East Carolina senior Frida Gustafsson Spang carded a final round 4-under 68 to claim individual medalist honors at the Briar’s Creek Invitational with a score of 208 (8-under). For Spang, it was her school-record sixth career title and third of the season.
Spang (73-67-68), who was tied for third entering final round play, posted six birdies, two bogeys and 10 pars helping No. 34 ECU to a fourth place finish. In 24 rounds (eight events) she has shot 73 or better 20 times and carded rounds of sub-70 on six occasions. Spang has posted three wins, four top-two finishes, five top-5s, six top-10s and seven top-20s in eight events this season.
Eighth-ranked Florida led wire-to-wire, posting a tournament score of 858 (6-under) and finishing 11 shots ahead of Indiana (869) and 12 in front of No. 47 Clemson (870). ECU took fourth with a score of 871 (295-287-289), finishing just ahead of No. 20 Florida State (872).
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Wake Forest: The Demon Deacons finished in fourth place at the LSU Tiger Golf Classic at The University Club. The team shot 15-over on Tuesday to secure its highest finish of the season.
N.C. State: Sarah Bae tied for ninth overall, her best finish this season, and the No. 32 team tied for fifth at the LSU Golf Classic.
Campbell: Nadine White shot a 5-under-par 67 to tie her career low round and finished in a tie for seventh on the individual leader board following the final round of the Briar’s Creek Invitational tournament.
UNC: The Tar Heels are back in the No. 1 spot in the Oracle/ITA Division I men’s tennis rankings after spending one week at No. 2.
Elon: After completing a perfect week of singles action and clinching two Phoenix wins, freshman Felipe Sarrasague has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week.
Wake Forest: Freshman Anna Ulyashchenko was named the ACC Co-Female Player of the Week. She shares the award with Miami’s Stephanie Wagner.
Mt. Olive: The Trojans moved up one spot to No. 11 in this week's USILA/NIKE Division II Coaches Poll and No. 7 in Nike/Lacrosse Magazine Rankings.
Campbell: Loren Day has been announced as the Big South Conference Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Week while the Camels’ Annie Pazulski has earned the Crons Brand Big South Freshman of the Week award. It is Day’s second conference weekly honor of the season and the ninth of her career, while Pazulski earns her first career conference honor.
Duke: A program-record 15 student-athletes were named to the 2015 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad. The announcement marked the fifth consecutive year the Blue Devils had 10 or more players receive the academic award.
UNC: Thirteen members of the team have been named to the 2015 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.
Track & Field
Wake Forest: Freshman Alexandria Florent has been named the ACC Women’s Co-Field Performer of the Week, the conference announced on Tuesday afternoon.
St. Augustine’s: The three-time defending champion Falcons are fourth among the men and 13th among the women in the latest NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field National Team Rankings released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
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