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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Men’s soccer team tops Detroit 3-0 for first win

Men’s soccer team tops Detroit 3-0 for first win

David Borne | Staff Writer Sept. 6, 2018 Following a massive offseason roster turnover, Men’s Soccer Head Coach Chase Brooks and his staff brought in 15 fresh faces to join their squad this season. Of those newcomers, eight are international players. Manel Busquets (Spain), Denis Celik (Germany), Nathan Dossantos (Canada), Rob Dymond (New Zealand), Moritz […]

Women’s soccer team tops Jacksonville for first victory

Women’s soccer team tops Jacksonville for first victory

Andrew White | Staff Writer 08/30/2018 After starting its season off with consecutive tough losses to Arkansas and No. 4 Penn State, the Duquesne women’s soccer team was happy to be home on Friday, Aug. 24, when it returned home to face Jacksonville. The Dukes made their homecoming to Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field worthwhile, […]

Breaking down each 2018 World Cup squad

Breaking down each 2018 World Cup squad

Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer June 14, 2018 As host country Russia prepares to face Saudi Arabia June 14 at 11 a.m. EDT in the 2018 World Cup’s inaugural match, prepare for the tournament’s commencement by familiarizing yourself with each of the 32 squads summarized below. Group A: Russia: How They Got Here: Russia is […]

Men’s soccer struggling but remains optimistic

Men’s soccer struggling but remains optimistic

David Borne | Staff Writer 10/05/2017 After getting off to a slow start in non-conference play, the Duquesne men’s soccer team is trying to find their groove in Atlantic 10 action. Coming off a 3-1 win in their conference opener against La Salle on Sept. 30, the Dukes looked to keep up their success against […]

Women’s soccer’s Lauren Bell named A-10 Rookie of the Week

Women’s soccer’s Lauren Bell named A-10 Rookie of the Week

David Borne | Staff Writer Often times, it takes freshman athletes a while to really get rolling in their first collegiate season. That’s not the case for Lauren Bell, a freshman striker whose offensive skills have bolstered an already strong attack for Duquesne women’s soccer head coach Al Alvine. Bell, a Hermitage, Pennsylvania, native, has […]