Duke Women's Soccer BIO
15 Molly Lester
Senior (2010): Tri-Captain ... earned Primetime Performer by CollegeSoccer360.com, after her game-winning goal at Georgia to open the season ... played in all 23 games with 20 starts, including starting positions in all ACC and NCAA Tournament matches ... recorded four goals and four assists ... scored her first collegiate goal in the 1-0 win at Georgia ... notched a multiple-point performance with one goal and one assist in the 3-1 win over Missouri ... played a total of 1,343 minutes ... named to the All-ACC Academic Team ... earned Ronald McDonald Charities Student-Athlete of the Week to open the season.
Junior (2009): Did not play due to an injured left knee.
Sophomore (2008): Saw action in 12 games, playing 270 minutes ... took one shot in a season-high 50 minutes against Radford in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... helped lead Duke to a school-record tying 13 shutouts as a team.
Freshman (2007): Did not play due to an injured left knee.
Regional Team Experience: Member of her ODP Region squad from 2005-07 ... 2005 and 2006 GA 89 ODP team and Region III ODP team ... participated in both the 2006 and 2007 USYSA Thanksgiving Inter-Regional Events in Boca Raton.
High School/Club: Top-100 recruit by Soccer Buzz ... registered four goals and seven assists in nine games prior to getting injured ... received the 2007 William H. Conley Distinguished Athlete Award at The Lovett School ... led her club team, Tophat 07 Gold to the State Cup title in 2007 ... traveled to Europe with her Region III ODP team in March of 2007 ... 2006 NSCAA All-America ... 2006 AA state quarterfinalist ... 2006 U-17 Georgia State finalists and team captain ... 2005 Georgia State AA Champions ... collected two goals and nine assists as a junior ... 2005 U-16 R3PL Champions and team captain ... 2005 Georgia Soccer Coaches Association A/AA Player of the Year and Coach's Award ... 2005 AJC All-City first team ... posted 21 goals and eight assists as a sophomore ... 2004 U-15 State Champions and Region III semifinalists ... 2004 Georgia State AAA finalists ... 2004 Atlanta Journal Constitution All-City first team ... 2004 Offensive Player award ... as a freshman, had nine goals and 12 assists ... 2003 U-14 Georgia State Champions, Region III Champions and third place in nationals ... graduated from H.S. with honors.
Personal: Mary Caperton Armistead Lester was born on June 21, 1989, in Atlanta, Ga. ... daughter of David and Capey Lester ... has one brother, Will (20) ... a four-time ACC Honor Roll selection ... graduated magna cum laude with a degree in history in May of 2011 ... received a minor in English and French studies ... is now obtaining a master's in markets and management at the Duke Fuqua School of Business ... named to the Dean's List in the Fall of 2008, 2009 and 2010, while also the spring of 2009 at Duke ... her Dean's List honor in the Fall of 2009 was with distinction.
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