duquesne athletics

Page 7 Sidebar — Aug. 30, 2018

Upcoming DU Athletic Events — — The A.J. Palumbo Center will host the annual Duquesne Volleyball Invitational this weekend, with matches being held Fri., Aug. 31, and Sat., Sept. 1. Duquesne (1-1) plays Bowling Green at 11 a.m. Friday, UNLV at 7 p.m. Friday, and Youngstown State at 3 p.m. Saturday.  — The volleyball team travels to […]

Duquesne hockey to play Pitt at PPG Paints Arena on Nov. 17

Duquesne hockey to play Pitt at PPG Paints Arena on Nov. 17

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/16/2017 “Every time we play Pitt, it’s always a tough game, but we need to ignore all the distractions and play Duquesne hockey,” junior goaltender Alex Taylor told The Duke regarding the importance of Duquesne’s 7 o’clock game on Nov. 17 versus CHMA rival Pitt at PPG Paints Arena. While […]

p. 7 sidebar — Nov. 16, 2017

Duquesne News — Following a 75-72 loss at Charlotte on Nov. 10 and an 81-54 win at Winthrop on Nov. 12, women’s basketball (1-1) will battle Pitt (2-0) on Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in the 36th annual City Game at Pitt’s Petersen Event Center. Last year, Duquesne beat Pitt 63-54 at the Palumbo Center […]

p. 7 sidebar — Nov. 2, 2017

Duquesne News — On Nov. 1, Duquesne’s men’s basketball team will host D-III Chatham University in an exhibition match at A.J. Palumbo Center. All proceeds from the event will benefit the United Way’s hurricane relief efforts in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. — The Atlantic 10 announced its major women’s soccer […]

p. 7 sidebar – Oct. 26, 2017

Compiled by Sports Editor Adam Lindner   Duquesne News — Duquesne women’s soccer team (10-5-3, 6-3-1) finished fourth in the A-10’s regular-season standings and will host No. 5 George Washington University (10-4-4, 5-2-3) on Oct. 28 at 1 p.m. at Rooney Field in the first round of the 2017 Atlantic 10 women’s soccer tournament. On […]

p. 8 sidebar – Sept. 21, 2017

Upcoming DU Athletics Schedule Women’s Soccer (4-2-2) at La Salle (5-3-1) Thu. Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. Men’s Tennis: Carnegie Mellon Invitational Fri. Sept. 22 & Sat. Sept. 23 M/W Cross Country: Saint Vincent Invitational Sat. Sept. 23 at 10:45 a.m. Volleyball (5-9) vs. George Mason (4-9) at Palumbo Center Sat. Sept. 23 at 1 […]

Gormley expresses vision for Duquesne Athletics

Gormley expresses vision for Duquesne Athletics

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor President Ken Gormley was inaugurated as the newest president of Duquesne University on Sept. 22. He has already brought a sense of excitement to campus and has shown his dedication to the students. We sat down with him to discuss his plans for Duquesne Athletics during his presidency. This […]

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. […]

Dukes, Schmitt prepare to defend title

Dukes, Schmitt prepare to defend title

Bryanna McDermott| Asst. Photo Editor One day before the start of the 2016 season, the Duquesne football team extended head coach Jerry Schmitt’s contract, which will keep him on the Bluff through the 2020 season. Athletic Director Dave Harper and Schmitt agreed to terms on Wednesday as the Dukes get set for their Sept. 1 […]

Sophomore in the Spotlight: Casey Aunkst

Sophomore in the Spotlight: Casey Aunkst

Natalie Fiorilli | Asst. Sports Editor Every minute on the field, even in 90-degree heat, is another opportunity to improve, at least in the mind of Casey Aunkst of the Duquesne women’s soccer team. The sophomore center back played through all 110 sweltering minutes in Duquesne’s double overtime 1-1 draw against Youngstown State Sunday afternoon, […]