N.C. State women’s golf team wins at Terrapin Challenge

News ServicesFebruary 27, 2013 

— The N.C. State women’s golf team successfully defended its title at the Terrapin Challenge and sophomore Lindsay McGetrick, competing as an individual, captured medalist honors at the two-day, 54-hole event at Shula’s Golf Club.

N.C. State had a 10-over-par 874, including 4-under 284 in Tuesday’s final round. The Wolfpack was 12 strokes better than second place Florida International.

The Wolfpack also swept the top three spots on the individual leader board. McGetrick shot a 4-under 212 for her first collegiate win. Junior Brittany Marchand was 1-over Tuesday to finish a shot back. Augusta James shot a 70 to finish 2-under for the round and tournament.

Duke: The Blue Devils finished third at the Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Championship with a 36-hole total of 583, which was only three shots off the lead at English Turn Golf and Country Club in New Orleans, La.

Southern California won the team title in a playoff over UCLA, after both teams finished at 580.

Duke’s Laetitia Beck shot two even-par rounds to finish tied for eighth, four shots behind individual winner Hayley Davis of Baylor.

Men’s Golf

Duke: The Blue Devils finished second place at the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational, as the final round of the tournament at Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. was cancelled due to inclement weather. The Blue Devils finished the 36-hole tournament with a 5-under 571, 12 shots behind the winner and host North Florida.

Kevin Phelan of North Florida earned the individual title with a 13-under 131. Duke’s Brinson Paolini and Austin Cody along with Central Florida’s Ricardo Gouveia tied for third at 4-under.

Baseball

Campbell: After stealing eight bases and scoring nine runs in five games, senior outfielder Ben McQuown has been named the Big South’s Player of the Week.

Track and Field

North Carolina: Coach Harlis Meaders’ announced his first recruiting class at UNC. It includes 10 athletes, including three from the area: pole vaulter Ethan Smith of Cedar Ridge High, thrower Jon Beyle of East Chapel Hill and Hampton transfer Brien Berry, who attended Durham Riverside.

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