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Sarah

Furey

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Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
City/State: Mt. Laurel, N.J.
High School: Bishop Eustace

Bio

Career Statistics

Career: Four-year starter on the Blue Devils’ back line, guiding the program to four straight NCAA quarterfinals appearances, including a trip to the national semifinals in 2015 … Started in all 82 games played ... Second team NFHCA All-South Region selection as a senior … Helped Duke’s defensive unit rank among the national leaders in goals against average throughout her career … On the field for 23 shutouts in four seasons … Tallied two assists ... Field captain as a senior and vice captain as a junior … Four-year member of the NFHCA National Academic Squad and three-time member of the All-ACC Academic Team. 

2017 (Stats): Second team All-South Region selection as a senior … Helped anchor a veteran back line that ranked among the top 10 teams in the country in shutouts (7) and goals against average (1.28) … Provided an assist in a 2-0 shutout of Miami (10/15) … Served as the Blue Devils’ field captain … Represented Duke in the NFHCA Division I Senior Game … Named to the All-ACC Academic Team and NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad. 

2016: Started all 20 contests on the Blue Devils' back line, which ranked top-12 nationally with a 1.48 goals against average … Tabbed the Ronald McDonald House Charities Duke Student-Athlete of the Week Oct. 5 after guiding Duke to solid defensive performances in wins over No. 13 Boston University and No. 15 Boston College … Named the ACC Defensive Player of the Week Nov. 1 following the Blue Devils' 6-0 shutout of Richmond … Team vice captain … NFHCA National Academic Squad and ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2015: Started 20 contests on defense during Duke's run to the NCAA semifinals … Helped the defensive unit record four shutouts and hold 13 of its last 14 opponents to two goals or fewer … The Blue Devils also ranked top-15 nationally with a 1.42 goals against average … All-ACC Academic Team, NFHCA National Academic Squad and ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2014: Only Blue Devil freshman to start all 20 contests in 2014 … Helped the defense record a 1.18 goals against average to rank second in the ACC and seventh nationally … Registered first point of Duke career Aug. 31 against Central Michigan, providing an assist in the 4-1 victory … Named to the All-ACC Academic Team, the ACC Academic Honor Roll and the NFHCA National Academic Squad … Member of 2014-15 U.S. U19 junior national team. 

Prior to Duke: Guided Bishop Eustace to a pair of New Jersey Group II state titles … Totaled 51 goals and 63 assists during her prep career … Three-time All-South Jersey and second team all-state selection … Made the all-conference first team all four years … Notched 24 goals and 32 assists during her senior campaign … Member of the U.S. U17 and U19 junior national teams … U.S. Futures Elite/High Performance athlete … Member of the Jersey Intensity club team … Also lettered three years in lacrosse, earning second team All-South Jersey honors as a defender … National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born March 22, 1996 … Daughter of William and Donna Furey … Has one sister (Leah) and one brother (Jay) … Mother ran track at Delaware (1980-82) … Sister, Leah, played field hockey at Fairfield (2008-11) … Cousin, Robert Leibert, graduated from Duke in 2006 ... Majoring in psychology.

Career Highs: 
Assists: 1 ... 2x, last vs. Miami ... Oct. 15, 2017
Points: 1 ... 2x, last vs. Miami ... Oct. 15, 2017

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FH: Senior Day Ceremony
FH vs. UVA: Sarah Furey Postgame INT