College Sports

Wolfpack sweeps swim sprint events

Simonas Bilis of the N.C. State swimming & diving team swept the three sprint freestyle events and helped seal the 155-143 victory for the men’s squad over top-five foe Georgia Saturday afternoon in the Willis R. Casey Aquatic Center.

The 2013 and 2014 NCAA champion Georgia women defeated the N.C. State women, 183.5-114.5.

The men’s squad improves to 1-0 in dual meets this season, while the women’s team falls to 0-1 in its dual season debut.


Duke: The Duke rowing team’s varsity eight posted a fifth-place finish in the women’s club eights to start the 2014-15 campaign on a strong note at The 50th Head of the Charles Regatta in Cambridge, Mass.

The Blue Devils’ crew of coxswain Karla Beltran, Hannah Hewitt, Tara Christensen, Lauren Miranda, Katherine Maitland, Jessica Findley, Emma Durham, Kathryn Dukovich and Rachel Wolsfelt placed fifth in the 34-boat field, covering the 4,800m course in 16:58.35.

Brown University’s club eight won the event with a time of 16:09.90.

Cross country

N.C. State: The N.C. State women’s team took fifth place out of 43 teams with 233 points, while the men’s squad finished 13th of 46 teams with 449 points at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind.

The Duke men’s team placed 41st overall. No. 1 Colorado won the event with a team score of 35 points.

Women’s tennis

N.C. State: e N.C. State lost its quarterfinals doubles and three round-of-32 singles matches to end its tournament at the ITA Carolinas Regional tournament in Chapel Hill.

Field hockey

Wake Forest 4, Syracuse 2: Sarah Thornhill scored two second half goals as No. 13-ranked Wake Forest defeated No. 10 Syracuse 4-2 on Senior Day at Kentner Stadium.

Wake Forest honored Tyra Clemmenson, Christine Conroe, Georgia Holland, and Anna Kozniuk for their outstanding careers with the Deacons on Senior Day.