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UNC field hockey advances to 2nd round

Top-ranked North Carolina advanced to the second round of NCAA Field Hockey Championship with a 4-2 win over No. 15 Boston University on Saturday at Francis E. Henry Stadium.

The Tar Heels will take on No. 10 Michigan on Sunday at 2 p.m. for a spot in the national semifinals.

Duke: A tip-in goal by sophomore Ashley Kristen broke a scoreless tie in the 84th minute, and the sixth-ranked Blue Devils advanced with a 1-0 win over No. 13 Stanford in Charlottesville, Va.

Duke (13-6) will play third-seeded Virginia in the second round at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Wake Forest: The Deacons’ season ended with a 2-1 loss to No. 10 Michigan at Henry Stadium in Chapel Hill. Jule Grashoff scored for Wake Forest with a penalty corner goal in the 53rd minute.

Cross Country

NCSU: The 10th-ranked Wolfpack received an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships.

Men’s Basketball

ECU: Guards Elijah Hughes of Beacon, N.Y., and Shawn Williams of Maumelle, Ark., have signed a National Letter of Intent to attend and play basketball at East Carolina beginning in 2016-17, Pirate coach Jeff Lebo said Saturday.

Men’s Golf

ECU: The Pirates’ signed class consists of Chris Akers (Asheville), Logan Shuping (Salisbury), Patrick Stephenson (Four Oaks) and Blake Taylor (Atkinson), head coach Press McPhaul announced Saturday.

Swimming & Diving

Campbell: The Camels split Saturday’s meet at the Johnson Aquatic Center, topping N.C. A&T 219-24 and falling to Vanderbilt 153.5-107.5.

NCSU: Despite winning 14 events and setting three pool records on the day, the Wolfpack fell to Texas in a dual at Casey Aquatic Center.

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