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Men's Golf in 15th at Duke Tourney

The Duke Golf Classic was suspended due to inclement weather and will resume the second round Monday.

Leading UNC is Jeremy Elliott who is tied for 21st place after scoring a

3-over-par 75. The tournament is lead by Virginia Tech in team standings at 293. The Duke Golf Classic is being played at the par 72, 7,045 Duke Golf Club.

Flanagan Leads UNC to Victory

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Led by Shalane Flanagan's first-place finish, the No. 8 North Carolina women's cross country won the Michigan Interregional with 26 points Sunday in Ann Arbor, Mich. Wisconsin finished behind the Tar Heels with 47 points, while Purdue took third with 65 points.

Flanagan won the meet with a time of 17 minutes, 26 seconds, which was 36 seconds faster than her closest competitor.

Despite a rain-soaked course, Flanagan's time ranks her sixth among the top performers in Wolverine Interregional history.

North Carolina had three other runners in the top ten and six in the top 20. Carol Henry placed third at 18:25 and Kim Timberlake took sixth at 6:05. Rebecca Walker ran 19:10 to take the 11th spot, while Bobbie Munson finished 20th with a time of 19:38.

Wisconsin's Bethany Brewster finished second behind Flanagan at 18:02, while Lindsay Zinn from Purdue placed fourth with a time of 18:33.

UNC Competes in NCAA Meet

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The North Carolina women's cross country team finished 16th and the men's team placed 31st at the NCAA Pre-Meet in Greenville, S.C. on Saturday. Georgetown won the women's 6,000 meters race with 48 points, while Colorado's Molly Austin won with a time of 20 minutes, 48 seconds. Colorado won the men's 8,000 with 62 points, and Boaz Cheboiywo won the men's event with a time of 23:31.

Liz Awtrey was the highest placing Tar Heel in the women's race in 25th place at 21:58. Erin Donohue followed closely in 33rd place at 22:04, while Alice Schmidt took 83rd at 22:54.

Other North Carolina runners included Ariel Glassman in 143rd with a time of 23:36, Nicole Boykin in 155th place at 23:50, Lia Andrews in 179th place at 24:09 and Lauren Levy in 210th spot with a time of 25:24.

On the men's side, UNC's Matt Weiss took 82nd at 25:41, and Brian McGovern placed 100th with a time of 25:53.

Other Tar Heels running were Dash Victor in 197th place at 27:02, Hunter Graham in 199th at 27:04, Matt Daly in 205th at 27:17, Tyler Hitch in 215th spot at 27:54 and Kris Kurjiaka in 223rd with a time of 28:22.

Tar Heels Get Votes In AP Poll

North Carolina's football team received 22 votes in the latest AP poll released Sunday. The votes are twice as many the Tar Heels received in last week's poll, in which they captured 11 votes after their 24-21 victory against East Carolina.

UNC will look to enter the Top 25 and win its fifth straight contest Oct. 20 at Clemson.

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