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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 […]

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 […]