Breschi nets win No. 100

From College News ReleasesMarch 29, 2009 

Sean Delaney took a pass from Billy Bitter and rifled a low shot past Michael Gvozden with 1:31 left in the first overtime period as the North Carolina men's lacrosse team upset Johns Hopkins 10-9 on Saturday in Chapel Hill, giving Carolina head coach Joe Breschi his 100th career coaching victory.

Delaney, Bitter, Gavin Petracca and Bart Wagner had two goals each for North Carolina.

Breschi, who came to UNC in June after 11 seasons as the head coach at Ohio State, improved his career record to 100-66.

ALSO SATURDAY

BASEBALL

DUKE 3, WAKE FOREST 1: Christopher Manno gave up two hits and one run over 6 1/3 innings and struck out a season-high eight batters to lead host Duke (17-7, 6-4 ACC) past Wake Forest (11-1, 1-9).

Manno (2-3), who took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, retired the first 10 batters he faced.

Will Piwnica-Worms (2-for-4) had a double and an RBI for Duke.

VIRGINIA TECH 11, N.C. STATE 7: Ronnie Shaban went 4-for-5 with a homer and four RBIs and Anthony Sosnoskie went 3-for-4 with solo home run as Virginia Tech (15-8, 3-6 ACC) defeated host N.C. State (13-12, 3-7).

Wolfpack quarterback Russell Wilson made his baseball debut for the Wolfpack, going 1-for-4 with two RBIs.

The second game of a scheduled doubleheader was postponed because of rain. The teams will play a doubleheader today beginning at noon at Doak Field.

POSTPONEMENTS: East Carolina and Marshall will finished a game suspended on Friday and finish up their three-game series in Charleston, W.Va., today beginning at 10 a.m.

* A doubleheader between Campbell and North Florida at Buies Creek was rained out and has been rescheduled for Monday at 1 p.m.

FOOTBALL

DUKE QBS SHINE IN SCRIMMAGE: Quarterbacks Thaddeus Lewis and Sean Renfree combined to complete 17 of 29 passes for 148 yards and one touchdown to highlight Duke's 50-play football scrimmage on Saturday morning at Brooks Field.

Lewis was 10-of-20 passing for 109 yards, including a 42-yard scoring strike to Donovan Varner. Renfree completed 7 of 9 passes for 39 yards.

TRACK AND FIELD

RALEIGH RELAYS: Olympic sprinter Barbara Pierre of St. Augustine's won the women's 100 and 200 meters in the event at N.C. State.

Pierre, a six-time Division II national champion who ran the 100 for Haiti in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, ran 11.60 seconds in the 100 and 24.05 in the 200.

North Carolina's Vanneisha Ivy ran the third-fastest time in school history in the 100 meter hurdles, winning the event in 13.24 seconds. Also tallying regional marks were UNC's 4x100- and 4x400-meter relay squads.

N.C. State's Angelina Blackmon hit an NCAA qualifying mark in the 800, finishing second in the event in 2:07.58.

Duke's Amy Fryt won the women's pole vault, clearing 12-3 1/2.

St. Augustine's won the men's 4x200 relay in 1:22.71 and the men's 4x400 relay in 3:05.95.

WOMEN'S LACROSSE

NORTH CAROLINA 12, BOSTON COLLEGE 8: Chelsea Parks scored five goals to lead host UNC (9-2, 3-0 ACC) past Boston College (7-4, 0-3).

DUKE 13, VIRGINIA 12: Sophomore Sarah Bullard scored with 11.3 seconds remaining to lift No. 5 Duke (9-2, 2-1 ACC) over No. 10 Virginia (7-4, 1-3).

Lindsay Gilbride and Carolyn Davis had four goals each for Duke.

Jenny Hauser led Virginia with six goals.

NOTE

BASKETBALL

KNIGHTDALE'S OKOYE PICKS VMI: Stan Okoye, a 6-foot-4 forward at Knightdale High, has committed to play basketball at Virginia Military Institute next season.

Okoye helped Knightdale win 75 games during his career and led the team to the playoffs three times.

TIM STEVENS

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