Duke University rising senior Rebecca Moros netted the game-winning goal over the weekend as she led the Long Island Fury (10-2-2) to the 2006 Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) National Championship with a 1-0 victory over River Cities F.C. (11-2-2) in one of the most memorable finals in WPSL history.
Here is an update on what some of the Duke women’s soccer team members have been up to during the summer. The Blue Devils report back to campus on Sunday, Aug. 6 and have their first meeting on Aug. 7. The season opener is Aug. 25 at 7:30 p.m. against St. Louis at Koskinen Stadium in Durham, N.C.
U.S. Under-21 Women’s National Team head coach Jillian Ellis has named the 18-player squad that will travel to Norway for the 16th Annual Nordic Cup being held July 16-22 in five small venues in and around Stavanger, Norway, in the southwestern part of the country with Duke's Rebecca Moros selected to the prestigious squad.
For the third straight session, Duke University rising senior Rebecca Moros will continue her training with the Under-21 United States Women’s National Team from June 11-18 in Maryland as the squad will play three contests against W-League teams next week.
Three incoming Duke women’s soccer players -- Elisabeth Redmond, Jane Alukonis and Sara Murphy -- have been selected to the 2006 Parade All-America squad released this week. The trio are among the five-member Blue Devil class that has been tabbed third in the nation by Soccer Buzz.
Duke University Head Women’s Soccer Coach Robbie Church announced on Friday the hiring of Nathan Kipp from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) as assistant coach in charge of the goalkeepers.
The National Soccer Hall of Fame announced today that U. S. National Team stars and American soccer pioneers Alexi Lalas and Carla Werden Overbeck have been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame. The national television announcement came at halftime of the ESPN2 broadcast of the MLS match between the New England Revolution and the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Duke University rising senior Rebecca Moros will continue her training with the Under-21 United States Women’s National Team from April 26 through May 5 as the squad embarks on a Foreign Tour of the Netherlands.
Duke Women’s Soccer head coach Robbie Church released the 2006 women’s soccer schedule on Wednesday, which includes matches against 12 squads who advanced to the 2005 NCAA Tournament. The Blue Devils stand ready though, as they return eight of 11 starters and 17 letterwinners in all from a squad that collected a 14-6-1 record last year and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
The Duke women’s soccer team closed out the spring season on Sunday with a 1-0 victory over the Mexican National Team in front of almost 3,000 fans in Huntsville, Ala.
CHICAGO, IL – Ten former U.S. Men’s National Team, Women’s National Team and MLS veterans have been added to the ballot of players eligible for induction into the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame in 2006. Among the 10 newcomers are former U.S. WNT captain and current Duke assistant coach Carla Overbeck and former U.S. MNT players Alexi Lalas and Roy Lassiter.
Duke University women’s soccer head coach Robbie Church announced the addition of five commitments for the 2006 campaign on Friday. KayAnne Gummersall of Wilmette, Ill., Jane Alukonis of Cocoa Beach, Fla., Sara Murphy of Mendham, N.J., CJ Ludemann of Holtsville, N.Y. and Elizabeth Redmond of Morristown, N.J., will all attend Duke University in the fall and play soccer. The class has been tabbed the third-best in the nation by Soccer Buzz, which marks the highest ranking for a recruiting class in Duke school history under Church.