The North Carolina men’s golf team continued its dominating play with an 11-under-par 277 in the second round of the Tar Heel Intercollegiate to stand at 26-under 550 heading into the final round. Freshman Ben Griffin moved into the individual lead with a 3-under 69, standing at 8-under 136. Sophomore Henry Do had an albatross, a 2 on a par-5, to move up 42 spots into a tie for 14th at 3-under 141.
North Carolina led the field by nine strokes entering the second round and continued the momentum with an 11-under 277 round to stand in first at 26-under 550. East Carolina moved into second at 7-under 569, 19 shots back. Kennesaw State moved up nine slots to third with its 6-under 282 round to sit one shot back of East Carolina.
The event will conclude Sunday at UNC Finley Golf Course.
North Carolina: The tar Heels used their depth and athleticism to overwhelm Georgia Southern 25-22, 25-9, 25-14, and earn their second victory of the Carolina Classic.
The Tar Heels (6-1) were led by Taylor Treacy, who had eight kills and one block on a .294 hitting percentage. Lauren McAdoo added in eight kills, and Ece Taner had 15 digs for North Carolina.
Duke: The Blue Devils fell in their second match of the Stanford Invitational, dropping 25-22, 25-22, 25-23 decision at Santa Clara at The Leavey Center in Santa Clara, Calif.
Junior Breanna Atkinson had a team-high eight kills for Duke (5-3). Junior Emily Sklar, sophomore Jordan Tucker and sophomore Alyse Whitaker registered seven each and while sophomore Sasha Karelov picked up a match-high 17 digs.
Campbell: Campbell The Camels broke a its six-game drought with a 3-0 sweep of North Florida in the second round of the Hampton Inn and Suites of Holly Springs Invitational at Gore Arena.
Redshirt senior Jessica Groen totaled 12 kills and two service aces, and freshman Summer Schuitema posted 30 assists for the Camels (4-6).
Men’s Cross Country
Duke: The Blue Devils won the JMU Invitational in Harrisonburg, Va., placing four runners among the top five and all five scoring competitors among the top 10 en route to a combined team score of 22 points. The Blue Devils recorded a perfect 4-0 ledger at the meet with victories over Virginia Military Institute (48), George Mason (62), Longwood (123) and Concord (142). Duke improved to 6-2.