RALEIGH — Trea Turner’s near cycle and Jake Armstrong’s go-ahead home run in the bottom of the eighth inning carried N.C. State to an 8-4 victory Sunday against Coastal Carolina.
The win helped the Wolfpack (27-19) complete its sweep of the Chanticleers (22-26). Turner nearly produced the Wolfpack’s first cycle since 2006, finishing 3-for-4 with his seventh homer of the season, a triple, one RBI and his 21st stolen base of the season.
Duke: Host Duke (29-18) split a nonconference doubleheader with Longwood, extending the Blue Devils’ win streak to 10 games with a 10-4 victory in Game 1 before falling 2-1.
Duke’s top seed: Duke’s men are the No. 1 seed, and the reigning champion North Carolina is the the No. 3 women seed in NCAA lacrosse tournament pairings.
On the men’s side, Notre Dame received the ACC’s automatic bid, with Duke, Maryland, Syracuse, North Carolina and Virginia getting at-large spots. Play-in games will begin Wednesday, with first-round games Sunday and May 12.
On the women’s side, Maryland received the ACC’s automatic bid, with Boston College, Duke, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Syracuse and Virginia also getting in. First-round games will be Friday.
Meredith: The USA South champion Avenging Angels will will travel to Selinsgrove, Pa., to face Susquehanna (11-5) in the first round of the NCAA Division III women’s tournament on Wednesday.
Shaw advances: Shaw defeated Chowan 5-2 in the first round of the NCAA Atlantic Regional tournament to advance to face host Bluefield (W.Va.) State on Monday in the regional championship match at 11 a.m.
TRACK & FIELD
N.C. Central: Senior hurdler Jasmine Wanamaker earned two medals at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference men’s and women’s outdoor track and field championships at N.C. A&T in Greensboro. Wanamaker earned a silver medal in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 59.96 seconds and a bronze medal in the 100 hurdles at 13.73.