Duke rising senior Lindy Duncan was named the ACC Womens Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year as Commissioner John Swofford released the All-ACC Academic team.
Duncan along with Laetitia Beck, Alejandra Cangrejo, Courtney Ellenbogen and Stacey Kim helped Duke lead all league schools with five selections to the All-ACC Academic team.
On the year, Duncan won four tournaments, including the ACC individual championship and had 10 top 10 finishes, posted 10 rounds in the 60s, 21 rounds of even or under par and a 71.07 stroke average. Her 71.07 stroke average is the second-best in school history and missed matching the Duke single-season school-record by .07.
Duke Men: The golf team placed five players on the All-ACC Academic Team for the third consecutive season. Senior Spencer Anderson, juniors Brinson Paolini, Adam Sumrall and Julian Suri along with sophomore Austin Cody were each named to the team as Duke and Georgia Tech each had five players named to the team.
N.C. State: Amanda Baker, Brittany Marchand, and Ana Menendez earned spots on the All-ACC Academic Womens Golf team. Marchand and Baker returned to the team after being honored in 2010-11, those two are among 11 golfers to repeat as All-ACC Academic.
Seven student-athletes from the ACC were named to the 2012 Perfect Game College Baseball All-America Team. The first-team selections included North Carolina reliever Michael Morin and N.C. State starting pitcher Carlos Rodon. Duke starting pitcher Marcus Stroman was a second-team selection.
N.C. Central: Senior Etienne Farquharson was selected by the MEAC to receive the Nike Post Graduate Scholarship for his performance in the classroom and on the diamond.
This is the second such academic honor for Farquharson, who was also named to the Capital One Academic All-District III team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) sporting a 3.961 grade point average majoring in business.
Elon: Mens basketball coach Matt Matheny recently announced the addition of two newcomers to the Phoenix program in 2012-13. Tanner Samson and Tony Sabato will both don the maroon and gold next season.
Samson, a 6-4, 193-pound guard from Littleton, Colo., was a standout player at Regis Jesuit High School and helped the Raiders to a pair of state titles in 2010 and 2011.
Sabato, a 6-7, 215-pound center from Cincinnati, Ohio, was a three-year letterwinner at Archbishop Moeller High School.