Saturday, May 26, 2018
Colleges

Miami loses in ACC baseball tournament

DURHAM, N.C. — Trea Turner and Bryan Adametz each drove in two runs to help North Carolina State beat Miami 7-1 on Friday in pool play at the ACC tournament.

Starter Chris Diaz (6-5) lost for the eighth-seeded Hurricanes (35-23), who are 0-2 in pool play. Tyler Palmer had two hits and Brad Fieger brought in Miami's run with a bases-loaded walk in the third. Turner had a two-run single in a four-run second inning for the fourth-seeded Wolfpack (44-13), who improved to 2-0 in Pool A in Durham.

Miami faces fifth-seeded Clemson today.

FSU softball postponed: Florida State's first game in the best-of-three Super Region round at Texas was postponed by rain and will be made up at 3 p.m. today. Game 2 was pushed back to 3 Sunday with Game 3, if needed, at 6 Sunday.

More softball: No. 11 seed Washington was the first team to book a place in the Women's College World Series, defeating host and No. 6 seed Missouri to sweep in two games.

Football: NCAA investigators plan to interview Miami player Dyron Dye next week to see if there are discrepancies between what he told them previously and what he wrote in an affidavit in support of a former Hurricanes assistant coach, the Associated Press reported. In less than three weeks the NCAA's Committee on Infractions — separate from the association's investigators — is scheduled to begin hearing the case against UM, most of which revolves around ties with former booster Nevin Shapiro. … Nebraska defensive end Avery Moss, a freshman accused of exposing his genitals to a female student, briefly appeared in Lancaster County Court; his trial is set for July 23.

Women's golf: Florida finished 17th with a four-day total of 53-over 1,205 after a final round of 15-over 303 at the NCAA Championships in Athens, Ga. Mia Piccio (75—298) was the best Gator individual, tying for 37th. Southern California won at 19-under 1133 (par 288 for the day), 21 strokes ahead of runnerup Duke. USC freshman Annie Park (71—278) was medalist by six strokes.

Tennis: Florida's Stephane Piro and Bob van Overbeek defeated Alabama's Jarryd Botha and David Vieyra 7-6 (7-3), 7-5 to reach the men's doubles quarterfinals at the NCAA Championships in Champaign, Ill. The Gators, who next face Jarmere Jenkins and Mac Styslinger of Virginia, earned All-America honors. FSU's Dominic Cotrone and Blake Davis, who defeated a Georgia duo Thursday, lost to Duke's Henrique Cunha and Raphael Hemmeler 5-7, 6-4, 7-5. For the women, Florida's Lauren Embree and Sofie Oyen lost to Alabama's Alexa Guarachi and Mary Anne Macfarlane 6-1, 6-4.

Sailing: USF St. Petersburg finished 10th and Eckerd 12th in the Sperry Top-Sider Women's finals at the National Championship Regatta in Tampa Bay, near the Sunshine Skyway. Dartmouth won with St. Mary's second.

Basketball: DePaul granted forward Donnavan Kirk permission to seek a transfer. He is scheduled to graduate this summer.

Women's lacrosse: No. 3 seed North Carolina defeated two-time defending national champ Northwestern 11-4 at the NCAA semifinals in Villanova, Pa.

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