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Women’s Basketball Record: 24-3 (10-2 ACC)
l The Blue Devils split their games last week, falling on the road to Maryland but notching a home win over Virginia Tech. l On Thursday, Duke dropped a road tilt to the Maryland Terrapins, 69-47. l Senior Jasmine Thomas led Duke with 12 points and sophomore Allison Vernerey had 10. Freshman Chelsea Gray, who had totaled 43 points in her last three games, was sick and did not make the trip to College Park, Md. l Senior Karima Christmas totaled seven points, nine rebounds, two blocks and two steals in the losing effort. l On Sunday, the Blue Devils returned to their winning ways, running away from Virginia Tech for the 90-40 victory. l Jasmine Thomas scored a season-high 27 points on 10-of-16 shooting, making all five of her three-point attempts. l Freshman Tricia Liston scored a career- high 19 points, and Christmas had 12 points as Duke picked up its 22nd consecutive home win.
Blue Devil Blitz
l Senior Krystal Thomas grabbed a career- high 17 rebounds in the win. l The Blue Devils hit 50.0 percent from the field in the second half and held a 36-13 advantage in bench points. l The Blue Devils will travel to Charlottesville, Va., on Thursday for a 7:00 p.m. tip against the Virginia Cavaliers.
Men’s Lacrosse Record: 1-1 (0-0 ACC)
l In a rematch of the 2010 Nat ional Championship game, the Blue Devils dropped a 12-7 contest to Notre Dame from Jacksonville, Fla., on Sunday afternoon. l Senior Justin Turri led all Duke scorers with two goals and an assist. l Senior Zach Howell added two scores for the Blue Devils and sophomore Josh Offit had a goal and two assists. l Duke travels north to Philadelphia to take on Pennsylvania on Feb. 26. Faceoff is set for 12 p.m.
Women’s Lacrosse Record: 3-0 (0-0 ACC)
l The Blue Devils remained undefeated on the season, picking up wins over Richmond and William & Mary at Koskinen Stadium. l On Friday, Duke picked up a 20-12 win over the Richmond Spiders, opening the game with a 9-1 lead. l Senior Sarah Bullard had a team-best four goals and classmate Christie Kaestner led all players with seven points on three goals and four assists. l Junior Kat Thomas, who added eight draw controls on the night as well, registered three goals, while sophomore Makenzie Hommel, redshirt junior Emma Hamm and sophomore Alyssa Ogle tallied two goals each. l On Sunday, the Blue Devils held on for the 14-11 win over William & Mary. l The Blue Devils dominated play through the first 30 minutes of the game, outshooting William & Mary 14-6 and controlling the draw 11-3, en route to an 11-3 lead with 29:18 left to play. l Thomas led Duke with four goals on five
shots, while Kaestner and Bullard scored three goals each. l Redshirt freshman Maddie Salamone notched two scores and Hamm tallied a goal and four assists. l Duke opens ACC play Saturday, Feb. 26, traveling to College Park, Md., to take on top- ranked Maryland at 12 p.m.
Swimming & Diving Men’s Record: 3-4 (1-3 ACC) Women’s Record: 3-5 (0-4 ACC)
l The women competed over the weekend in the ACC Championships in Atlanta, Ga., breaking 13 records. l The Blue Devils finished seventh overall in the ACC Championships, setting records in the 50 free, 500 free, 1000 free, 1650 free, 100 and 200 breast, 100and 200 back, 200 IM, 400 free relay, women’s platform diving and one-meter diving. l Freshman Haley Ishimatsu grabbed her first ACC Title on the platform, scoring 351.65 to set the ACC season record. l Divers Abby Johnston and Nick McCrory swept the Most Valuable Men’s and Women’s Diver for the second-straight year. Johnston successfully defended her women’s one- and three-meter diving titles, while beating her own ACC record in the one-meter. l McCrory also won back-to-back men’s one and three-meter diving championships, setting the conference mark in the three-meter. l Senior Ashley Twichell picked up her second title in three years in the 1650 free, tapping the wall with a time of 15:54.15. She set not only the ACC record, but beat her own record-setting time in the event from 2009. l The men wi l l compete in the ACC Championships beginning Wednesday, Feb. 23 from Atlanta, Ga.
Wrestling Record: 2-6-1 (0-5 ACC)
l The Blue Devils went 1-1 last week, earning a win on Senior Night over Campbell, but falling to Maryland in their regular-season finale. l Duke registered falls in four of the seven matches against Campbell to pull off the 39-18
victory, after beginning the match trailing 12-0 because of a pair of forfeits. l Senior Mike Bell was outstanding in one of his final matches as a Blue Devil as he dominated Ethan Carmody for the 17-2 technical fall for five points. l Redshirt junior A.J. Guardado pulled the Blue Devils within one with a pin on Darien Peele with five seconds remaining in the second period. l Duke’s domination in the match continued at 157 pounds withRyan Harding pinning Michael Jordan in just 1:10. After registering a takedown in the early seconds, Harding capitalized on a Campbell mistake and made quick work of Jordan for his second pin of the season. l Also winning for the Blue Devils was Andrew Faulk, Diego Bencomo, Brett Klopp and Willy Mello. l Duke closed out its regular season schedule on Saturday with a 48-0 loss to ACC rival Maryland at Cameron Indoor Stadium. l The Blue Devils will travel to Charlottesville, Va., for the ACC Tournament on March 5.
Track & Field
l The Blue Devils competed over the weekend in the Virginia Tech Challenge in Blacksburg, Va., with several school records falling. l Senior Amy Fryt and junior Michael Barbas highlighted the meet, smashing decade’s old school records. Fry finished first with a 13’11.25” jump in the women’s pole vault. She broke the indoor record of Olympian Jillian Schwartz set in 2001 by six inches; it ranks her ninth in the nation. l Barbas, with a throw of 57’11.5” was the top collegiate in the meet and broke a Duke record set 40 years ago in 1966. Mike Schallmo finished right behind Barbas with a throw of 55’11.5”, just a quarter inch shy of his own personal best. l Redshirt freshman Michelle Anumba set two more record in the weight throw with a toss of 56’0.75” and the shot put, throwing 49’4.5”. l The Blue Devils will compete in the ACC Indoor Championship starting Feb. 24 from Blacksburg, Va.
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