College notebook: News from ECU golf, Duke golf, UNC tennis

From News ReleasesApril 8, 2014 

— East Carolina posted a final round score of 300 to claim a second-place finish at the Web.com Intercollegiate Tuesday at the Marsh Landing Country Club.

For the Pirates (87-30-1) it marks their fourth Top-4 finish of the 2013-14 season.

ECU, who entered the event ranked No. 52 nationally by Golfstat, concluded the two-day, 54-hole event with a score of 875 (289-286-300), finishing two shots ahead of No. 24 Ohio State (877) and seven ahead of No. 17 UCF (882). Thirty-fifth ranked Florida State took home team honors with a tournament record 13-under par 851. Maryland rounded out the Top-5 with a 19-over 883 to finish fifth.

Women’s golf

Duke: Coming off her second straight individual victory over the last two weeks, Duke sophomore Celine Boutier has been named the Golfweek National Player of the Week.

Boutier, who is out of Montrouge, France, claimed medalist honors at the PING/ASU Invitational over the weekend in Tempe, Ariz. She carded rounds of 69, 69 and 70 on her way to finishing with a career-best eight-under-par, 208 to win the individual title by one stroke.

Women’s tennis

North Carolina: The Tar Heels are ranked No. 3 in the ITA Division I Women's National Team Rankings, released on Tuesday.

Jamie Loeb continues her reign as the top ranked player in the nation with a 42-2 singles record, and a perfect 11-0 mark in the ACC.

Track and field

Saint Augustine’s: The defending national champion Falcons are atop the men’s standings for the second straight week in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division II National Team Outdoor Track & Field Computer Rankings, which was released Tuesday.

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