DURHAM, N.C.-- The Duke women's soccer program has added another standout recruiting class this year under the direction of head coach Robbie Church. This spring and summer GoDuke.com is taking a closer look at each of the 2014 incoming freshmen.
The fourth of eight signees is Abby Pyne. An All-America and All-Region selection as a junior, Pyne missed her senior campaign due to an injury. She notched 10 shutouts and a 0.36 goals-against average as a junior. Pyne was a three-time All-League and All-State selection at The Loomis Chaffee School.
Check out the articles, Coach Church video, photo gallery, newspaper articles and bio of Pyne linked on the article.
Get to Know Pyne...
Favorite sport to watch other than soccer? College basketball
Would you bungee jump? Of course
What is the farthest you have been from home? Italy
When you have 30 minutes of free time, how do you pass the time? Take a nap
What is the first thing you notice about people? Probably their smile or maybe just eyes.
Mountain hideaway or beach house? Beach house
What is your dream job? Orthopedic surgeon if the whole soccer thing doesn't work out.
What is your favorite channel to watch on television? ESPN
What is one word that describes you? Outgoing
One possession you cannot live without? iPhone
What is something people don't know about you? I actually got first recruited for college basketball before soccer
What is your favorite class you took in high school? Advanced Cell Biology
If you had to cook dinner for the team, what would you fix? Pasta & chicken. Can't go wrong with soccer girls & those two foods
If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would it be? Australia
Do you have any hidden talents? Baking
Do you have any idea what you would like to major in at Duke? Duke doesn't have a premed major, but that's the path I would like to take, so most likely biology.
Why did you choose Duke? The community here as well the combination of phenomenal athletics and academics. As soon as I stepped on campus I knew this would be my home