Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 06/19/2013
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DURHAM, N.C.- TopDrawerSoccer has released the recruiting class rankings for 2013 with the seven-member Duke class tabbed No. 10 overall. The Blue Devil class includes three out of the top 65 players in the rankings.
Duke’s class includes Malinda Allen of Memphis, Tenn., Catherine Blair of Wrightsville Beach, N.C., Christina Gibbons of Raleigh, N.C., Toni Payne of Birmingham, Ala., Rebecca Quinn of Toronto, Canada, Lizzy Raben of Greenwood Village, Colo., and Krysia Sikora of Los Angeles, Calif.
The top 20 classes in the listing include North Carolina, Stanford, Notre Dame, UCLA, Portland, Florida State, Santa Clara, Oklahoma State, Boston College and Duke rounds out at No. 10. Penn State, Georgia, Wisconsin, Virginia, Texas A&M, Wake Forest, Maryland, USC, Ohio State and Marquette closed the top 20.
In the TopDrawerSoccer individual rankings, Payne is listed No. 10 followed by Raben at No. 24 and Allen at No. 65.
Duke will open practice for the 2013 campaign on Wednesday, Aug. 7.