provided the heroics in the championship game of the Women's College Cup, scoring two second-half goals to lead North Carolina to a 2-1 victory over Notre Dame yesterday in Cary, N.C.
The Tar Heels (25-1-2) overcame the fastest goal in Notre Dame history to win their 19th women's soccer championship in the 27-year history of the tournament.
gave Notre Dame (26-1-0) the early lead, finding the back of the net 16 seconds into the game.
East Carolina coach
said he is not close to accepting the Syracuse head football job.
Holtz called an NFL Network report that he was to be introduced as the new coach today "inaccurate." Holtz did not rule out replacing the fired
Southern Cal's offensive coordinator, was named head football coach at Washington on Saturday night.
Sarkisian, 34, becomes the third-youngest head coach in college football behind Tennessee's
, both 33.
had previously been fired by Washington. The Huskies were 0-12 this season and 11-37 in his four years.
, an assistant football coach at Miami, pulled an injured man from a smoking car after an accident Saturday.
Field was driving near the interchange of Interstate 95 and the Palmetto Expressway in South Florida when he saw a wrecked car on its side against a tree, with smoke billowing from its engine.
He smashed the windshield with a hammer and lifted the injured driver to safety while gas fumes filled the air.
The man, whose identity was not released, was treated for minor injuries at Jackson Memorial Hospital, a spokeswoman said.
Texas defensive end
won the Bronko Nagurski Award as the top defensive lineman in college football. . . . Oklahoma quarterback
is expected back at practice within 10 days after having surgery on his left (non-throwing) hand. . . . Freshman basketball guard
Iowa's leading scorer, was suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules, coach
said. He did not specify the violation. . . .
a freshman basketball player at Rutgers, has decided to transfer, head coach
of Italy won the season-opening super giant slalom on the women's circuit for her first World Cup victory. American
the defending overall World Cup and downhill champion, was ninth in Lake Louise, Alberta.
of Austria won the World Cup giant slalom in Beaver Creek, Colo., edging American
by one-hundredth of a second.
Parker Bohn III
, 242-198, to win the title at the PBA Tour's Cheetah Championship in Cheektowaga, N.Y. The top-seeded Bohn, of Jackson, N.J., earned $25,000.
The United States won the women's under-20 World Cup, beating defending champion North Korea, 2-1, on first-half goals by
in Santiago, Chile.