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Four Blue Devils Awarded Postgraduate ACC Scholarships
Women's Soccer 02/23/2005

Michael Hatch and Stephanie Istvan were both honored by the Atlantic Coast Conference office as recipients of the Weaver-James-Corrigan postgraduate scholarship. Additionally, Johanna Bischof received the Pat Thacker scholarship and Casey McCluskey was awarded the Weaver-James-Corrigan Honorary Award.

No Image Duke Women's Soccer Announces Five Commitments For 2005
Women's Soccer 02/03/2005

Feb. 3, 2005 DURHAM, N.C. - Duke University women's soccer head coach Robbie Church announced the addition of five commitments for the 2005 campaign on Thursday. Christie McDonald of Newnan, Ga., Cassidy Powers of San Ramon, Calif., Sheila Kramer of Camp Hill, Pa., Kelly Hathorn of Durham, N.C. and Kelly McCann of Carlsbad, Calif., will all attend Duke University in the fall and play soccer. "We are very excited about this recruiting class as we bring in five quality players, which will provide depth to our roster that we have needed," said Church. "It is a versatile class that will provide us with a great deal of change for our program. Three of the players can play in the back and that has been one area that we have not had as much depth." A player-by-player listing is below: Christie McDonald 5-8 #149; Forward #149; Newnan, Ga. #149; Newnan H.S. Registered 81 goals and 31 assists over her first three years of high school varsity soccer ... 2004 NSCAA/adidas Youth

No Image Senior Casey McCluskey Named Second Team All-America By Soccer Buzz
Women's Soccer 01/10/2005

Jan. 10, 2005 DURHAM, N.C. - After a stellar four-year career at Duke, senior Casey McCluskey was rewarded by Soccer Buzz over the weekend as she was named second team All-America, which marks the highest honor of her Blue Devil career. The 5-6 native of Springfield, Va., McCluskey finished with 16 goals, eight assists, 40 points and nine game-winning goals. Her 40 points tied the Duke single-season record and her 16 goals was two shy of the team mark. She was named the ACC Offensive Player of the Year in 2004, while ranking second in the ACC in goals scored (16), led the ACC in points (40) and led the ACC in game-winning goals (9). McCluskey set Duke records with two or more goals scored in four straight games; six straight games with at least one goal scored and tied the single-game record with three goals against Davidson. McCluskey had been named Soccer Buzz honorable mention All-America in each of her first three years at Duke. For her career, McCluskey finished with 40

No Image Duke Women's Soccer Honored By Soccer Buzz And NSCAA
Women's Soccer 01/06/2005

Jan. 6, 2005 DURHAM, N.C. - Six Duke women's soccer players earned Soccer Buzz All-Southeast Region accolades as well as Carolyn Ford and Carmen Bognanno have been named to the NSCAA/adidas South Region Scholar Athlete All-America team. Bognanno was selected second team, while Ford earned third team Scholar Athlete All-America honors. For the first time in their careers, Ford and Bognanno earned Scholar All-America honors after performing well on the field and in the classroom. Ford, a native of Bethesda, Md., collected a 3.411 grade point average and was also a NSCAA/adidas All-Region selection. The 5-8 center back led the Duke defense to 12 shutouts on the season, while starting all 23 contests. Ford collected two goals and 10 assists for 14 points on the year. Her 10 assists ranked tied for seventh in the ACC. For her career, Ford owns 19 assists which ranks fourth on Duke's all-time list. Bognanno compiled a 3.423 grade point average and started 21 of 23 contests for the

No Image Head Coach Robbie Church Earns NSCAA/adidas South Region Coach of the Year
Women's Soccer 12/13/2004

