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Duke ranked eighth in first fila collegiate tennis team rankings
[Jan. 11, 2006] The Duke men’s tennis team debuted at No. 8 in the first FILA Collegiate Tennis team rankings released on Tuesday. The Blue Devils also had two singles players and one doubles teams among the rankings.
Blue Devil grapplers fall to the Citadel, 28-12Blue Devil grapplers fall to the Citadel, 28-12
[Jan. 9, 2006] The Duke wrestling team suffered its fourth loss of the season, falling to The Citadel, 28-12, on Monday afternoon in McAlister Field House. The Blue Devils fall to 0-4 on the year while the Bulldogs improve to 1-2.
Duke women’s tennis adds pair for 2006-07
[Dec. 16, 2005] As the Duke women’s tennis team gears up for a promising 2005-06 campaign, head coach Jamie Ashworth, entering his 10th year with the Blue Devils, announced the addition of two tennis players for the 2006-07 season. Elizabeth Plotkin of San Francisco, Calif., and Amanda Granson of Hilton Head, S.C., will join the Blue Devils next year.
Duke's Michael Videira named Hermann Trophy semifinalistDuke's Michael Videira named Hermann Trophy semifinalist
[Nov. 16, 2005] Duke's Michael Videira was selected as one of 15 semifinalists for the Hermann Trophy in an announcement made by the Missouri Athletic Club on Wednesday. The Hermann Trophy is given annually to the top player in the country.
Duke receives 6th seed for NCAA soccer tournamentDuke receives 6th seed for NCAA soccer tournament
[Nov. 15, 2005] Duke has been awarded the sixth seed in the field of 48 for the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Tournament. As one of the top 16 seeds in the bracket, the Blue Devils will receive a bye in the first round and will host their second round game. They will face the winner of the match between Creighton (12-4-3) and Lafayette (13-4-2) on Tuesday, Nov. 22.
Duke field hockey team ranked fourth in first pollDuke field hockey team ranked fourth in first poll
[Sep. 13, 2005] The Duke field hockey team is ranked fourth in the first 2005 STX/NFHCA Division I National Coaches Poll, released by the coaches association Tuesday. The Blue Devils are 4-1 in the 2005 campaign, having won each of their first two tournaments -- Louisville’s Champion’s Tournament and Delaware’s Blue Hen Classic -- and suffering their first loss last weekend.
Duke field hockey team tops NCAA scoring, margin of victoryDuke field hockey team tops NCAA scoring, margin of victory
[Sep. 13, 2005] The fourth-ranked Duke field hockey team sits at the top of NCAA Division I teams in both scoring offense and margin of victory as of Tuesday. The Blue Devils (4-1) have scored an average of 5.4 goals per game and have defeated their opponents by a 4.11 margin of victory.
History of the Atlantic Coast Conference
[Aug. 10, 2005] The Atlantic Coast Conference was founded on May 8, 1953, at the Sedgefield Inn near Greensboro, N.C., with seven charter members - Clemson, Duke, Maryland, North Carolina, North Carolina State, South Carolina and Wake Forest - drawing up the conference by-laws. On June 14, 1953, the seven members met in Raleigh, N.C., where a set of bylaws was adopted and the name became officially the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Atlantic Coast Conference announces 2004-05 Academic Honor Roll
[Aug. 9, 2005] The 49th annual Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll, noting academic excellence by student-athletes for the 2004-05 school year, was released today. Duke led the conference in total selections for the 17th consecutive year placing 376 student-athletes on the list. North Carolina was second with 294, while Maryland was third with 252. Virginia tallied 232 student-athletes, followed by Clemson (204), NC State (183), Florida State (168), Virginia Tech (156), Wake Forest (130), Miami (126) and Georgia Tech (115).
Duke is favorite in ACC Men's Soccer preseason pollDuke is favorite in ACC Men's Soccer preseason poll
[Aug. 6, 2005] The Duke men’s soccer team received five first-place votes to earn the top spot in the 2005 Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Coaches Poll.
Wake Forest presents 2005 Fan FestWake Forest presents 2005 Fan Fest
[Jul. 25, 2005] The Wake Forest Sports Marketing Department presents Fan Fest 2005, an event at Groves Stadium on Friday, August 12 at 7:00 p.m., to promote awareness about its upcoming fall sport season.
Schrader joins Elon men's golf teamSchrader joins Elon men's golf team
[Jul. 16, 2005] Elon University men’s golf coach Bill Morningstar has announced the addition of Casey Schrader (West Palm Beach, Fla. / Atlantic Community H.S.) to his 2005-06 team roster. Schrader joins Phoenix fall signee Cameron Cheek (Siler City, N.C. / Jordan Matthews).
Duke athletics announces staff promotion & additionsDuke athletics announces staff promotion & additions
[Jul. 13, 2005] Duke director of athletics Joe Alleva announced on Wednesday the promotion of Jamie Pootrakul to Director of Compliance along with seven additions to the department's staff. Additions to the Duke Athletic staff include Ben Blevins (Sports Information Staff Assistant), Kim Conrad (Sports Information Staff Assistant), John Holinka (Sports Information Staff Assistant), Ryan Murphy (Iron Dukes Intern), Michael Ryan (Assistant Director of Facilities & Game Operations), Gina Rosser (Business & Facilities Staff Assistant) and Jason Sholtz (Internet Operations Staff Assistant).
UNC offers Olympic sports passUNC offers Olympic sports pass
[Jul. 10, 2005] The UNC Department of Athletics is offering fans the Olympic Sports Pass, which will grant admission to all men's soccer, women's soccer, women's basketball, men's lacrosse, and baseball regular season contests during the 2005-2006 academic year. The price of the pass is $200 for adults and $100 for students or senior citizens.
Mountaineers take a pair from Aggies
[Apr. 14, 2005] Boone, N.C. — Senior Jennifer Hurley (Asheboro, N.C.) pitched her way to a 5-3 complete-game victory and sophomore Keri Blackwelder (Stanfield, N.C.) registered a 4-2 complete-game victory as Appalachian State University softball completed a sweep of North Carolina A&T in a Thursday afternoon twinbill held at the Watauga County Complex. Sophomore Kristyn Hurt (Siler City, N.C.) put the Mountaineers on the board with a two-out RBI triple to give the Mountaineers an early.

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