Duquesne Swimming

Swimming places second at A-10 Championships

Swimming places second at A-10 Championships

By David Borne | Staff Writer For the second season in a row, the Duquesne swimming team walked out of the Atlantic 10 Swimming & Diving Championships in second place, finishing the four-day meet with a program record of 498.5 points. The second-place finish ties a program best. Duquesne started off the tournament strong, breaking […]

Duquesne to add women’s diving to athletics slate

Duquesne to add women’s diving to athletics slate

By David Borne | Staff Writer On Jan. 24 Duquesne Athletics announced that it will be adding women’s diving to the athletic program beginning in the 2017-18 school year. After a 16-year break, diving will be making it’s return to campus. Current head swim coach Dave Sheets noted that certain things about the facility did […]

Dukes’ swim team bests Saint Francis on Senior Day

Dukes’ swim team bests Saint Francis on Senior Day

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor Duquesne University’s swim team defeated St. Francis (PA) on Saturday afternoon, during the last meet at Towers Pool for five Duquesne seniors. The meet featured 14 events and was claimed by Duquesne by a score of 147-107. Before the swimmers took their first dive into Towers Pool, Duquesne’s […]

Duquesne swimming trounces Toledo in dual meet

Duquesne swimming trounces Toledo in dual meet

By David Borne | Staff Writer In just their third head-to-head meet of the season, the Duquesne Dukes swimming team took down the Toledo Rockets by a score of 159-100, which improved its record to 7-1 on the season. The Dukes wasted no time before they took the lead, as they opened the meet with […]