Three Tar Heel tennis players have been selected to play in the inaugural Oracle/ITA Masters tournament, set for Sept. 18-20 at the Malibu, Calif. Racquet Club. Hayley Carter is part of the women’s singles field and Ronnie Schneider is part of the men’s field for the prestigious event. Carter will also team with Carolina senior Whitney Kay for the doubles competition.
The Oracle/ITA Masters is the first national collegiate championship of the 2015-16 season. Sixteen top returning Division I men’s and women’s singles players will compete along with eight men’s and eight women’s doubles teams. Each participant will play at least two matches.
Carter, a junior from Hilton Head, S.C., was ranked No. 14 last spring in singles, and she and Kay, who is from Alpharetta, Ga., were No. 43 in doubles.
Schneider, a junior from Bloomington, Ind., was ranked No. 24 in singles.
NCCU: John McLean IV, assistant men’s tennis coach, won the men’s open division of the 98th annual American Tennis Association National Championships at The Tennis Club of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Jimmy Evert Tennis Center in early August.
Duke: Head coach Alex Beguinet announced Wednesday the 2016 fencing schedule, which kicks off Jan. 16 at the Penn State Duals.
Duke: Redshirt senior safety Jeremy Cash continued his preseason award recognition Wednesday by earning a place on the Sports Illustrated Preseason All-America First Team.
St. Augustine: The Falcons will hold its final intra-squad football scrimmage of the preseason at the George Williams Athletic Complex Aug. 29 at 6 p.m.
NC State: N.C. State head coach Pat Popolizio announced the Wolfpack’s 2015-16 slate, which begins Nov. 21-22 with the Wolfpack Duals and Wolfpack Open.
NC State: Head coach Jacques Curtis announced his 2015-16 schedule, which opens Nov. 13 against Fayetteville State University.
NC State: The Wolfpack opens its home schedule on Thursday evening at 7 p.m. when Elon comes to Dail Soccer Field.