College Sports


Duke DB Jeremy Cash is consensus All-America

Duke redshirt senior safety Jeremy Cash was named a 2015 consensus All-America selection on Thursday. Cash becomes just the sixth Blue Devil to be named consensus All-America.

To be a consensus All-America, a player had to be named first team on at least two of the five selected All-American teams – American Football Coaches Association, Associated Press, Football Writers Association of America, The Sporting News and Walter Camp Foundation.

A 6-2, 210-pound native of Miami, Fla., Cash has amassed 101 tackles, 18.0 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, eight quarterback pressures, four pass breakups, three caused fumbles and one fumble recovery on the season.

Wake Forest: Punter Alexander Kinal today was named to Phil Steele’s Postseason All-America team. Additionally, Phil Steele placed Kinal and senior linebacker Brandon Chubb on his All-ACC first team, and junior cornerback Brad Watson on the third team.

Men’s Soccer

UNC: Jonathan Campbell was named to the Scholar All-America First Team.

Wake Forest: Jacori Hayes has been named a First Team NSCAA Division I and II Scholar All-South Region honoree.

Women’s Soccer

Duke: junior Christina Gibbons was named to the NSCAA Scholar All-America second team Thursday, after her excellent play on the field and work in the classroom for the 2015 campaign.

Women’s Golf

Duke: Sophomore Leona Maguire was awarded with the honor of Irish Independent Young Sports Star of the Year Wednesday evening, after a public vote from Nov. 24 through Dec. 8 in Ireland.

Wake Forest: Freshman Jennifer Kupcho was named the Colorado Women’s Golf Association Player of the Year for 2015.

Swimming and Diving

Duke: Former Blue Devil standout Abby Johnston teamed with Laura Ryan to claim the gold medal in women’s 3-meter synchronized diving Wednesday evening at the USA Diving Winter National Championships.

From news releases