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No Image Four Blue Devils Named To Soccer Buzz All-Southeast Region Teams
Women's Soccer 01/30/2004

Jan. 30, 2004 DURHAM, N.C. - Duke University junior Casey McCluskey, sophomore Kate Seibert, senior Thora Helgadottir and freshman Darby Kroyer were each honored by Soccer Buzz this week when its All-Southeast Region teams were released. Both McCluskey and Seibert were named to the first team, while Helgadottir earned third team accolades and Kroyer was selected to the All-Freshman team. McCluskey, a native of Springfield, Va., collected five goals, five assists and 15 points, which ranked tied for second on the Duke squad in 2003. For her career, the 5-6 midfielder has scored 24 goals, had seven assists and totaled 55 points. Her 55 points ranks eighth on Duke's all-time list, while her 24 goals is tied fourth. She is a two-time first team All-ACC selection. A product of Downingtown, Pa., Seibert was one of the top defenders in the ACC as she helped the Blue Devils register nine shutouts in 2003. Seibert also notched six goals and two assists on the season and was named

No Image Casey McCluskey Invited To Under-21 Women's Soccer National Team Training Camp
Women's Soccer 01/20/2004

Jan. 20, 2004 DURHAM, N.C. - Duke University rising senior Casey McCluskey has been invited to participate in the Under-21 United States Women's Soccer National Team training camp from Jan. 23 through Feb. 1 in Carson, Calif. A Springfield, Va., product, McCluskey will travel to the National Training Center for 10 days and depending on how the camp goes she could be named to the Under-21 team, which will play in the Nordic Cup on July 19-30, 2004 in Iceland. This marks the first U.S. National Team training camp McCluskey has been invited to after having a very successful college campaign for three years at Duke. McCluskey arrived at Duke as a freshman and was named ACC Rookie of the Year and since then has been named first team All-ACC in each of her last two years. For her career, the 5-6 midfielder has scored 24 goals, had seven assists and totaled 55 points. Her 55 points ranks eighth on Duke's all-time list, while her 24 goals is tied fourth. Duke finished the 2003

No Image Helgadottir, Seibert & McCluskey Named To Southeast Region Team
Women's Soccer 12/09/2003

Dec. 9, 2003 DURHAM, N.C. - Duke University senior Thora Helgadottir, junior Casey McCluskey and sophomore Kate Seibert were each selected to the 2003 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Southeast Region Soccer Team on Tuesday. Helgadottir, a Kopavogur, Iceland native, was voted the top goalkeeper in the region as she was selected to the first team, which included 11 players (one goalkeeper, three defenders, three midfielders and four forwards). Both McCluskey and Seibert earned second team accolades. A three-time first team All-ACC selection, Helgadottir started 17 games in goal for the Blue Devils and registered a 1.38 goals against average and four shutouts. In her career, Helgadottir ranked second on the Duke charts with 17 shutouts. McCluskey took on a different role this season in the midfield for the Blue Devils, which cut down on her scoring, but the junior was an anchor for Duke in 2003. McCluskey finished the season with five goals and five assists

No Image Texas A&M 2, Duke 1
Women's Soccer 11/16/2003

Nov. 16, 2003 Recap Soccer Box Score (Final) Duke Women's Soccer #12/14 Duke vs Texas AM (Nov 16, 2003 at College Station, TX) #12/14 Duke (14-7-1) vs. Goals by period 1 2 Tot Texas AM (13-5-3) ------------------------------- Date: Nov 16, 2003 Attendance: 1165 #12/14 Duke......... 0 1 - 1 Weather: perlty cloudy, 75 degrees, South winds 10-15 Texas AM........... 1 1 - 2 #12/14 Duke Texas AM Pos ## Player Sh SOG G A Pos ## Player Sh SOG G A ------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------ GK 18 Thora Helgadottir... - - - - GK 6 Spisak, Kati Jo..... - - - - 2 Carmen Bognanno..... 3 1 - 1 5 Labhart, Shannon.... 1 - - - 4 Casey McCluskey..... 3 2 - - 9 Strutz, Kristen..... - - - - 5 Carly O'Connor...... - - - - 10 Krambeer, Katherine. 1 - - 1 7 Darby Kroyer........ 1 - - - 14 Berend, Carrie...... 1 - - - 8 Carolyn Riggs....... 3 3 1 - 16 Smith, Emma......... 1 1 1 - 9 Rachel-Rose Cohen... 1 1 - - 17 Burnett, Annie...... - - - - 14

