WINSTON-SALEM — Andrea Beck had 16 kills Saturday as Wake Forest defeated Maryland 3-1 (25-15, 13-25, 25-23, 25-23) in a thrilling match for the Deacs first ACC win of the season.
Beck also had two block assists and one solo block. Ashlee Rusk had 10 kills while Kylie Hargreaves and Kristin Grissom had seven kills each. The Deacs took the first set easily, winning 25-15. After going up as much as six with a 9-3 lead, Wake Forest added on, extending it to a 20-10 advantage. Hargreaves capped the set with a kill as the Deacons went up 1-0.
Maryland answered back by taking the second set 25-13 leading to a fierce third and fourth sets. The Terps went up 9-3 early in the third set, before Wake Forest rushed back to eventually tie the game at 16. After the Terrapins took a timeout, Maryland went up 19-16. Wake Forest responded with six-straight points which involved two kills from Beck.
Both teams were tied at 22, but a kill by each Beck and Carley put the Deacs at set point. Adreene Elliot of Maryland tallied a kill, but an attack error from the Terps led to a 25-23 Wake Forest win.
Boston College 3, Duke 0: Katty Workman knocked down 21 kills for the Eagles as Boston College (10-9, 4-3 ACC) defeated Duke (10-8, 1-5) at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Senior Christiana Gray and freshman Elizabeth Campbell led the Blue Devils with nine kills each.
North Carolina 4, Boston College 0: The Tar Heels (13-1, 3-0) scored four goals in the final 17 minutes of play to earn an ACC win over host Boston College (7-6, 1-3).
Sophomore forward Charlotte Craddock picked up a hat trick with all three goals coming on penalty corners.
Maryland 2, Duke 0: In a defensive battle, Duke (5-8, 0-4) came up just short, falling at Maryland (9-3, 3-1). The Blue Devils held the reigning national champions to seven shots, but were unable to capitalize on their scoring opportunities in the loss.
North Carolina women: The Tar Heels are in third place after the second round of the Liz Murphey Fall Preview. The Tar Heels fired a 1-over-par 289 at the University of Georgia Golf Course. Junior Casey Grice led the Tar Heels by firing a 2-under 70 in the second round.
Campbell 2, Presbyterian 1: Despite a second half surge from the Blue Hose, Campbell defeated visiting Presbyterian, earning the ninth win of the season. Kirsty Meyer and Melissa Messier each scored in the first half to put the Fighting Camels ahead.