North Carolina sophomore midfielder Cameron Castleberry, who had a goal and an assist during Saturday’s 3-2 ACC soccer comeback victory against Notre Dame, was named the ACC Player of the Week on Tuesday. Castleberry’s goal during the 61stminute got the Tar Heels’ rally started. Then, 27 seconds into the second overtime, she had the primary assist on Kat Nigro’s winning goal.
North Carolina, at No. 8 in the Soccer America Top 25, is one of six ACC teams ranked in the poll. Virginia is second, Virginia Tech third and Florida State sixth, with Notre Dame coming in at No. 16 and Clemson at No. 23.
Duke: Jaco VanCompernolle scored twice, netting the game-winner during the 79th minute, to give UNC Wilmington (6-1-1) a 2-1 victory over visiting Duke. Nat Eggleston scored for the Blue Devils (3-3-1).
Campbell: Griffin Kelly scored on a header off a corner kick during the 88th minute as host Jacksonville (2-5) downed the Camels 1-0. Bradley Farias had two shots on goal for Campbell (3-3), but he could not find the net.
Duke: Redshirt senior Laken Tomlinson was named to the 22-member Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. The award recognizes 11 players from the Football Bowl Subdivision and 11 from the Football Championship Subdivision or divisions II, III or NAIA who have positively affected their communities and the lives of others through service.
Tomlinson participated in a mission trip with fellow Blue Devils offensive linemen to Ethiopia, where the group dug freshwater wells in a remote village whose nearest water supply was nearly a mile away.
The two-week excursion also included other projects in the village and time at a local orphanage. Tomlinson also is active in other service projects in the Durham community, including the Ronald McDonald House, Durham School of the Arts, White Rock Baptist Church and Durham Rescue Mission.
Saint Augustine’s: Running back Roderick Davenport was named CIAA Offensive Back of the Week after rushing for a career-best 178 yards on 30 carries Saturday against Stillman. He averaged 5.9 yards per carry, including a long gain of 33. He also caught one pass for 16 yards.
Duke: Ali McCurdy, who helped the Blue Devils to two ACC titles and three NCAA tournament appearances while totaling an ACC-record 2,538 digs, is set to begin her professional career, joining C.S.M. Satu Mare of Divizia A1, Romania’s top league.
North Carolina: The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association ranked the Tar Heels’ men’s and women’s teams among the top 30. The men came in at No. 19, moving up two spots, and the women made the largest jump of any team by moving up 34 places to No. 30. This is the first time both teams have been ranked among the top 30 since Nov. 8, 2011.
North Carolina: The Tar Heels wrapped up the Lady Paladin Invitational in Greenville, S.C., in seventh place with a 29-over 893. Carding a 4-over 220, freshman Bryana Nguyen was the team leader in 12th place. Furman finished with the only under-par score of the 18-team tournament with a 4-under 860. Wake Forest took second with an 18-over 882.
Campbell: Louise Latorre birdied three of the final four holes to tie for the individual lead and the Camels are third after two rounds of the Golfweek Conference Challenge in Wolcott, Colo. Latorre (143) is tied with Marissa Chow of Pepperdine at 1-under par. Tennessee and Pepperdine are at 582 entering Wednesday’s final round. Campbell is 10 shots back.
Campbell: Mikko Lehtovuori tied for 14th and the Camels tied for fifth in the team standings with a 907 total after the final round of the Rees Jones Invitational in Dafuskie Island, S.C. Lehtovuori shot a 5-over 77 and finished at 8-over 224.
Host Kennesaw State (871) won team honors by three strokes over East Carolina (874). Zach Seabolt of Winthrop (208) was medalist, two strokes ahead of East Carolina’s Al Dickens (210).
Hall of Fame
Wake Forest: Former All-Americans Mike MacDougal and Dave Bush (baseball) and Calvin Pace (football) as well as former All-ACC wide receiver Desmond Clark will be among the eight people inducted into the Wake Forest University Sports Hall of Fame on Oct. 17. The class will be presented at halftime of the Deacons’ home football game with Syracuse on Oct. 18.