College Sports

St. Aug’s Cherrisse Lynch nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

Saint Augustine’s recent graduate Cherrisse Lynch (Bridgetown, Barbados) was nominated for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award..

Lynch, who graduated in May 2015 with a biology degree, is one of 480 female scholar-athletes nominated for the honor.

During her four-year career at Saint Augustine’s University, Lynch received All-America honors on the track and in the classroom. A six-time Track All-American, Lynch was a key runner on the Lady Falcons’ women’s 4x400-meter relay squad which captured a national title and placed second four times during her career at the NCAA Division II national meet. Lynch was named Academic All-American twice by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Women’s Soccer

Duke: The Canadian Olympic Committee and Canada Soccer announced the women’s soccer athletes who have been nominated to represent Canada at the 2015 Pan American Games, which included junior Rebecca Quinn. The games will take place July 10-26 in Toronto, Canada.

Quinn, who is from Toronto, has played for numerous Canadian National Team events over the last year and nearly made the 2015 World Cup squad. As a sophomore at Duke, Quinn started 12-of-14 matches with the Blue Devils. The 5-9 midfielder tallied two goals and two assists, while notching the game-winning tally at N.C. State.

Women’s Basketball

Duke: Because of illness, redshirt sophomore Rebecca Greenwell will miss the 2015 USA Basketball Women’s World University Games, which was announced Saturday evening prior to the opening of team training in Colorado Springs, Colo.