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Three Duke Soccer Players Selected to Participate in All-Star Classic
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 01/02/2001
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DURHAM, N.C. (January 2) -- Three Duke University soccer players have been selected to participate in the 2001 Umbro Select All Star Classic to be played in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. from February 1-4. Senior Kim Daws (Northridge, Calif.) will represent the women's team while seniors Ali Curtis (Milan, Mich.) and Robert Russell (Amherst, Mass.) will represent the men's team.

Ali Curtis

Daws 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 ninth on the all-time Duke list. She scored six goals and 12 assists for 24 points in her career. Her 12 assists rank her eighth on the all-time list.

Curtis, who received the Missouri Athletic Club Award as Player of the Year in 2000, led the Blue Devils in scoring tallying 15 goals and nine assists for 39 points. He became Duke's all-time leading scorer with 53 goals in his four years at Duke. His 134 points ranks second all-time. Curtis also received All-America honors for the third time in four years.

Robert Russell

Russell finished his stellar career with season highs in goals (7) and assists (12). His .57 assists per game and 12 assists ranked fifth in the ACC. For his career, he finished with 12 goals and 21 assists for 45 points. He was also a two-time first team All-ACC pick.