Three of the best in Duke women's soccer history will be donning the Red, White and Blue, as former Blue Devils Imani Dorsey, Schuyler DeBree and Toni Payne were named to the United State U-23 squad for the upcoming Nordic Tournament, Aug. 29 – Sept. 3.
No. 11 Duke, No. 15 Georgetown Play to Scoreless Draw
For the first time this season the No. 11 Duke Blue Devils (1-1-0) will hit the road as they get set for a top 15 showdown against the 15th-ranked Georgetown Hoyas (1-0-1) Thursday, Aug. 23.
With opening weekend in the books for the 11th-ranked Duke Blue Devils (1-1-0), their attention now turns to their first road contest of the year at No. 15 Georgetown on Thursday, Aug. 23. Before the Blue Devils head to Washington, D.C., it's time to check in on the program with the first edition of the DWS Weekly Notebook.
A late first half goal was the difference Sunday afternoon at Koskinen Stadium, as the No. 3 Duke Blue Devils (1-1-0) dropped a 2-1 decision to the Illinois Fighting Illini (1-1-0) to close out the opening weekend of play.
Coming off a top 25 victory to open the season, the No. 3 Duke Blue Devils (1-0-0) will look to finish off opening week with a perfect record as they host the Illinois Fighting Illini (0-1-0) Sunday afternoon.
After a quiet opening half, the No. 3 Duke Blue Devils (1-0-0) turned on the pressure and fired home a pair of goal to open the season with a 2-0 victory at Koskinen Stadium against the No. 23 Ohio State Buckeyes (0-1-0).
Months of preparation and training all come down to Thursday, Aug. 16, as the No. 3 Duke Blue Devils host the No. 23 Ohio State Buckeyes to open the 2018 regular season.
Throughout a historic 2017 season, there was always a constant every time head coach Robbie Church met with the media or sat down to discuss an upcoming game. No matter if it was in the midst of the program record 19-match winning streak, capturing the ACC regular season title or advancing to the program's fourth NCAA College Cup, there was always a theme to his talks.
More preseason honors are rolling in for the Duke women's soccer program, as junior Ella Stevens, senior Kayla McCoy and freshman Delaney Graham have received TopDrawerSoccer Preseason Best XI Team laurels.
Throughout the year, GoDuke.com will be catching up with former Blue Devils who are in the professional ranks, both at home and abroad.
Due to inclement weather entering the Durham weather Sunday evening, the preseason matchup between the Duke Blue Devils and the North Carolina Tar Heels has been cancelled.