Fifteen All-Conference honorees including the 2005 ACC Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year, secured spots on the 2005 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Women’s Soccer Team as announced today by Commissioner John D. Swofford. All 11 schools in the league competing in women’s soccer are represented on the inaugural team.
The 2006 Duke women’s soccer spring season is rolling along and the Blue Devils will now begin playing games over the next three months. Head Coach Robbie Church returns five of their top six scorers and Alison Lipsher in goal, off the 2005 squad which advanced to the NCAA Tournament second round and posted a 14-6-1 record.
The Soccer Buzz National Awards have been released with Duke senior Carolyn Ford becoming the first Blue Devil to be named first team All-America since 1994. Ford was one of 13 players selected to the first team by Soccer Buzz and became only the second player in Blue Devil history to garner first team All-America accolades.
Soccer Buzz released its All-Southeast Region team on Wednesday with six Blue Devils garnering honors, led by first team members Rebecca Moros and Carolyn Ford.
Duke University women’s soccer coach Robbie Church has announced he and his staff will conduct three soccer camps in the month of June, 2006. This marks the fifth year of the Duke Soccer School for Girls under the direction of Church. This summer, camp offerings include a day camp and two residential camp sessions. During the past five years, camp enrollment has increased reaching maximum camp capacity so make sure you sign up now.
The 2005 NSCAA/adidas Women’s Soccer Division I All-America team has been released with Duke’s Carolyn Ford earning second team accolades, after guiding Duke to a 14-6-1 overall record and a trip to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Duke University junior women’s soccer player Rachel-Rose Cohen has been named ESPN The Magazine Third Team Academic All-America, which was selected in a vote by the College Sports Information Director’s of America (CoSIDA).
The 10th-ranked Duke Women’s Soccer team had its season come to a close on Sunday in New Haven, Conn., as 22nd-ranked Yale collected a goal with one second remaining to upset the Blue Devils, 2-1, at the Yale Soccer/Lacrosse Stadium in the second round of the NCAA College Cup.
The 10th-ranked Duke Women’s Soccer team displayed one of its best offensive outputs of the season on Friday afternoon in the first round of the NCAA College Cup as the Blue Devils blanked Fairfield, 4-0, at the Yale Soccer/Lacrosse Stadium to advance to the second round.
Duke will make its 12th appearance in the NCAA College Cup on Friday as the Blue Devils will face Fairfield in New Haven, Conn., at the Yale Soccer/Lacrosse Stadium at 4:00 p.m. The winner of the match will advance to the second round to take on Yale/Central Connecticut State on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
For the 12th time in school history, the Duke women’s soccer team received an at-large invitation to play in the NCAA Tournament on Monday and will travel to New Haven, Conn., on Friday, Nov. 11 for a 4:00 p.m. match against Fairfield. The contest will be played at the Yale Soccer/Lacrosse Stadium.
Ninth-ranked Duke made a late run at top-seeded and third-ranked North Carolina but came up just short as the Blue Devils fell, 2-1, in the semifinals of the ACC Championship on Friday at the SAS Soccer Complex in Cary, N.C. The loss for Duke drops the Blue Devils to 13-5-1, while the Tar Heels improve to 19-1-0.