College Notebook: NC State's Simon Norenius named ACC Men's Tennis Player of the Week

From News ReleasesApril 22, 2014 

N.C. State’s Simon Norenius has been named this week’s ACC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week.

Norenius posted a singles and doubles victory in the Wolfpack’s upset victory over No. 25 Wake Forest Saturday afternoon. Norenius and teammate Austin Powell completed the sweep for N.C. State with an 8-7 (3) victory against Anthony Delcore and Adam Lee. In singles, Norenius helped turn the momentum after Wake Forest took a 2-1 lead with one of three 3-set victories for the Pack with a 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 victory against the No. 71-ranked Lee. The victory helped the Wolfpack earn the No. 6 seed in the ACC Championships. A loss would have made N.C. State in the No. 9 seed.

Gymnastics

N.C. State: Sophomore Brittni Watkins earned regular season All-America honors from the National Association of College Gymnastics Coaches. Watkins received second-team All-America accolades in the all-around competition.

Watkins, the East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) Gymnast of the Year, becomes the second NC State gymnast to receive All-America honors, as Taylor Seaman previously received the accolade in 2010.

Men’s lacrosse

Duke: Senior attackman Jordan Wolf and have been named ACC Co-Offensive Players of the Week.

Wolf matched a career high with six goals and eight points overall to lead Duke to a 17-8 win over Rutgers. Maryland freshman attackman Connor Cannizzaro was

Women’s lacrosse

Duke: Senior attacker Kerrin Maurer and senior defender Taylor Virden have been named the ACC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively.

Maurer netted the game-winning goal with 26 seconds remaining in overtime to send eighth-ranked Duke past No. 3 North Carolina in the first women’s lacrosse game to be played at Kenan Stadium last Wednesday.

Virden helped the Duke defense hold the Tar Heels to their second-lowest scoring output of the season in Wednesday’s upset victory

Men’s golf

Campbell: Freshman Gaston Bertinotti is one stroke off the individual lead and Campbell is tied for sixth in the team standings after Tuesday’s second round of the Big South Conference men's golf championship in Ninety Six, S.C.

For the second-straight day, Bertinotti shot a two-under-par 70 (70-70-140) and trails leader David Denlinger of Charleston Southern (66-73-139).

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