N.C. Central University dropped the nightcap of a day-night doubleheader Friday and was eliminated from the double-elimination MEAC Baseball Championship tournament here.
A combination of N.C. Central’s hot bats and a stellar pitching performance by junior Terry McNabb was just what the Eagles needed to eliminate Maryland-Eastern Shore 10-4 on Thursday morning in the loser’s bracket of the MEAC baseball championships at Marty Miller Field.
Juniors Hanna Mar and Marianne Jodoin both dropped the first set in their respective singles matches but rallied to lead the 15th-ranked Duke women’s tennis team past No. 17 Texas Tech 4-3 Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Lubbock, Texas.
For the eighth time in school history and the first time since 2007, the Duke women’s golf team claimed a NCAA Regional Championship as the top-seeded Blue Devils carded a final round of 12-under 276 to win the Central Regional by six strokes at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club in Norman, Okla.
North Carolina’s Haleigh Dickey hit two home runs and Lori Spingola held Georgia Tech to five hits as the fourth-seeded Tar Heels took a 6-2 win Thursday evening in the quarterfinals of the ACC softball championship.
North Carolina and South Carolina will open the 2015 football season by meeting in Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium on Sept. 5.
Baseball could be N.C. Central’s entry point into national postseason play, as the Eagles wrap up the regular season tonight at Davidson and get ready for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament that starts Tuesday in Norfolk, Va.
N.C. Central backup point guard Drimir Ferguson and rarely used forward DavRon Williams are planning to transfer, each looking to land at a basketball program that will allow them more opportunities to demonstrate what they can do on the floor.
NCCU's Willie Calvin wins MEAC high jump title
“We’re going to come back (on July 31), report and get ready for Duke,” NCCU coach Henry Frazier III said. NCCU opens the 2013 season on Aug. 31 against Duke in the Bull City Gridiron Classic at Wallace Wade Stadium.
The Duke men's golf team posted a final-round 284 Sunday in rain soaked conditions at Old North State Club to overcome a four-shot deficit and capture the ACC Championship.
Duke trailed by at lead two runs three times on Saturday and rallied each time to take an 11-9 win over Maryland 11-9 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
A roundup of Duke, UNC, NCCU and other college sports Saturday.