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College Notebook: Duke golfer Beck takes 2 golds at Maccabiah Games

News ServicesJuly 29, 2013 

— Duke golfer Laetitia Beck completed her play at the Maccabiah Games by claiming two gold medals in her home country of Israel.

Beck, a native of Caesarea, Israel, turned in three straight rounds of 69 for Israel on her way to cruising to the individual title with a 54-hole total of 207. The next closest golfer was the United States’ Portland Rosen with a three-day total of 222.

In the team standings, Beck and Israel won the title with rounds of 228, 229 and 223 to claim the title by two strokes over the U.S. Israel turned in a 54-hole total of 680, while the U.S. (682), Sweden (702) and Switzerland (835) closed the field.

All action was played at the Caesarea Golf Club.

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Softball sisters Jo’Landa and Daja White, along with the men’s outdoor track and field team, are featured in the summer edition of NCAA Champion magazine, which was published July 2013.

The White sisters are on page 30 in the Faces of the NCAA section in a full-page story titled “Sisters Carry On Mom’s Success.” The men’s track and field team is on page 92 in the Championship Division II section.

The White sisters, from Leland, N.C., led the CIAA in home runs and sparked the Falcons to their first winning softball season in 10 years. The Falcons won their 11th men’s outdoor title and 33rd overall under iconic head track and field coach George Williams.

CIAA member Johnson C. Smith is also featured in the magazine.

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