WINSTON-SALEM — Junior Hanna Mar of Duke won the singles and doubles championships on Monday at the ITA Regionals at the Wake Forest Indoor Tennis Center.
Mar downed No. 26 Zoe DeBruycker of North Carolina before teaming up with sophomore Ester Goldfeld to cruise past top-seeded Jaklin Alawi and Dominika Kanakva of South Carolina in the doubles championship. With the win, Mar and Goldfeld qualify for the ITA National Indoor Championships in New York in November.
After going 6-0 this week, Mar is 11-2.
Duke: Senior Henrique Cunha and sophomore Raphael Hemmeler won the doubles title at the ITA Carolina Regional Championships, as the Duke men’s tennis team completed play at the event held at the Cary Tennis Park.
Cunha and Hemmeler topped UNC Wilmington’s Kosta Blank and Chris Cooprider for the doubles title, 6-2, 6-3.
UNC: Sophomore Esben Hess-Olesen became the first Tar Heel in three years to win the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Carolinas Regional singles championship as he defeated Cameron Silverman in straight sets at the Cary Tennis Center.
Hess-Olesen, a native of Viby, Denmark, defeated Silverman 6-2, 7-5.
UNC: North Carolina freshman middle blocker Paige Neuenfeldt has been named the ACC Volleyball Player of the Week.
Neuenfeldt helped North Carolina defeat Maryland and Boston College as the Tar Heels improved to 17-4 and 8-3 in conference play. In the two matches, she posted 27 kills with only six errors for a .389 hitting percentage and added 11 blocks. The Birmingham, Mich., native recorded double digits in blocks in both matches, the seventh time in her rookie campaign that she has reached that mark.
Duke: The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced the two amateur players who have been named to the USA Teams that will compete in the 2013 Copa de las Americas, Jan. 3-6, 2013 in Miami. Included among the golfers selected is Duke senior and reigning national player of the year Lindy Duncan.
Duncan, a product of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., represented the USA at the 2012 Curtis Cup Match. She was a semifinalist in the 2006 U.S. Women’s Amateur at age 15 and finished as the second-lowest amateur at the 2011 U.S. Women’s Open. Duncan is a three-time National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) All-American, was the consensus National Player of the Year in 2011-12 and the ACC 2012 Player of the Year.
Campbell: Kaylin Yost tops the individual leader board and Campbell owns a two-stroke lead in the team standings after 36 holes of the Fighting Camel Fall Classic at Keith Hills Country Club. Yost produced a tournament 36-hole record of 142 (73-69) after her six-birdie second round Monday afternoon on the par-72, 6026-yard Keith Hills layout.
A junior from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Yost owns a two-stroke lead over Longwood’s Amanda Steinhagen (74-71--145).