Duke University women's soccer Head Coach Robbie Church has announced his staff will conduct three soccer camps in the month of June, 2007. This marks the sixth year of the Duke Soccer School for Girls under the direction of Coach Church. This summer, camp offerings include a Day Camp and two Residential Camp sessions. During the past six years, camp enrollment has increased reaching maximum camp capacity.
The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today the recipients of the 2006 Fall Sportsmanship Awards. Teams receiving the awards have conducted themselves with a high degree of character and good sportsmanship, as determined by a vote of the league's players and coaches.
Soccer Buzz has released its 2006 All-Region accolades with four Duke Women's Soccer student-athletes earning All-Southeast honors. Senior Rebecca Moros and sophomore Christie McDonald were named to the second team, while freshmen Elisabeth Redmond and KayAnne Gummersall earned All-Freshman accolades.
Duke University senior Rebecca Moros has been selected third team NSCAA/adidas All-America, after guiding the women's soccer team to a 9-8-4 overall and 5-4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) mark in 2006. The Blue Devils advanced to the second round of the NCAA College Cup before falling in penalty kicks to Tennessee.
Michael Videira of the men's soccer team and Rachel-Rose Cohen of the women's soccer team have been named the Ronald McDonald House Charities Student-Athletes of the Week by the Duke Radio Network. The two standouts are being honored together after each was named an Academic All-America this week.
For the second year in a row, Duke University senior Rachel-Rose Cohen of the Duke University Women's Soccer team has been selected ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America, which was released on Tuesday by the College Sports Information Director's of America (CoSIDA).
Once again in an NCAA Tournament match-up between Tennessee and Duke, overtime was not enough. A penalty-kick shootout was required after the squads battled to a scoreless tie to determine who would move on in the national draw. The 23rd-ranked Lady Vols took home the 4-3 advantage in the shootout over the Blue Devils (9-8-4) to advance into the regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in five years.
For the seventh straight time in the NCAA College Cup, the Duke Women's Soccer Team advanced to the second round as the Blue Devils defeated 22nd-ranked Louisville, 6-5, in penalty kicks on Friday evening at the Regal Soccer Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn. The Blue Devils (9-8-3) and Cardinals (13-4-3) concluded two 45-minute periods and two 10-minute overtime sessions at 0-0 before moving to a shootout.
Duke will make its 13th appearance in the NCAA College Cup on Friday as the Blue Devils will face Louisville at 5:30 p.m. in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Regal Soccer Stadium. Hosting the four-team subregional will be Tennessee (11-6-3) and the Lady Vols will take on UAB (8-11-1) in the first round at approximately 8:00 p.m.
For the 13th time in school history, the Duke women's soccer team received an at-large invitation to play in the NCAA Women's College Cup on Monday and will travel to Knoxville, Tenn., on Friday, Nov. 10 for a 5:30 p.m. match against Louisville. The contest will be played at the Regal Soccer Stadium on the campus of the University of Tennessee.
Senior Lauren Tippets sat down with GoDuke.com this week to talk about the upcoming postseason and life after soccer. Tippets, a product of Menlo Park, Calif., has seen action in 85 career matches and currently ranks fourth on Duke's all-time assist list with 21. Over her career, Tippets has notched two game-winning goals and so far this season she owns three goals and four assists for the Blue Devils. Duke awaits the NCAA Tournament selection show on Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Senior Rachel-Rose Cohen and sophomore Kelly Hathorn of the Duke University Women's Soccer team were named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III squad on Thursday, which was selected in a vote by the College Sports Information Director's of America (CoSIDA).