College Notebook

Heels volleyball surges past Wolfpack

From News ReleasesNovember 22, 2012 

For the second consecutive match and the seventh time this season, N.C. State’s volleyball team pushed an opponent to five sets, but was unable to finish off a comeback win Wednesday afternoon, losing 3-2 to No. 23 North Carolina at Carmichael Arena.

The Wolfpack (22-9 overall, 12-8 ACC) opened the match with a 28-26 win in the first set, dropped the next two and tied the match with a 26-24 win in the fourth. The Tar Heels (25-5, 16-4) surged ahead for a 15-7 win in the decisive fifth set.

was the only State hitter with double-digit kills, posting a team-high 13 kills and 10 errors on 53 attacks.

• Senior setter Megan Cyr was named Wednesday to the 18-member All-ACC volleyball team.

and sophomores Rachel Buckley and Alesha Wilson all had seven kills apiece for the Wolfpack. Sophomore Nikki Glass had a team-high 20 digs, while Wilson contributed seven total blocks.

, named to the 2012 All-ACC team earlier in the day, finished with 31 assists.

. “If you do that against a good team like Carolina, you can’t battle back.”

Tennis

Mount Olive: The tennis team is ranked No. 45 in the ITA Division II Men’s Tennis Preseason National Rankings.

In addition, Mount Olive’s Edgar Bub is ranked No. 17 in the Southeast, while Francesca Ceppi and Molly Sue Lentini are the eighth-ranked women’s doubles team in the Southeast.

Softball

Campbell: Softball head coach Drew Peterson announced Wednesday that give athletes have signed National Letters of Intent, including Katie Baker of Hickory, Bailey Bjorson of Charlotte and Lauren Miller of Zebulon.

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