Six Duke football players were selected to the National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame’s Hampshire Honor Society. Representing Duke were Kelby Brown, Kyler Brown, Ross Martin, Max McCaffrey, David Reeves and Cody Robinson.
The selections of Kelby Brown, Kyler Brown, Ross Martin, Max McCaffrey, David Reeves and Cody Robinson meant Duke led all Power 5 conference schools and tied for second overall nationally, trailing only Akron (seven). Duke has placed at least four players on the NFF Hampshire Honor Society in four of the past five seasons.
The NFF Hampshire Honor Society is comprised of college football players from all divisions who maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers. A total of 868 players from 275 schools qualified for membership in the society’s 10th year.
UNC: Kyle Datres drove in the tying run in the eighth and drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth to give the host Tar Heels a 10-9 Tuesday night against UNC Wilmington. Hansen Butler worked a 1-2-3 ninth for his third win of the season as the Tar Heels (27-15) snapped a three-game skid. Casey Golden drove in three runs for the Seahawks, who saw their 12-game winning streak come to an end.
St. Augustine’s: The Falcons will square off against Chowan in the first round of the CIAA tournament Thursday at the USA Baseball National Training Complex. The Falcons are the No. 3 seed and Chowan (22-22 overall) is the No. 2 seed.
Elon: Defensive back Miles Williams was named to the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society.
Wake Forest: The National Football Foundation named linebacker Hunter Williams to the NFF Hampshire Honor Society. Williams is a December graduate with a degree in finance.
Track and Field
Duke: The Blue Devils had eight athletes selected to the All-ACC Academic women’s indoor track & field team. The eight selections led all conference schools, with Notre Dame’s seven the closest.
Earning spots for the Blue Devils were graduate student Karli Johonnot, seniors Olivia Anderson, Anima Banks, Megan Clark and Maddie Morrow, junior Madeline Kopp, sophomore Madison Heath and freshman MacKenzie Kerr.
Five Blue Devils made the All-ACC Academic men’s indoor track & field team. The athletes were seniors Carl Heinz and Robert Rohner, junior Alec Kunzweiler and sophomores Brett Bofinger and Tanner Johnson.
Wake Forest: Senior Samantha Jones and junior Simon Holden were named to the All-ACC Academic women’s and men’s indoor track & field teams, respectively.
UNC: Nicole Greene, Tory Kemp, Emily Godwin, Sarah Howard, RJ Alowonle, Austin Vegas and AJ Hicks were all selected to the All-ACC Academic track and field teams.
N.C. State: Jonathan Addison headlined the All-ACC Academic indoor track and field team as the Men’s Scholar Athlete of the Year. Addison was joined by Erika Kemp, Megan Moye, Grant Rivers, Chris Garrick and Joshua Davis, giving the Wolfpack six selections.
Duke: Senior midfielders Deemer Class and Myles Jones headline the Blue Devils’ three selections to the All-ACC men’s lacrosse team. Justin Guterding joined the midfield duo on the squad as voted by the five teams’ coaches. Class and Jones garnered recognition for a third consecutive season, becoming the 10th and 11th Blue Devils to earn All-ACC honors three times.
Duke: Four players were named to the All-ACC women’s lacrosse teams. Senior goalkeeper Kelsey Duryea, junior defender Maura Schwitter and sophomore midfielder Maddie Crutchfield were among the 13 players selected to the first team, and sophomore attacker Kyra Harney garnered second-team honors in a vote of the conference’s eight head coaches.