College notebook: Duke field hockey coach honored; NC State track team touted

From News ReleasesJuly 3, 2014 

Duke field hockey coach Pam Bustin was among the first group to be inducted into the USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame in nearly a decade, receiving the honor over the weekend in in Lancaster, Pa.

Bustin was joined in the USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2014 by Tracey Fuchs, Katie Kauffman Beach, Kate “Tiki” Kinnear, Jill Reeve, Nigel Traverso and the 1984 U.S. Women’s Olympic Bronze Medal Team.

The team captain of the United States’ under-21 team from 1987-89, Bustin competed in the 1986, 1987, 1989 and 1990 U.S. Olympic Festivals.

At the collegiate level, Bustin has revitalized the Duke program in her three seasons. She directed the Blue Devils to a 38-26 record, as well as trips to the NCAA title match in 2013 and the NCAA quarterfinals in 2011.

Track and field

N.C. State: Five members of the N.C. State track and field team were named to the 2014 Men’s and Women’s Outdoor All-ACC Academic Team, the conference office announced Wednesday.

On the women’s side, senior Samantha Norman claims her first listing on the team, while junior Joanna Thompson collects her third honor in as many years. Alexis Perry, a sophomore from Durham, is the final N.C. State representative on the women’s team and garners her second consecutive mention.

Senior Andrew Colley and sophomore Jonathan Addison earned the accolade from the Wolfpack men’s squad. It’s Colley third selection to the All-ACC Academic Team and Addison’s first.

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