Wolfpack’s Doeren rewards three walk-ons with scholarships

News ServicesAugust 10, 2013 

— Coach Dave Doeren had a surprise for three Wolfpack walk-ons in last night’s team meeting. In front of the entire team, he announced that Milton Hall, Jake Kahut and Josh Stanley have earned scholarships.

“These young men have shown great character on and off the field during our spring and summer programs,” said Doeren, who rewarded 10 walk-ons with scholarships during his two seasons at Northern Illinois.

Hall, a redshirt junior running back from Burlington, saw action in two contests last season, rushing seven times for 49 yards.

Kahut, a senior defensive tackle from Wake Forest, missed last season after suffering a knee injury, but played on both sides of the ball in 2011.

Stanley, a redshirt sophomore safety, played in all 13 games last season as part of the special teams units.

Women’s Soccer

Duke: TopDrawerSoccer.com has released its preseason top-100 returning women’s soccer student-athletes and five Duke players are in the top 43. Natasha Anasi (16), Laura Weinberg (19), Mollie Pathman (30), Kim DeCesare (36) and Cassie Pecht (43) are ranked.

North Carolina: The Tar Heels added four more games to their 2013 TV broadcast schedule for women’s soccer.

These are in addition to the six games added to the broadcast schedule Thursday on the ESPN Family of Networks.

Men’s Soccer

Campbell: Mitchell Cardenas began his professional soccer career after signing this month with Atletico Coatzacoalcos of the Mexican Segunda Division.

The Segunda División (Second Division) is divided into two leagues, the Liga Premier de Ascenso (Promotional Premier League), of which Atletico Coatzacoalcos is a member, and the Liga de Nuevos Talentos (League of New Talents).

Cardenas is one of two Campbell standouts playing professionally in Mexico. Former Camel freshman All-American Sonny Guadarrama is now with Necaxa.

Volleyball

Duke: For the seventh straight year, the Blue Devils received the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for maintaining a team grade point average of at least 3.30 for the 2011-12 academic year. The Blue Devils have earned the academic recognition every year since the 2006-07 campaign.

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