College Sports

College Notebook: NC State takes ACC men’s swimming and diving title

N.C. State won the ACC men’s swimming and diving championship Saturday at Atlanta.

The Wolfpack’s Simonas Bilis was voted Most Valuable Swimmer after sweeping the 50-yard, 100-yard, and 200-yard freestyle events.

N.C. State finished the meet by winning 10 of the 21 events, including four of the five relays, for 1,331 points.

Louisville was second with 1,178 points, followed by Virginia Tech (1,123) and North Carolina (1,062). Duke was ninth (435).


N.C. State: The Wolfpack came away with four top-five finishes on the road, but the No. 6 Wolverines won 197.250-194.8.

Men’s Lacrosse

No. 6 Duke 21, No. 10 Harvard 14: Freshman attacker Justin Guterding had six goals and three assists as the Blue Devils (4-1) topped the Crimson (1-1) for their 19th straight home win.

Women’s Lacrosse

No. 2. North Carolina 12, No. 6 Northwestern 11: Sammy Jo Tracy had three goals and an assist, and Maggie Bill scored three times in the final 14 minutes as the host Tar Heels (4-1) beat the Wildcats (3-2).


Duke: The host Blue Devils (13-1) men earned a double-header sweep, topping Coastal Carolina 7-0 and Charlotte 4-0.

North Carolina: The host Tar Heels (11-5) men beat Minnesota 4-1 and followed that with a 7-0 win against The Citadel.

N.C. State: The host Wolfpack (6-4, 1-1 ACC) split its women’s doubleheader, falling to conference opponent Louisville (10-5, 2-0) 4-3, before battling back to defeat James Madison (5-3) 5-2.

Track and Field

ACC indoor championship: Host Virginia Tech won the men’s title and Clemson claimed the women’s championship.

North Carolina was fourth in the men’s standings, ahead of seventh place Duke and 11th-place N.C. State, whose Jonathan Addison was named co-Field MVP.

UNC’s women were also fourth. Duke was fifth and N.C. State sixth.