No. 6 Duke vs. No. 13 Dartmouth
March 17, 2013 l 1 p.m.
Durham, N.C. l Koskinen Stadium
Duke Returns Home for Test Against No. 13 Dartmouth
Sixth-ranked Duke returns home to Koskinen Stadium Sunday, March 17 to face No. 13 Dartmouth after collecting a pair of road victories over then-No. 11 Georgetown and Jacksonville ... The Blue Devils remained No. 6 in the latest IWLCA Coaches Poll and are 6-0 this season against non-conference foes ... Dartmouth enters the weekend matchup with a 4-1 overall ledger after falling to No. 2 Florida, 14-9, on March 9 in Hanover, N.H.
Dartmouth Series History
Sunday's contest marks the 18th all-time meeting between Duke and Dartmouth with the Blue Devils holding an 11-6 advantage in the series ... Duke has won seven of the last eight meetings with the Big Green.
Last Time We Met
The last meeting between the two teams came in Hanover, N.H., on March 17, 2012 ... The Blue Devils trailed Dartmouth by three at halftime and came back to tie the game, but the Big Green delivered a game-winning goal in double overtime to top Duke by a 9-8 score ... Both teams were ranked nationally coming into the contest, with Duke at No. 4 and Dartmouth No. 17 in the IWLCA poll ... The Blue Devil defense limited the Big Green to just two goals in the second period and knotted the game at 8-8 with 4:38 remaining before Dartmouth's Sarah Plumb netted the deciding goal in extra time ... Senior Makenzie Hommel and junior Molly Quirke paced the offense with two goals each in the loss.