Women’s Basketball

Second half surge sends Duquesne WBB to Richmond

Second half surge sends Duquesne WBB to Richmond

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor The No. 7 seeded Duquesne Dukes women’s basketball team hosted No. 10 George Mason at the A.J. Palumbo Center in the opening round of the 2017 Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship on Saturday afternoon and pulled out a 66-55 win to advance to the next round of the tournament […]

DU WBB displays depth in regular season finale

DU WBB displays depth in regular season finale

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor There was no time to fool around for the Duquesne women’s basketball team on Tuesday night, and the group showed it was all business as it stormed out to an 8-0 run to begin the game. In fact, the Dukes led by double digits for every second of the […]

Senior night signals go-time for Duquesne WBB

Senior night signals go-time for Duquesne WBB

By David Borne | Staff Writer With less than two weeks before the Atlantic 10 Tournament, the Duquesne Dukes women’s basketball team improved its conference record to 7-6 with a dominant 70-51 win over Virginia Commonwealth University on Sunday at the A.J. Palumbo Center. Sunday afternoon’s matchup was Senior Day for Duquesne. Prior to the […]

Duquesne WBB downs Spiders to reach .500 mark

Duquesne WBB downs Spiders to reach .500 mark

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Physicality and hustle propelled the Duquesne women’s basketball team to a 73-61 win over the University of Richmond Spiders on Wednesday night at the A.J. Palumbo Center. The Dukes out-rebounded the Spiders 44-25 and outscored them in the paint 30-14. Senior Amadea Szamosi and sophomore Julijana Vojinovic each scored […]

Amadea Szamosi leaves her mark with 1,000th point

Amadea Szamosi leaves her mark with 1,000th point

By Andrew White | Staff Writer On Jan. 7, Duquesne’s women’s basketball forward Amadea Szamosi reached a career milestone. The 6-foot-3 senior recorded her 1,000th career point in a Dukes uniform coming on a putback layup as time expired in the first quarter of the team’s 73-51 victory over conference foe Davidson. “Honestly I didn’t […]

Duquesne women rout preseason favorite Saint Louis 94-65

Duquesne women rout preseason favorite Saint Louis 94-65

By David Borne | Staff Writer Behind the efforts of senior Amadea Szamosi and sophomore Julijana Vojinovic, the Duquesne Dukes picked apart the Saint Louis Billikens on Wednesday night and ended up winning 94-65, their largest margin of victory in the 2016-17 campaign. Wednesday’s game was International Night at the Palumbo Center, a celebration of […]

WBB continues slide after 76-63 loss to Charlotte

WBB continues slide after 76-63 loss to Charlotte

By Andrew White | Staff Writer The Duquesne women’s basketball team suffered a double-digit loss to its former Atlantic 10 foe, the Charlotte 49ers, on Tuesday night, dropping them to a 4-6 record to begin the 2016-17 season. Charlotte guard Lefty Webster scored 22 points to lead the 49ers to a 76-63 win over the […]

Women’s hoops stumbles to win over Lehigh

Women’s hoops stumbles to win over Lehigh

By Bri Schmid | Staff Writer On Sunday afternoon, the Duquesne women’s basketball team took to the court at the A.J. Palumbo Center for the first time this season for a nonconference matchup with Lehigh University. This game came just days after the Dukes suffered a tough loss to Ohio State on Friday, so it […]

Lass looks to make a splash in sophomore season

Lass looks to make a splash in sophomore season

By Bri Schmid | Staff Writer A season ago, the Duquesne Dukes women’s basketball team had quite the year, capturing a winning season with an  overall record of 28-16 and a 13-3 conference mark. The team held a share of the Atlantic 10 regular season title and went on to advance into the second round […]

Cherie Lea returns to the Bluff as an assistant coach

Cherie Lea returns to the Bluff as an assistant coach

By Andrew White | Staff Writer There will be a familiar face on the bench this Friday when the Duquesne women’s basketball team kicks off their 2016-17 season. The Dukes have brought back former Director of Basketball Operations Cherie Lea to be an assistant coach for the Red & Blue. Lea graduated from UNC Wilmington […]