Women’s Volleyball

Page 7 Sidebar — Aug. 30, 2018

Upcoming DU Athletic Events — — The A.J. Palumbo Center will host the annual Duquesne Volleyball Invitational this weekend, with matches being held Fri., Aug. 31, and Sat., Sept. 1. Duquesne (1-1) plays Bowling Green at 11 a.m. Friday, UNLV at 7 p.m. Friday, and Youngstown State at 3 p.m. Saturday.  — The volleyball team travels to […]

Recent Duquesne Athletics News Round-Up

Recent Duquesne Athletics News Round-Up

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor June 21, 2018 Summer officially begins in the Northern Hemisphere today (Thursday, June 21), but there have already been several happenings within Duquesne’s numerous athletics programs thus far this summer break. June 20 — Eric Harper, who worked with Keith Dambrot for five seasons at Akron prior to a one-year […]

p. 8 sidebar – Sept. 21, 2017

Upcoming DU Athletics Schedule Women’s Soccer (4-2-2) at La Salle (5-3-1) Thu. Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. Men’s Tennis: Carnegie Mellon Invitational Fri. Sept. 22 & Sat. Sept. 23 M/W Cross Country: Saint Vincent Invitational Sat. Sept. 23 at 10:45 a.m. Volleyball (5-9) vs. George Mason (4-9) at Palumbo Center Sat. Sept. 23 at 1 […]

Volleyball has good showing at Duquesne Invitational

Volleyball has good showing at Duquesne Invitational

David Borne | Staff Writer A busy weekend of volleyball for the Dukes came to a close on Saturday night as Duquesne beat Robert Morris 3-0 at the A.J. Palumbo Center. The win over the Colonials boosted Duquesne’s record to 4-3 on the year and 3-1 for the weekend. The Dukes hosted the annual Duquesne […]

Wayne excelling on both court, track

Wayne excelling on both court, track

By Andrew White | Staff Writer Between school and extracurricular activities, it is not often that you see a two-sport athlete in college, but freshman Liz Wayne elected to take the challenge and is thriving as a student-(dual) athlete at Duquesne University. Wayne serves as the middle hitter for the volleyball team in the fall […]

Lacey Levers overcomes injury in final season

Lacey Levers overcomes injury in final season

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Athletes put in countless hours of tireless work over many, many years in pursuit of receiving offers to play at the collegiate level. Once they reach the college level, the work only gets tougher. However, after three years of growing and developing inside a collegiate program, an athlete’s senior […]

Duquesne volleyball rolling in A-10 competition

Duquesne volleyball rolling in A-10 competition

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Adversity is a force that affects nearly every team in every sport, every season. The teams tough enough to withstand that adversity and push through it are typically the ones who find success at season’s end.   Duquesne head volleyball coach Steve Opperman has assembled and trained a group […]

Duquesne volleyball shuts out RMU 3-0

Duquesne volleyball shuts out RMU 3-0

By Danielle Hines | Staff Writer After a straight-set win over the Robert Morris Colonials this week, Duquesne volleyball has now won nine consecutive over its crosstown rival dating back to 2008. The Dukes won 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-19) in under an hour and a half as junior outside hitter Molly Davet led all players […]

Senior Spotlight: Sammy Kline, Duquesne VB

Senior Spotlight: Sammy Kline, Duquesne VB

Natalie Fiorilli | Asst. Sports Editor Sammy Kline was a freshman when the Duquesne volleyball team made program history, winning its first-ever Atlantic 10 Championship, as well as debuting in its first NCAA Tournament. A mere 98 matches and 368 sets since the start of her freshman season, Kline is in the midst of her […]

Duquesne VB rides depth to perfect weekend

Duquesne VB rides depth to perfect weekend

Andrew Holman | Sports Editor After graduating a trio of seniors, which included their all-time assist leader, Mary Henry, the Duquesne volleyball program needed some young talent to step up in 2016. Winning all four of their matches in the Duquesne/Robert Morris Invitational in straight sets, made it apparent that head coach Steve Opperman had […]