Sports Shorts: May-June 2002

June 1, 2002

 


-Ranked in the top 20 this season, Duke's women's rowing team finished second in the varsity four at the ACC Rowing Championship; coach Robyn Horner was named ACC Coach of the Year. Crew members Joanna Hingle and Katie Lakin, both juniors, were named to the nine-member All-ACC team.

-In his senior season, men's lacrosse player Alex Lieske led his team in the regular season with 40 points, thus posting 40-plus points in back-to-back seasons. Women's lacrosse player Lauren Gallagher, a junior, led her team with 49 points.

-Women's tennis team member Kelly McCain, ranked number 5 in the nation in singles with a 32-6 record, was named ACC Rookie of the Year. She was joined on the All-ACC team by fellow frosh Saras Arasu and sophomore Amanda Johnson.

-Phillip King was named ACC Player of the Year for men's tennis and is joined on the All-ACC team by junior Michael Yani. King, last year's ACC Rookie of the Year, finished the ACC regular season 7-0 in singles play.

-Women's basketball head coach Gail Goestenkors signed Australian standout Jessica Foley to attend Duke and play basketball in 2002-03. She joins first-team Parade All-America Brooke Smith, second-team Parade All-America Mistie Bass, second-team Parade All-America Lindsey Harding and Caitlin Howe as one of the top-rated recruiting classes in the nation. In April, the 2002-03 team was ranked second nationally in the "Very Early Bird Preseason Top 50" produced by womenscollegehoops.com