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Duke Ticker: Lacrosse Draft; Golf Title; Women's Basketball; Soccer Awards; Swimming Record; Volleyball

February 13, 2013

LACROSSE: Lacrosse players Casey Carroll ’07, Jake Tripucka ’13, and David Lawson ’13 were selected in the 2013 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft. The 18th overall pick, Carroll is pursuing a master’s degree at the Fuqua Business School after serving multiple tours of duty as an Army ranger in Iraq and Afghanistan.

WOMEN’S GOLF: Senior golfer Lindy Duncan and UCLA partner Erynne Lee won the women’s title at the 2013 Copa de las Americas, defeating Canada by one stroke. The competition is an amateur team competition for countries in North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Junior guard Chelsea Gray became just the third player in ACC history to register two career triple-doubles, as she recorded 18 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists en route to a 90-53 win at Boston College on January 6. She was named ACC Player of the Week.

SOCCER: Soccer players Cassie Pecht ’16 and Laura Weinberg ’14, right, were recognized in Soccer America’s 2012 end-of-season awards. Pecht was named to the All-Freshman first team, and Weinberg was named to the MVP second team. The Duke women’s soccer team compiled a 15-6-2 record and advanced to the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament during the 2012 season.

SWIMMING: Junior Hunter Knight set a Duke home-meet record in the 100-meter breaststroke, with a time of 55.65 seconds during a January meet against South Carolina. Knight has won the event in four of the five meets he has entered this season.

73: Number of digs junior Ali McCurdy needs to become the second Blue Devil ever to reach the 2,000 mark. McCurdy received All-ACC and All- East Region honors for leading the conference with 672 digs and averaging 5.25 digs per set in the 2012 volleyball season. McCurdy also set Duke’s single-season record, topping her mark of 653 in 2011. She is the only player in Duke history to average more than five digs per set.