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Men’s soccer stays undefeated, beats Niagara

Men’s soccer stays undefeated, beats Niagara

Pat McTiernan | Staff Writer Sept. 12, 2019 A warm, late-summer breeze swept across the Bluff Tuesday night as the Duquesne men’s soccer team played host to the Purple Eagles of Niagara University. The sound of cicadas reverberated across the pitch as Niagara (1-3-0) took the opening kickoff with hopes of defeating Duquesne (3-0-1). The […]

DU men’s soccer team tops No. 23 Rhode Island

DU men’s soccer team tops No. 23 Rhode Island

David Borne | Staff Writer 10/25/2018 With its Atlantic 10 tournament hopes contingent upon a strong end-of-season push, the Duquesne men’s soccer team took a massive step in the right direction Saturday night. Tasked with the visiting No. 23-ranked Rhode Island Rams on Senior Night, the Dukes came out inspired and managed to grab a […]

Men’s soccer game postponed after lightning

Men’s soccer game postponed after lightning

Cassie DiBenedetti | Staff Writer 10/04/2018 The Duquesne men’s soccer team was cut short during its game against the visiting Cleveland State Vikings on Tuesday night at Rooney Field, drawing 0-0. Due to visible lightning, the game was delayed by officials and eventually postponed, leaving the match absent of a victor. Nevertheless, 18 total fouls […]

Duquesne men’s soccer falls at home to Saint Francis

Duquesne men’s soccer falls at home to Saint Francis

Orion Moses | Staff Writer Sept. 13, 2018 The Duquesne men’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss at the hands of Saint Francis University at Rooney Field on Sept. 12, moving the Dukes to 1-3 on the season. The game’s lone goal was netted by the Red Flash’s Leonardo Ribeiro in a match that was […]

2017-18 Men’s Soccer Primer

2017-18 Men’s Soccer Primer

David Borne | Staff Writer After being eliminated from the Atlantic 10 Championship tournament in the opening round for the second-consecutive season in a row, head coach Chase Brooks and the Duquesne Dukes men’s soccer team are on a mission to prove that they can compete with the A-10’s best this season. With the 2017 […]

DU men’s soccer eyes run in A-10 tournament

DU men’s soccer eyes run in A-10 tournament

By David Borne | Staff Writer In the final regular season game of the 2016 Duquesne men’s soccer campaign, the Dukes fell to Rhode Island by a score of 2-1 — their first and only home loss at Rooney Field all season. It wasn’t quite the sendoff the five seniors, Evan Kozlowski, Gabe Robinson, Diego […]

Faith guides Jallah Acqui to early collegiate success

Faith guides Jallah Acqui to early collegiate success

By David Borne | Staff Writer Freshman Jallah Acqui is already seeing success in his first season with the Dukes, and his efforts are not going unnoticed.  He was named the Atlantic 10 Co-Rookie of the Week alongside George Mason forward Tunde Akinlosotu. Acqui was recognized for his play from Sept. 19-25 highlighted by his […]

New Kid on the Bluff: Olav Hovstad

New Kid on the Bluff: Olav Hovstad

Natalie Fiorilli | Asst. Sports Editor Scoring the overtime game-winning goal — that’s how sophomore transfer Olav Hovstad made his debut on Rooney Field, catching the attention of everyone in attendance. The former University of New Mexico Lobo bounced in a header in the ninth minute of overtime against Saint Francis nearly two weeks ago, which […]

Brooks proving to be new breed of head coach

Brooks proving to be new breed of head coach

By Joe Guzy | The Duquesne Duke On a cool Thursday night at the tail end of the summer, the Duquesne University Men’s Soccer team takes the field for practice on an illuminated Rooney Field. The players are scattered for all 100 yards. Some are stretching. Some are kicking. Some are joking. Usually one could […]

Men’s soccer loses to URI in home finale at Rooney

Marie Jubert | The Duquesne Duke It was an emotional afternoon at Rooney Field on Sunday as the Duquesne men’s soccer team took on the University of Rhode Island Rams for their final home game of the season. The Dukes needed to win the match in order to clinch a spot in the Atlantic 10 […]

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