June 20, 2024
Women’s Soccer Celebrates 2022 Season with Team Banquet

DURHAM – Women's Soccer Seniors, Graduate Students
A complete of 7 awards were presented out on the evening which includes Freshman of the Year, Most Inspirational Player, Coaches Award, Most Valuable Offensive Player, Most Important Defensive Player, Iron Blue Satan and Group MVP. All awards other than for the Coaches Award and Iron Satan Award were voted on by the college student-athletes.  

Sophomore standout Michelle Cooper took house the two the MVP and Most Precious Offensive Player awards, next one particular of the best person seasons in school background.  Cooper, a products of Clarkston, Mich., rewrote the Duke report reserve with a college-document 49 factors and college-report 19 aims.  She went on to come to be the initial Blue Devil to be awarded the MAC Hermann Trophy.  Cooper was the only participant in the country to rank in the prime-10 in factors, goals and helps.  

Just after setting up all 23 matches on the defensive aspect, junior Emily Royson was tabbed the Most Worthwhile Defensive Player.  A indigenous of Toms River, N.J., Royson tallied a few assists and aided guide the Blue Satan defense to 11 shutouts as a team.  

Rookie Kat Rader acquired the Freshman of the 12 months award, next an extraordinary first season at Duke.  Rader, who is from Stuart, Fla., posted 12 plans and five helps for 29 points on the year.  Her 12 plans ranked tied for 1st on Duke’s single-period freshman charts and her 29 details have been tied for next on the freshman list.  She led all NCAA freshmen in points and ranked tied for next in targets.

Emmy Duerr was tabbed the Most Inspirational Participant and the Coaches’ Award winner.  Duerr, a senior from Cary, N.C., appeared in 57 matches above the past 4 several years, such as four commences.  She was heavily included in the Crew Impression method at Duke.  Duerr is also a member of the Higher education Athlete Pre-Professional medical Expertise (CAPE) plan, when concerned in the Duke Athlete Ally and Morgan’s Information applications.  She acquired the ACC Top rated Six for Services Award in 2020.  

Duerr also received the Coaches Award, although Sophie Jones was awarded the Iron Satan Award.  

As a staff, Duke posted a 15-5-3 all round and 6-2-2 ACC mark.  The Blue Devils totaled 7 wins towards ranked opponents on the year.  

2022 Duke Women’s Soccer Awards
MVP – Michelle Cooper
Most Useful Offensive Participant – Michelle Cooper
Most Worthwhile Defensive Participant – Emily Royson
Freshman of the 12 months – Kat Rader
Most Inspirational Player – Emmy Duerr
Coaches Award – Emmy Duerr
Iron Satan Award – Sophie Jones

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