Duke Men's Soccer BIO
8 Chase Keesling
Career: Played in 25 games with 17 starts … Played in 1,499 minutes for his career … Tallied one assist.
2014: Played in seven games … Earned starting assignments in the final five games of the year … Went the distance in four of those … Helped anchor Duke’s defense to a 2-0 shutout of Virginia Tech (10/31).
2013: Played in two games … Played a season-high 20 minutes in 3-0 win at Pittsburgh (11/2).
2012: Played in 16 matches with 12 starting assignments on defense … registered an assist in 3-0 win over Georgia State … was a part of a defense that posted nine shutouts and a 0.70 goals against average … goals against average was lowest by a Blue Devil squad since 1987 … went the distance in six games and played 1,049 minutes overall ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Missed season due to injury...ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: A member of the CASL Chelsea FC Academy Team of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy ... Also lettered two years at Green Hope High School for Andrew Chadwick ... A two-time all-region selection at Green Hope ... Was the lone sophomore and one of two juniors to be selected to the all-region squad in those respective years ... Earned All-Tri-Nine Conference recognition in 2009 and 2010 ... Recognized by ESPN Rise as a high school all-star in 2010 ... Led Green Hope to a 35-9-5 record in his two seasons and to the state playoffs both seasons ... As a junior led squad to the North Carolina State Championship game and to the Tri-Nine Conference Championship ... Anchored defense to 14 shutouts in 2009 ... As a senior Green Hope advanced to third round of the state tournament and placed second in the conference with a 12-3-1 league record ... Played club soccer for CASL Chelsea FC in 2010 ... Owned the highest starting percentage on the team in 2010 ... The defensive leader for team that allowed just 12 goals in 31 games ... Selected to attend 2010 and 2011 Academy Market Training Center ... Advanced to the Academy Finals in 2010 ... Team ranked first nationally in goals against average ... Led U-16 CASL Elite to third place at Disney College Showcase in 2009 ... A part of the Olympic Development Program ... Named to ODP State Team three times and a region pool once ... Named to the All-A Honor Roll every semester ... Graduated with a 4.77 grade point average.