CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina volleyball team won its fifth straight game over Clemson Wednesday, taking a tight 3-1 (25-14, 23-25, 26-24, 25-20) victory at Carmichael Arena.
The Tar Heels improved to 12-2 (3-1).
Senior Emily McGee finished with her second-straight double-double with 15 kills and 19 digs. Junior Kayla Berringer added 13 kills. Senior Cora Harms recorded 22 digs to lead UNC.
Shaw: Sashane Watson was named the CIAA Player of the Week. Watson, a sophomore, led the Bears with 40 kills and 30 digs in the three matches last week.
Saint Augustine’s: Juliseea Thomas was named CIAA Rookie of the Week for the second consecutive week. She leads the Falcons with 195 assists this season.
Thomas tallied 36 assists and 12 digs in a five-set win over Winston-Salem State last Thursday. She also had 13 assists in a three-set loss to USC Aiken Sunday. She leads the Falcons in assists with 195.
N.C. Central: Safety Ryan Smith was named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week, and Arthur Goforth was named the conference’s Special Teams Player of the Week Monday for their performances against Savannah State last weekend. Smith intercepted a pass in the end zone to save a touchdown and had six tackles and two pass break-ups. Goforth returned a punt 57 yards for a touchdown to give the Eagles a two-score advantage during the third quarter.
Campbell 1, Longwood 0: Mitchell Cardenas scored in the final minute of regulation to lead the Camels to over the host Lancers at Farmville, Va..
Ethan Hall registered his fourth shutout of the year for the Camels (5-2-1, 1-1-0 Big South).
Cardenas’ goal came with 33 seconds to play, and it marked the sixth straight game he has recorded a goal or an assist.
N.C. State: Sophomore golfer Augusta James will represent Canada at the Women’s World Amateur Team Championship starting Thursday in Antalya, Turkey. James helped the Wolfpack to a seventh-place finish in its opening tournament this fall at the Cougar Classic in Charleston, S.C.