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Duke Travels to Davidson Tuesday
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Release: 03/24/2014
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Game 26
Duke (14-11, 4-5 ACC) at Davidson (13-7, 5-1 SoCon)
Tuesday, March 25 | 6 p.m.
Davidson, N.C. | Wilson Field

Leading Off
• Duke concludes a four-game road swing with a midweek trip to SoCon foe Davidson Tuesday, March 25. The Blue Devils and the Wildcats are set for a 6 p.m. start at Davidson’s Wilson Field.

Last Time Out
• Duke dropped a three-game series at Pitt over the weekend ... In game one, redshirt senior Ryan Deitrich belted a home run for the second time in as many games, but Pitt scored single runs in the third, fifth and sixth innings to edge Duke, 3-2 ... The game marked Duke’s sixth one-run loss of the season ... In game two, Duke scored a run in the top of the first, but Pitt answered with three runs in the bottom of the frame to take a lead it would not relinquish the rest of the way en route to a 5-1 win ... Seniors Matt Berezo and Mark Lumpa combined for nine hits in the series finale, but the Blue Devils stranded 16 runners, leaving the bases loaded on four occasions in an 8-5 setback.

Quick Hits
• Senior Matt Berezo brings a five-game hitting streak into Tuesday’s contest, registering multiple hits in each of those five contests ... The Wexford, Pa., native hit .636 (14-for-22) over five games last week, including a career-best five hits in game two of a Saturday doubleheader at Pitt.
• Redshirt junior Chris Marconcini leads the team with eight multiple RBI games ... The Brentwood, Tenn., native has driven in an ACC-leading 27 RBI in addition to leading the league with six home runs.

Davidson Series History
• Tuesday’s game is the 132nd all-time meeting between Duke and Davison ... The Blue Devils lead the all-time series, 106-30-1, including a 9-3 victory over the Wildcats in the two teams' lone meeting last season ... Duke and Davidson were set to play a second time May 7, 2013, but the game was cancelled due to inclement weather ... The two teams first met March 31, 1902, a 6-2 win for the Wildcats.

Duke vs. SoCon
• The Blue Devils own a 193-77-2 all-time record against teams currently in the Southern Conference: Appalachian State (4-3), The Citadel (4-3), Davidson (106-30-1), Elon (31-20), Furman (22-6), Georgia Southern (0-0), Samford (0-0), UNC Greensboro (7-6), Western Carolina (1-4) and Wofford (18-5-1) ... Davidson is the third SoCon team Duke faces this season ... The Blue Devils fell, 8-9, in twelve innings at UNC Greensboro Feb. 18 before dropping an 11-9 decision at home to Furman March 12 ... Duke face UNCG again at home on April 22 and welcomes Davidson to Jack Coombs Field April 15.