DURHAM, N.C. - After a week that saw the Blue Devils women's soccer team beat William & Mary 4-1 on Friday night, as well as a dominant 8-0 victory against Elon Sunday evening, redshirt junior Kim DeCesare was named to TopDrawerSoccer.com's Team of the Week.
DeCesare, a native of Massapequa, N.Y., recorded three goals and two assists last week in the Blue Devil's two wins. DeCesare is a captain of the 2012 team and owns 10 career goals including three game-winners. In 2011, DeCesare earned ACC All-Tournament Team honors coming off the bench for Duke.
The second-ranked Blue Devils are slated to play the University of Montreal on Aug. 24 and will face off against Florida on Aug. 26 as part of the UNC Classic in Chapel Hill, N.C.
The entire Team of the Week is as follows:
GK: Erin Dees, Portland - Standout in goals as the Pilots upset North Carolina 1-0.
D: Kelsey Mitchell, Virginia Tech - Played every minute of a pair of shutout wins for the Hokies.
D: Taylor Heatherly, Baylor - Stalwart in defense as the Bears posted 2 shutout wins.
M: Christine Nairn, Penn State - Scored twice and had an assist in a pair of wins.
M: Amy Harrison, Tennessee Scored 4 goals in two games.
F: Rachel Strawn, Idaho State - Scored 3 goals in 2 games.