Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Duke's Lindy Duncan and Dan Brooks Win ACC Player & Coach Of The Year
The awards continue to pile up for the Duke Women’s Golf Team. Lindy Duncan, the #1 golfer in the country, was named The Atlantic Coast Conference Player of The Year. Head Coach Dan Brooks, was voted by his peers, to be the 2012 Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of The Year.
Brooks has coached his teams to 112 victories in his 28 years at Duke - a NCAA Division I record. This year the Duke women won two tournaments, including the 2012 ACC Tournament. In addition, for the 13th straight year, two members of the Duke squad were named to the All-ACC squad - Lindy Duncan and Laetitia Beck.
What a standout year for Ms. Duncan! She has four victories and eight top-ten placements in eight tournaments. Duncan leads the ACC with a 70.71 scoring average, on pace to set a new single-season record.
Next up - Duke will travel to State College, Pa., to compete in the 2012 NCAA East Regional on May 10 - 12. Penn State plays host at the 6253-yard, par 72 Penn State Blue Course. Duke tee times are as follows:
Round 1 - Thursday, May 10th at 8:36 a.m. Eastern off No. 1
Round 2 - Friday, May 11th at 12:56 p.m. Eastern off No. 10
The action can be followed live by visiting www.GoDuke.com