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Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2011-12 Duke Athletics Year in Review
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 07/12/2012
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2011-12 Duke Athletics Year in Review

– The 2011-12 Duke Athletics Year in Review packet details the athletic department’s accomplishments from the 2011-12 season as a whole and by sport. Included in the packet are an impressive list of Duke’s award winners, community service highlights and a summary of each team’s season.

Highlights from 2011-12:
•    Duke earned a 16th-place finish in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings (3rd among private institutions)
•    12 Duke teams cracked the national top 10
•    15 Duke teams cracked the national top 25
•    Two Blue Devils – Curtis Beach (Indoor Track & Field) and Becca Ward (Women’s Fencing) – won NCAA Championships
•    Five teams captured ACC Championships
•    Nine student-athletes won ACC Individual Championships
•    Men’s basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski became Division I Men’s Basketball’s all-time winningest coach
•    Seven Blue Devils were named ACC Player of the Year (including 4 offensive and 1 defensive POTY)
•    34 Blue Devils earned All-America honors
•    Seven student-athletes were first-round draft picks
•    Six coaches were named ACC Coach of the Year
•    Over 500 student-athletes participated in over 2,000 hours of community service work
•    25 of Duke’s 26 teams posted GPAs of at least 3.00 during the fall and spring semesters
•    An ACC-leading 13 Duke teams were honored by the NCAA for ranking among the top 10 percent the multi-year APR report
•    Eight student-athletes earned CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-America honors
•    140 Blue Devils were named to their sports’ All-ACC Academic Teams
•    Four student-athletes were named their sports’ ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year

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