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Five Blue Devils Receive Soccer Buzz Honors
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 01/02/2001
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DURHAM, N.C.---Five members of the Duke University women's soccer team have received post-season honors from Soccer Buzz, the exclusive women's collegiate soccer web source.

Sophomore midfielder Carly Fuller (Portland, Ore.) received first-team Southeast Region honors after tieing for the team lead in scoring with eight goals and five assists for 21 points. Fuller started all 23 games and led the Blue Devils with four game-winning goals. Fuller was also a second team All-ACC pick and a member of Soccer America's Team of the Week on Sept. 19.

Senior midfielder Kim Daws (Northridge, Calif.) and junior forward Sarah Pickens (Greensboro, N.C.) received third-team Southeast Region honors. Daws, a second team All-ACC selection, started all 23 games for the Blue Devils in 2000 scoring two goals and two assists for six points. Daws appeared in 85 games in her career, which ranks her ninth on the all-time list. She scored six goals and 12 assists for 24 points in her career. Her 12 assists rank eighth on the all-time Duke list. Pickens, a first team All-ACC selection, led the Blue Devils in goals scored (9) and was tied for the lead in points (21). Pickens netted four game-winning goals in 2000, which was tied for the team lead.

Freshman goalkeeper Thora Helgadottir (Kopavogur, Iceland) was named third team Freshman All-America while freshman forward Gwendolyn Oxenham (Gulf Breeze, Fla.) and Helgadottir were named to the Southeast Region All-Freshman team. Helgadottir appeared in 18 games for the Blue Devils in the nets while accumulating a 1.26 goals against average and an 8-5-1 won/loss record. Helgadottir was selected to the ACC All-Freshmen team selection and was an ACC All-Tournament selection. Oxenham finished the season third on the team in scoring with five goals and five assists for 15 points. Oxenham was a second team All-ACC and a ACC All-Freshmen team selection.

The Duke University women's soccer team finished the season with a 14-8-1 overall record and lost to Clemson University 2-1 in overtime in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.