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For weeks, rumors swirled among the baseball players as the team awaited the selection of its new coach. The morning of July 15, hours before the Duke Athletic Department announced his hiring, Sean McNally was on the phone calling his players’ homes, touching base with his new team.
NAME Mark Anthony Neal
Duke takes its academics and athletics seriously. The University seeks the best the country and the world have to offer, whether in the classroom or on the field.
In an ongoing process for NCAA certification that began last fall, the University has finished its preliminary draft of the Division I Athletics Certification Self-Study report.
The monotone voice read, “Appoggiatura,” and then pre-teen screams of excitement yelped from the audience. Less than two minutes later, a winner was crowned.
While many of their friends don suits to go to their jobs on Wall Street or tote heavy technical volumes to prestigious graduate school libraries, Kyle Jasey and Dave Preston are taking a less traditional post-college route.
After eking out a 9-8 victory against Davidson April 20 in Durham, the baseball team may have a chance to win its first road game of the season tonight in Davidson, N.C. The Blue Devils will then take on conference newcomer and bottom-dweller Virginia Tech in a three-game series at Jack Coombs Field this weekend.
CHAPEL HILL — Franklin Street came alive Monday night when the wildest celebration in the country erupted after the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill clenched the men’s basketball NCAA Tournament title for the first time since 1993.
AUSTIN, Texas — Michigan State had five days to prepare for Duke, to come up with a strategy to end the top-seeded Blue Devils’ season.
AUSTIN, Texas — With 14 seconds left on the clock Friday night, head coach Mike Krzyzewski took Daniel Ewing’s hand, looked him in the eyes and shared words with the senior before putting his arms around his two-year captain.
AUSTIN, Texas - Michigan State had five days to prepare for Duke, to come up with a strategy to take down the top-seeded Blue Devils. The plan was to pressure the ball, limit Duke's 'Big Three' and keep the game close. And it is safe to say that the Spartans were successful, forcing Duke to turn over the ball 22 times and topping the Blue Devils 78-68 in Frank Erwin Center Friday night.
Although the baseball team traveled to Coral Gables, Fla., during spring break, the players were not there on vacation. Instead, they took on the No. 6 Hurricanes, dropping their three games, 14-3, 12-1, 6-1, respectively.
When they walk into the media room, which they’ll admit isn’t often, they are not swarmed by reporters with recorders and notepads in hand. When they were sophomores in high school, they were not scouted by top-25 Division I basketball programs from across the country. Yet when they enter Cameron Indoor Stadium, they consider themselves just as important as those who are, those who were.
Serena Wang dresses well in a light green Polo shirt and jeans. Even though she has the flu, she still carries herself with an unspoken confidence, pausing in Alpine Atrium to greet her fellow Tri-Delt before meeting me for lunch. She wears just enough makeup to show that she cares about her appearance but isn’t trying too hard.
Heading into the 10th inning, the men’s baseball team and Elon are tied 8-8, and it’s been that way for a week.
Despite ninth-inning rallies Saturday and Sunday, the baseball team could not muster up enough offensive production, losing all three games of its series with Cincinnati at Jack Coombs Field this weekend.
In the locker room after the Duke-North Carolina game Feb. 9, DeMarcus Nelson told a reporter that he didn’t really see himself as a freshman—that he just saw himself as a player. Daniel Ewing, who overheard what Nelson had said, thought it’d be a good time to interject.
Despite a Maryland Eastern Shore rally in the late innings Sunday, the baseball team managed to close out the game 8-6 to sweep a three-game series this weekend at Jack Coombs Field.
Even with the loss of several key players during the off-season, the baseball team enters the spring optimistic after finishing with a 25-31 record last year, its best since 1998.