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Mackenzie

Pluck

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#24

Midfielder
Height: 5'4"
Year: Freshman
City/State: North Wales, Pa.
High School: Germantown Academy
Experience: High School

Bio

National Team Experience: Was a US Soccer Federation National Camp selection from 2014-15 … Selected to the U.S. U-16 National Team Training Camp Rosters Feb. 15-22, 2015 in Carson, Calif., and April 6-13, 2015 in Chula Vista, Calif. … Three-time U.S. U-14 National Team Training Camp Roster member (June 1-8, 2014 in Portland, Ore., Aug. 23-30, 2014 in Orlando, Fla., and Nov. 1-8, 2014 in Carson, Calif.) … Took part in the U.S. Soccer East Coast U-16 Combine on March 20-21, 2015 in Millersville, Pa.

2018 - Freshman (Stats): Played in all 17 contests (five starts) so far in 2018, tallying four goals on 15 shots (nine attempts on goal) along with one assist … Played in 710 minutes … Recorded her first-career goal with a score a little more than two minutes into Duke’s 2-0 opening day win against No. 23 Ohio State at home on Aug. 16 … Made her first-career start against Illinois (Aug. 19), playing 37 minutes …Reeled in the second goal of her career against Elon (Aug. 26) … Scored her game-winning goal in Duke’s 2-0 defeat of Marquette on Aug. 30 … Recorded the first assist of her career on Duke’s game-winning goal in its 2-0 victory at Miami on Sept. 20 …Scored the game-tying goal in Duke's 2-1 comeback victory against No. 11 Boston College (Oct. 21).

High School: Ranked No. 21 in the TopDrawerSoccer.com’s Top 150 and has been in the Top 25 since 2014 … Named the No. 2 player in the New Jersey region … Tabbed the No. 9 midfielder nationally … A standout midfielder/forward and MVP at Germantown Academy … Over her high school career, she accumulated 80 goals and 41 assists (201 total points) … High School All-American East Team selection (2017-18) …  Named High School All-American East Best XI in 2018 … Named a Top 5 Player and First Team selection by The Intelligencer … Led her squad to the 2015 Pennsylvania Independent Schools Athletic Association State Championship, while finishing as a finalist in 2014 and quarterfinalist in 2016-17 … Two-time All-Southeastern Pennsylvania Girls Soccer Team Selection (First Team, 2016 & Second Team, 2015) … Tabbed INTER-AC All-League her last three seasons … Despite missing part of her senior season due to injury, the team captain tallied 13 goals and seven assists … Was tabbed a USA Today All-USA Preseason Girls Soccer Team selection (2017-18) … Recordeda career-high 26 goals and 15 assists in her junior season … Also earned the Gummey Memorial Award, a prestigious honor given to a junior class member who makes the greatest endeavor in athletics and scholarship … Tallied 23 goals and 14 assists en route to leading Germantown to the PAISAA State Championship her sophomore year … Began her career with 18 goals and five assists her freshman year, finishing as a PAISAA State Finalist … Lettered two years for the Germantown varsity volleyball squad as a setter, earning the Coaches Award … Member of the Dean’s List from 2014 to present and sports a 4.0 GPA … Also a member of the Honor Arts Program from 2014 to present … CSO Senior Leader (2016-Present), which leads and oversees the Community Service Organization programs and community outreach to raise funds, awareness and generate volunteers for a variety of internal and external organizations, including Make-A-Wish … A Freshman Seminar Leader in 2017, mentoring incoming freshman … Selected to the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program (2017), representing Germantown Academy in the XP Program.

ODP/Club: An ODP National, Regional and State selection from 2011-14 … Tabbed ODP First Team – State EPYSA from 2011-14 as well … Twice landed on the ODP Regional Team (2013-14) … Participated in the ODP Region 1 Camp from 2013-14 and was selected as a Top 5 player … Participated in the ODP National Training Camp in Phoenix, Ariz. (Jan. 2014) … ECNL Elite Clubs National League ID2 National Training Camp selection (2015-17) … Identified as a top player nationally and regionally in the SCNL for three-straight years … 2016 and 2017 ECNL Northeast Metro Player Development Program (Both in West Chester, Pa.) … Named 2016 and 2017 ECNL Player to Watch … Forward/midfielder for Players Development Academy (Somerset, N.J., June 2015-Present) under head coach Mick Smith … Member of U-18/U-19 Sky Blue/PDA – U.S. Soccer Development Academy … Played with top 10 nationally ranked U-17 PDA ECNL, capturing the 2017 Northeast ECNL Conference Championship and scoring 15 goals with 14 assists … Won the 2016 U-16 ECNL National Championship with U-16 PDA ECNL (33-0-5 overall, 27-0-4 ECNL League), assisting on the game-winning goal in the 1-0 championship match victory with 10 seconds left in overtime … Scored 10 goals and contributed seven assists … 2016 Northeast ECNL Conference Champions … 2016 Jefferson Cup Champions (undefeated – top tier) … 2015 CASL Champions (undefeated – top tier) … Also played with FCBUCKS ECNL – Pennsylvania from 2013-15, earning co-captain status and capturing the 2013 PA State Championship … ECNL 2013-14 Regular Season top scorer (15 goals in 15 games) … Participated in 2015 and 2016 ECNL National Training Camps, both in Portland, Ore., being named a Top 11 Player ID2 in 2015 … Invited to 2017 ECNL National Training Camp, but declined to attend Duke Soccer Camp.

Personal: Full name is Mackenzie Pluck … Born April 12, 2000 in Pennsylvania … Daughter of Joe and Alison Pluck … Has two brothers, JP and Liam, and one sister, Kat … Her mother played tennis and field hockey at Ursinus College from 1988-92.

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