No Image Duke Falls, 2-1, To Texas A&M In NCAA Second Round On Sunday
Women's Soccer 11/16/2003

Nov. 16, 2003 Box Score COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS - No. 17 Texas AM scored late in the first period and early in the second and held on to defeat 12th-ranked Duke, 2-1, in front of 1,165 fans at the Aggie Soccer Complex. Good scoring chances were at a premium in the first half, which only produced 11 total shots. The only good chance of the half resulted in a goal by Texas AM with just 36 seconds left on the clock. Laura Probst received the ball on the left flank and dribbled to the left side of the 18-yard box, where she served a low cross to the far post. Freshman forward Suzette Devloo connected on a diving header that beat Duke goalkeeper Thora Helgadottir inside the far post. The goal was the first of the season for Devloo. The Aggies increased the led to two goals just 1:51 into the second half. Kat Krambeer headed the ball to Emma Smith at the top of the penalty area. Smith took a touch toward goal and hit a left-footed rocket from 15 yards out, beating Helgadottir low

No Image Duke 3, Stephen F. Austin 0 - Final Boxscore
Women's Soccer 11/14/2003

Nov. 14, 2003 Soccer Box Score (Final) 2003 Texas AM Soccer Stephen F. Austin vs #12 Duke (Nov 14, 2003 at College Station, TX) Stephen F. Austin (15-5-2) vs. Goals by period 1 2 Tot Duke (14-6-1) ------------------------------- Date: Nov 14, 2003 Attendance: 486 Stephen F. Austin... 0 0 - 0 Weather: clear, 60 degrees, South wind - 10-15 mph Duke................ 2 1 - 3 Stephen F. Austin Duke Pos ## Player Sh SOG G A Pos ## Player Sh SOG G A ------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------ GK 00 Michalezki, Natascia - - - - GK 18 Thora Helgadottir... - - - - 3 Ronca, Jaime........ - - - - 2 Carmen Bognanno..... 3 1 - - 5 Gray, Kim........... - - - - 4 Casey McCluskey..... 5 3 2 - 6 Mestayer, Christie.. 1 1 - - 5 Carly O'Connor...... - - - - 8 Ramirez, Andrea..... - - - - 7 Darby Kroyer........ 7 2 - - 10 Reese, Alicia....... - - - - 8 Carolyn Riggs....... - - - - 12 Cummings, Lauren.... 1 - - - 9 Rachel-Rose Cohen... - - - - 14

No Image Duke Advances In NCAA Tournament With 3-0 Victory Over Stephen F. Austin
Women's Soccer 11/14/2003

Nov. 14, 2003 COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS - The 12th-seeded Duke women's soccer team scored a pair of goals late in the first half and cruised to a 3-0 win on Friday over Stephen F. Austin in first-round action of the NCAA Tournament at the Aggie Soccer Complex in College Station, Texas. Duke, an at-large selection from the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), improved to 14-6-1 and advances to Sunday's second-round game against the winner of the Texas AM/SMU match at 2:30 p.m. (EST). Stephen F. Austin, the Southland Conference Tournament Champions, ended its season with a record of 15-5-2. "Obviously, I am ecstatic about our win tonight and look forward to playing whoever on Sunday," said Duke Head Coach Robbie Church. "We played a very determined Stephen F. Austin team tonight and they gave us a good game." Duke scored two goals in a 1:36 span to make the score 2-0 before the half. Casey McCluskey scored her fourth goal of the season with 3:50 left in the first half as she had a

No Image Duke To Battle Stephen F. Austin In NCAA Tournament On Friday
Women's Soccer 11/12/2003

