Duke sifting through options at goalie

Duke’s successful 2-0 homestand this past weekend did not involve starting goalkeeper Dan Wigrizer.

The junior did not play in the No. 10 Blue Devils’ 12-8 victory over No. 15 Penn Friday night and a 16-7 rout of Jacksonville two days later as he dealt with an illness.

The team will practice Tuesday after getting Monday off, and coach John Danowski is uncertain whether Wigrizer will be available or whether freshman Kyle Turri or senior Mike Rock will start against No. 7 Maryland this Saturday.

“It’s whoever is the healthiest and practices over the course of the week,” Danowski said Tuesday afternoon. “… We’ll find out who’s healthy and who can be out there, and we’ll go from there.”

Turri started in the cage for both games, making a total of 12 saves while allowing 14 goals. Rock made three saves and surrendered just one goal in the fourth quarter against the Dolphins.

“What we really liked about Kyle was his ability in the clearing game, and he just seemed to earn the opportunity with his play in practice,” Danowski said. “Mike Rock played real well in the fourth quarter against Jacksonville, and so we think we have three goalies that are very capable at being successful.”

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