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2017-18 Duke Awards

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/26/2018 The Duke recognizes remarkable Duquesne players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year in the third annual Duke Awards. Men’s Team of the Year: Football If it weren’t for a gut-wrenching 28-27 loss to Central Connecticut State on Nov. 11, the Duquesne football team would be celebrating its […]

Senior Kylie Isaacs shatters DU tennis records

Senior Kylie Isaacs shatters DU tennis records

David Borne | Staff Writer 09/28/17 The month of September has been one to remember for Kylie Isaacs. The senior etched her name at the top of the Duquesne women’s tennis record books over the course of consecutive weekends this month. She is now the program’s all-time leader in overall wins (148) and wins in […]

Tennis teams travel to Florida for Spring Break

Tennis teams travel to Florida for Spring Break

By Andrew White | Staff Writer Members of the men’s and women’s tennis programs spent their Spring Break down in Orlando, Florida as both teams played multiple matches in the Sunshine State last week.    During that time the women’s team played two matches while the men’s team played three. Both teams also practiced at […]

Men’s tennis sweeps weekend to get back in win column

Men’s tennis sweeps weekend to get back in win column

By Andrew White | Staff Writer The Duquesne University men’s tennis team snapped a four match skid with a 5-2 victory over local Division III foe Carnegie Mellon University on Friday, Feb. 3 at the Alpha Tennis and Fitness Center. The win was the Dukes’ first of the season. Even though Carnegie Mellon plays at […]

Duquesne women’s tennis falls to Pitt, defeats Saint Joe’s

Duquesne women’s tennis falls to Pitt, defeats Saint Joe’s

By David Borne | Staff Writer This past weekend was a big one for the Duquesne Dukes women’s tennis team, as it featured a match against the rival Pittsburgh Panthers along with its first Atlantic 10 match of the season against the Saint Joseph’s Hawks. The Red & Blue began the weekend with Pittsburgh at […]

Steiner poised to put Duquesne tennis on the map

Steiner poised to put Duquesne tennis on the map

By Natalie Fiorilli | Asst. Sports Editor Whether it is competing as a student-athlete, or taking on the role of graduate assistant, Duquesne director of tennis Vanessa Steiner is familiar with all aspects of the game. Prior to being promoted to director of both the men’s and women’s tennis programs in July 2016, Steiner initially […]

Duquesne tennis program to host clinic

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke On Dec. 16, the Duquesne Athletic Fund announced that the Duquesne men and women’s tennis teams will kick off the first ever Tennis Clinic and Pro-Am on Jan. 17 and 18. The clinic, which will be held on Friday will involve members of both the men and women’s tennis […]