The UNC women's track team placed eighth with a total of 22 points at the NCAA outdoor track and field championships held in Baton Rouge, La., May 29 through June 1.
The Tar Heel men tallied four points to finish tied for 48th place. Host LSU won the men's division with 64 points, and Tennessee took second at 57 points.
Scott Court Appearance Rescheduled for July 1st
An Orange County judge granted North Carolina men's basketball player Melvin Scott a continuance in his court case Monday. The next court date is set for July 1. Scott is being charged with one misdemeanor count of assault on a female. The incident happened at Players club, located at 159 1/2 E. Franklin St. on May 2, reports state.
Scott, a freshman from Baltimore, appeared in every game for the Tar Heels last season, averaging 6.2 points and 2.0 assists per game.
Poor Play in Last Day Sends Men's Golf to 17th
North Carolina's men's golf team placed 17th at last weekend's NCAA championship match. The team scored a 13-over-par 297 for an 1,155 total.
Minnesota captured the team title with a final-round six-under-278 for a six-under-1,134 total.
Top-ranked Georgia Tech finished four shots back in second place with an 1,138 total after posting a one-over-285 on the last day. Troy Matteson of Georgia Tech captured the individual title with an eight-under-276 total after firing a four-under -67 in the final round.
Adam Rubinson of TCU finished one stroke back at 277 after posting a final-round 69. Hunter Mahan of Oklahoma State finished third with a 278 total.
For the Tar Heels, Ramon Bescansa tied for 13th place with a two-under-282 total after firing an even-par-71 in the final round.
UNC's Dustin Bray tied for 17th place after posting a 72 for a 283 total. Brad Moldin posted a 296 total while Bob Cherry carded a 297 and Jeremy Elliott finished with a 301 total. The 72-hole event was played at Ohio State's Scarlet Course.
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Bray, this year's ACC champion, was selected to the PING All-America Second Team as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Bescansa was chosen PING All-America Honorable Mention.
Free Safety Reid Picked Preseason All-America
North Carolina free safety Dexter Reid has been named a preseason second-team All-America by The Sporting News. Reid, a 6-0, 187-pound junior from Norfolk, Va., is UNC's top returning tackler.
Last season, Reid had 99 tackles, including 67 solo stops and 32 assists. He led UNC's defensive backs with two interceptions. Reid is one of three returning starters to a North Carolina defense that led the ACC and was 15th in the country in total defense in 2001.
9 Players Sign Intent To Play Men's Soccer
Nine student-athletes have signed national letters of intent to play men's soccer at North Carolina in the fall of 2002.
The signing class includes Chris Hartsfield, Jonathan Lange, Dixon Soffe, Ty Wilcox and Ford Williams -- all prep players from North Carolina.
The remaining four includes Pablo Aycinena and Peter Gajdos, both from out of state, and transfers Ty Allison and Aubrey Whitfield.
-- From Staff Reports