Duke senior midfielder Sean Davis, who scored the tying goal and assisted on the game-winner against then-No. 1 North Carolina, earned National Team of the Week recognition Monday from College Soccer News.
With one goal and four assists, Davis is second on the Blue Devils in points and leads the ACC in assists. His six points are tied for ninth in the conference.
N.C. State: The Augusta (Ga.) Sports Council and the Ray Guy Award announced Will Baumann as the Ray Guy Award Player of the Week. Baumann had four punts and 221 yards during Saturday’s home win against Presbyterian. He averaged 55.25 yards per punt with three marked inside the 20-yard line and one touchback. His net average per punt was 50.2 yards.
Duke: Redshirt senior left tackle Takoby Cofield was named the ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week, the league office announced. The ACC honor is Cofield’s first and makes him the first Blue Devils player to receive the conference’s offensive lineman of the week award since Perry Simmons on Oct. 14, 2013.
During Saturday 47-13 home victory against Tulane, Cofield and the rest of the linemen provided time and space for the Blue Devils to gain 437 yards on just 70 snaps, good for an average of 6.2 yards per play.
East Carolina: Senior Shane Carden, who completed 30 of 48 passes for 438 yards and four touchdowns and added two scores rushing, was named the American Athletic Conference Player of the Week. He also was selected as one of eight quarterbacks for the Manning Stars of the Week.
North Carolina: Hayley Carter, ranked No. 3 in NCAA singles, and top-ranked Jamie Loeb competed this weekend at the Red Rock Pro Open in Las Vegas. Carter won her first match in the qualifying draw over Chiara Scholl 6-4, 6-3. She then dropped a 1-6, 6-4, 6-4 decision to Ema Burgic of Bosnia.
Loeb fell 6-2, 6-2 to Lauren Embree in her first-round match.
N.C. State: Middle blocker Kaitlyn Kearney was named ACC Freshman of the Week. She finished the Courtyard Midtown Invitational in College Station, Texas, with 27 kills and a .362 hitting percentage to garner all-tournament honors. Kearney had eight kills Friday against Coastal Carolina, 10 vs. William & Mary and then nine against Howard to help the Wolfpack go 3-0.
Saint Augustine’s: Olivia Porter had seven kills and Akera McPhaul six, but the Falcons (1-8 overall, 1-4 CIAA, 0-2 Southern Division) dropped a 25-21, 25-19, 25-10 matchup at Winston-Salem State (4-5, 4-1, 1-1).
North Carolina: The Tar Heels fired a 10-over 298 in the second round of the Lady Paladin Invitational in Greenville, S.C., and are tied for eighth with a 17-over 593 total. Maia Schechter and Lexi Harkins shot 2-over 74s to lead the way for North Carolina in the three-day event.
Host Furman leads the field of 18 teams after an even-par 288 for a 2-under 574 total. Wake Forest and Texas Tech are tied for second at 7-over 583. East Carolina and Coastal Carolina are tied for ninth at 22-over 598.
Campbell: Louise Latorre is two strokes off the individual lead and the Camels sit third after the first round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge in Wolcott, Colo. Latorre shot a 2-under 70 to trail co-leaders Alina Ching and Tatiana Wijaya of Pepperdine. Campbell’s Brooke Bellomy carded a 1-under 71 and is tied for sixth.
Rees Jones Invitational: East Carolina (576) owns a two-stroke leader over host Kennesaw State heading into Tuesday’s final round of the Rees Jones Invitational in Dafuskie Island, S.C. Campbell’s Jeremy Nevius is tied for 10th place and the Camels remain fifth after the second round. Nevius shot a second consecutive 1-over 73 and is 10 strokes behind individual leader Al Dickens of East Carolina (136). Only four players will enter Tuesday’s final round under par.