College Notebook

UNC midfielder Dunn named finalist for Hermann Trophy

News ServicesDecember 7, 2012 

Crystal Dunn

UNC's Crystal Dunn controls the ball during a game against Radford Saturday, November 10, 2012, at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C.


North Carolina junior midfielder Crystal Dunn, who was a key player in the run to the NCAA championship, is one of three finalists for the Hermann Trophy.

The award is the highest individual honor in intercollegiate soccer. A banquet will be hosted Jan. 11 at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis to announce the winners.


Saint Augustine’s: The Falcons’ 4 p.m. men’s game Saturday against Barber-Scotia at Emery Gymnasium has been designated as Falcon Community Day and admission will be free.

The Falcons (3-2) will make their first appearance on the court after a 13-day break. Junior guard Joel Kindred of Raleigh leads the Falcons in scoring at 16.6 points per game and rebounding at six per contest.

Cross Country

N.C. State: Redshirt senior Ryan Hill received an invitation to compete in the 2-mile race at the 106th Millrose Games on Feb. 16, as announced by The Armory Foundation.

The annual event features some of the country’s finest track & field athletes.

Hill will join eight-time Wanamaker Mile champion Bernard Lagat, who set the American indoor record of 13 minutes, 11.44 seconds in the race last year.

NCAA champion and Olympic finalist Cam Levins, as well as three-time NCAA champion Lawi Lalang also will compete.

Track and Field

N.C. Central: The men’s and women’s teams will start the indoor season Saturday at the Christopher Newport Holiday Open in Newport News, Va.

The Eagles will bring three All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference performers to the meet, including conference high jump champion Willie Calvin, who cleared 2.16 meters to claim the conference title last February.

The other indoor All-MEAC honorees competing this weekend will be senior Ashley McCoy, who was runner-up in the 200 meters, and sophomore Anthonia Ballard, who placed second in the 60-meter hurdles.

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