Duke women’s basketball coach Joanne P. McCallie has announced Duke and Texas A&M have inked a deal to play a home-and-home series beginning in the 2014-15 campaign.
The two squads will kick off the series Sunday, Nov. 30 in College Station, Texas.
Duke and Texas A&M have met a total of four times in school history with the Aggies leading the series, 3-1. The Blue Devils last faced the Aggies in 2009 and 2010 in a home-and-home series that saw the home team win both contests.
Duke: The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) recently announced Duke as a host site for a 2015 ITA Kick-Off Weekend event. Duke has been selected as a dual-gender site, welcoming three men’s teams and three women’s teams for the weekend of competition.
The second-ranked Duke women’s tennis team garnered the top-seed in the region, while No. 2 Memphis, No. 3 Furman and No. 4 Louisville round out the teams slated to participate in the event. The competitions, set to take place in the Sheffield Indoor Tennis Center, are scheduled to take place Jan. 24-25, 2015. The winner of each campus site advances to the ITA National Team Indoor Championship Feb. 6-9, 2015, hosted by the University of Virginia.
Campbell: Athletics Director Bob Roller announced that Justin Haire has been named the Camels’ new head baseball coach.
Haire has spent the last seven seasons with the Camels as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator, including the last year as the associate head coach under former skipper Greg Goff, who was hired as head coach at Louisiana Tech.
Wake Forest: Deacons all-time leading scorer and three-time All-American Katie Stengel has signed to play for legendary German soccer club Bayern Munich next season.
Stengel, who scored 50 goals and added 25 assists in 75 games at Wake Forest, will begin competition with the club in the fall in the Frauen-Bundesliga, the top level of German women’s soccer.
This spring Stengel became the first current or former Wake Forest player to be called into training camp with the full U.S. Women’s National Team. She was a starter on the U.S. team that won the 2012 FIFA Under-20 World Cup, beating Germany in the final, and is currently training with the U.S. Under-23 National Team in California.
Bayern Munich’s women’s team finished in fourth place in the league last season.