10 free position attempts on the day, and totaled eight caused turnovers, led by a career-high three from senior defender Mie Graham.
Streelman earns first PGA Tour win
TAMPA, Fla. — Former Duke standout Kevin Streelman shot a four-under 67 in the final round to top Boo Weekley and claim the 2013 Tampa Bay Championship presented by EverBank.
Streelman played bogey-free golf for the second straight round at Innisbrook Resort (Copperhead Course) to secure a two-shot victory with a 10-under 274.
Streelman grabbed the tournament lead from Weekley with a birdie on the par-3 13th hole and added another birdie at No. 17 to provide the final margin.
“That was really cool,” said Streelman, a sixth-year PGA Tour veteran who won in his 153d start. “I just stayed really patient and had a peace about me today. ... It’s such a tough golf course where you’ve got to pick your battles.”
Cameron Tringale also came from well off the pace to grab third, one shot behind Weekley after a 66. Justin Leonard (71), Greg Chalmers (70) and defending champion Luke Donald (69) were another stroke back.