College Notes

Campbell football tabs Minter

From News ReleasesNovember 27, 2012 

— Mike Minter, the former longtime Carolina Panthers safety, will be the new football coach at Campbell.

Minter, 38, is the special teams coach at Liberty. He previously was assistant head coach at Johnson C. Smith and head coach at First Assembly Christian in Concord.

Minter played for the Panthers from 1997-2006.

A news conference will be held on campus in Buies Creek on Tuesday to announce his hiring.

Golf

Duke: The final Golf World/WGCA Division I College Women’s Coaches’ Poll of the 2012 fall season was released with Duke listed No. 3 nationally. In four tournaments this fall, the Blue Devils turned in two second-place ledgers, while also placing fourth and sixth.

Southern California remained the No. 1 team in the nation followed by Washington, Duke, Florida, Oklahoma, Alabama, Arizona, Arizona State, North Carolina and Vanderbilt in the top 10.

Duke concluded the fall with a second-place finish at the Landfall Tradition.

The Blue Devils were led by the trio of senior Lindy Duncan, freshman Celine Boutier and junior Laetitia Beck during the fall. A native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Duncan posted a team-best 71.60 stroke average and notched three top 10 placements.

Soccer

UNC: A pair of University of North Carolina juniors, Crystal Dunn and Kealia Ohai, has been named as finalists for the U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year Award.

Both players starred on the U.S. U20 World Cup Team this fall that captured the gold medal in Japan. Ohai scored the game-winning goal in the 1-0 gold medal victory over Germany off an assist by Dunn.

Lacrosse

UNC: North Carolina is ranked No. 5 by Face-Off Yearbook as the 2013 season approaches.

The Loyola Greyhounds start the year on top, earning the No. 1 ranking.

Other

The Raleigh Sports Club: The Raleigh Sports Club will meet Wednesday from noon-1 p.m. at Highland United Methodist Church.

Former East Carolina head football coach, and longtime college and NFL assistant coach Steve Logan will be the guest speaker.

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