ANTALYA, Turkey — N.C. State men’s golfer Albin Choi and Team Canada finished tied for sixth at the 2012 World Amateur Team Championship.
Choi finished at 1-under 213 for the tournament that was shortened to 54 holes due to weather delays on Friday and Saturday.
He opened with an even-par 71 on Thursday, followed with a bogey free 3-under 69 in the second round, and finished with a 2-over 73 in round three.
Choi placed in a tie for 33rd among a field of 250 golfers.
The United States team cruised to a five-stroke victory at 24-under-par, followed by Mexico (-19) and there was a three-way tie for third with Republic of Korea, Germany and France at -15.
The World Amateur Team Championship is a biennial international amateur competition, begun in 1958. It is conducted by the International Golf Federation, which comprises national governing bodies of golf in 126 countries and international professional tours. The competition, which is being held for the 28th time, is rotated among three geographic zones: Asia-Pacific, Americas and Europe-Africa.
The U.S. won for the 14th time and first since 2004.
No. 13 Florida State volleyball 3, N.C. State 0: After two tight sets, the Seminoles topped the Wolfpack 25-23, 25-23, 25-16 in Tallahassee, Fla., as the Pack dropped its second consecutive ACC match.
N.C. State (15-3, 5-2) stayed close throughout the first two sets against the Seminoles, who were picked in a preseason poll of coaches as the favorite to win the league for the second year in a row.
For the Wolfpack, sophomore Nikki Glass had 13 kills and a .273 hitting average in the match. Merriwether had nine kills for the Pack and sophomore Dariyan Hopper added eight.
The Wolfpack is at Virginia Tech on Friday and at Virginia on Saturday. Both matches start at 7 p.m.
No. 9 Maryland women’s soccer 3, N.C. State 0: Ashley Spivey scored twice to lead the Terrapins over the Pack at Dail Soccer Field.
N.C. State (5-9, 0-5 ACC) rookie goal keeper Madison Shaw was in net for her first collegiate start and made the most of it by coming up with 17 saves – two shy of the school record.
Maryland (10-3-2, 5-1-1) scored just five minutes into the match.
Shaw’s 17 saves was just shy of the school record set by Lindsay Brecher in 1987 against North Carolina, and matched in 2002 by Gretchen Lear, also against the Tar Heels.
No. 7 Duke women’s soccer 4, No. 13 Boston College 2: Redshirt junior Kim DeCesare tallied two second half goals as the Blue Devils took down the Eagles (8-4-2, 2-3-0 ACC) at Koskinen Stadium in Durham.
Duke (10-3-1, 4-2-1) registered its second victory over a ranked opponent this week and 10th win of the season, making it third straight year the Blue Devils have posted 10 wins or more.