Soccer

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 […]

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 […]

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