St. Augustine’s linebacker gets national honor

From News ReleasesSeptember 12, 2013 

St. Augustine’s linebacker Chaz Robinson was named D2Football.com National Defensive Player of the Week.

Robinson earned the honor after making a career-high 19 total tackles against N.C. Central, a Division I Football Championship Subdivision team, last Saturday. He was two tackles away from the school single-game mark of 21 held by current St. Augustine’s assistant coach Kevin Jones.

On Monday, Robinson was selected CIAA linebacker of the week for his play against N.C. Central. He is the national leader in total tackles and fourth in solo tackles (11) after the first week of the Division II season.

A three-time All-CIAA linebacker, Robinson has earned All-Region and All-America honors during his spectacular career. With 287 career total tackles, Robinson is closing in on the school career total tackles record of 363 set by Jones from 2002-2006.

Women’s basketball

Duke: The 2013-14 women’s basketball season is approaching quickly, with a home schedule that features features one of the toughest non-conference schedules in the nation.

The schedule includes defending NCAA champion Connecticut and Big Ten powerhouse Purdue as well as new ACC member Notre Dame and longstanding conference rivals North Carolina, Maryland and N.C. State.

Football

Campbell: After picking up a win in its home debut, Campbell welcomes Charleston Southern to Barker-Lane Stadium and Ed Gore Field on Saturday for Military Appreciation Day.

All veterans and active military will receive free admission. Numerous activitieswill be available during pregame and at halftime, presented by the Army and National Guard.

Guest tickets for veterans and active military can be purchased for $5.

Campbell, 1-1 overall, opened revamped Barker-Lane Stadium with a 56-21 win over UVa.-Wise and a crowd of 5,538, the largest home crowd since the program’s inaugural game in 2008.

Field hockey

Duke Following last weekend’s road trip to the state of New Jersey, the ninth-ranked Blue Devils return home this weekend to host William & Mary and No.15 Old Dominion in a pair of nonconference games at Williams Field at Jack Katz Stadium. Duke will host the Tribe Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. and take on the MonarchsSept. 15 at 1 p.m.

Women’s golf

Campbell After winning her first collegiate title, Tahnia Ravnjak was named Big South Conference women’s golfer of the week. Ravnjak not only led Campbell to the women’s title, but helped the men and women win the combined Golfweek Program Challenge for the third-straight year.

Ravnjak shot 76-69-66—211 to finish 2-under-par at True Blue Golf Plantation and win by four strokes, over teammate Ali Prazak (70-73-72—215), who finished in a 3-way tie for runner-up honors.

Women’s soccer

Duke Duke resumes ACC play Friday night against Virginia Tech at Koskinen Stadium. The Blue Devils are looking for their first conference win and third overall victory of the year. Virginia Tech is 1-0-0 in ACC action with a win over then-No. 17 Syracuse last Friday. The Hokies are 2-1-0 overall

Men’s tennis

Duke The Duke men’s tennis program will kick off the 2013-14 campaign this weekend as it plays host at the annual Duke Fab Four Invitational at the Cary Tennis Park in Cary, N.C. The tournament features three singles and doubles draws, with matches beginning the morning of Sept. 13 and continuing through Sept. 15 in Cary.

Women’s tennis

Duke The Blue Devil women’s tennis team will kick off their 2013-14 season on Friday by hosting the Duke Fab-Four Invitational at the Cary Tennis Center in Cary, N.C. There are a total of 11 teams at the tournament including seven of the top 30 teams from the final 2013 Intercollegiate Tennis Association's (ITA) national team rankings.

Volleyball

Campbell First-year Campbell head coach Greg Goral, a former assistant and associate head coach at Morehead State over the past five seasons, makes a return to Wetherby Gym at the Eagle Challenge. Campbell begins the event on Friday at 4:30 p.m. vs. Hampton. The Camels battle West Virginia on Saturday at 11 a.m. before facing off against host Morehead State.

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