N.C. State outfielder Tyler Ross is ACC Softball Player of the Week, the league office announced.
Ross recorded a .545 batting average, and homered at least once in all three games to raise her season total to 13 home runs, which ties as the team lead. Ross also led the team in RBI during the week with eight in three games. She also scored six runs and collected six hits in the three-game stretch.
Elon: Alaina Hall, Hannah Olson, Kara Shutt and Emily Roper are members of the All-CAA team, the league announced.
Entering its first-ever CAA Softball Championship tournament, the No. 3-seeded Phoenix opens against the No. 2 seed Hofstra at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Harrisonburg, Va., at James Madison’s Veterans Memorial Park.
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Elon: The team will play its sixth game of the season against an opponent ranked in the top 25 when the Phoenix visits the No. 22 North Carolina Tar Heels at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Duke: The team’s Oct. 10 visit to West Point will kick off at 12 p.m. and will be televised live on CBS Sports.
N.C. State: Redshirt sophomore Jackie Stengel and senior Jenna Kalwa have been selected as captains for the 2015 season.
N.C. State: Blayke Hranicka and Teni Sopitan will join the Wolfpack in the fall to bring the recruiting class to five players.
Hranicka is a 6-foot middle blocker from Denver, Colo., who was second team all-state selection in 2013.
Sopitan, a 6-1 middle blocker from Laurel, Md., was named a second team All-Gazzette selection and second team All-Prince George’s County.
Track and field
St. Aug’s: The team is ranked second among the men and fifth among the women in the latest NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Rankings.
The teams will compete in the Duke Twilight Track and Field Meet on Wednesday and Thursday at Wallace Wade Stadium. The field events begin at 1 p.m. and the running events start at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. On Thursday, the field events start at 3 p.m. and the track events start at 5:45 p.m.