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McCallie faces great expectations at Duke

Updated: April 22, 2007, 6:54 PM ET
By Mechelle Voepel | ESPN.com

Joanne P. McCallie visited Duke in 1982, recruited to play there by then-head coach Debbie Leonard and assistant Jackie Silar, who is now the Blue Devils' associate athletics director. McCallie was still Joanne Palombo then, a high school player with very lofty goals for her life.

"Duke was the first recruiting letter I ever received, in ninth grade," said McCallie, who spoke to me by phone from Durham, N.C., on Friday morning, not long before her introductory news conference as the Blue ...

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