Saint Augustine’s swept the CIAA Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships Saturday at Johnson C. Smith.
The Falcons scored 158 points to win their 18th consecutive CIAA Men’s championship. Virginia Union was second with 132.5 points.
The Falcons women scored 178 points to capture their 14th CIAA Women’s title in 19 years and first since 2010. Winston-Salem State was second with 161 points. The last time the Falcons men and women swept the CIAA championships was 2010.
Immanuel Hutchinson of Saint Augustine’s was selected CIAA Men’s Track MVP, and Fanta Fofana of Saint Augustine’s was selected CIAA Women’s Track MVP.
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Falcons Men’s winners on Saturday included David Shaw (triple jump), Hutchinson (1500-meter run, 800-meter run), Omar Johnson (400-meter dash) and Burkheart Ellis Jr. (200-meter dash).
Saint Augustine’s won the 4x400-meter relay.
The lone Falcons Women’s individual winner was Tia-Adana Belle (400-meter hurdles).
Saint Augustine’s captured the Women’s 4x100-meter relay in a nation’s best time of 45.17 seconds in Division II, and won the 4x400-meter relay.
Notre Dame holds the top seed and North Carolina is seeded No. 2 for the 2015 ACC Men’s Lacrosse Championship, which gets underway Friday at PPL Park near Philadelphia.
The Fighting Irish (9-1, 4-0 ACC) will play No. 4 seed Duke (9-4, 1-4) in the first semifinal game at 5:30 p.m. , live on ESPNU/WatchESPN. Notre Dame topped the Blue Devils 15-10 in both teams’ regular-season meeting on April 4. Notre Dame is the first team to finish league play undefeated since Duke went 3-0 in 2011.
No. 2 seed North Carolina (12-2, 3-1) will meet No. 3 seed Syracuse (8-2, 2-2) in the second semifinal on Friday at 8 p.m., live on ESPNU/WatchESPN. The Tar Heels edged the Orange, 17-15 on April 11.
The winners of the two semifinal games will meet in the ACC Championship game on Sunday April 26 at 1 p.m., which will be broadcast on ESPNU/WatchESPN.
Duke: Tanner Scott registered a career-high four points on three goals and an assist to lead a trio of Blue Devils with hat tricks as No. 6 Duke beat No. 15 host Marquette 15-8.
East Carolina: Host UConn scored three runs in the third inning and held on for a 7-3 win over East Carolina in game two of the three-game American Athletic Conference series.
Elon: In his first career start, Nick Beaulac struck out nine in five innings and Danny Lynch hit the first grand slam of his career as the Phoenix won 13-3 at Towson. The Phoenix upped its mark to 18-18 overall and 9-5 in CAA play. Towson fell to 10-24-4, 4-10.
N.C. State: The team dominated the first day of the 2015 Wolfpack Spring Open,. atop the leaderboard with a score of 276 (-8).
Elon: The team was swept in its CAA doubleheader against host Hofstra, falling 4-1in game one, before suffering a 4-0 setback in game two.