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Jr. Katie O’Connor eclipses women’s soccer scoring record

Jr. Katie O’Connor eclipses women’s soccer scoring record

David Borne | Staff Writer 10/12/17 ‘Never give up.’ It’s a simple three-word phrase that Katie O’Connor has heard for years that perfectly encapsulates her style of play. During game action, the junior refuses to give up on a play, her efforts consistently leading to scoring chances for herself and for fellow teammates. After netting […]

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 […]

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 snaps three-game losing streak

Women’s soccer snaps three-game losing streak

By Craig LiPuma | The Duquesne Duke As it enters into conference play a week from Thursday, the Duquesne women’s soccer team notched an important 2-0 win over the Bucknell Bison Tuesday night at Rooney Field, ending a three-game skid. The first half of play began with the Dukes shredding through the Bucknell defense with […]

New Kid on The Bluff: Katie O’Connor

New Kid on The Bluff: Katie O’Connor

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke In college sports, leadership typically comes from the upperclassmen and the captains, but Katie O’Connor, a freshman forward for the Duquesne women’s soccer team, has proven that leadership can come from even the youngest athletes. O’Connor has become somewhat of a freshman phenom as she leads the Dukes […]

Women’s soccer falls to Cincinnati 3-2 at home

Women’s soccer falls to Cincinnati 3-2 at home

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne women’s soccer team fell to the Cincinnati Bearcats at home Sunday afternoon with a final score of 3-2. The Dukes played through heavy rain at the start, determined to overcome their overtime loss to UC Santa Barbara on Friday. Freshman forward Katie O’Connor starred in the loss, […]