Women’s Lacrosse

Women’s lacrosse beats Canisius, 11-10, in home opener

Women’s lacrosse beats Canisius, 11-10, in home opener

David Borne | Sports Editor Feb. 13, 20120 Wednesday afternoon’s lacrosse home opener wasn’t gorgeous in any sense. Snow, sleet and rain led to a sloppy game. Both the Dukes and Canisius turned the ball over 26 times, respectively. Despite Duquesne’s struggles to set up solid scoring opportunities, the Dukes grinded out a 11-10 win […]

Desrosiers excited for second year at helm of women’s lacrosse

Desrosiers excited for second year at helm of women’s lacrosse

David Borne | Sports Editor Jan. 30, 2020 The “sophomore slump” is a term sports fans and analysts love to toss around. Anytime a player, coach or team exceeds expectations in their first season, there’s always the fear that they will fail to make progress the following year. After leading her team to an Atlantic […]

Women’s lacrosse back to A-10’s for first time since ‘16

Women’s lacrosse back to A-10’s for first time since ‘16

Drew White | Staff Writer April 25, 2019 The Duquesne Dukes women’s lacrosse team has clinched a postseason berth for the first time since 2016. After a 9-7 season, including a 4-5 mark in Atlantic 10 play, the Dukes will travel to Fairfax, Va. to take on the Richmond Spiders in the first round of […]

Bradshaw thriving in new position, system

Bradshaw thriving in new position, system

David Borne | Staff Writer April 11, 2019 With a new coaching staff in charge, junior Rilee Bradshaw wasn’t quite sure what adjustments would be made to her role on the lacrosse field. Heading into the season, first-year head coach Corrine Desrosiers shifted Bradshaw from midfielder to an attacker’s role. Through the first 12 games […]

DU lacrosse rolls to win over SFU, improves to 3-0

DU lacrosse rolls to win over SFU, improves to 3-0

Drew White | Staff Writer Feb. 28, 2019 On Wednesday afternoon, Duquesne had the chance to open its season 3-0 for the first time since 1999, and it certainly didn’t squander the opportunity to do so. The Dukes dominated Saint Francis (Pa.) from start to finish at Arthur J. Rooney Field, taking the contest 17-2. […]

Lacrosse team trounces Longwood in Desrosiers’ debut

Lacrosse team trounces Longwood in Desrosiers’ debut

David Borne | Staff Writer Feb. 13, 2019 In her debut as the Duquesne women’s lacrosse coach, Corinne Desrosiers made one thing very clear. Her squad is going to play fast, they’re going to play hard and they’re not going to be outpaced by anybody. Duquesne took on Longwood on Feb. 10 at Arthur J. […]

Duquesne lacrosse team wins on Senior Day

Duquesne lacrosse team wins on Senior Day

Drew White | Staff Writer 04/26/2018 The Duquesne women’s lacrosse team finished its home portion of the season on a high note on April 22 as it defeated the George Washington Colonials 20-13 at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field. The win improved Duquesne’s record to 4-11 on the season, and 2-6 in A-10 play. After […]

Duquesne lacrosse team falls to visiting Niagara

Duquesne lacrosse team falls to visiting Niagara

Drew White | Staff Writer 03/01/2018 The Duquesne lacrosse team dropped its third consecutive game of the season on Sunday, Feb. 25, falling to the Niagara Purple Eagles at home, 17-14. Duquesne jumped to an early 2-0 lead as senior Jill Vacanti and sophomore Maddie Hart were both able to find the net in the […]

Women’s lacrosse team kicks off season

Women’s lacrosse team kicks off season

By Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Feb. 22, 2018 On a snowy Saturday afternoon on the Bluff, the Duquesne women’s lacrosse team opened its 2017-18 regular season campaign with a close 10-9 loss versus area foe Robert Morris on Feb. 17. Knotted up at 7-7 with just under eight minutes left to play, junior midfielder […]

Penn State WLax outpaces Duquesne 19-9

Penn State WLax outpaces Duquesne 19-9

By David Borne | Staff Writer The No. 6 Penn State Nittany Lions women’s lacrosse team ran away from the Duquesne Dukes 19-9 on the shoulders of senior attacker Steph Lazo, who scored five goals for the visitors in the nonconference affair at Arthur J. Rooney Field on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon in Pittsburgh. Sophomore […]