Dec. 13, 2004 DURHAM, N.C. - After leading the Duke women's soccer team to its most victories in 10 years and guiding the Blue Devils to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, Head Coach Robbie Church was awarded the 2004 NSCAA/adidas South Region Coach of the Year on Monday. Church led Duke to a 15-8 overall record with a team that boasted only three seniors in 2004. The Blue Devils began the season winning two of their first four contests, but then went on an eight-match win streak that included victories over 19th-ranked Wake Forest and ninth-ranked Florida State. During the streak, the Blue Devils did not allow a goal in seven of the eight games. In the NCAA Tournament, the Blue Devils traveled to second-ranked Virginia and upset the Cavaliers, 3-0, to advance to NCAA Sweet 16. It marked one of the biggest victories in Duke women's soccer history. Church's defense finished the season with 12 shutouts and of the eight losses on the year, five were by one goal. In the national

No Image Duke Women's Soccer Hands Out Season Awards At Team Banquet On Saturday
Women's Soccer 12/07/2004

Dec. 7, 2004 DURHAM, N.C. - The Duke Women's Soccer team held its end of the season banquet on Saturday and handed out five awards, which were voted on by the team. The Blue Devils concluded the season on Nov. 20 with a 2-0 loss at UCLA in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 and finished with a 15-8 record. Senior Casey McCluskey took home two honors on Saturday as she was awarded the Most Valuable Player and Most Valuable Offensive Player. The 5-6 native of Springfield, Va., finished with 16 goals, eight assists, 40 points and nine game-winning goals. Her 40 points tied the Duke single-season record and her 16 goals was two shy of the team mark. She was named the ACC Offensive Player of the Year in 2004, while ranking second in the ACC in goals scored (16), led the ACC in points (40) and led the ACC in game-winning goals (9). McCluskey set Duke records with two or more goals scored in four straight games, six straight games with at least one goal scored and tied the single-game

No Image Four Blue Devils Earn NSCAA/adidas Southeast Region Honors On Wednesday
Women's Soccer 12/01/2004

Dec. 1, 2004 Southeast Region Teams in PDF FormatDownload Free Acrobat Reader DURHAM, N.C. - Senior Casey McCluskey, junior Carolyn Ford, sophomore Rebecca Moros and junior Kate Seibert all earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas All-Southeast Region honors released on Wednesday. The four players selected is tied for the most with Auburn, North Carolina and Florida State. McCluskey earned first team All-Region accolades after posting an incredible season for the Blue Devils to conclude her career. Her first team selection makes her eligible for NSCAA All-America honors. The 5-6 native of Springfield, Va., finished with 16 goals, eight assists, 40 points and nine game-winning goals. Her 40 points tied the Duke single-season record and her 16 goals was two shy of the team mark. She was named the ACC Offensive Player of the Year in 2004, while ranking second in the ACC in goals scored (16), led the ACC in points (40) and led the ACC in

No Image Four Blue Devils Earn NSCAA/adidas Southeast Region Honors On Wednesday
Women's Soccer 12/01/2004

Dec. 1, 2004 All-Region Teams in PDF FormatDownload Free Acrobat Reader DURHAM, N.C. - Senior Casey McCluskey, junior Carolyn Ford, sophomore Rebecca Moros and junior Kate Seibert all earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas All-Southeast Region honors released on Wednesday. The four players selected is tied for the most with Auburn, North Carolina and Florida State. McCluskey earned first team All-Region accolades after posting an incredible season for the Blue Devils to conclude her career. Her first team selection makes her eligible for NSCAA All-America honors. The 5-6 native of Springfield, Va., finished with 16 goals, eight assists, 40 points and nine game-winning goals. Her 40 points tied the Duke single-season record and her 16 goals was two shy of the team mark. She was named the ACC Offensive Player of the Year in 2004, while ranking second in the ACC in goals scored (16), led the ACC in points (40) and led the ACC in

No Image UCLA Upends Duke In Sweet 16 Of NCAA Tournament, 2-0
Women's Soccer 11/20/2004

