Atlantic 10

Duquesne MBB on track to take the next step

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Nov. 14, 2019 During the 2016-17 college basketball season — my freshman year at Duquesne — the men’s basketball program was in shambles, save for the play of talented freshmen Mike Lewis II and Isiaha Mike. The Dukes would begin that season with an exhibition loss to Division II opponent […]

New look WBB finding footing in non-conference play

New look WBB finding footing in non-conference play

David Borne | Sports Editor Nov. 14, 2019 While the roster has changed quite a bit and so has the logo on their uniforms, expectations for Duquesne’s women’s basketball program have remained the same. The bar is set high and head Coach Dan Burt hopes to turn heads in the Atlantic 10 once again. The […]

Can’t-miss games from the women’s basketball season

Can’t-miss games from the women’s basketball season

James Leo | Staff Writer Nov. 14, 2019 Fresh off a 19-13 campaign in 2018-19 (including an 11-5 mark in A-10 play), the Duquesne women’s basketball team is poised to give Duquesne fans a lot to cheer about this season. Although they lost several key contributors from last year, this year’s team is in a […]

Women’s soccer defeats VCU in overtime

Women’s soccer defeats VCU in overtime

James Leo | Staff Writer Sept. 26, 2019 An underdog heading into Sunday’s matchup against rival VCU (6-2-1, 0-1-1), the Duquesne women’s soccer team (3-2-2, 1-0-0) commenced this season’s conference slate with a convincing win. VCU has always been a viable opponent for Duquesne. In their last meeting, VCU got the better of Duquesne, and […]

WSOC routs YSU in final non-conference game

WSOC routs YSU in final non-conference game

James Leo | Staff Writer 9/19/2019 The Duquesne women’s soccer team (2-2-2) looked to gain positive momentum heading into the start of conference play. They got that and more in their last non-conference matchup against Youngstown State (2-5-1) on Sunday afternoon. Duquesne and Youngstown State have met on 10 previous occasions. In those games, The […]

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 […]