N.C. State men’s swimming and diving secures second-straight ACC title
GREENSBORO The No. 7 men's swimming and diving team secured its second-straight ACC Championship title Saturday evening at the ACC Championships inside Greensboro Aquatic Center, marking the program's 26th victory in NC State history.
This marks the first time in 34 years that the program has earned back-to-back titles, as the Wolfpack came out victorious in 1981 and 1982 under Don Easterling.
Through four days of competition, the Wolfpack earned 1,402 points as a team to finish 334.5 points ahead of runner-up Louisville. Additionally, the squad collected 11 gold medals, landed on the podium 24 times and tabbed 19 records.
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UNC: Ben Colley took third in the 200-yard butterfly, Nic Graesser set a school record in the 200-yard backstroke The heels have now finished first, second or third in 61 of the 63 ACC championships since the first league meet in 1954.
St. Augustine’s: Guard Anthony Gaskins, a Greenville native, was named to the CIAA Men's Basketball All-Tournament team after the championship game ended Saturday night at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte.
He joined nine other players on the 10-man squad. Gaskins was selected for the second straight year after his brilliant performance in a 73-71 CIAA Tournament quarterfinal loss on Thursday to Bowie State. He pumped in 28 points to lead the Falcons.
UNC: 10th-ranked North Carolina men’s lacrosse team outscored No. 8 Johns Hopkins 5-0 over the last 8:16 of the game to earn a 15-11 victory over the Blue Jays before a crowd of 3,605 at Homewood Field and a national television audience on ESPNU.
Duke: Tenth-ranked Duke rebounded from two straight losses to collect a 12-6 victory over No. 13 Penn Sunday at Koskinen Stadium.
UNC: No. 6 North Carolina fought off 43rd-ranked Florida State Sunday afternoon for a 5-2 victory in its first outdoor match this season at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.
UNC: The Tar Heels finished out a perfect 4-0 weekend on Sunday by defeating Fairfield and Georgetown to claim the Carolina Classic crown.
N.C. State: Despite scoring nine runs in the contest, the Pack came up short against Stanford, 15-9, in the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic.
St. Augustine’s: Marley Parker batted 3-for-3 and scored one run for in a 9-1 loss in the first game and 8-0 in the second game doubleheader against Anderson University at the AU Softball Complex.
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