Nov. 20, 2004 Box Score Complete Release in PDF FormatDownload Free Acrobat Reader LOS ANGELES, CALIF.- The 15th-ranked Duke women's soccer team had its season come to a close on Saturday as the Blue Devils fell, 2-0, to 10th-ranked and 14th-seeded UCLA in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament at Drake Stadium in Los Angeles, Calif. Duke concludes the season with a 15-8 record, while UCLA improves to 16-6 and will next face the winner of the Tennessee versus Ohio State contest. The Blue Devils had a very successful season advancing to the Sweet 16 and were ranked as high as ninth in the nation during the year. "UCLA physically dominated us in the first half both in the air, on the ground and going to the ball," said Duke Head Coach Robbie Church. "Their goals showed as they fought their way through a couple of people to find the net. UCLA's hard work paid off for their lead. I am very proud of our team as we did a great job in the second half. I thought we adjusted

No Image UCLA 2, Duke 0
Women's Soccer 11/20/2004

Nov. 20, 2004 Recap Soccer Box Score (Final) 2004 Duke Women's Soccer #15 Duke University vs #10 UCLA (Nov 20, 2004 at Los Angeles, CA) #15 Duke University (15-8) vs. Goals by period 1 2 Tot #10 UCLA (16-6) ------------------------------- Date: Nov 20, 2004 Attendance: 601 #15 Duke University. 0 0 - 0 Weather: Clear #10 UCLA............ 1 1 - 2 #15 Duke University #10 UCLA Pos ## Player Sh SOG G A Min Pos ## Player Sh SOG G A Min --------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------- GK 1 Allison Lipsher..... - - - - 90 GK 20 Henderson, Valerie.. - - - - 90 MF 2 Carmen Bognanno..... 2 - - - 79 D 3 Devine, Kim......... 1 1 - - 90 MF 4 Casey McCluskey..... 3 1 - - 87 D 4 Billingsley, Kendal. - - - - 90 MF 7 Darby Kroyer........ - - - - 80 D 7 Fazio, Amy.......... - - - - 90 F 8 Carolyn Riggs....... 1 - - - 66 F 9 Davis, Bristyn...... 5 4 1 - 58 D 9 Rachel-Rose Cohen... - - - - 90 F 10 Mora, Iris.......... 1 1 - 1 79 D 10 Heidi

No Image Duke Women's Soccer Travels to UCLA For Sweet 16 Match-up On Saturday
Women's Soccer 11/18/2004

Nov. 18, 2004 2004 NCAA Tournament #15 Duke (15-7) at #10 UCLA (15-6) Nov. 20, 2004 #149; 7:00 PM Drake Stadium #149; Los Angeles, Calif. Match Notes in PDF FormatDownload Free Acrobat Reader Duke Travels To UCLA For Sweet 16 Match-up... After picking up one of the biggest victories in school history last weekend, the 15th-ranked Duke women's soccer team will travel to Los Angeles, Calif., for a 7:00 p.m. (EST) contest at 10th-ranked and 14th-seeded UCLA at Drake Stadium. The Blue Devils knocked off second-ranked and third-seeded Virginia, 3-0, in Charlottesville, Va., to advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1996. The winner of the Duke/UCLA match will advance to the NCAA quarterfinals to face the winner of the sixth-seeded Ohio State versus 11th-seeded Tennessee match. Fans unable to attend Saturday's match can follow at home by either listening over the internet at www.uclabruins.com or by following the live stats. Both links will be available

No Image Question & Answer With Carolyn Riggs
Women's Soccer 11/16/2004

Nov. 16, 2004 Junior Carolyn Riggs has come alive at the end of the 2004 season scoring six goals over the last seven contests and has nine tallies on the season. She posted two goals against top-ranked UNC in the ACC Tournament and posted a goal against second-ranked Virginia on Sunday. A forward from Indianapolis, Ind., Riggs now ranks tied for sixth on Duke's all-time points list with 66 and her 26 career goals is fifth. GoDuke.com: So has the team settled down any from the big win on Sunday against second-ranked Virginia in Charlottesville? Carolyn Riggs: I don't know if we have settled down as much as it has evolved from shock to now looking forward. As much as it felt like a huge victory, it was only the second round. Regardless of rankings, each game we are playing now could be the last of our season. GoDuke.com: What did Duke do to take Virginia out of their game? Carolyn Riggs: We went into halftime tied, 0-0, and decided that it wasn't going to be our last