Nov. 12, 2003 2003 NCAA Tournament First Second Rounds Duke (13-6-1) vs. Stephen F. Austin (15-4-2) Nov. 14, 2003 * 6:00 PM (EST) Aggie Soccer Complex * College Station, Texas Game Notes in PDF FormatDownload Free Acrobat Reader Duke To Battle Stephen F. Austin In NCAA Tournament On Friday... The 12th-ranked Duke women's soccer team (13-6-1) will travel to College Station, Texas on Friday to take on Stephen F. Austin (15-4-2) at 6:00 p.m. at the Aggie Soccer Complex. The Blue Devils are seeded 12th-overall in the NCAA Tournament and will be making their 10th appearance. In The Rankings... Duke is ranked 14th in the, 12th in Soccer America and 14th in the polls. Stephen F. Austin and SMU are not ranked, but Texas AM is 17th in the, 21st in the Soccer America, 23rd in the NSCAA and 16th in the polls. The Series... Duke has never faced Stephen F. Austin, owns a 2-2-1 record against Southern

No Image Duke Nets 10th NCAA Tournament Bid; Will Travel To College Station, Texas
Women's Soccer 11/10/2003

Nov. 10, 2003 DURHAM, N.C. - For the 10th 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 College Station, Texas, to play Stephen F. Austin on Friday. Duke will play on Friday at 5:00 p.m. (CST). "We are very excited to receive the invitation to play in the NCAA Tournament," said Duke Head Coach Robbie Church. "Last year at this time we were all sitting together and we were very disappointed not to be picked. To get into the NCAA Tournament and to have the chance to play for a NCAA Championship is very special." Duke is seeded 12th overall in the bracket, which is the highest the Blue Devils have been seeded since 1997, when they were seeded fifth. "At this time of year, you just want to keep playing," said Church. "The main thing is you get an invitation to the big dance and you are able to play. It will be exciting to be able to play different teams as we have never faced Stephen

No Image Women's Soccer: NCAA Selection Show
Women's Soccer 11/10/2003

Nov. 10, 2003

No Image Duke's McCluskey named to ACC Championship All-Tournament Team
Women's Soccer 11/09/2003

Nov. 9, 2003 Duke's Casey McCluskey, a junior from Springfield, Va., was named to the ACC Championship All-Tournament team on Sunday, after North Carolina defeated Florida State, 3-2, to win the ACC title. The Blue Devils defeated fifth-seeded Virginia, 2-1, to advance to the semifinals and then lost 6-1 to North Carolina. 2003 ACC All-Tournament Team Casey McCluskey.............................. Duke Katie Beal............................ Florida State Leah Gallegos...................... Florida State Joy McKenzie........................ Florida State Kelly Rowland...................... Florida State Kimmy Francis.......................... Maryland Heather O'Reilly................ North Carolina Alyssa Ramsey.................. North Carolina Cat Reddick....................... North Carolina Lindsay Tarpley...... North Carolina (MVP) Kacey White...................... North Carolina

No Image North Carolina, 6, Duke 1 - Boxscore
Women's Soccer 11/07/2003

Nov. 7, 2003 Recap| Photo Gallery Soccer Box Score (Final) Duke Women's Soccer #10/18 Duke vs #1/1 North Carolina (Nov 07, 2003 at Cary, N.C.) #10/18 Duke (13-6-1) vs. Goals by period 1 2 Tot #1/1 North Carolina (20-0-0) ------------------------------- Date: Nov 07, 2003 Attendance: 4461 #10/18 Duke......... 1 0 - 1 Weather: Cool, Cloudy #1/1 North Carolina. 2 4 - 6 #10/18 Duke #1/1 North Carolina Pos ## Player Sh SOG G A Pos ## Player Sh SOG G A ------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------ GK 18 Thora Helgadottir... - - - - GK 59 Aly Winget.......... - - - 1 M 2 Carmen Bognanno..... 1 - - - D 4 Kendall Fletcher.... 1 - - 1 M 4 Casey McCluskey..... 2 - - - M 5 Maggie Tomecka...... 4 3 - - D 5 Carly O'Connor...... - - - - M 9 Kacey White......... 1 - - 1 M 7 Darby Kroyer........ 1 - - - F 12 Alyssa Ramsey....... 5 5 2 3 F 8 Carolyn Riggs....... 1 1 - - M 16 Jordan Walker....... - - - - D 9 Rachel-Rose Cohen... - - - - M 17 Lori