The North Carolina women’s lacrosse team got multiple goals from five different players and won, 14-5, at Virginia Tech on an overcast Wednesday afternoon.
The Tar Heels out-shot the Hokies, 42-17, including 26-8 in the first half. Carolina also won 14 draws to Virginia Tech’s seven and forced 15 turnovers while committing just seven of its own in the win.
Playing the first of three consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference road games, the Tar Heels improved to 9-2 overall and 2-1 in ACC action, bouncing back from last weekend’s overtime loss to Boston College. The Hokies fell to 5-7, 0-4.
Sydney Holman, Sam McGee and Maggie Bill all had two goals and one assist for the Tar Heels, who also got two goals from Molly Hendrick and Lindsay Scott. Brittney Coppa, Marie McCool, Kelly Devlin and Sammy Jo Tracy all scored individual goals for Carolina. Stephanie Lobb added an assist.
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Saint Augustine’s: Sean Brassington fired a two-hit shutout through six innings to lead Saint Augustine’s past Claflin 2-0 in the second game of a baseball doubleheader at Buffaloe Road Park on Wednesday.
CIAA pitcher of the week Jeremy Sandifer picked up the save after pitching a scoreless seventh inning for the Falcons (10-14 overall). Claflin (12-19 overall) won the first game 8-7.
Duke: Senior Elizabeth Williams has been named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-Region II squad as announced Wednesday, following a vote of Division I head coaches.
The WBCA selection committee will select the 10-member All-America team from the 52 all-region candidates.
Williams was joined on the All-Region II team by Adut Bulgak (Florida State), Allisha Gray (North Carolina), Dearica Hamby (Wake Forest), Brianna Kiesel (Pittsburgh), Jewell Loyd (Notre Dame) and Brianna Turner (Notre Dame).