Top-10 Tobacco Road clash: Duke women’s tennis takes on No. 4 Tar Heels

In the last regular-season Duke-North Carolina matchup of her Blue Devil career, senior Beatrice Capra will battle the top-ranked tennis player in the country. Now fully adapted to the leadership position she stepped into at the beginning of the year as the only senior on a squad mostly consisting of underclassmen, Capra is up for … Continue reading Top-10 Tobacco Road clash: Duke women’s tennis takes on No. 4 Tar Heels

Around the ACC: Week 9…

After finishing second in the ACC’s preseason poll, Virginia took a tumble this week after consecutive, road defeats. The Blue Zone takes a look at how the rest of the conference fared: No. 5 North Carolina (15-2, 4-0): The fifth-ranked Tar Heels delivered another strong performance this weekend, beating Syracuse 84-73 at the Carrier Dome … Continue reading Around the ACC: Week 9…

College Cup loss could be building block for future success…

CARY, N.C.—For the Blue Devils, the third time was not the charm—but it has the potential to be a building block for the future. For the third time in the history of the program—and the second in head coach Robbie Church’s 15-year tenure—the Blue Devils’ story in the College Cup did not have a happy ending. A … Continue reading College Cup loss could be building block for future success…

Forwards help Blue Devils advance with play on both ends of the pitch…

CARY, N.C.—Friday evening, freshman attacker Kayla McCoy did something nobody had done since Dec. 8, 2013—she scored a goal against defending national champion Florida State in an NCAA tournament contest.   After the Seminoles fell to UCLA 1-0 in the national championship game two years ago, they blanked their next 10 NCAA opponents. But the Blue Devils put an … Continue reading Forwards help Blue Devils advance with play on both ends of the pitch…

Duke women’s soccer looks for revenge, Final Four win against Seminoles…

The Seminoles put an end to the Blue Devils’ season in 2014 with a 2-0 victory on Halloween. Thirteen months later, head coach Robbie Church’s team will look to make the defending national champions pay for leaving it out of postseason action for the first time in 12 years. With a berth in the NCAA … Continue reading Duke women’s soccer looks for revenge, Final Four win against Seminoles…