College notebook: Duke 1B Marconcini named ACC Baseball Player of Week

From News ReleasesFebruary 25, 2014 

— Duke’s Chris Marconcini was announced Monday as the ACC Baseball Player of the Week.

The first baseman hit .667 over Duke’s four games last week, going 10-for-15 with two home runs, two doubles and seven RBIs. In addition to scoring six runs and stealing three bases, Marconcini also reached base 14 times in 19 plate appearances.

• East Carolina’s midweek game at Virginia Commonwealth has been moved up to Tuesday afternoon because of potential snow in the Richmond, Va., area Wednesday. First pitch is slated for 3 p.m.

WOMEN’S SOCCER

Wake Forest: All-Americans Aubrey Bledsoe and Katie Stengel have been called up to the U.S. Under-23 National Team for its trip to La Manga, Spain, to compete in the Six Nations Tournament.

SWIMMING

N.C. State: The Wolfpack’s No. 22 women’s team concluded the ACC swimming & diving championships over the weekend and posted impressive results, breaking numerous school records and claiming five medals (1 gold, 4 silver). The team had five All-ACC players, with sophomore Riki Bonnema earning the honor in the 200metyer free relay and the 50 freestyle.

MEN’S TENNIS

Elon: The Phoenix dropped its second straight match to UNC Wilmington, 7-0.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Saint Augustine’s: The Falcons won the CIAA Highest Team GPA Award for women’s basketball during the CIAA tournament tip-off luncheon in Charlotte.

TRACK & FIELD

N.C. State: Senior Andrew Colley is the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division I Men’s Scholar Athlete of the Year for the 2013 cross country season.

Colley capped an incredible season by earning his third straight All-America honor after recording NC State’s highest finish ever at the NCAA championships with a seventh-place showing.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE

Elon: Goalie Rachel Ramirez is Atlantic Sun Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week. Ramirez, a freshman, earned Elon’s first Atlantic Sun weekly award after collecting 29 saves in two games over the weekend for a 49.2 save percentage.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

N.C. Central: For the fifth time in his career and fourth this season, Jeremy Ingram earned Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors for his performance in two wins last week.

Ingram’s week included back-to-back 30-point performances, highlighted by his career-high 38 against Savannah State in the Eagles’ first win at Tiger Arena. He followed that by scoring 30 in a second double-digit victory over N.C. A&T to push the Eagles’ winning streak to 13.

WOMEN’S TENNIS

N.C. Central: The Eagles (2-6) earned their second consecutive victory, defeating Norfolk State (1-5) 4-3 Sunday.

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