UNC's Laurie Schwoy and Carly Fuller of Duke battle for a punt in the second half of the ACC Championship game at Koskinen Stadium. The Tar Heels defeated the Blue Devils, 4-0, to win the conference title. 2000 Jeffrey A. Camarati DURHAM, N.C. - The No.3-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels defeated the No. 5-seeded Duke Blue Devils 4-0 to win their 12th consecutive ACC Women's Soccer Championship at Koskinen Stadium on Sunday. North Carolina has now won every championship since 1989. Duke has now appeared in four championship games, second only to North Carolina. "We are thrilled to be conference champion again, especially in a season where we took some hits with the three losses," said North Carolina head coach Anson Dorrance. "Today and throughout the ACC Tournament, we played with our hearts and for each other." North Carolina dominated the first half, allowing no shots and only one corner kick by the Blue Devils. The Tar Heels jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the fourteenth
Bracket (as PDF file) Full NCAA Tournament Action DURHAM, N.C. - The Duke women's soccer team was rewarded for their effort in the ACC Women's Soccer Tournament with an invitation to the 2000 NCAA Soccer Championships Sunday evening. The Blue Devils will take on Furman University in a first-round matchup on Wednesday, Nov. 8th at Koskinen Stadium. This will mark the ninth appearance in the NCAA Tournament under head coach Bill Hempen. "We definitely have a tough road ahead for us," said Hempen. "We are very pleased that we can continue our season." Duke (13-7-1) advanced to the ACC Championship after advancing past No. 14 Virginia (0-0, 4-3 in penalty kicks) and No. 4 Clemson 1-0, before falling to No. 7 North Carolina 4-0 on Sunday. Furman (20-2), who will be making their NCAA Tournament appearance, won the 2000 Southern Conference regular season title, but lost to UNC-Greensboro Sunday in the Southern Conference final 1-0. The winner of the Duke-Furman match will play
DURHAM, N.C.--The fifth-seeded Duke University women's soccer team will look to win its first ever ACC Women's Soccer Tournament Championship when it will take on third-seeded North Carolina on Sunday, November 4 at 1 p.m. at Koskinen Stadium. Duke is coming off a dramatic victory on Friday night in the seminfinals when it upset top-seeded Clemson 1-0. Sophomore Carly Fuller (Portland, Ore.) netted the game-winning goal in the 66th minute as she helped lead the Blue Devils to their fourth ACC Championship game appearance, their first since 1994. North Carolina, the defending ACC and NCAA Champions, advanced to the championship game for the 13th year in a row with a 3-0 victory over seventh-seeded Florida State. The Tar Heels, who have won the last 11 titles, have now won 30 consecutive ACC Tournament games dating back to 1989. The match-up will be the second meeting of the year in women's soccer between Duke and North Carolina in the inaugural Carlyle Cup, a year long series
Click here to ask a question During the Fall Championships season, seven committee chairs will chat with NCAAChampionships.com immediately following their sport's selection announcement. This gives the fans a great opportunity to ask about the selection process for a particular championship. Div. I Women's Soccer Committee Chair Debbie Warren (Assoc. AD, Alabama) will be the first to answer YOUR questions about the bracket and selection process on Sunday, Nov. 5th at 11 p.m. ET.
DURHAM, N.C. - The No. 5-seeded Duke Blue Devils advanced to the ACC Women's Soccer Championship game as they upset the top-seeded Clemson Tigers 1-0 at Koskinen Stadium on Friday night. The two teams were evenly matched during the first half, as both teams took four shots. Neither team scored during the first half of play. Clemson outplayed Duke early in the second half as the Tigers had several scoring opportunities. Duke took the lead at 65:40 when sophomore Carly Fuller collected a cross from junior Sarah Pickens and beat Clemson junior goalkeeper Katie Carson with a shot to the upper right corner. "I don't think Carly (Fuller) had a clear look at the goal," said Duke head coach Bill Hempen. "We have been trying to get her to shoot all year long, and I think that window was about to close...It was a world-class shot." Duke freshman goalkeeper Thora Helgadottir sealed the victory for Duke with several key saves, including one at 84:20 when she dived to stop a header by Clemson
DURHAM, N.C. - The 24th-ranked Duke Blue Devils women's soccer team placed four players on the 2000 All-Atlantic Coast Conference women's soccer team, as voted upon by the league's eight head coaches. Junior forward Sarah Pickens (Greensboro, N.C.) was the only Blue Devil named to the first team as she led Duke in scoring with nine goals and two assists for 20 points. Pickens has started in all 19 games for the Blue Devils and has scored four game-winning goals. Pickens was also featured in the "Faces in the Crowd" section of the October 23rd issue of Sports Illustrated after scoring the game-winning goal against Clemson on Oct. 7. Senior Kim Daws (Northridge, Calif.), sophomore Carly Fuller (Portland, Ore.), and freshman Gwendolyn Oxenham (Gulf Breeze, Fla.) were selected to the ACC second team. Freshman Thora Helgadottir (Kopavogur, Iceland) and Oxenham were also selected to the 2000 ACC All-Freshmen team. Duke (12-6-1) advanced to the semifinals of the 2000 ACC Women's Soccer
