After a third-place finish and score of 195.225 at the EAGL Championship Sunday afternoon, the N.C. State gymnastics team earned its 13th-straight bid to the NCAA Regional Championships, the NCAA committee announced Monday.
The Wolfpack is one of the six teams chosen to compete April 4 at the Oklahoma Regional. Competition time set is set for 6 p.m. inside the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla. The top-ranked Sooners will play host and be joined by the No. 33 Wolfpack, No. 12 Oregon, No. 13 Penn State, No. 22 Southern Utah and No. 27 Missouri.
N.C. Central: Senior outfielder Ronald Thompson is MEAC Player of the Week, and freshman pitcher Devin Sweet is MEAC Rookie of the Week.
Thompson hit .538 over five games and launched one home run, driving in seven runs and scoring seven times while stealing five bases.
Sweet went seven complete innings against Florida A&M, giving up two hits and four walks and striking out six batters in a 7-0 win. Sweet improved his record to 2-0 dropping his ERA to 1.01 and a WHIP of 1.18.
Elon: The team heads to Raleigh on Tuesday for a 6 p.m. game with N.C. State.
Campbell: Already named a national player of the week, Campbell junior Cole Hallum has been named the Big South Choice Hotels Baseball Player of the Week.
Hallum belted three home runs with 10 RBI last week and was named a Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball earlier Monday.
N.C. Central: Senior Emerie Germ captured her second MEAC Player of the Week award after batting .562 in 10 games over six days. She went 18 for 32 from the plate with four doubles, two home runs, 11 runs and seven RBI.
Campbell: The team (16-13) opens a 13-game home stand Wednesday with a 4 p.m. doubleheader against Appalachian State (9-16) at Amanda Littlejohn Stadium. Three Big South Conference series (vs. Liberty, Charleston Southern and Longwood) are bookended in the stretch by doubleheaders against the Mountaineers and N.C. A&T (Apr. 8).
UNC: Senior associate athletics director/senior woman administrator Dr. Beth Miller announced that she will retire July 1.