Atlantic 10

Megan Virgin settling in as Dukes’ goalkeeper

Megan Virgin settling in as Dukes’ goalkeeper

David Borne | Sports Editor Sept. 5, 2019 Everything lined up perfectly for Megan Virgin. After wrapping up her second year at LIU Brooklyn, the Canonsburg native was looking to transfer to a school closer to home. Once she found that Duquesne was in the market for another goalie, the decision to continue her playing […]

A-10 announces MBB schedules

A-10 announces MBB schedules

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Sept. 6, 2018 On Wed., Sept. 5, the Atlantic 10 released its 2018-19 men’s basketball schedule, finalizing each remaining date on Duquesne’s men’s basketball schedule. The Dukes, who will be televised nationally four times during conference play, begin A-10 play at 2018 NCAA participant Davidson on Jan. 5 (6 p.m., […]

Understanding Duquesne MBB’s weak non-conference slate

Understanding Duquesne MBB’s weak non-conference slate

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Duquesne’s last win versus an AP-ranked team came on Feb. 27, 2014, at No. 10 Saint Louis, yet the Dukes will almost positively not dethrone a Top 25 club during Keith Dambrot’s first year at the helm of the men’s basketball team. That’s not necessarily a knock on the state […]

In the mind of AD Dave Harper: One year later

In the mind of AD Dave Harper: One year later

  Andrew Holman | Sports Editor A lot can change in a year, and Duquesne athletic director Dave Harper is living proof of that as he approaches the one-year mark of his reign at Duquesne. Since Harper took over as the head of Duquesne Athletics, the overall success of the athletic programs has increased drastically. […]

DU volleyball looks to return to former dominance

DU volleyball looks to return to former dominance

Andrew Holman | Sports Editor From 2010 through the 2013, the Duquesne women’s volleyball program recorded at least 19 wins in each of those four seasons. That four-year stretch also included the best year in the history of the program, 2013, when the Dukes won both the Atlantic 10 regular season and tournament championships. In […]

Robinson named A-10 Scholar Athlete of the Year

Robinson named A-10 Scholar Athlete of the Year

Natalie Fiorilli | Asst. Sports Editor Even as a graduate, former Duquesne women’s basketball guard April Robinson continues to add to her impressive collegiate résumé — with her latest accolade being named the Atlantic 10 Scholar Athlete of the Year. The award is received by one female and one male student-athlete representing the Atlantic 10 […]

Erasing the “rebuilding” label: Dukes sign first ever grad transfers

Erasing the “rebuilding” label: Dukes sign first ever grad transfers

Andrew Holman | Sports Editor A mass departure of both graduating seniors and transferring underclassmen left the Duquesne men’s basketball program with a disheartening and gloomy vibe. But on Tuesday head coach Jim Ferry announced the additions of Emile Blackman and Kale Abrahamson— the first two graduate transfers in the history of Duquesne basketball. Both […]

Duquesne lacrosse finding rhythm after rough start to non-conference season

Duquesne lacrosse finding rhythm after rough start to non-conference season

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke Head coach Mike Scerbo scheduled a rigorous non-conference slate for the Duquesne women’s lacrosse team for one reason – preparation for Atlantic 10 play. Duquesne did battle with some of the top teams in the country earlier this year, including No. 9 Penn State and No. 12 Ohio […]

Women’s hoops falls to George Washington in A-10 Tournament final

Women’s hoops falls to George Washington in A-10 Tournament final

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke George Washington—the team to snap the Duquesne women’s basketball team’s 15-game winning streak earlier this season—ended Duquesne’s run at an Atlantic 10 Tournament Championship Sunday afternoon. Senior guard Deva’Nyar Workman racked up 19 points, six rebounds and five assists in the 63-60 Duquesne loss in the tournament final […]

Steel emerges as bright spot in another tough loss

Steel emerges as bright spot in another tough loss

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke Less than a week removed from a disheartening 76-74 loss to the Dayton Flyers, Duquesne saw another double digit lead go to waste on Sunday, falling to the University of Massachusetts Minutemen 108-99 in overtime. There is no telling when the bleeding is going to stop for Duquesne. What […]