Soccer

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 […]

GK Evan Kozlowski shutting out everything in sight

GK Evan Kozlowski shutting out everything in sight

By David Borne | Staff Writer The final line of defense for the Duquesne men’s soccer team has been completely impenetrable lately, as goaltender Evan Kozlowski set the school record for most consecutive shutouts. Kozlowski’s streak started Sept. 11 in a 1-0 victory over Canisius, and he recorded his sixth consecutive shutout in a draw […]

Women’s soccer surges to best A-10 start in history

Women’s soccer surges to best A-10 start in history

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor It’s been exactly 349 days since the last time the Duquesne women’s soccer program lost a game against Atlantic 10 competition. A 4-0-0 start in conference play so far in 2016, combined with a sensational Atlantic 10 title run, accounts for most of that. That undefeated mark through the […]

Faith guides Jallah Acqui to early collegiate success

Faith guides Jallah Acqui to early collegiate success

By David Borne | Staff Writer Freshman Jallah Acqui is already seeing success in his first season with the Dukes, and his efforts are not going unnoticed.  He was named the Atlantic 10 Co-Rookie of the Week alongside George Mason forward Tunde Akinlosotu. Acqui was recognized for his play from Sept. 19-25 highlighted by his […]

New Kid on the Bluff: Olav Hovstad

New Kid on the Bluff: Olav Hovstad

Natalie Fiorilli | Asst. Sports Editor Scoring the overtime game-winning goal — that’s how sophomore transfer Olav Hovstad made his debut on Rooney Field, catching the attention of everyone in attendance. The former University of New Mexico Lobo bounced in a header in the ninth minute of overtime against Saint Francis nearly two weeks ago, which […]

Women’s soccer kicks off 2016 campaign

Women’s soccer kicks off 2016 campaign

            Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Defending a title is never easy, but it’s the ultimate goal of every championship team. That is no different for the Duquesne women’s soccer program. As the Dukes begin their quest to defend their Atlantic 10 Championship, there is one key thing they must […]

Alvine extended through 2020-21 season

Alvine extended through 2020-21 season

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Less than a year after becoming the first Duquesne women’s soccer coach to lead the program to an Atlantic 10 Championship and an NCAA tournament berth, head coach Al Alvine has earned a contract extension that keeps him on the ‘Bluff through the 2020-21 season. “Me and the whole […]

Women’s soccer still upbeat after tourney loss

Women’s soccer still upbeat after tourney loss

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor The women’s soccer team’s 4-0 opening round loss to West Virginia can be categorized as one of those “David vs. Goliath” moments, in which the Mountaineers were bigger, faster and more capable of delivering the Dukes a crushing blow. The Dukes seemed shell shocked against the second-seeded Mountaineers who […]

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