duquesne men’s soccer

New Kid on the Bluff: Fredrik Borenstein

Zach Brendza | Features Editor At age 5, Fredrik Borestein started to play the world’s game at Lincoln Community School in Ghana. By age 14, he was playing soccer in Singapore on a U-19 team. Now he lives in Pittsburgh playing for the Dukes, an ocean away from his home in Bærum, Norway. Due to […]

Men’s soccer finishes DU Invitational unbeaten

Men’s soccer finishes DU Invitational unbeaten

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor The Red & Blue turned in a pair of clutch performances against Binghamton and Bowling Green this weekend in the Duquesne Invitational at Rooney Field. On Friday night, sophomore defender Mamadou Traore tapped in his first goal as a Duke in the 79th minute to break a 2-2 tie amid […]

Men’s Soccer falls after first-half miscues

Sam Fatula | A&E Editor Sunday afternoon’s preseason matchup between the Duquesne men’s soccer team and cross-town rival Univertsity of Pittsburgh was an early test for the Dukes before entering the regular season. Unfortunately for the Red & Blue, their pace and intensity would not pick up until late in the second half of the […]

Dukes donate soccer balls: Women’s manager leads the charge

Addison Smith | Sports Editor Recently a Duquesne organization entitled PureThirst went to Honduras over spring break to install water filters. With that, they also brought down soccer balls donated by the men’s and women’s soccer teams. Eric Balaash, manager of the women’s soccer team, sat down with The Duke to talk about the idea […]

An Added Word: Rooney’s Goonies are loony

Addison Smith | Sports Editor There’s a lot of things I do for Duquesne athletics. I’ve traveled to Philadelphia for the women’s Atlantic 10 Tournament. I’ve skipped classes to watch Duquesne basketball. I’ve done a lot for the Dukes, but I will admit that I am not as hardcore as the Rooney’s Goonies. Who are […]

Men’s soccer advances to A10 tournament

Men’s soccer advances to A10 tournament

Addie Smith | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne men’s soccer team needed a big weekend in order to qualify for the Atlantic 10 tournament and after a tie against George Mason on Friday and a 3-0 victory over Virginia Commonwealth Sunday afternoon they had it. The four points (three for a win, one for a […]

Dukes attempt comeback, fall short

Addie Smith | Sports Editor The Duquesne men’s soccer team tried yet again to be the comeback kids on Saturday afternoon but fell just short in a 2-0 loss to the St. Louis Billikens at Rooney Field. The Dukes won the shots battle 15-7 and played on the Billikens’ side of the field for the […]

Dukes take charge in overtime thriller

Dukes take charge in overtime thriller

Addie Smith | Sports Editor In front of a small but loud crowd, the Duquesne men’s soccer team pulled out a comeback win against the St. Bonaventure Bonnies 4-3 in overtime on Saturday night at Rooney Field. The game featured chilled winds, a slight drizzle and a goal from junior forward Austin Lange with 19 […]

Tales from the road: Duquesne athletes share their travels

Colin Phillips | Special to the Duquesne Duke Colin Phillips (right) is a junior defenseman for the Duquesne men’s soccer team. The Dukes recently travelled to Philadelphia for a two game road trip. Here is Colin’s account of the weekend. Days 1&2: As the professor rambled on, my foot couldn’t stop tapping. Anxious tapping; a […]

Sports Briefs

Duquesne football loses to Youngstown State The Duquesne Dukes lost to Youngstown State on September 21, 59-17 despite impressive efforts by quarterback Dillon Buechel and receivers Gianni Carter and Chris King. Dillon Buechel was named the NEC Rookie of the Week for the second time this season. Buechel is the first Duke to win this […]