College Notebook

Meredith, Peace split softball doubleheader

News ServicesMarch 16, 2014 

— Meredith and Peace split their doubleheader Sunday.

The Pacers (9-15, USA South 5-7) took game one, 3-2, with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the eighth. The Avenging Angels (11-13, 5-5) won the night cap 4-2 thanks to a tiebreaking, two-RBI double from Whitney Williams in the sixth.

Meredith’s Amanda Beirne pitched two complete games.

Florida State 5, N.C. State 1: Sophomore Hanna Sommer provided the Wolfpack’s (15-9, 6-3 ACC) lone run with a homer in the seventh against the Seminoles (25-4, 6-2) during the final game of their series in Tallahassee.

Charlotte 4, East Carolina 0: After sweeping Saturday’s doubleheader, the Pirates (15-8, 4-2) were held to two hits and allowed four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning on Sunday to drop the series finale against the 49ers (10-12, 2-4) at the D.L. Phillips Softball Complex.

North Carolina: The series finale at Pittsburgh was canceled due to cold weather.


North Carolina 9, Maryland 4: Zac Gallen picked up his second win and Chris McCue got the final eight outs for his seventh save in as many chances as the Tar Heels (14-5, 4-2 ACC) beat the host Terrapins (11-6, 2-4 ACC) won their second straight ACC series. Michael Russell had three hits and Skye Bolt drove in three for UNC.


N.C. State: Stephanie Ouellette finished with a career-best 39.525 in the all-around, but the Wolfpack fell to New Hampshire 195.6-195.55 in the final regular season competition of the season at Reynolds Coliseum.

Women’s Lacrosse

Duke 17, Jacksonville 6: Junior midfielder Taylor Trimble tallied a four goals and the Blue Devils (6-3) held their opponent to single-digit scoring for the second consecutive game with sophomore goalkeeper Kelsey Duryea posting 11 saves against 20 shots by the Dolphins (4-4).


North Carolina 6, Wake Forest 1: The Tar Heels (15-2, 2-0 ACC) swept the doubles point and won three straight-set singles matches before the Demon Deacons (9-5, 0-1) pushed the final three matches to third set tiebreaks.

Track and Field

Saint Augustine’s: Led by the strength of its sprinters and two first place finishes by DeJon Wilkinson, Saint Augustine's claimed the NCAA Division II men’s indoor track and field championship Saturday in Winston-Salem.

The Falcons scored 84.50 points to top Adams State by 1.5 points. Ashland finished third with 48 points. In the women's division, Adams State was the winner with 67 points followed by Johnson C. Smith with 59.

The Falcons produced two national individual champions in the running events. Ty’reak Murray won the 60-meter hurdles while Roxroy Cato captured the 400.

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