Duke Field Hockey BIO
8 Devon Gagliardi
2013: Started all 24 contests and served as the Blue Devils’ field captain in 2013, helping guide the squad to the NCAA title match … Registered 11 points for the fall on four goals and three assists … Turned in a season-best three point performance against Radford with one goal and one assist (Sept. 22) … Tallied a goal in Duke’s 3-2 overtime shootout victory over top-ranked North Carolina (Sept. 27) … Had the deciding score against Virginia in the ACC quarterfinals (Nov. 7) … Contributed an assist in an NCAA first round victory over New Hampshire (Nov. 16) … Concluded her career tied for 29th in program history with 55 points … Earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team.
2012: Started every game for the Blue Devils for the second consecutive year ... Finished second on the squad with 18 points on the season, including seven goals and four assists ... Credited with 35 shots on the season, 23 of them being on goal ... Earned her first career hat trick against Kent State while also picking up two assists to give her a single game career-high eight points ... Garnered second team All-South Region honors while also being named to the NFHCA Academic All-America and ACC All-Academic teams and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Started every game for the Blue Devils ... Earned second team Longstreth/NFHCA All-South Region honors after totaling career bests in points (23), goals (9) and assists (5) ... Led the team with four game-winning goals ... Netted her first goal of the season in overtime at then-No. 6 Ohio State on Aug. 26 ... Recorded a season-high three points with a goal and an assist in Duke’s 5-0 NCAA Tournament win over No. 10 Stanford ... Also added goals against Indiana, Drexel, Wake Forest, Boston College, James Madison, William & Mary and Virginia.
2010: Started 12 games while appearing in all 19 during the season ... Scored her first collegiate goal on Oct. 10 at No. 10 American ... Added an assist against No. 11 Penn State on Oct. 23.
2009: Missed the 2009 season due to an injury ... Excelled in the classroom, earning the top GPA on the team ... NFHCA National Academic All-America.
Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner and three-time first team All-America at Wyoming Seminary ... Named first team all-region and first team all-state three times ... Led Wyoming Seminary to two Pennsylvania state championships, three district championships and three conference championships ... Scored 22 goals with nine assists as a senior ... put in 13 goals and nine assists as a junior ... Had 21 goals and 15 assists as a sophomore ... Selected to the Newspaper Coaches All-Star team during every year of competition ... U-21 National Developmental in 2008 ... Futures Elite from 2004-09 ... Olympic Development Select from 2004-08 ... Alternate on the U-16 National Team in 2003 ... National Futures Tournament from 2003-08 ... Gold medalist at 2006 Junior Olympics ... Lettered four years in swimming and soccer ... Four-time district qualifier and medalist in swimming ... Led the league in scoring as a junior ... Dean’s List as a freshman and senior ... Earned the Wyoming Seminary Trustee Academic Award four times.
Personal: Born Sept. 27, 1990 ... Daughter of Catherine Gagliardi ... Has three brothers - William, Gavin and Garrett - and four sisters - Thelred, Kelci, Gillian and Mackenzie ... Enrolled in the Master of Management Studies program at Duke's Fuqua School of Business ... Favorite athlete is Michael Phelps ... Hobbies include reading and running.