Tournament Notes

Finals: California (W, 4-0) - RESULTS, NOTES & QUOTES

Semifinals: Georgia (W, 5-2) - RESULTS, NOTES & QUOTES

Quarterfinals: Miami-FL (W, 4-1) - RESULTS, NOTES & QUOTES

Sweet 16: Arkansas (W, 4-2) - RESULTS, NOTES & QUOTES

Second Round: Virginia (W, 4-1)

First Round: Richmond (W, 4-0)

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SCHOOL/RECORD: Duke (29-3) - #3
HEAD COACH/RECORD: Jamie Ashworth (290-68)
BEST NCAA FINISH: Advanced to the NCAA Championship in 1998 … Fell to Florida 5-1 … Looking to make its second appearance in the title tilt.

2009 TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Captured the ACC Tournament title with a thrilling 4-3 victory over Miami … The match came down to a third-set tiebreak at No. 3 singles … Duke lost just one game during conference play and is the lone team in the nation to defeat current No. 1 Northwestern … The Blue Devils defeated the top-ranked Wildcats on their home court on Feb. 28 … Team is riding a 12-match win streak and heads into its 21st NCAA Championship.

PLAYER/COACH HIGHLIGHTS: Has three players ranked among the top 40 … Rookie Mallory Cecil is ranked ninth after enrolling at Duke in January … Cecil climbed to No. 1 singles after two matches and owns two wins over No. 1-ranked players in the country … She is on an 11-match win streak and is 11-3 against nationally-ranked competition … Sophomore Reka Zsilinszka clinched the ACC title for Duke after fighting off five match points, including triple match point, to win 7-5 in the third-set tiebreak … Senior Melissa Mang became the 17th Blue Devil to earn 100 career singles victories this season and has 102 for her career … Head coach Jamie Ashworth captured his sixth ACC title at Duke and first since 2003.

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