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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 […]

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, […]

Underclassmen lead women’s soccer to best win total since 2010

Underclassmen lead women’s soccer to best win total since 2010

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke With a narrow win last Thursday night over George Mason, the Duquesne women’s soccer team – carried all season by underclassmen – locked down its best win total since 2010. In another strong performance from the team’s young talent, freshman goaltender Kyra Murphy recorded her third shutout of […]