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Duke's athletic calendar for the week- August 24-30

What’s going on this week in Duke Athletics? Here’s the calendar for the week.

Sunday, August 24:

The Duke women’s soccer team(0-1) takes on Stanford at 12:00 in their second game of the UNC Nike Classic. The ladies fell to Ohio State on Friday in their season opener with a score of 0-1. The full stats can be found online here. Just click the view link that corresponds with the match. You also can follow along with their twitter account.

Duke hosts a scrimmage against North Carolina in field hockey, starting at 1:00 p.m. This is their last scrimmage of the season, as the season gets underway Friday. The full stats of the scrimmage can be found here after the match gets underway. You also can follow along with their twitter account.

Tuesday, August 26:

Football head coach David Cutcliffe will be hosting his weekly press conference, scheduled to begin at 12:28. You can watch what Cutcliffe has to say before the first game of the season here. You also can follow along with the football twitter account.

Friday, August 29:

Friday is one busy day for Duke Athletics. Several events are going on.

At 12:00, first serve for Duke volleyball takes place. The Blue Devils host the Duke Invitational August 29-30. Duke takes on North Florida in their first match of the season. You can watch the Blue Devils here or follow along on their twitter account.

At 3:00, field hockey takes the field again, only this time it counts. Duke heads up to East Lansing, Mich. to take on Michigan State. Live stats can be found here, and as always you can follow along with their twitter account.

The Cross Country team opens up their season on Friday as well. The running Blue Devils run their first race in Charlottesville, Va. at the Virginia Duals. The gun is scheduled to fire at 5:00 p.m.

Volleyball plays in their second game of the day (and season) against High Point, continuing the Duke Invitational. First serve is scheduled for 7:00. You can watch the match here.

After posting a 3-0 record in exhibition matches, the men’s soccer team is going to take the field in their home opener at 7:30 Friday evening against Loyola Marymount. Live video of the match can be found here. If you have to step away, continue to follow the match here via their twitter account.

Women’s soccer plays at West Virginia Friday night too, with the match scheduled to start at 7:30, just like the men’s match.

Saturday, August 30:

Volleyball continues tournament play on Saturday as well, taking on Furman at 3:00 in the afternoon. Live video will be streamed here.

Last, but certainly not least, is the first football game of the season. Duke is hosting Elon with kickoff scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Can’t be at the game? It’s on ESPN3. Don’t have ESPN3? Listen here.

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