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Mike Jeffries
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Release: 12/14/2005
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Earned All-ACC Honors in 1982 and 1983
Captured the Hermann Award as National Player of the Year in 1983
Played for Minnesota Strikers and Dallas Sidekicks of the MISL
Currently is Head Coach With Major League Soccer's Dallas Burn

Mike Jeffries is only the third Duke soccer player to be admitted to the Duke Sports Hall of Fame. From 1980-83, Jeffries helped lead the Blue Devils to the NCAA title game in 1982, four NCAA Tournament appearances, and an impressive 71-11-7 record overall.

Initially used as a forward by distinguished Duke coach John Rennie, Jeffries was later moved to sweeper. Known as smart player and a great leader, Jeffries earned All-ACC honors for his defensive prowess in 1982 and 1983.

Along with being named first team All-America in 1983, Jeffries captured the Hermann Award as the National Player of the Year. After graduating from Duke with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Public Policy, Jeffries went on to a pro career in the Major Indoor Soccer League, playing for both the Minnesota Strikers and Dallas Sidekicks.

Fueled by is love for soccer Jeffries became a head coach with Major League Soccer's Dallas Burn.

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