No. 6 Duke at Jacksonville
March 13, 2013 l 2 p.m.
Jacksonville, Fla. l D.B. Milne Field
Duke Travels to Jacksonville, Fla. to Face Dolphins for First Time
Sixth-ranked Duke will face Jacksonville for the first time in program history Wednesday, March 13 at 3:30 p.m. in Jacksonville, Fla. ... The Blue Devils remained No. 6 in this week's IWLCA Coaches Poll and are 5-0 this season against non-conference foes ... Jacksonville enters the mid-week matchup with a 5-2 overall ledger ... In their last outing, the Dolphins defeated William & Mary, 20-14, in Jacksonville on March 8.
Duke vs. the Atlantic Sun
The game against Jacksonville also marks the Blue Devils' first meeting with a current Atlantic Sun Conference member.
Scouting the Blue Devils
Duke edged then-No. 11 Georgetown, 11-10, on the road in its last outing on March 9 ... Freshman goalkeeper Kelsey Duryea made a save on a Georgetown free position attempt with five seconds left in regulation to preserve the win and help the Blue Devils improve to 6-1 on the spring ... Duke maintained its No. 6 ranking in the latest IWLCA Coaches Poll and also held at No. 5 in the Inside Lacrosse deBeer media poll this week ... Sophomore Kerrin Maurer leads the ACC in assists per game (3.50) and is tied for first in the league in points per game (6.50) while pacing the Blue Devils with 35 points on the year ... Sophomore Gabby Moise anchors the defense with 10 caused turnovers each while junior Taylor Virden leads Duke in ground balls with 18 ... Redshirt junior Maddie Salamone's 24 draw controls over seven games rank her tied for third in the ACC ... Freshman Kelsey Duryea leads the conference in saves per game (8.00) and save percentage (.571).