Haddock House dedication at Arnold Palmer Golf Complex set for Tuesday
Wake Forest University will officially dedicate the Haddock House at the Arnold Palmer Golf Complex on Tuesday.
The event begins at 5 p.m. with the program slated to start at 5:30. Instead of a ribbon-cutting, there will be a “first tee shot.”
Haddock House is a 10,000-square foot facility that serves as the home of the Wake Forest men’s and women’s golf teams. The $4.5 million facility contains locker rooms, coaches offices, study areas, team meeting areas and a Heritage Room that celebrates the rich history of Wake Forest men’s and women’s golf.
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Among the former Wake Forest golfers who are expected to be on hand for the dedication will be Billy Andrade, Brenda Corrie Kuehn, Laura Diaz, Jay Haas, Stephanie Neill Harner, Jay Sigel, Curtis Strange, Leonard Thompson, and Lanny Wadkins.
N.C. State: FloWrestling has unveiled its preseason Top 20 in each weight class. The Wolfpack had seven ranked in 10 weight classes. Junior Kevin Jack sits at No. 4 at 141 pounds, while senior Max Rohskopf moves down a weight for his final campaign and checked in at No. 6 at 157 pounds.. Sophomore Sean Fausz is No. 16 at 125 pounds, while classmate Jamal Morris is No. 15 at 133. Junior Michael Boykin makes the jump from 197 pounds to heavyweight this season and is ranked No. 19 to start the season. Redshirt senior Sam Speno moves up to 149 pounds for his final campaign and was No. 16, while redshirt junior Michael Macchiavello sits at No. 16 at 184 pounds.
Wake Forest: The Demon Deacons stayed perfect at the main draw of the ITA All-American Championships on Friday. The team went 4-0 in singles and doubles to improve to 8-0. They are the only program with three singles players left in the winner’s bracket.
N.C. State: No. 39 Nick Horton bounced back with a win in the opening round of the ITA All-American Championships consolation draw on Friday. After dropping his opening round match to the No. 11 player in the country, Horton got back on track with a dominant, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Texas A&M’s Jordi Arconada to earn his first win of the ITA fall season.
Duke: Junior Nicolas Alvarez ended his run at the St. Francis ITA All-American Championships Main Draw on Friday, dropping a 7-5, 6-0 decision to Notre Dame’s Josh Hagar. Hagar headed into the consolation match ranked No. 70 in the preseason Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll while Alvarez stood at No. 14.
St. Augustine’s: Saturday’s game against Livingstone College has been moved to Sunday due to the threat of inclement weather from Hurricane Matthew. Kickoff is 1 p.m. at Alumni Memorial Stadium in Salisbury.
UNC: Virginia scored two goals in the second half to earn a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over No. 4 Tar Heels on Friday night at Fetzer Field. The team will host UNC Asheville on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Duke: Eighteenth-ranked Virginia Tech scored a pair of first-half goals and stifled the team’s offense to earn a 3-1 home victory over the Blue Devils in ACC men’s soccer action Friday night. The loss was the first for them against the Hokies since 2004, breaking a 12-game unbeaten streak.
Wake Forest: Coming off its first regular season ACC loss since Oct. 10, 2014, the Demon Deacons look to rebound with another tough contest Saturday night on the road against top-ranked Notre Dame. Meanwhile, senior captains Jacori Hayes and Ian Harkes have each been included on the list of 30 candidates eligible for the 2016 Senior CLASS award, the organization announced Friday afternoon.
N.C. State: The team returns to action Saturday evening at No. 5 Clemson. Kickoff from Riggs Field is set for 7 p.m. and the action will be broadcast live on ACC Network Extra. With their next win, the Wolfpack will claim the 500th victory in program history and become just the 31st NCAA Division I program to reach this mark.
Elon: Searching for its first win during Colonial Athletic Association play, the team heads to Boston to take on Northeastern on Saturday. Kickoff at Parsons Field is set for 6 p.m.
Campbell: Goalkeeper Matthew Mozynski saved the match-tying penalty kick and the Camels struck for a pair of first half goals to earn a 2-1 victory over the league-leading UNC Asheville Bulldogs Friday night at the Eakes Athletic Complex.
Duke: Senior standout Christina Gibbons has been named one of 30 candidates for the 2016 Senior CLASS Award, which was announced Friday afternoon. Freshman Brooke Heinsohn has been selected one of 20 players called into U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team training taking place through Wednesday in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
Elon: The team fell to the Hofstra Pride, 3-1, on Friday evening at Hofstra Soccer Stadium. Erin Tanhauser finished a stunning strike in the 82nd minute for the Phoenix’s lone score of the night. The team falls to 7-6-1 overall and 2-2 in the CAA with the loss.
N.C. State/Duke: N.C. State faces a quick turnaround, as it returns home to welcome No. 9 Duke to Dail Soccer Stadium for a 7 p.m. Sunday night match. The Wolfpack (9-3-1, 3-1-1 ACC) enters with a three-match unbeaten streak in ACC play. Duke (10-2-2, 4-0-1 ACC) has shutout its last four ACC opponents and enters the match-up with three consecutive wins.
