Wolfpack diver Rachel Mumma will compete in the 2015 World University Games after earning an official spot on the USA Diving national team.
She is the first diver in NC State’s swimming and diving program to earn a spot on the Team USA roster.
The Games will be July 3-14 in Gwangju City, South Korea.
Duke: Duke’s all-time career points leader, Katie Chrest Erbe, was inducted into the Carroll County [Md.] Sports Hall of Fame in a May 8 ceremony at Carroll Community College in Westminster, Md.
The 2005 recipient of the Tewaaraton Award, given annually to the nation’s top college lacrosse player, Chrest Erbe was a standout on Duke’s attack from 2003-07.
Duke: Freshman Leona Maguire has moved to No. 1 in the latest World Amateur Ranking system.
Maguire, from Cavan, Ireland, owns 1515 points and ranks ahead of Andrea Lee (1487.14), Madelene Sagstrom (1454.17) and Bronte Law (1418.50).
Track and Field
St. Aug’s: Five scholar-athletes were named to the CIAA Commissioner’s All-Academic Team. Track sprinter Fanta Fofana and softball catcher Jo’Landa White were placed on the first team, and softball pitcher Meranda Zanni, track sprinter Cherrisse Lynch and baseball pitcher Jeremy made the second team.
Elon: Five players earned all-CAA honors. The first team included outfielder Ryan Cooper and utility player Casey Jones. The second team included shortstop Andy Moore who is also on the CAA All-Academic Team. Designated hitter Chris King was a third-team all-CAA performer and right-handed pitcher Nick Beaulac was named to the CAA all-rookie squad.
Campbell: Winthrop rallied for four runs in the seventh inning to defeat Campbell in their opening game of the 2015 Big South Conference Tournament.
NCCU: Senior Daniil Gerasimov is NCCU Student Athlete of the Month for April 2015.
Shaw: Juan Sanchez was named the CIAA Male Scholar Athlete of the Year.