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Sophomore forward Michelle Cooper (left) was defended by Radford's Helena Willson (right) all Saturday evening.
SPORTS  |  WOMEN'S SOCCER

Duke women's soccer adjusts on the fly to overcome Radford's unique defensive scheme in NCAA tournament first round

In their first-round NCAA tournament contest against the No. 2-seed Blue Devils, the Highlanders tried to shut down Duke's best players, albeit with a more unconventional approach. Radford man-marked the Blue Devils' front five players, which includes the three forwards and two wingbacks, for the entire 90 minutes of Duke's 4-0 victory Saturday evening.