DURHAM, N.C. - No. 5 seed Duke advanced to the semifinals of the 2000 ACC Women's Soccer Championship on Thursday night as the Blue Devils defeated No. 4 seed Virginia in sudden victory penalty kicks 4-3 after a 0-0 double-overtime tie. Throughout the entire game, both teams had strong defensive efforts. Virginia freshman goalkeeper Jodi Clugston made eight saves while Duke freshman goalkeeper Thora Helgadottir made two saves. Virginia took nine shots and had five corner kicks in the contest, while Duke tallied 12 shots and four corner kicks. In the first round of five penalty kicks, the score remained tied after both teams scored on three of their five attempts. Sophomore Alyssa Benitez, junior Ashley Meeker, and sophomore Kelly Worden converted penalty kick attempts for the Cavaliers, while senior Kim Daws, sophomore Liz Wagner, and junior Katie Heaps converted penalty kicks for the Blue Devils. The game then entered sudden victory penalty kicks as Duke senior Stefanie Kraay beat
DUKE WOMEN'S SOCCER at ACC CHAMPIONSHIPS November 2-5, 2000 Koskinen Stadium * Durham, North Carolina DUKE VS. VIRGINIA Duke holds a 6-5-4 overall record against Virginia. In the last meeting, Virginia defeated Duke 4-3 in Charlottesville on October 21, 2000. A LOOK AT VIRGINIA Virginia enters the game as the No. 4 seed. The Cavaliers improved their overall record to 10-7 with a 1-0 victory over Florida State this past Saturday. Alyssa Benitez scored the game-winner in the 88th minute. A LOOK BACK Duke dropped their sixth game of the season on senior night on Saturday when Vanderbilt upset the Blue Devils 2-0 at Koskinen Stadium. IN THE POLLS Duke, the No. 5 seed, is currently ranked No. 24 in the SoccerTimes.com Top 25 poll while Virginia is ranked No. 19. INTO THE RECORD BOOKS Senior Susan Kraeger moved into seventh place for career assists (13), while senior Kim Daws ranks eighth in career assists (12), 10th in career shots (130), and 13th in career games
DURHAM, N.C. (October 30) - The Duke University women's soccer team (12-6, 4-3 ACC) has received the No. 5 seed in the 2000 Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Soccer Tournament which begins on Thursday at Koskinen Stadium. The Blue Devils will play the third game of the tournament Thursday at 6:00 p.m. when Duke takes on No. 4 seed Virginia.
What do you like most about Duke? my friends What is your favorite food? chinese Who is your biggest inspiration? my sister Cindy What is your favorite brand of shampoo? Paul Mitchell What is your favorite color? light blue Where do you see yourself in ten years? working or raising a family What do you eat for breakfast? Lucky Charms What is your favorite movie? Stand By Me What do you miss most about home? my family How do you spend your free time? hanging out with friends What age did you begin playing soccer? at age 5 What is your favorite restaurant? Cheesecake Factory Paper or plastic? plastic Who is your favorite athlete? Michael Jordan What advice would you give a freshman at Duke? Have fun and enjoy it because college flies by. Favorite salad dressing: ranch Name two qualities you look for in a person/companion? loyalty and understanding What is your dream car? Do you own it now? an Expedition, and no What is your most comfortable outift
DURHAM, N.C. - Sophomore Kat Carroll scored her seventh goal of the season in the fourth minute and that proved to be the game-winner as Vanderbilt upset No. 23-ranked Duke 2-0 on Saturday night at Koskinen Stadium in front of 879 fans. The win improves Vanderbilt to 11-8, 5-4 in the SEC, while Duke drops to 12-6, 4-3 ACC. Carroll gave Vanderbilt the early lead at the 4:21 mark when she beat Duke goalkeeper Isis Dallis (Marlboro, Mass.) with a shot from 30 yards out to give Vanderbilt the 1-0 lead. The play was assisted by freshman Laura Hershenow and sophomore Jen Talavera. Both teams were very physical the entire game as 35 fouls were called, 17 against Duke and 18 against Vanderbilt. The Commodores sealed the victory in the 88th minute when freshman Emily Wilpers collected a pass from sophomore Kat Caroll, beat a Duke defender and then beat Dallis on a breakaway. Duke will return to action in the ACC Women's Soccer Championship on Thurs., Nov. 2 at Koskinen Stadium. Game time is
Chat with Women's Soccer Coach Bill Hempen Monday, October 30 at 1:00 pm Hosted By Total Sports amp; GoDuke.com Duke '00 In Boston asks: In terms of pre-season goals, has this year been more or less successful than you anticipated? What do you have left to accomplish in order to consider the season a success? Answer: Our goal was to end higher in the Atlantic Coast Conference than last year. Although we ended up fifth in the ACC, we feel very good that we were a bounce away from finishing second in the conference. To consider this season a success, we would like have a good run in both the ACC tournament and the NCAA tournament. Frank Smith asks: Who has made the biggest impact on your team this season and why? Answer: Thora Helgadottir, a freshman goalkeeper from Iceland. She adds an attacking dimension not usually looked at from a goalkeeper. Moses Chase asks: Do you think your team can put the past few games behind them and focus enough to win the upcoming