College Sports

Duke’s Elizabeth Williams, 2 Tar Heels make all-ACC women’s hoops

Duke center Elizabeth Williams made the all-ACC women’s basketball first team for the fourth straight year.

Two players each from Notre Dame and North Carolina lead the 10-player all-conference first team announced Tuesday by commissioner John Swofford.

Williams is the second four-time all-ACC pick in league history, joining Alana Beard of Duke (2001-04).

Jewell Loyd and Brianna Turner represent the regular-season champion Fighting Irish. The Tar Heels placed Allisha Gray and Stephanie Mavunga on the team.

Also on the team were Florida State’s Adut Bulgak, Georgia Tech’s Kaela Davis, Miami’s Adrienne Motley, Pitt’s Brianna Kiesel and Wake Forest’s Dearica Hamby.


UNC: Sophomore Tate Jozokos is ACC Defensive Player of the Week, after the short stick midfielder had the best game of his career in a 12-10 upset of No. 1 Denver.

Mount Olive: Claire Wigler led the way three goals as the Trojans defeatsed Shorter University 15-1 on Tuesday for a nonconference win.


N.C. State: Logan Ratledge drove in three runs including a two-run homer as the team topped East Carolina 7-0 at Doak Field.

Duke: Eight Blue Devil pitchers limited Liberty to two runs on three hits in Duke’s 3-2 victory over the Flames.

Barton: Senior Brandon Warren is the Conference Carolinas Pitcher of the Week.

Saint Augustine’s: Senior pitchers Bryan Rivera and Jeremy Sandifer combined for 22 strikeouts and one earned run as the Falcons split a doubleheader against Davis & Elkins at the USA Baseball National Training Complex. The Falcons won the first game 4-3 and lost the second game 10-6.


UNC: Ronnie Schneider is one of two ACC Tennis Players of the Week. He shared the honor with Miami’s Clementina Riobueno.

Track and field

Barton: Freshman Angel Alvarez (400 meters) and sophomore Semaj Street (60 meters) were named all-region by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.