Duquesne Volleyball

DU, Pitt co-host volleyball tournament

DU, Pitt co-host volleyball tournament

David Borne | Sports Editor Sept. 5, 2019 Duquesne University and the University of Pittsburgh will co-host the ChampYinz Volleyball Invitational this weekend. Matches begin on Friday at PPG Paints Arena before the action moves to Pitt’s Fitzgerald Field House on Saturday. Green Bay and Ohio State will join the Dukes and Panthers as the […]

Wayne excelling on both court, track

Wayne excelling on both court, track

By Andrew White | Staff Writer Between school and extracurricular activities, it is not often that you see a two-sport athlete in college, but freshman Liz Wayne elected to take the challenge and is thriving as a student-(dual) athlete at Duquesne University. Wayne serves as the middle hitter for the volleyball team in the fall […]

Lacey Levers overcomes injury in final season

Lacey Levers overcomes injury in final season

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Athletes put in countless hours of tireless work over many, many years in pursuit of receiving offers to play at the collegiate level. Once they reach the college level, the work only gets tougher. However, after three years of growing and developing inside a collegiate program, an athlete’s senior […]

Duquesne volleyball rolling in A-10 competition

Duquesne volleyball rolling in A-10 competition

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Adversity is a force that affects nearly every team in every sport, every season. The teams tough enough to withstand that adversity and push through it are typically the ones who find success at season’s end.   Duquesne head volleyball coach Steve Opperman has assembled and trained a group […]

Duquesne volleyball shuts out RMU 3-0

Duquesne volleyball shuts out RMU 3-0

By Danielle Hines | Staff Writer After a straight-set win over the Robert Morris Colonials this week, Duquesne volleyball has now won nine consecutive over its crosstown rival dating back to 2008. The Dukes won 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-19) in under an hour and a half as junior outside hitter Molly Davet led all players […]

Midseason check-up: Duquesne fall sports update

Midseason check-up: Duquesne fall sports update

Natalie Fiorilli | Asst. Sports Editor Along with the Duquesne football team, there are currently six teams underway for the fall sports season. Here’s an update on how each of them are doing, as a few approach Atlantic 10 Conference play. Men’s Soccer Freshman forward Jallah Acqui’s goal in the 93rd minute of Tuesday night’s […]

Duquesne VB rides depth to perfect weekend

Duquesne VB rides depth to perfect weekend

Andrew Holman | Sports Editor After graduating a trio of seniors, which included their all-time assist leader, Mary Henry, the Duquesne volleyball program needed some young talent to step up in 2016. Winning all four of their matches in the Duquesne/Robert Morris Invitational in straight sets, made it apparent that head coach Steve Opperman had […]

DU volleyball looks to return to former dominance

DU volleyball looks to return to former dominance

Andrew Holman | Sports Editor From 2010 through the 2013, the Duquesne women’s volleyball program recorded at least 19 wins in each of those four seasons. That four-year stretch also included the best year in the history of the program, 2013, when the Dukes won both the Atlantic 10 regular season and tournament championships. In […]