College Notebook

College notebook: Duke's Capra captures tennis title; NC State duo falls

From News ReleasesOctober 22, 2013 

— Duke sophomore Beatrice Capra won the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championship with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory over second-seeded Hayley Carter of North Carolina on Monday at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.

In two years with the Blue Devils, Capra has a 37-6 singles mark, including 11-1 this year.

Capra becomes the second straight Duke standout to win the Carolina Regional Championship as Hanna Mar won the singles title a year ago.

N.C. State: The tandem of senior Sean Weber and junior Robbie Mudge fell in the final match of the men’s doubles draw as play at the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional concluded at Cary Tennis Park.

Mudge and Weber, the tournament’s No.10 seed, was defeated by the 14th-ranked and second-seeded pair of Rafael Aita and Sam Williams of UNC Wilmington, 8-4.


N.C. Central: Return specialist Adrian Wilkins has earned College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) National Kickoff Returner of the Week honors for his performance Saturday against Morgan State.

Wilkins, a sophomore, returned a kickoff 91 yards for a fourth-qaurter touchdown. It was the third return for touchdown for Wilkins in 2013.

Women’s Golf

Campbell: Kaylin Yost and Lisbeth Brooks are tied for second and Campbell owns a three-stroke lead after 36 holes of the Fighting Camel Fall Classic at Keith Hills Country Club in Buies Creek.

Campbell (302-290–592) shot a tournament-record 2-over 290 in the second round and leads Old Dominion (296-299–595) in the 11-school field. The final round of the 54-hole event will begin at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday.


Shaw: Johnson C. Smith beat Shaw in three consecutive games by scores of 25-15, 25-20 and 25-20.

Raleigh Sports Club

Dereck Whittenburg, former N.C. State standout and current senior assistant coach and director of player development, is scheduled to be the guest speaker Wednesday.

The Raleigh Sports Club will honor tennis standout Maggie Kane of Broughton as the Student Athlete of the Week.

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