Soccer

Duquesne women’s soccer caps another successful season

Duquesne women’s soccer caps another successful season

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 Although it ended in rather heartbreaking fashion, the Duquesne women’s soccer program wrapped up a fantastic 2017 campaign in Richmond last weekend. Soccer can be a game of bounces. After a redirected shot from Linnea Faccenda sent Duquesne to the semifinal round of the Atlantic 10 Championship Tournament against […]

Duquesne women’s soccer advances in A-10 tournament

Duquesne women’s soccer advances in A-10 tournament

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/02/2017 105 minutes. That’s how long Coach Al Alvine and his women’s soccer team battled George Washington on a cold, rainy Saturday afternoon before senior midfielder Linnea Faccenda fired toward the net. It initially appeared as if Faccenda’s shot would sail wide, but the ball ricocheted off of a George […]

Junior O’Connor eclipses women’s soccer scoring record

Junior O’Connor eclipses women’s soccer scoring record

David Borne | Staff Writer 10/12/17 ‘Never give up.’ It’s a simple three-word phrase that Katie O’Connor has heard for years that perfectly encapsulates her style of play. During game action, the junior refuses to give up on a play, her efforts consistently leading to scoring chances for herself and for fellow teammates. After netting […]

Men’s soccer struggling but remains optimistic

Men’s soccer struggling but remains optimistic

David Borne | Staff Writer 10/05/2017 After getting off to a slow start in non-conference play, the Duquesne men’s soccer team is trying to find their groove in Atlantic 10 action. Coming off a 3-1 win in their conference opener against La Salle on Sept. 30, the Dukes looked to keep up their success against […]

Women’s soccer’s Lauren Bell named A-10 Rookie of the Week

Women’s soccer’s Lauren Bell named A-10 Rookie of the Week

David Borne | Staff Writer Often times, it takes freshman athletes a while to really get rolling in their first collegiate season. That’s not the case for Lauren Bell, a freshman striker whose offensive skills have bolstered an already strong attack for Duquesne women’s soccer head coach Al Alvine. Bell, a Hermitage, Pennsylvania, native, has […]

2017-18 Men’s Soccer Primer

2017-18 Men’s Soccer Primer

David Borne | Staff Writer After being eliminated from the Atlantic 10 Championship tournament in the opening round for the second-consecutive season in a row, head coach Chase Brooks and the Duquesne Dukes men’s soccer team are on a mission to prove that they can compete with the A-10’s best this season. With the 2017 […]

Women’s Soccer falls in opener vs. Pitt in 2OT

Women’s Soccer falls in opener vs. Pitt in 2OT

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Duquesne’s women’s soccer team opened the school’s 2017-18 athletic campaign – effectively ushering in the school’s Nike era – with a 1-0 loss to crosstown rival Pitt on Aug. 20. Panthers freshman Vildan Kardesler beat Duquesne goalie Kyra Murphy in the 101st minute of action to hand the Dukes their […]

DU men’s soccer eyes run in A-10 tournament

DU men’s soccer eyes run in A-10 tournament

By David Borne | Staff Writer In the final regular season game of the 2016 Duquesne men’s soccer campaign, the Dukes fell to Rhode Island by a score of 2-1 — their first and only home loss at Rooney Field all season. It wasn’t quite the sendoff the five seniors, Evan Kozlowski, Gabe Robinson, Diego […]

Cydney Staton sends soccer senior class off in style

Cydney Staton sends soccer senior class off in style

Bri Schmid | Staff Writer The Duquesne Dukes women’s soccer team propelled itself into the playoffs as the No. 3 seed when it finished off the regular season strong with a hard fought battle against the La Salle Explorers. The Dukes hosted the Explorers on Oct. 30 in what became a very wet and chilly […]

After 110 minutes, Duquesne, George Mason tie 2-2

After 110 minutes, Duquesne, George Mason tie 2-2

By David Borne | Staff Writer After 110 minutes, the Duquesne Dukes and the George Mason Patriots tied 2-2 in Atlantic 10 action at Rooney Field on Wednesday night. Duquesne’s record moved to 7-3-4 on the season with a 2-1-2 record in conference play. George Mason opened up the scoring in the contest, as junior […]

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