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UNC women’s tennis is top seed in ACC tournament

North Carolina holds the top seed for the 2015 ACC Women’s Tennis Championship, which begins on Wednesdayat Cary Tennis Park.

The Tar Heels (26-0, 14-0 ACC) will take on the winner of No. 8 Boston College (13-11, 7-7) and No. 9 Virginia Tech (14-8, 7-7) in quarterfinal action. North Carolina will enter the championship in search of its seventh ACC title and first since 2011.

N.C. State: The team fell 7-0 to No. 12 host Virginia at Snyder Tennis Center.

Men Tennis

N.C. State: The team could be on a collision course with Virginia, the top seed for the 2015 ACC Men’s Tennis Championship, which begins on Thursday at Cary Tennis Park.

The Cavaliers (20-3, 12-0 ACC) will play on Friday morning after receiving a bye to the quarterfinals, taking on the winner of No. 8 Florida State (18-9, 6-6) versus No. 9 N.C. State (17-10, 5-7). Virginia enters the championship having won the last eight championships and ten of the previous 11.

Other first-round matchups include No. 5 Duke (21-5, 8-4) taking on No. 12 Miami (7-16, 1-11) and No. 4 North Carolina (19-9, 8-4) battling No. 13 Boston College (5-16, 0-12).

UNC: The No. 15 team finished the regular season on a high note, with a 4-3 victory over host Clemson

Golf

N.C. State: Led by individual medalist David Cooke, the NC State men’s golf team comfortably cruised to victory at the 2015 Wolfpack Spring Open, winning the 11-team tournament with a final score of 551 (-17) over the course of two rounds at Lonnie Poole Golf Course.

Cooke’s title is the second of his career and the second of the season, as he won the Wolfpack Intercollegiate at Lonnie Poole Golf Course this past October. His victory marks the 88th time in program history that a Wolfpacker has claimed medalist honors. The junior won the tournament by three strokes, shooting a 132 (-10) to defeat teammate James Chapman (135, -7).

Softball

Elon: A three-run top of the seventh inning helped Elon to a 5-2 victory over host Hofstra in a CAA series finale.

Lacrosse

Campbell: Rebecca Sheinfeld notched her second consecutive hat trick with four goals while Loren Day chipped in with eight points as host Campbell defeated Gardner-Webb 20-9.

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