Cooper named PNC Achievers Student-Athlete of the Week

DURHAM – Duke midfielder sophomore Michelle Cooper was named Duke’s PNC Achievers Student-Athlete of the Week after her two-goal performance in the Blue Devils’ 4-0 win over Radford in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

Cooper, a native of Clarkston, Michigan, is helping lead the second-seeded Blue Devils to a 4-0 win over Radford in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The dynamic forward scored twice and added an assist in Saturday’s win in Durham to propel the Blue Devils into the second round. Cooper assisted the freshman in the first goal of the game Kat Rader and then added a second count in the 33approx minute to give Duke a 2-0 lead. She scored her second goal in the 65th minute from a corner kick. Cooper leads the ACC on the season with 15 goals and now owns five games this season with two goals. She is one of only two players at national level with 10 or more goals and assists this year.

The Blue Devils will be back in action on November 18 when they host the 16th-seeded Texas Longhorns at Koskinen Stadium. First Touch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and will be broadcast live on ESPN+.

PNC Achievers is a student awards platform active at nearly 20 schools and universities throughout the PNC Bank service area. Award winners are selected locally by designated committees at each respective school using a range of criteria that include athletic achievement, academic achievement, community service and student leadership.

Duke PNC Achievers Student-Athlete of the Week

Piper Hampsch (field hockey) – August 29, 2022
Riley Leonard (Soccer) – September 5, 2022
Shakar Mohammed (men’s football) – September 12, 2022
Amina Maatoug (cross-country skiing) – September 17, 2022
Michelle Cooper (Women’s Soccer) – September 24, 2022
Eliott Hamill (men’s football) – October 3, 2022
Olivia Migil (Women’s Soccer) – October 10, 2022
Ian Siebers (Men’s Golf) – 17 October 2022
BrandonJohnson (Football) – October 24, 2022
Dalia Frias (cross country) – 31 Oct 2022
Sarah Foley (Women’s Swimming and Diving) – November 7, 2022
Michell Cooper (Women’s Soccer) – November 14, 2022


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