Riding a four-game winning streak and looking to keep their momentum rolling into the third weekend of play, the Duke Blue Devils (6-3) head back to the Sunshine State for the second time this year for the Citrus Classic in Orlando, Fla., from Friday, Feb. 23 – Sunday, Feb. 25 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
A dominant weekend both in the circle and at the plate has landed Duke Blue Devil freshman Katherine Huey in the national spotlight, as she was named ESPNW's National Player of the Week Wednesday.
The brooms were brought out Sunday afternoon on East Campus, as the Duke Blue Devils (6-3) defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions (0-6) 7-2 to close out the Big Ten/ACC Challenge with a perfect 4-0 showing at the Duke Softball Stadium.
Thanks to a three-hit day from Jameson Kavel and the second home run of the weekend from Katherine Huey, the Duke Blue Devils (5-3) dominated the Purdue Boilermakers (1-7) to the tune of 8-1 during day two of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
A lights out performance in the circle from Amelia Wiercioch was the highlight of a stellar Friday for the Duke Blue Devils (4-3), as her one-hitter capped off a pair of victories to open the 2018 Big Ten/ACC Challenge at the Duke Softball Stadium.
Due to the threat of inclement weather in the area over the weekend, Duke softball has announced changes to the 2018 Big Ten/ACC Challenge schedule.
After a successful opening weekend in Boca Raton, Fla., the Duke Blue Devils (2-3) will officially take to their home field for the first time in program history this weekend, hosting the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at the Duke Softball Stadium starting Friday, Feb. 16 against Penn State.
In their final contest of the opening weekend, the Duke Blue Devils (2-3) fell in an extra-innings showdown against the Boston Terriers, 7-4, Saturday morning at the FAU Softball Stadium.
After a tough loss in the day's first contest, the Duke Blue Devils (2-2) bounced back for a 3-0 victory against Michigan State to split their Friday doubleheader at the FAU Softball Stadium.
History was already made the moment the first pitch came across the plate Thursday afternoon in Boca Raton, but that just was not enough for head coach Marissa Young and the Duke Blue Devils. In the program's inaugural game, the Blue Devils took down Florida Atlantic, 4-3, to capture the team's first victory in as many games.
Years of preparation and planning, along with countless hours of blood, sweat and tears have come down to this, as head coach Marissa Young and the Duke softball Blue Devils open their inaugural season Thursday, Feb. 8 in Boca Raton, Fla., at the FAU "First Pitch" Classic.
While Team One prepares for the inaugural season of Duke softball, which begins Thursday, Feb. 8, get to know your Blue Devils with our player Q&A feature here on GoDuke.com. We continue the series with freshman infielder/outfielder Makenna Lutterloh.