While the talk of Koskinen Stadium Thursday night was North Carolina’s 3-0 win over Duke, the Blue Devils still scored one victory on the night.
Senior defender Sheila Kramer organized a fundraiser for cystic fibrosis in honor of her late Uncle Frank, who passed away five years ago from the disease. A crowd of 1,164 fans came out to support Duke and Kramer’s efforts as all proceeds from ticket sales went to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
During halftime, Kramer’s mom spoke about her brother and her daughter’s devotion to the discovery of a cure for the disease, noting that Sheila wants CF to mean “cure found.” Kids diagnosed with cystic fibrosis also came onto the field during that time to play and receive soccer bags from Kramer, who later signed autographs for them. Continue reading