M/W Soccer

Men’s soccer loses home finale, fighting for playoff spot

Men’s soccer loses home finale, fighting for playoff spot

Dom Ferro | Staff Writer 10/31/2019 Under the lights and pouring rain on Saturday night, the Dukes (8-7-1, 3-4) narrowly lost to the Saint Louis University Billikens (10-5, 6-1) 1-0. It was the final home game of the season and the last time seniors Zach Hall, Robbie McKelvey, Scott Rissler and Owen Rossi would play […]

WSOC drops result to UMass, playoff hopes still alive

WSOC drops result to UMass, playoff hopes still alive

James Leo | Staff Writer Oct. 24, 2019 Despite a strong first half, the Duquesne women’s soccer team suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to Massachusetts on Sunday afternoon. A win would have moved them up in the A-10 standings; however, a strong finish to this season will allow them to make up some ground. The […]

Women’s soccer defeats VCU in overtime

Women’s soccer defeats VCU in overtime

James Leo | Staff Writer Sept. 26, 2019 An underdog heading into Sunday’s matchup against rival VCU (6-2-1, 0-1-1), the Duquesne women’s soccer team (3-2-2, 1-0-0) commenced this season’s conference slate with a convincing win. VCU has always been a viable opponent for Duquesne. In their last meeting, VCU got the better of Duquesne, and […]

WSOC routs YSU in final non-conference game

WSOC routs YSU in final non-conference game

James Leo | Staff Writer 9/19/2019 The Duquesne women’s soccer team (2-2-2) looked to gain positive momentum heading into the start of conference play. They got that and more in their last non-conference matchup against Youngstown State (2-5-1) on Sunday afternoon. Duquesne and Youngstown State have met on 10 previous occasions. In those games, The […]

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 […]

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