Duke Defeats Wake Forest 3-0 In Quarterfinal Action of ACC Women's Soccer Championship
Nov. 3, 2004
CARY, N.C. - Duke downed Wake Forest 3-0 in the final quarterfinal match-up of the 2004 ACC Women's Soccer Championship on Wednesday evening at the SAS Soccer Complex. The Blue Devils' Casey McCluskey led Duke with three points including the game-winner in the first half. It was McCluskey's league leading ninth game-winner of the season.
Duke got on the board first as McCluskey, the ACC Offensive Player of the Year in 2004, scored on a breakaway pass from Carolyn Ford to give the Blue Devils a 1-0 advantage late in the first half. It was McCluskey's 16th goal of the season.
The Blue Devils would strike again early in the second half to extend their lead to 2-0. This time it was McCluskey who found Carolyn Riggs for her sixth goal of the season in the 57th minute.
Duke would score once more in the second half off a corner kick in 78th minute. Shelly Marshall took the corner for the Blue Devils and found Lorraine Quinn who blasted a shot off the crossbar. The ball fell at the feet of Darby Kroyer who deposited the ball into the back of the net for her fifth goal in 2004. Marshall and Quinn were awarded assists on the play.
With the win, Duke moves to 13-6-0 on the year and will advance to the semifinals where they will face North Carolina on Friday, November 5 at 7:30 pm. Wake Forest fell to 10-6-2 on the season.
Shots: Duke 14, Wake Forest 3