Category Archives: Duke Soccer

Understanding the Women’s Game – A Journey of Panels

This week I had the pleasure of listening to Gwendolyn Oxenham, author of Under the Lights and In the Dark: Untold Stories of Women’s Soccer, as well as a panel of Women’s Soccer figures: Dan Levy, agent for many of the players of the USWNT, Anson Dorrance, coach of UNC’s women’s soccer team, Carla Overbeck,… Read More »

Duke Women’s Team International Friendly

 Thumbnail photo. Original high-resolution photo available on Duke Today article.  It was announced on Duke Today and Duke Chronicle on April 25 that the Duke women’s soccer team will travel to China this summer for a week to play in an international friendly against a Chinese university team. The event coincides with the annual US-China Consultation on… Read More »

Coach K, Jay Heaps and an Improbable Relationship

He paces along the sidelines, arms crossed. Sometimes, he sits, hand on chin. Nevertheless, his expression remains stern, almost intimidating to the participants and referees alike. He closely observes the contest in its entirety, never once shifting his attention away from the action before his eyes. Such mannerisms may be aptly ascribed to Mike Krzyzewski,… Read More »

Concussions: A Humorous Approach

You’ve probably never heard a Tarheels-Bulldogs matchup lauded about in the history books. In fact, you probably don’t even know who that is. And you shouldn’t. There is nothing too special about the Yale Bulldogs or the University of North Carolina Tarheels when it comes to soccer. However, you may be one of the 36.5… Read More »

Sobre Robbie Church, y la visita de Carla Overbeck y Cindy Parlow…

Me parecieron muy interesantes las respuestas que Cindy Parlow y Carla Overbeck ofrecieron a las dos preguntas que les hice en clase ayer. En primer lugar, les pregunté si ellas creían que el fútbol nos ofrece lecciones de vida. En segundo lugar, les pregunté si para ellas, en tanto entrenadoras y ex jugadoras, les parecía… Read More »

Soccer sin Fronteras…

El programa de Español de Duke, a través del curso para undergrads ROMST395, tiene un proyecto para el semestre: “Soccer sin Fronteras” busca crear y organizar una liga de fútbol para jóvenes latinos de Durham. La iniciativa nació como parte del creciente y mutuo apoyo del programa de Español de Duke y la comunidad latina de… Read More »

Changing the Game

If you could change the game of soccer, how would you do it? With Brazil being the first instance where goal line technology is being implemented, I got thinking as to how soccer could change for the better. Small changes to the game could make it more popular in the US. We are a country… Read More »