Gilda Doria earned Ronald McDonald House Charities Duke Student-Athlete of the Week after leading the fourth-ranked Blue Devils (6-1) to victories over eighth-ranked Marquette and San Diego in the Duke Nike Classic.DURHAM, N.C. – Duke University junior
Doria, who is a native of West Palm Beach, Fla., posted back-to-back goals on Friday against San Diego to help secure a 4-1 victory over the Toreros. On Sunday versus eighth-ranked Marquette, Doria posted a goal in the 79th minute to seal the victory for the Blue Devils. This came after Marquette had scored back-to-back goals to cut Duke’s lead to 4-2. Over the seven games this season, Doria now owns five goals and four assists for 14 points. Coming into this season, Doria had scored one goal and had nine assists for 11 points.
For her efforts, Doria was selected to the Duke Nike Classic All-Tournament team. The Blue Devils will next play at No. 1 Florida State on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 7:00 p.m., on ESPN3.