Duke men’s soccer tops Radford in exhibition
08/20/2014 8:52 PM
08/20/2014 8:54 PM
Three different players tallied goals to lead the Duke men’s soccer team to a 3-0 exhibition win over Radford on Wednesday at Koskinen Stadium.
Freshman Brian White scored his first goal in a Blue Devils uniform, while a trio of goalies combined to post a shutout.
Senior captains Sean Davis and Jake Butwin both added goals in the win as the Blue Devils improved to 2-0 in exhibition games. Duke beat Old Dominion 6-1 in the opener last weekend.
Overall, Duke held a 17-7 advantage in shots, holding Radford to just three shots in the second half. Joe Ohaus earned the start and made one stop. Wilson Fisher made one save and Simen Omholt-Jensen came on in the final 10 minutes to clinch the shutout.
The season officially gets underway Aug. 29 against Loyola Marymount at 7:30 p.m.
Duke: Recent graduate Haley Peters has signed with the Universitario de Ferrol professional team in Spain for the upcoming season. Ferrol is moving to the LFB Division in Spain, which is the highest division of basketball in the country.
A native of Red Bank, N.J., Peters appeared in 136 games over her career averaging 10.1 points and 6.1 rebounds. The 6-foot-3 forward received All-ACC Tournament second team, Capital One Academic All-America and All-ACC Academic Team honors during the season.
Saint Augustine’s: The Falcons received their plaque on Tuesday for having the highest batting average in the nation among NCAA Division II teams for the 2014 season.
The Falcons, who return nine players for the 2015 season, posted a .366 batting average. They also ranked among the top 10 Division II teams in three other categories, including scoring per game (4th), doubles per game (5th) and stolen bases per game (7th).
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