duquesne women’s soccer

Duquesne women’s soccer caps another successful season

Duquesne women’s soccer caps another successful season

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 Although it ended in rather heartbreaking fashion, the Duquesne women’s soccer program wrapped up a fantastic 2017 campaign in Richmond last weekend. Soccer can be a game of bounces. After a redirected shot from Linnea Faccenda sent Duquesne to the semifinal round of the Atlantic 10 Championship Tournament against […]

Women’s Soccer falls in opener vs. Pitt in 2OT

Women’s Soccer falls in opener vs. Pitt in 2OT

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Duquesne’s women’s soccer team opened the school’s 2017-18 athletic campaign – effectively ushering in the school’s Nike era – with a 1-0 loss to crosstown rival Pitt on Aug. 20. Panthers freshman Vildan Kardesler beat Duquesne goalie Kyra Murphy in the 101st minute of action to hand the Dukes their […]

Cydney Staton sends soccer senior class off in style

Cydney Staton sends soccer senior class off in style

Bri Schmid | Staff Writer The Duquesne Dukes women’s soccer team propelled itself into the playoffs as the No. 3 seed when it finished off the regular season strong with a hard fought battle against the La Salle Explorers. The Dukes hosted the Explorers on Oct. 30 in what became a very wet and chilly […]

Women’s soccer surges to best A-10 start in history

Women’s soccer surges to best A-10 start in history

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor It’s been exactly 349 days since the last time the Duquesne women’s soccer program lost a game against Atlantic 10 competition. A 4-0-0 start in conference play so far in 2016, combined with a sensational Atlantic 10 title run, accounts for most of that. That undefeated mark through the […]

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 […]

Sophomore in the Spotlight: Casey Aunkst

Sophomore in the Spotlight: Casey Aunkst

Natalie Fiorilli | Asst. Sports Editor Every minute on the field, even in 90-degree heat, is another opportunity to improve, at least in the mind of Casey Aunkst of the Duquesne women’s soccer team. The sophomore center back played through all 110 sweltering minutes in Duquesne’s double overtime 1-1 draw against Youngstown State Sunday afternoon, […]

Women’s soccer kicks off 2016 campaign

Women’s soccer kicks off 2016 campaign

            Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Defending a title is never easy, but it’s the ultimate goal of every championship team. That is no different for the Duquesne women’s soccer program. As the Dukes begin their quest to defend their Atlantic 10 Championship, there is one key thing they must […]

Women’s soccer wins in double OT

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne women’s soccer team earned their first Atlantic 10 victory this season after beating the Davidson Wildcats 1-0 in double overtime Sunday afternoon at Rooney Field. The Dukes are now 1-0-1 in the A-10 and 4-5-3 overall this season after drawing against the Richmond Spiders on Friday. Sophomore […]

Women’s soccer plays to third draw of season

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke Capitalizing on opportunities is paramount in any walk of life. It is especially important on the soccer pitch and in front of the net. Capitalizing on opportunities to score goals has been something the women’s soccer team has struggled with thus far in the season. The Red & Blue […]

Women’s soccer draws against UB in home opener

Women’s soccer draws against UB in home opener

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne women’s soccer team is now 1-1-1 after tying the University of Buffalo Bulls 0-0 in the squad’s regular season home opener at Rooney Field on Friday night. The Dukes were coming off a thrilling double overtime win against the Pittsburgh Panthers last Sunday in the annual Steel […]