The third-ranked and top-seeded Duke women’s golf team carded a 2-under 286 Tuesday in the opening round of the NCAA Championship and sit only two shots off the lead with 54 holes remaining at the 6,372-yard, par 72 University of Georgia Golf Course.
North Carolina may be the No. 1 seed for this week’s ACC Tournament, which starts today at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, but that doesn’t mean the Tar Heels received an easy draw.
Former Arkansas quarterback Brandon Mitchell says he is transferring to N.C. State to play his final season.
After winning the ACC regular-season title for the first time since 1990, North Carolina players have claimed the top individual awards. Junior third baseman Colin Moran was named ACC player of the year and junior lefthander Kent Emanuel was named ACC pitcher of the year, the league announced Monday.
Florida State and Georgia Tech will open the ACC Baseball Tournament on Wednesday at 11 a.m., while top-seeded North Carolina will face Miami on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
Senior Brinson Paolini fired a two-under 68 to lead Duke to a two-under 278 in the opening round of the NCAA Tempe Regional at the ASU Karsten Golf Course (par 70, 7,036 yards).
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.
This year’s Big Ten-ACC Challenge offers something new for the Duke Blue Devils. For the first time in the made-for-TV event, Duke and Michigan have been paired against one another.