College Notebook

NC State salvages tie in men's soccer; Duke's Blazing gets ACC field hockey honors

From News ReleasesOctober 1, 2013 

— N.C. State men’s soccer team netted a dramatic equalizer with five minutes remaining to tie Gardner-Webb 1-1 (2OT) Tuesday night.

The Wolfpack (4-2-2) faced a 1-0 deficit after Denzel Clarke headed in a corner from Marius Hammersmark in the 75th minute to give the Bulldogs (4-4-1) a 1-0 lead.

N.C. State evened the score when Martinez found Bajza on a corner kick at the top of the box. Bajza rifled a shot to the top left corner for the first goal of his collegiate career.

Alex McCauley made his first career start in goal for the Wolfpack, saving seven shots.

UNC Wilmington 2, Duke 1: The Seahawks scored a goal in the 79th minute to break a 1-all tie en route to the victory at Koskinen Stadium in Durham. Brody Huitema had the Blue Devils’ goal.

Field Hockey

Duke: sophomore goalkeeper Lauren Blazing was named the ACC field hockey Player of the Week following a stellar performance in the Blue Devils’ 3-2 shootout win over top-ranked and previously unbeaten North Carolina.

The 22 saves more than doubled Blazing’s career high. The Durham native also had a critical stop on the Tar Heels’ fourth shootout attempt to send Duke to the win in the ACC opener.

Blazing (8-2) also tallied four saves in Sunday’s 3-1 nonconference victory over Longwood, giving her a 1.14 goals against average for the season, along with an .833 save percentage.


Saint Augustine’s: Chaz Robinson was named CIAA linebacker of the week, A.J. Gilford was selected rookie of the week and Alex Tucker was chosen specialty player of the week, by the conference.

Women’s Golf

Campbell: Kaylin Yost was the individual runner-up and the Camels finished second in the team competition after the final round of the UNCG Fall Classic at Starmount Forest Country Club in Greensboro.

Yost shot an even-par 213 (69-72-72) on the par-71, 6265-yard Starmount Forest course layout and finished three strokes off the pace of individual champion Agathe Sauzon of Chattanooga (70-71-69—210).

Chattanooga (289-289-298—876) held off Campbell (299-289-290—878) to win team honors by two strokes. the Camels turned in Tuesday’s low score at 6-over. Maryland was third (288-302-294—884) in the 15-school event.

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