No. 15 Deacons Earn Road Tie with No. 6 Duke
Katie Stengel scored on a penalty kick to help No. 15 Wake Forest earn an important point on the road as the Demon Deacons tied No. 6 Duke 1-1 on Sunday at Koskinen Stadium in Durham, N.C.
No. 3 Wake Forest earned the No. 3 seed in the 2012 ACC Championship and hosts sixth-seeded and 12th-ranked Duke on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Spry Stadium in the quarterfinals.
Tickets are eight dollars for adults and five dollars for children, seniors and non-ACC students. All ACC students are admitted free with a valid ID.
The winner of the match will advance to the semifinals of the tournament which will be held on Nov. 2 at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. The championship match is set for Nov. 4 at 1 p.m., also in Cary.
It is the first time that Wake Forest has hosted an ACC tournament game since 2001 when Spry Stadium was the venue for the entire tournament.
How to Catch the Game
The ACC Championship quarterfinal match will be video streamed for free on WakeForestSports.com. Evan Lepler (play-by-play) and Meghan Cox (analyst) will have the call.
Live stats will be available, with a link provided on WakeForestSports.com
The Wake Forest women's soccer Twitter account @WakeWSoccer will tweet live updates during both games.
Wake Forest and Duke will be meeting for the fifth time in the past two seasons. The Demon Deacons trail the all-time series with Blue Devils 7-14-4. The two teams tied 1-1 in Durham in a regular season meeting on Oct. 14.
The Demon Deacons defeated the Blue Devils 2-1 in the semifinals of the 2011 ACC Championship in Cary, N.C.
Wake Forest is 3-1-1 all-time against Duke in ACC tournament games.
Wake Forest finished in a tie for second place in the ACC, equalling its 2007 and 2000 performances as its best-ever ACC finish.
The Demon Deacons have reached the ACC Championship final in each of the past two seasons. Wake Forest won the 2010 ACC Championship, beating Maryland in a shootout in the title match, before falling to Florida State in a shootout in last year's final.
Wake Forest is 3-1-1 as the No. 3 seed in the ACC Championship. The Demon Deacons have been seeded third on two previous occasions: in 2006 and in 1999, when they reach the final for the first time.
Jackie Logue made the 91st appearance of her career in the regular-season finale against Virginia Tech, tying the program record. Logue's 87 career starts are also the most in program history.
Kristen Meier's 16 career assists are tied for the sixth-most in Wake Forest history.
Wake Forest is ranked in the top-10 of all major polls and is highest in Top Drawer Soccer's Tournament 64 where it ranks fourth.
15 of Wake Forest's 30 goals this season have come on set pieces.
Scouting the Blue Devils
Duke went 5-3-2 in ACC play this season, good for a sixth-place finish in the conference.
Laura Weinberg has led the Blue Devils this season with 15 goals and seven assists for a total of 37 points. Kim DeCesare has also notched double-digit goals with 12 goals, six assists and 30 points.