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The North Carolina field hockey team shutout Davidson 6-0 Tuesday to improve to 10-1.
It was the Tar Heels fourth shutout of the season. The Wildcats fell to 3-6.
Sophomore Loren Shealy scored the first two goals and seniors Katie Plyler and Caitlin Van Sickle, junior Rachel Magerman and sophomore Charlotte Craddock added one each. North Carolina finished with 24 shots to just one by Davidson.
Shealy started the scoring 8 minutes, 9 seconds into the game with a goal off a penalty corner, assisted by senior Kelsey Kolojejchick, who was also named ACC Player of the Week Tuesday. Three minutes later, the two connected again, with Shealy deflecting in a pass from Kolojejchick from outside the circle.
Jaclyn Gaudioso-Radvany and Emily Wold each had an assist.
Saint Augustine’s: Tyron Laughinghouse was named Beyond Sports Network Special Teams Division II Players of the Week.
Laughinghouse, a senior from Greenville, is one four Division II players selected for the special teams award for his performance in a 38-22 victory over Bowie State. He scored two touchdowns in the game including a 93-yard kickoff return in the fourth quarter.
Laughinghouse, who was also named CIAA specialty player of the week Monday, gained 261 total yards including 180 yards on three kick returns. He also had six receptions for 79 yards and a touchdown.
Duke: For the second consecutive week senior goalkeeper James Belshaw was named the ACC Player of the Week, the conference office. Belshaw has helped anchor the Duke defense to three consecutive shutouts.
Belshaw was outstanding in a scoreless tie with Wake Forest last week. He stopped eight shots in 110 minutes of the scoreless draw.
East Carolina: The Pirates fired an 11-over-par 299 Tuesday to finish in seventh-place at the VCU Shootout at the par-72 Hermitage Golf Club. ECU finished at 44-over 908, 30 strokes behind team titlist Virginia Tech.
ECU was led by senior Zach Edmondson, who posted a 2-under 70 Tuesday to finish at 6-over.
NC Central: Glendon Mabe and Spencer Jones led the Eagles to a 10th place finish at the Joe Agee Invitational hosted by William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.
Mabe, of Ether, finished the tournament at 237 to place 45th. Jones closed the tournament with a 76 to end up one shot behind Mabe at 238.
Fayetteville State 3, Saint Augustine’s 0: The Falcons fell 25-16, 25-13, 25-12 in a CIAA Southern Division volleyball match at Capel Arena in Fayetteville.
Abeje Carrington led the Falcons with four kills. Julieesa Thomas had 11 assists and eight digs. Na’Chanelle Brown and Victoria Davis both had two blocking assists.
Raleigh Sports Club: N.C. State basketball assistant and former UCLA coach Larry Farmer will be the guest speaker at the club’s weekly meeting Wednesday at Highland United Methodist Church. Holly Springs High football player Brett Hudspeth will be honored as the Student Athlete of the Week.