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Courtesy: Duke Women's Lacrosse
Women's Lacrosse Freshman Spotlight: Charlotte North
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 08/30/2017
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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke women’s lacrosse head coach Kerstin Kimel and the Blue Devil program welcomed 10 freshmen to Durham ahead of the 2018 campaign. Midfielder/attacker Charlotte North joins the Blue Devils from Dallas, Texas.

 

Check back to GoDuke.com throughout the coming weeks for profiles on each of the newest Blue Devils, and be sure to follow the team all year on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

 

Charlotte North

Midfield/Attack l Dallas, Texas l Episcopal School of Dallas

 

Prior to Duke: North comes to Durham after wrapping up her prep career in strong fashion, earning MVP honors at the Under Armour All-America Game this summer. In that outing, she notched three goals – including the gamewinner – to lead the South team to a 16-15 overtime victory. A three-sport athlete at the Episcopal School of Dallas, North was a two-time US Lacrosse All-American and led her team to conference and state titles as a senior.

 

What is your best lacrosse memory?

CN: Winning the conference (SPC) and state championships my senior year for the first time in school history, beating our rival Hockaday both times.

 

When did you start playing lacrosse?

CN: I started playing in seventh grade. My friends were all playing on the school team and convinced me to join. Basketball was my main sport at the time, but when I started playing lacrosse I fell in love with it!

 

Who has had the largest impact on your life?

CN: Maggie Koch, my high school and club coach, because she sparked my love for lacrosse, believed in me as a player and has given me advice that I will take with me wherever I go. Also, Jay Browne, my best friend, who has pushed me to work hard in everything I do and has been there for me through everything. They have both shaped me into the person and player I am today.

 

Why did you choose Duke?

CN: Duke has not only amazing academics but also an incredible lacrosse program. The second I stepped on campus, I knew I wanted to be a Blue Devil. The team seemed so fun, everyone was so welcoming and the coaches are amazing.

 

What are your goals for your collegiate career?

CN: To win a national championship.

 

Quick Hitters:

Favorite athlete: Kayla Treanor

Hobbies: Playing sports and musical instruments

Favorite TV show: Prison Break

Favorite movie: Elf

If you were to play another sport, what would it be? Basketball

Hidden talent: I can solve a Rubik’s cube

Best advice you’ve received: “Can’t is a choice” - Maggie Koch

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Hopefully still playing or coaching lacrosse somewhere!

 

To be a part of the Duke women’s lacrosse program is … a true honor, something I never thought would be possible!

 

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