Shalom Hernandez has an important decision to make. By May 1, Hernandez, like millions of high school seniors across the country, must choose a college to attend for the next four years. Luckily for Hernandez, she has nine acceptances to choose from, a product of several years of work at Durham’s Emily Krzyzewski Center.
Sophomore Jake Shuman birdied the first four holes on the back nine Sunday afternoon at the ACC championship, part of a six-birdie final round, tying for second at the ACC championship.
Notre Dame bounced Duke from the ACC tournament Thursday, beating the Blue Devils 4-1 at the Cary Tennis Park. Duke will miss the NCAA tournament for the first time in head coach Ramsey Smith's eight-year tenure.
The No. 18 Blue Devils will travel to New London, N.C., for the ACC championship Friday through the Sunday on the 7,102-yard track, two weeks removed from a record-setting performance at the Princeton Invitational.
Speaking on the ACC coaches teleconference Wednesday, David Cutcliffe noted that offensive guard Tanner Stone—who started all 13 games in 2015 and is one of three returning starters up front—underwent back surgery.
The Blue Devils' offseason has already busy, with point guard Derryck Thornton transferring from Duke after one year and Durham buzzing about whether the Blue Devils will add Marques Bolden for next year.
Duke heads to Lynchburg, Va., to take on Liberty in the third meeting between the two teams, with first pitch scheduled for 6 p.m. at Liberty Baseball Stadium.
Duke announced Saturday that it has signed Emily Schubert—a 6-foot-4 forward—to a national letter of intent, doubling the size of the Blue Devils' Class of 2016.