College Notebook

By 3 strokes, Wolfpack’s Harrell wins home finale

News ServicesApril 20, 2014 

— N.C. State’s Logan Harrell carded a 5-under 67 in his last regular-season golf tournament at the Wolfpack’s home Lonnie Poole Golf Course, to win the fourth annual Wolfpack Spring Open by three strokes.

The 67 was Harrell’s season-best score and missed his career high by just one stroke. He earned six birdies.

The Wolfpack finished fourth in the 15-team field with a team score of 10-over 298. Virginia earned top honors, winning the tournament with a score of 4-over 292.

Duke shot an 11-over 299 to finish fifth.

Junior Turner Southey-Gordon paced the Blue Devils with an even-par 72 to tie for fourth overall.

The Open was shortened to just one round due to heavy rain on Friday night and into Saturday. The teams battled through windy conditions on Sunday to complete the tournament.

Wake Forest finished eighth after carding a round of 303. Sophomore Davis Womble made four birdies for the Deacons and played the final nine holes at 1-under par to post a 2-over 74 and finish tied for 16th, his best finish of the season.

Men’s Tennis

Duke 5, North Carolina 2: The Blue Devils (18-5, 10-1 ACC) rallied from a dropped doubles point to take down the Tar Heels.

Duke posted wins on five of the six courts in singles to overcome a 2-0 deficit, concluding the regular season on an eight-match win streak. In addition, the squad set a program record with the 10 ACC wins this spring and senior Fred Saba became the all-time ACC singles wins leader at Duke in his final regular season contest at Ambler Tennis Stadium.

ACC: Virginia holds the top seed for the ACC Men’s Tennis Championship, which begins Thursday in Cary.

The Cavaliers (20-2, 11-0) will play on Friday morning after receiving a bye to the quarterfinals, taking on the winner of No. 8 Florida State (17-10, 5-6) versus No. 9 Miami (14-10. 4-7).

In addition to Virginia, teams that received first-round byes include No. 2 Duke (18-5, 10-1), No. 3 North Carolina (22-4, 9-2) and No. 4 Notre Dame (18-8, 7-4).

Women’s Tennis

ACC: North Carolina holds the top seed for the ACC Women’s Tennis Championship, which begins Wednesday in Cary.

The Tar Heels (23-4, 12-2) will take on the winner of No. 8 Florida State (14-11, 6-8) and No. 9 Syracuse (5-14, 5-9) in quarterfinals action.

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