A weekly list of notable accomplishments from around the Atlantic Coast Conference
Oct. 21, 2010
Four of the 10 finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award NCAA football bowl subdivision are from ACC institutions. Sean Bedford from Georgia Tech, Anthony Castonzo from Boston College Ras-I Dowling from Virginia and Christian Ponder from Florida State.
ACC teams hold the top three poits in the Kookaburra/NFHCA Division I Coaches Poll. North Carolina is No. 1, followed by Maryland at No. 2 and Virginia at No. 3. All six conference teams rank in the top 17.
Katie O’Donnell tallied 12 points over the weekend as Maryland topped then-No. 19 Old Dominion and Delaware. She notched four goals and four assists. With her two goals on Sunday, O’Donnell broke Maryland’s career goals record and currently has 86.
Former Wake Forest goalkeeper and current member of the Columbus Crew William Hesmer scored the game-tying goal in stoppage time of the second half to help the Crew to a 2-2 tie with Toronto FC on Saturday.
After scoring the game-winning goal in overtime against Virginia Tech, Virginia junior defender Greg Monaco has been named to TopDrawerSoccer.com's National Team of the Week.
Five ACC teams – North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, Boston College and Florida State are ranked among the nation’s Top 10 by both the NSCAA and Soccer America this week.
Virginia’s Meghan Lenczyk is just the third player in ACC history to be named Player of the Week three times in a season. She joins North Carolina legends Mia Hamm (four times in 1992) and Debbie Keller (three times in 1995) as the only players to accomplish the feat.
After hitting a .731 clip against Duke on Oct. 14, Felicia Willoughby currently boasts a career hitting percentage of .333, which is the highest all-time for Virginia Tech.