Robbie Church added Steve Springthorpe to the coaching staff this spring and the Blue Devil Network stopped by practice recently to talk with the experienced coach about his transition and what he hopes to bring to the program.DURHAM, N.C.— Head coach
Springthorpe, who has been the head coach at Fresno State and N.C. State, will be coaching the goalkeepers in 2013 among other assistant coaching duties. The Blue Devils welcome back two young keepers this season with redshirt sophomore Ali Kershner and redshirt junior Meghan Thomas. The duo will look to replace four-year starter Tara Campbell, who tallied 30 shutouts over her career.
Duke will open preseason practice on Aug. 7.