College Notebook

College Notebook: 5 NC teams make women’s golf regionals

From News ReleasesApril 29, 2013 

North Carolina will be well represented in the NCAA Division I women’s golf tournament.

Duke, North Carolina, N.C. State, Wake Forest and East Carolina will play in the regionals, which will start May 9.

Duke, N.C. State and Wake Forest will play in the Central Regional in Norman, Okla. North Carolina and East Carolina will play in the East Regional in Auburn, Ala.

The championship will be May 21-24 in Athens, Ga.

Men’s Basketball

Duke: Former Blue Devils All-America Jon Scheyer will return to the Blue Devils as a special assistant for the 2013-14 season, men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Monday.

Scheyer, who lettered from 2007 to 2010 and helped the Blue Devils to two ACC championships and the 2010 NCAA championship, will step into the position formerly held by Nate James, who was promoted to assistant coach in April.

Scheyer’s duties will include assisting the coaching staff in developing game strategies, breaking down game film and planning practices.

Scheyer ended his career with 2,077 points to rank 10th on Duke’s all-time list. He played in 144 consecutive games, tied for the second-longest streak in school history.

Academics

N.C. State: The school’s athletics, in association with the Janssen Sport Leadership Center, announced the formation of the Wolfpack Leadership Academy.

The Wolfpack Leadership Academy will launch this summer with a focus on the football program. The academy then will be open to all Wolfpack athletic programs beginning with the fall semester and continue into the spring.

Duke: Diver Abby Johnston and fencer Anthony Lin received NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships. Johnston and Lin will receive one-time grants of $7,500. The NCAA awards 29 of these scholarships for each of the fall, winter and spring sports seasons.

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