NC State leads after Day 1 of ACC men’s swimming championships

News ServicesFebruary 26, 2014 

— N.C. State men’s swimming team grabbed the lead at the ACC men’s swimming championship after one day behind a pair of victorious relay performances Wednesday evening at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.

The Wolfpack leads with 128 points, ahead of Virginia Tech in second with 110 points and Notre Dame with 104 points in third place. Florida State and Virginia share fourth with 102 points, followed by North Carolina (96), Georgia Tech (92), Pitt (90), Duke (84), and Boston College (68).

The N.C. State 200-meter medley relay team of Andreas Schiellerup, Ian Bishop, Barrett Miesfeld and David Williams finished in 1 minute, 23.78 seconds for a new ACC record and the fastest time nationally this season.

The Wolfpack closed out the night by winning its first 800 freestyle relay since 1985 to break a string of 14 consecutive victories in the event by Virginia. They finished in 6:15.58

Baseball

Duke 11, Norfolk State 1: Ten different players from the host Blue Devils (5-3) registered a hit as Duke had a season high 12 total go for extra bases during a rout of the Spartans (1-6) at Jack Coombs Field.

Right-hander Drew Van Orden struck out five batters and walked one over six innings for the win..

Campebll 6, Missouri 3: Kyle Leady went 3 for 4 and drove in two to lead the Camels (7-2) past the Tigers (3-5) at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary.

N.C. Central: Freshman outfielder Carlos Ortiz was named the MEAC Rookie of the Week honors, the conference announced. Ortiz batted .409 with one homer run in games against Canisius, Presbyterian and Niagara last week.

Softball

St. Augustine’s 5-5, Barton 4-10: The Falcons scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh to come from down 4-0 in the first game of their doubleheader split in Raleigh.

Guilford 10-10, Peace 0-5: Marty Wilcox drove in six runs in two games, including a grand slam during the Quakers sweep in Raleigh. The Pacers got 2 RBIs apiece from Morgan Bryant and Jennibeth Burge and one from Brandi Stamey in Game 2, which was called due to darkness.

Men’s Basketball

Campbell: Brad Childress (1986-90), Clarence Grier (1983-86) and Henry Wilson (1985-89) were named to the 1985-89 Big South all-decade team and Joe Spinks (1990-94) was selected for the 1990s unit as part of the conference’s 30th anniversary celebration.

Tennis

UNC Greensboro 4, Campbell 3: Daniel Mack outlasted Dominik Kaniewski in three sets at the fifth singles position to lift the visiting Spartans (5-2) against the Camels (3-4). Fernando Guillen and Marthinus Visser each won their fourth sing;es matches in a row for Campbell, which took the doubles point.

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