Duke women golfers take lead at NCAA Championships

From News ReleasesMay 22, 2014 

— Looking for its sixth NCAA Championship, the third-ranked Duke women’s golf team made its move Thursday as the Blue Devils carded a tied for team-best third round of two-under-par, 278, and will enter the final round at the 6,174 yard, par 70 Tulsa Country Club in Tulsa, Okla., with a six stroke lead.

Duke sophomore Celine Boutier carded a three-under, 67, Thursday to move into a share of the individual lead with a three-day ledger of 207 along with Southern California’s Doris Chen. Boutier and Chen are the only individuals under par through 54 holes.

As a team, Duke has improved its score each round posting a 293, 285 and 278 for a three-day ledger of 856.

•  N.C. State: The Wolfpack women’s golf team had its best round of the season, totaling a 280 (E) to make another jump up the standings at the NCAA Women’s Golf Championship.

Just one day after climbing 10 spots in the standings with a 284, the Wolfpack tied its season-best round of the season. The Wolfpack, 23rd on the board after the first round, is tied with Arizona and Arizona State for sixth in the 24-team event. N.C. State’s total of 280 on Thursday tied its season best, which came in the third round of the NCAA East Regional.

Baseball

Campbell 6, Charleston Southern 2: No. 3 seed Campbell pounded out 12 hits and scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to defeat No. 7 Charleston Southern in Game 5 of the Big South Baseball Championship Thursday at the Winthrop Ballpark.

The Camels will play the loser of the No. 2 seed Winthrop and No. 6 Coastal Carolina on Friday.

Women’s tennis

Duke: Sophomore Beatrice Capra and junior Ester Goldfeld both collected All-America accolades with their performances in singles and Capra teamed with senior Hanna Mar to reach the round of 16 in doubles Thursday on the second day of action at the NCAA Individual Championships, hosted by the University of Georgia.

By advancing to the round of 16, both Capra and Goldfeld garnered All-America honors.

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