CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina’s women’s golf team won its second tournament this season at the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational at UNC Finley Golf Course. The Tar Heels fired a 3-over-par 291 in the final round to finish with an overall score of 872 to post a 13-stroke win over runners-up Baylor and Mississippi.
North Carolina held onto first place among 18 teams with a final score of 8-over 872. Baylor and Mississippi finished in a tie for second place at 21-over 885. Duke shot a 2-over 290 to finish the tournament with a 23-over 287 and in fourth place. Virginia finished one stroke behind with a three-day total of 288, rounding out the top five teams.
N.C. State carded a 294 on the final day to place seventh overall.
Florida’s Isabelle Lendl was the individual medalist, carding a final-round 69 to finish at 6-under 210, three shots better than Baylor’s Hayley Davis.
Maia Schechter spearheaded North Carolina’s effort, finishing at 1-over 217, a shot better than teammate Casey Grice.
N.C. State’s Amanda Baker, Duke’s Lindy Duncan and UNC’s Jackie Chang were tied for ninth at 219.
Duke: Duke captured the Rod Myers Invitational crown for the second straight season after firing a 12-under 852 over the weekend at the Duke University Golf Club in Durham. The Blue Devils blistered the course for a 10-under 278 on Sunday to run away with the team title by 12 strokes.
Senior Julian Suri and North Carolina’s Clark Palmer battled throughout the day for the individual crown before finishing as co-medalists at 7-under 209.
North Carolina was second, Charlotte was third, East Carolina finished ninth and N.C. State was 11th.
ECU: East Carolina played to its third consecutive double-overtime scoreless tie in Conference USA action against Tulsa at the ECU Soccer Stadium in Greenville.
ECU moved to 8-5-3 on the season and 4-1-3 in league play, while Tulsa moved to 8-5-3 overall and 3-3-2 in CUSA action.
N.C. State: No. 23 Boston College scored five goals in the first 19 minutes in a 6-2 win over visiting N.C. State at Newton Soccer Field in Newton, Mass.
The Eagles (9-5-2, 3-4 ACC) led 5-1 by the 20-minute mark.
Brittany Stanko and Rachel Harris scored goals for the Wolfpack (5-11, 0-6).
N.C. State: The Wolfpack concluded its fall schedule on Sunday with two more wins in the Ray Chandler Memorial Softball Tournament at Raleigh’s Walnut Creek Softball Complex.
Sophomore pitcher Emily Weiman pitched a complete game in a 3-2 win in eight innings against Elon. Weiman, who had not given up a run in her four previous fall outings, gave up two against the Phoenix, but got the support of two unearned runs from her offense and a game-winning bloop single by junior catcher Kirsty Grant in the bottom of the eighth.
Freshman Chelsea Stanfield also pitched a complete-game victory as the Wolfpack beat UNC Pembroke. Grant had two hits in the game, while freshman first baseman Hanna Sommer drove in a pair of runs.