College Notebook

UNC tops Elon in baseball behind big nights from Frank, Moran

News ServicesApril 18, 2013 

— Chaz Frank and Colin Moran combined for six hits and plated seven runs as North Carolina claimed a 14-5 win against Elon at Boshamer Stadium Wednesday night.

The Tar Heels (36-2) overcame an early 1-0 deficit thanks to a six-run, second inning when UNC sent 10 batters to the plate. Moran delivered the big hit in the inning when he hit a three-run triple to left center to push the Tar Heels’ lead to 6-1 after two innings.

UNC tacked on another run in the bottom of the fourth inning after a leadoff triple for Frank to answer a run by Elon (20-19) in the third.

UNC went on to put up two 3-run innings in the bottom of the fifth and eighth innings, along with another run in the seventh. Elon scored three runs of their own in the sixth.

Campbell 11, Appalachian State 6: Michael DeLucia hit two home runs and drove in six to lead the Camels (32-8) against the Mountaineers (21-12) in a neutral-site game at Thomasville.

DeLucia, a senior, blasted a three-run homer in the first and a two-run shot in the fifth.

High Point 7, N.C. Central 0: Senior Ryan Retz pitched a complete game and homered as the host Panthers (19-20) topped the Eagles (23-18). N.C. Central’s Zack Lee had two hits, including a double

Saint Augustine’s: Shortstop Ariel Polanco was named CIAA player of the year, and left fielder Jason Baytop was named rookie of the year at the conference’s Spring Sports Festival at Petersburg, Va.

Women’s Lacrosse

Duke 14, Davidson 6: Seven Blue Devils registered goals as Duke (10-4) snapped a three-game slide, beating the host Wildcats (9-6) at Richardson Stadium.

Sophomore Kerrin Maurer led Duke with five points on two goals and three assists. Sophomore Taylor Trimble tallied her third hat trick of the season, and senior Makenzie Hommel, juniors Maddy Morrissey and Molly Quirke and freshman Kelci Smesko scored two goals apiece.

The Wildcats jumped out to a quick two-goal advantage before Hommel netted her 35th goal of the season on a free position attempt. Maurer added another from the 8-meter mark to tie the score at 2-all at 18 minutes, 33 seconds.

Duke scored four more goals, including one by Maddy Acton, over the next nine minutes to extend the lead to 6-2. They never relinquished the lead.

Softball

North Carolina 8, East Carolina 0 (5): Haleigh Dickey hit a two-run homer and tallied five RBIs to lift the Tar Heels (34-15) against the Pirates (18-25) at Greenville in a game stopped after five innings because of the eight-run rule.

Erin Satterfield added a three-run homer, and Lori Spingola fanned seven in four innings to lead UNC.

Saint Augustine’s: Center fielder Daja White was named to the All-CIAA rookie team at the Spring Sports Festival Awards Banquet.

Tennis

North Carolina 4, Duke 0: The Tar Heels women’s team (22-2, 8-1 ACC) made quick work of the shorthanded Blue Devils (14-7, 5-4) in Chapel Hill on senior day to remain a game ahead of three teams in the ACC.

Duke forfeited matches at No. 3 doubles and No. 6 singles because it dressed just five healthy players.

UNC’s Caroline Price and Whitney Kay topped Marianne Jodoin and Annie Mulholland 8-1 to clinch the doubles point.

Wins by seniors Zoe De Bruycker at No. 2 and Lauren McHale (No. 5) clinched the match for UNC.

Shaw: Charles Silva was named the men’s CIAA Player of the Year. Teammates Juan Sanchez, Sergio Cuartas, Andre Monti and Samuel Padilla joined him on the All-CIAA team.

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