No. 8 Duke vs. Vanderbilt
March 2, 2013 l 2 p.m. l ESPN3
Durham, N.C. l Koskinen Stadium
Blue Devils Return Home to Face Vanderbilt on ESPN3
The eighth-ranked Duke women's lacrosse team (4-1, 1-1 ACC) returns home Saturday at 2 p.m. to face Vanderbilt on ESPN3 ... The Blue Devils are 4-0 this season at home after opening the year with four consecutive wins over Virginia Tech, Presbyterian, Richmond and William & Mary ... Vanderbilt enters the weekend with a 1-4 ledger after falling 15-8 to No. 3 Northwestern Feb. 24.
Vanderbilt Series History
Sunday's contest marks the 20th all-time meeting between Duke and Vanderbilt with the Blue Devils holding a 15-4 advantage in the all-time series ... Duke has won four of the last five meetings between the two schools.
Last Time We Met
The last meeting between the two teams came in Nash ville on Feb. 12, 2012 ... Duke held the advantage in shots (20-15) and draw controls (10-4) but the Commodores came away with a 7-5 victory ... Both teams were ranked nationally coming into the contest, with Duke at No. 5 and Vanderbilt at No. 19 in the IWLCA poll ... Sophomore Kerrin Maurer led the Blue Devil offense with two goals while 2012 graduate Kim Wenger, sophomore Taylor Trimble and junior Maddy Morrissey also scored ... All but one Vanderbilt goal came off of a free position shot, with the Commodores converting on 6-of-7 free position opportunities while Duke was 0-for-3 on eight-meters for the day.