M/W Soccer

Men’s soccer stays undefeated, beats Niagara

Men’s soccer stays undefeated, beats Niagara

Pat McTiernan | Staff Writer Sept. 12, 2019 A warm, late-summer breeze swept across the Bluff Tuesday night as the Duquesne men’s soccer team played host to the Purple Eagles of Niagara University. The sound of cicadas reverberated across the pitch as Niagara (1-3-0) took the opening kickoff with hopes of defeating Duquesne (3-0-1). The […]

Megan Virgin settling in as Dukes’ goalkeeper

Megan Virgin settling in as Dukes’ goalkeeper

David Borne | Sports Editor Sept. 5, 2019 Everything lined up perfectly for Megan Virgin. After wrapping up her second year at LIU Brooklyn, the Canonsburg native was looking to transfer to a school closer to home. Once she found that Duquesne was in the market for another goalie, the decision to continue her playing […]

Men’s soccer gets first win of the season over Oakland

Men’s soccer gets first win of the season over Oakland

Dom Ferro | Staff Writer Sept. 5, 2019 After starting the season with a 1-1 draw against Bowling Green, the Duquesne men’s soccer team (1-0-1) bounced back with a win against the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies (1-1-0) on Sunday afternoon. Momentum was on the Grizzlies’ side after their season-opening win on Friday, Aug. 30, when […]

DU men’s soccer team tops No. 23 Rhode Island

DU men’s soccer team tops No. 23 Rhode Island

David Borne | Staff Writer 10/25/2018 With its Atlantic 10 tournament hopes contingent upon a strong end-of-season push, the Duquesne men’s soccer team took a massive step in the right direction Saturday night. Tasked with the visiting No. 23-ranked Rhode Island Rams on Senior Night, the Dukes came out inspired and managed to grab a […]

Men’s soccer game postponed after lightning

Men’s soccer game postponed after lightning

Cassie DiBenedetti | Staff Writer 10/04/2018 The Duquesne men’s soccer team was cut short during its game against the visiting Cleveland State Vikings on Tuesday night at Rooney Field, drawing 0-0. Due to visible lightning, the game was delayed by officials and eventually postponed, leaving the match absent of a victor. Nevertheless, 18 total fouls […]

Duquesne men’s soccer falls at home to Saint Francis

Duquesne men’s soccer falls at home to Saint Francis

Orion Moses | Staff Writer Sept. 13, 2018 The Duquesne men’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss at the hands of Saint Francis University at Rooney Field on Sept. 12, moving the Dukes to 1-3 on the season. The game’s lone goal was netted by the Red Flash’s Leonardo Ribeiro in a match that was […]

Men’s soccer team tops Detroit 3-0 for first win

Men’s soccer team tops Detroit 3-0 for first win

David Borne | Staff Writer Sept. 6, 2018 Following a massive offseason roster turnover, Men’s Soccer Head Coach Chase Brooks and his staff brought in 15 fresh faces to join their squad this season. Of those newcomers, eight are international players. Manel Busquets (Spain), Denis Celik (Germany), Nathan Dossantos (Canada), Rob Dymond (New Zealand), Moritz […]

Women’s soccer team tops Jacksonville for first victory

Women’s soccer team tops Jacksonville for first victory

Andrew White | Staff Writer 08/30/2018 After starting its season off with consecutive tough losses to Arkansas and No. 4 Penn State, the Duquesne women’s soccer team was happy to be home on Friday, Aug. 24, when it returned home to face Jacksonville. The Dukes made their homecoming to Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field worthwhile, […]

Recent Duquesne Athletics News Round-Up

Recent Duquesne Athletics News Round-Up

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor June 21, 2018 Summer officially begins in the Northern Hemisphere today (Thursday, June 21), but there have already been several happenings within Duquesne’s numerous athletics programs thus far this summer break. June 20 — Eric Harper, who worked with Keith Dambrot for five seasons at Akron prior to a one-year […]

2017-18 Duke Awards

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/26/2018 The Duke recognizes remarkable Duquesne players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year in the third annual Duke Awards. Men’s Team of the Year: Football If it weren’t for a gut-wrenching 28-27 loss to Central Connecticut State on Nov. 11, the Duquesne football team would be celebrating its […]

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