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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 […]

Senior Kylie Isaacs shatters DU tennis records

Senior Kylie Isaacs shatters DU tennis records

David Borne | Staff Writer 09/28/17 The month of September has been one to remember for Kylie Isaacs. The senior etched her name at the top of the Duquesne women’s tennis record books over the course of consecutive weekends this month. She is now the program’s all-time leader in overall wins (148) and wins in […]

2016-17 Duke Awards

2016-17 Duke Awards

The Duke recognizes remarkable players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year. By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor The 2016-17 academic year is quickly drawing to a close, but not before we take one last look back on Duquesne athletics’ brightest performers over the past nine months. Conference Champions: Football (shared […]

Tennis teams travel to Florida for Spring Break

Tennis teams travel to Florida for Spring Break

By Andrew White | Staff Writer Members of the men’s and women’s tennis programs spent their Spring Break down in Orlando, Florida as both teams played multiple matches in the Sunshine State last week.    During that time the women’s team played two matches while the men’s team played three. Both teams also practiced at […]

Men’s tennis sweeps weekend to get back in win column

Men’s tennis sweeps weekend to get back in win column

By Andrew White | Staff Writer The Duquesne University men’s tennis team snapped a four match skid with a 5-2 victory over local Division III foe Carnegie Mellon University on Friday, Feb. 3 at the Alpha Tennis and Fitness Center. The win was the Dukes’ first of the season. Even though Carnegie Mellon plays at […]

Duquesne women’s tennis falls to Pitt, defeats Saint Joe’s

Duquesne women’s tennis falls to Pitt, defeats Saint Joe’s

By David Borne | Staff Writer This past weekend was a big one for the Duquesne Dukes women’s tennis team, as it featured a match against the rival Pittsburgh Panthers along with its first Atlantic 10 match of the season against the Saint Joseph’s Hawks. The Red & Blue began the weekend with Pittsburgh at […]

Isaacs surging closer to Duquesne’s all-time wins record

Isaacs surging closer to Duquesne’s all-time wins record

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Take a glimpse into Duquesne University’s women’s tennis record book, and you will find the name Kylie Isaacs scattered all over the place. In just the beginning stages of her junior season, Isaacs has already secured her spot as one of the best tennis players to ever represent Duquesne. […]

Steiner poised to put Duquesne tennis on the map

Steiner poised to put Duquesne tennis on the map

By Natalie Fiorilli | Asst. Sports Editor Whether it is competing as a student-athlete, or taking on the role of graduate assistant, Duquesne director of tennis Vanessa Steiner is familiar with all aspects of the game. Prior to being promoted to director of both the men’s and women’s tennis programs in July 2016, Steiner initially […]

Duquesne Tennis’ Julianne Herman dominating during freshman year

Duquesne Tennis’ Julianne Herman dominating during freshman year

By Bryanna McDermott | The Duquesne Duke At four years old, Julianne Herman watched her older brother play tennis in their hometown of Philadelphia, dreaming of beating him one day. Now, as a four-time Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week winner, Herman’s chances of beating her big brother have improved a lot. Herman’s four A-10 […]

Women’s tennis tops CMU, men’s side falls to 4-4

Women’s tennis tops CMU, men’s side falls to 4-4

The Duquesne women’s tennis team extended its impressive start to 7-1 by defeating nearby Carnegie Mellon 4-3 last Friday evening, while the men’s side suffered a 6-1 loss to Binghamton, putting them back at the .500 mark (4-4). The women’s team has now won four consecutive matches and is led by a pair of outstanding […]