Duke leads All-ACC women’s golf

From News ReleasesMay 7, 2014 

Duke, which captured its third straight ACC title, leads the 2014 All-ACC Women’s Golf Team, announced Tuesday.

Blue Devil sophomore Celine Boutier was voted the Golfer of the Year in balloting among the league’s 11 head coaches. Duke’s Yu Liu was voted Freshman of the Year, and Dan Brooks gave the Blue Devils a sweep of the conference’s major awards with his selection as Coach of the Year for the 14th time.

Baseball

N.C. Central 4, Presbyterian 2: Eric Kimber’s two-out, two-run double down the left field line in the bottom of the eighth gave the Eagles the cushion it needed to beat Presbyterian 4-2. Grant Cain went 8 innings and struck out a season-high six batters in earning his first win as an Eagle. N.C. Central was 0-10-1 against Presbyterian prior to Tuesday night’s matchup.

Softball

Campbell: Shaela Churchill was named Big South Conference scholar-athlete of the year, while Milly Martinet, Courtney Klingler and Katie Baker also earned league post-season honors.

A senior infielder from Winterville, Churchill was also named to the all-academic team. Martinet was a second-team all-conference and all-freshman team selection. Klingler was named honorable mention all-conference, while Baker gained all-freshman team honors.

Fourth-seeded Campbell (29-25, 12-9) opens play in the Big South Conference Championship Thursday at noon first against fifth-seeded Winthrop at Conway, S.C.

Track and field

Duke: The ACC named graduate student Juliet Bottorff Performer of the Week following a record-setting performance at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational in Stanford, Calif., over the weekend.

Bottorff clocked a school-record time of 32 minutes, 25.69 seconds in section one of the women’s 10,000 Sunday, placing her 14th in a field comprised almost entirely of professional runners. The Newark, Del., native finished second among her collegiate competitors.

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