Another first was added to the list Friday afternoon at the Duke Softball Stadium, as the Duke Blue Devils (14-10, 1-3 ACC) defeated the Boston College Eagles (9-13, 0-1 ACC) in walk-off fashion for the first ACC victory in program history.
It will be another weekend of first for the Duke Blue Devils (13-10, 0-3 ACC), as they welcome the Boston College Eagles (9-12, 0-0 ACC) to Durham for their first home conference series in program history.
Led by a dominant performance at the plate from Raine Wilson, the Duke Blue Devils (13-10) split a doubleheader at the College of Charleston (16-9) Wednesday night at the Patriots Point Athletic Complex.
A midweek trip to Charleston, S.C., is on tap for the Duke Blue Devils (12-9), as they take on the College of Charleston Cougars (15-8) in a Wednesday night doubleheader at the Patriots Point Athletics Complex.
Due to inclement weather in the Charlotte, N.C., area, Tuesday's midweek contest between the Duke Blue Devils (12-9) and the Charlotte 49ers (8-12) has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 10 at 4 p.m. ET.
Despite putting up impressive showings in both games, the Duke Blue Devils (12-9, 0-3 ACC) dropped both games of Saturday's doubleheader at North Carolina (11-13, 3-0 ACC) to wrap up opening weekend of conference play.
One of the most storied rivalries in all of college athletics made its softball debut Friday night, as the Duke Blue Devils (12-7) fell in a 2-1 extra-inning thriller to the North Carolina Tar Heels (9-13) to open ACC play at Anderson Stadium.
Duke softball head coach Marissa Young announced that seven Blue Devils Ė Raine Wilson, Peyton St. George, Katherine Huey, Dominique Salinas, Reilly Metzger, Haley Wymbs and Emilie Cieslak Ė have been suspended for Friday night's series opener at North Carolina due to violation of team rules. All seven are expected to return for Saturday's doubleheader.
After four weeks facing non-conference opponents, the Duke Blue Devils (12-6, 0-0 ACC) will finally turn their attention to ACC play, as they head to Chapel Hill to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels (8-13, 0-0 ACC) for their first conference action in program history.
Due to the threat of inclement weather in the Chapel Hill area this weekend, the Duke-North Carolina series schedule has been changed to feature a Saturday doubleheader to wrap up the weekend at Anderson Stadium.
Due to inclement weather in the Charlotte, N.C., area, Tuesday's midweek doubleheader between the Duke Blue Devils (12-6) and the Charlotte 49ers (6-10) has been rescheduled for a single game on Tuesday, March 13 at 3:30 p.m. ET.
With their non-conference tournament schedule in the books, the Duke Blue Devils (12-6) are set to take on their first midweek contest in program history, as they face the Charlotte 49ers (6-10) for a Tuesday, March 5 doubleheader.