No. 1 North Carolina clinched its second outright ACC regular season title in four years Monday with a 4-0 victory over Boston College at the Flynn Athletic Complex in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
The match was scheduled for last Friday before the Boston Marathon bombings and subsequent manhunt caused a city-wide lockdown.
Whitney Kay, Lauren McHale and Zoe De Bruycker won singles matches for the Tar Heels.
UNC is the No. 1 seed for the ACC Women’s Tennis Championship, which gets underway Thursday at Cary Tennis Park.
North Carolina: Constance Orr homered twice and had four RBIs, and Aquilla Mateen had three RBIs as the Tar Heels beat Georgia Tech 11-6 on Monday night in Chapel Hill.
Lori Spingola pitched all seven innings for the win, giving up 11 hits and three walks while striking out four.
The Tar Heels (36-16, 12-6) will host UNC Greensboro Wednesday at 6 p.m.
N.C. State: Mike Murray is the new director of operations for the N.C. State women’s basketball program, coach Wes Moore said Monday. Murray was an assistant coach for the past seven years at Tennessee-Chattanooga under Moore.
Duke: The Blue Devils will head to St. Thomas for the 2013 Ezybonds Global Payments U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam, which will be played at the University of the Virgin Islands from Nov. 28-30. The Blue Devils will be part of the Island Division and will face Xavier, Central Michigan and Kansas.
N.C. State: Tarran Senay was named ACC Player of the Week for his efforts in the Wolfpack’s 4-0 week to extend its winning streak to 14 games.
Senay set a career high with six RBIs against Georgia Tech on Friday night, keying the 15th-ranked Wolfpack to a sweep of the 14th-ranked Yellow Jackets.
Duke: Former standout quarterback Sean Renfree was named the recipient of the University Scholar Athlete award by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Inc., on Monday. The announcement was made at the Bill Dooley Triangle East Chapter of North Carolina annual awards dinner held on the N.C. State campus.