College Notebook: UNC women's lacrosse; Duke volleyball; NC State gymnastics

From News ReleasesFebruary 19, 2014 

Top-ranked North Carolina scored five times during the first 3 minutes, 57 seconds and set a school record with 18 first-half goals Wednesday afternoon, cruising past Canisius 24-6 at Fetzer Field. The Tar Heels tied the school record for goals in a game, set against Longwood on April 15, 2007.

Twelve Tar Heels players scored, led by five from freshman Carly Reed. Aly Messinger had four goals and an assist and Abbey Friend three goals and three assists. Sydney Holman finished with two goals and two assists, Lindsay Scott had a goal and two assists and Taylor George scored three times.

Megan Ward started in goal for North Carolina (3-0) and picked up her third win of the season, allowing five first-half goals. Freshman Caylee Waters played a strong second half, making seven saves and allowing just one goal.


Duke: The Blue Devils will send seven representatives to the U.S. women’s national team open tryouts at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Freshmen Sasha Karelov, Jordan Tucker and Alyse Whitaker will join sophomores Breanna Atkinson, Emily Sklar and Christina Vucich as well as junior Maggie Deichmeister at the event, which will run Friday-Sunday.

A record 248 players will attend the tryouts, vying for spots on the U.S. women’s national team and/or U.S. collegiate national teams program. Three-time Olympic gold medalist and U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame member Karch Kiraly and the U.S. women’s national team staff will lead the three-day audition.

Men’s Soccer

Duke: Freshman Brody Huitema, juniors Sean Davis, Nat Eggleston, and Nick Palodichuk and redshirt senior Alex Long landed on the All-ACC Academic Team. The five selections were the second-most in the ACC to Notre Dame’s six.

Eggleston and N.C. State’s Matt Ingram are the lone juniors who have been named to the team in each of their first three seasons. Davis and Palodichuk pick up their second awards after combining for 10 goals and 27 points in 2013.

Wake Forest: Andy Lubahn, Jalen Robinson, Ian Harkes and Jacori Hayes were named to the All-ACC Academic Men’s Soccer Team. Lubahn earned the academic accolades for the third time, Robinson was honored for the second time, and Harkes and Hayes each earned spots on the squad for the first time

Wake Forest’s four selections were tied for the third-most in the conference, trailing only Notre Dame’s six and Duke’s five.


N.C. State: Senior Stephanie Ouellette was named the East Atlantic Gymnastics League Gymnast of the Week, and junior Lane Jarred garnered the EAGL Specialist of the Week. Oullette is the Wolfpack’s second gymnast of the week this season, and Jarred is the second to be named specialist of the week.

Ouellette finished first in the all-around competition with a 39.300 in the annual Sweetheart Invitational. Jarred posted a career-best mark of 9.775 on the uneven parallel bars and tied for first on the balance beam with a score of 9.850.


Elon: Frida Jansaker, who holds a 3.85 GPA in finance and management, was named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week after helping the Phoenix to a 4-3 victoryt Monday against UNC Wilmington. Jansaker topped Olga Blank at No. 2 singles and teamed with Maria Camara Ruiz at No. 2 doubles to earn Elon’s only doubles win of the match.

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