Duke: In a meeting of top-four ACC squads, fourth-ranked Syracuse used a high-scoring first half to hand No. 2 Blue Devils a 5-1 loss Friday at the Orange’s J.S. Coyne Stadium.
UNC: Senior Emma Bozek calmly scored a goal that created pandemonium Friday evening, pulling around the Virginia goalkeeper and shooting into an empty cage to earn the Tar Heels a 3-2 overtime win in a top-10 Atlantic Coast Conference field hockey matchup. Playing at home at Francis E. Henry Stadium, third-ranked UNC improved to 11-2 overall and 3-1 in league play.
Wake Forest: The Demon Deacons pause conference play for the weekend to take on No. 5 Penn State and Ohio at Kentner Stadium on Saturday.
UNC: No. 9 Tar Heels experienced a happy homecoming on Friday night, cruising to a 3-0 sweep of No. 16 Florida State in its ACC home opener. The team crushed the Seminoles, 25-12, in the opening set before battling to 25-22 and 25-21 wins over the next two frames. The win marks their third over a ranked opponent this season as the Tar Heels improve to 13-2 (5-0 ACC).
Wake Forest: The team was swept by Virginia Tech 3-0 Friday night at LJVM Coliseum. The loss marks the first three-set sweep for the Demon Deacons this season and the first since Nov. 22, 2015 against Miami.
Elon: For the third straight time, the team took a match to five sets, however, the Phoenix was not able to come out on top tonight, Oct. 7, falling, 3-2 (19-25, 25-21, 20-25, 25-20, 11-15), at Northeastern in the Cabot Center.
Mount Olive: The team swept Pfeiffer University, 25-14, 25-16, 25-13, in Conference Carolinas action Friday night.
Duke/UNC: Due to inclement weather, Lake Michie is closed on Saturday, causing the postponement of the Duke versus North Carolina rowing scrimmage. The Blue Devils and Tar Heels reschedule the event.
Swimming and Diving
UNC: The Tar Heels kicked off the 2016-17 dual-meet season on Friday, taking on national powerhouse Georgia in Koury Natatorium. The Bulldogs swept the Tar Heels, defeating the women, 179-119, and the men, 162.5-132.5. The meet, however, was highlighted by standout performances by the men’s and women’s divers, and winning swims by Tar Heels Craig Emslie, Jorden Merrilees, Hellen Moffitt and Caroline Baldwin.
Duke: Due to impending weather, the teams will no longer travel to Florida State for Saturday’s scheduled season opener. The Blue Devils will now begin the season Oct. 21 in a two-day meet with Virginia Tech, William & Mary and West Virginia.
Campbell: The Camels will make a road debut this weekend, traveling to UNC Asheville Saturday. The meet kicks off at 9 a.m. at the Justice Center. The team opened the season with a narrow 144-134 home loss to Liberty last Saturday.
N.C. State: The team prepares to play its third of four fall tournaments early next week as the team travels west to Fairfax, Calif., to compete in the 2016 Alister MacKenzie Invitational Monday and Tuesday. Hosted by the University of California at the Meadow Club, the tournament will feature 54 holes of golf with teams playing 36 holes Monday and 18 holes Tuesday on the par-71, 6,734-yard course.
St. Augustine’s: The Falcons make their season debut at the VUU Fall Invitational this weekend at The Crossings Golf Club in Allen, Va. Tee time is 10 a.m. both days.
Elon: Charlie May was the highlight after the first day of the Tar Heel Intercollegiate and is in the top 15 individually after shooting a 69 in the second round as the team completed the first two rounds of the tournament on Friday at the UNC Finley Golf Course.
Wake Forest: The team was back in action for the first time in three weeks Friday as the Demon Deacons ran at the Royals Cross Country Challenge in Charlotte. The women’s team led the way with a second-place finish, while the men’s squad came in 20th.
Mount Olive: The 13th-ranked Trojans topped Division I Wake Forest (20th) in the men’s race and junior Adam Craig finished first among Division II runners as he broke the school’s record for fastest time in an 8k race. In the women’s race, freshman Leah Hanle finished first among Division II runners as well while also breaking the school’s record for fastest time in a 5k race.
N.C. State: Mark Gottfried, men’s basketball head coach, will be the guest speaker at the Raleigh Sports Club on Wednesday. Coach Gottfried will give attendees the inside scoop on the upcoming ACC basketball season, recruiting and the 2016/2017 season.
Meetings are held in Bradley Hall in Highland UMC, 1901 Ridge Road at the intersection of Lake Boone Trail, just inside the Raleigh Beltline. Buffet lines open at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting is from noon until 1 p.m. Member attendance fee is $15 per meeting whether eating or not. Guest fee per meeting is $25 whether eating or not.
Shaw: Men’s and women’s season ticket packages for the 2016-17 season are now on sale. The men’s team hosts 14 games this season including a basketball classic featuring Livingstone, Benedict and Claflin in December. The women’s team will host 11 games at Spaulding, including a team from Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAC) and Peach Belt Conference (PBC).
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