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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 […]

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 […]

Duquesne women’s soccer advances in A-10 tournament

Duquesne women’s soccer advances in A-10 tournament

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/02/2017 105 minutes. That’s how long Coach Al Alvine and his women’s soccer team battled George Washington on a cold, rainy Saturday afternoon before senior midfielder Linnea Faccenda fired toward the net. It initially appeared as if Faccenda’s shot would sail wide, but the ball ricocheted off of a George […]

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 […]

Seventh-seeded Dukes win Atlantic 10 tournament

Seventh-seeded Dukes win Atlantic 10 tournament

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke The seventh seed of a post-season tournament is usually not much of a threat to the other teams competing, but don’t tell that to the Duquesne women’s soccer team. The Red & Blue shocked the NCAA after taking the title at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships this past […]

Women’s soccer prevails in double OT

Women’s soccer prevails in double OT

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke The term “sweeter than fiction” couldn’t better describe the ending of the Duquesne women’s soccer team’s match against the University of Pittsburgh Panthers on Sunday afternoon, which they won 1-0. Junior midfielder Caroline Lacy was the lone goal scorer for the Red & Blue after she buried a rebound […]