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Seahawks and Blue Devils Kick Off Tuesday Night
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Release: 09/30/2013
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Game 10
Duke (4-3-2) vs. UNC Wilmington (4-3-1)
Oct. 2, 2013 | 7 p.m.
Durham, N.C. | Koskinen Stadium
Setting the Scene
• Duke continues its grueling schedule Tuesday night against Colonial Athletic Association rival UNC Wilmington
• The Blue Devils are unbeaten in non-conference play this season and are 3-1-2 at home
• UNC Wilmington sports a 4-3-1 overall record and is coming off of a 1-0 win over Charleston Saturday
The Series History
Duke and UNC Wilmington have met 22 times overall and for each of the previous six seasons ... The Blue Devils are 15-6-1 overall against the Seahawks and 8-2-0 in the past 10 meetings ... UNCW has the most recent win, earning a 2-1 victory in Wilmington in 2012.
Tale of the Tape




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Duke by the Numbers
1 – Goal for Jack Coleman against Notre Dame, the first of his collegiate career
0 – Times Duke has been shut out this season, scoring at least one goal in all nine games
6 – Goals off of set pieces for the Blue Devils this season
21 – Of Duke’s 38 points scored by freshmen and sophomores this season
10 – Second half goals for the Blue Devils this season, compared to just two in the first half
0 – Losses for the Blue Devils when they trail at halftime this season
26 – More shots Duke has taken in the second half than its opponents this season
About the Blue Devils
Duke returns home for a midweek tilt against Colonial Athletic Association rival UNC Wilmington Tuesday ... The Blue Devils are 4-3-2 overall after a tough 3-1 loss at No. 4 Notre Dame Friday night ... Duke is unbeaten in non-league play at 4-0-1 ... Brody Huitema is tops in scoring with four goals and an assist for nine points ... Sean Davis and Zach Mathers own two goals and two assists for six points apiece, while freshman Seo-In Kim is second in the conference with four assists ... Sebastien Ibeagha anchors the defense and has contributed two goals to the offensive cause ... Alex Long is the final line of defense in goal and sports a 1.36 goals against average and a .717 save percentage in his nine outings.
About the Seahawks
UNC Wilmington stopped a three-game winless streak over the weekend with a 1-0 victory at College of Charleston ... The Seahawks are 4-3-1 overall with losses to UNC Greensboro, Elon and Presbyterian ... Three different players have two goals apiece with Colin Bonner pacing the points scorers with two goals and two assists for six points ... Overall, UNCW has 10 goals overall from seven different players this season ... Sean Melvin, in six starts for the year, is allowing 1.46 goals per game and owns a .719 save percentage. 
Last Time We Met
UNC Wilmington scored goals in the 81st and 84th minutes to earn a 2-1 home victory over Duke in 2012 ... Sebastien Ibeagha netted the lone goal for the Blue Devils with a header off of a corner kick ... Mateo Cardona and Jamie Dell had the tallies for the Seahawks ... Duke had just four shots in the road contest and six corner kicks.
Last Time Out
Notre Dame scored a pair of goals in the final 2:03 to earn a 3-1 win over Duke this past Friday ... The Irish scored less than a minute into the second half before the Blue Devils battled back to tie the score three minutes later on a Jack Coleman goal ... The tally was the first career score for the junior defender ... Duke held the Irish scoreless for almost 40 minutes before Patrick Hodan broke open the 1-1 tie in the 88th minute ... Notre Dame made it 3-1 just over a minute later with a penalty kick.
Duke in Non-Conference Play
Since 2008 Duke is 40-20-6 in non-conference games ... The Blue Devils are 4-0-1 this season, while the 2009 team’s 10-3-0 mark was the best in the past five seasons ... Duke went 5-4-1 last season in non-league games ... Overall, the Blue Devils are 39-14-5 in games against non-ACC programs since 2008.
Duke vs. In-State Schools
Duke has faced 13 different Division I schools in the state of North Carolina in program history ... The Blue Devils sport a 234-144-31 record in those game and are perfect against Appalachian State and UNC Asheville ... Duke’s 37 wins against Davidson are the most versus a North Carolina opponent ... 113 of the losses have come against ACC foes NC State, North Carolina and Wake Forest.
Next Up
The Blue Devils make the short drive west to Chapel Hill to take on rival North Carolina at 7 p.m. ... The game will be broadcast by ESPN3.