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Volleyball has good showing at Duquesne Invitational

Volleyball has good showing at Duquesne Invitational

David Borne | Staff Writer A busy weekend of volleyball for the Dukes came to a close on Saturday night as Duquesne beat Robert Morris 3-0 at the A.J. Palumbo Center. The win over the Colonials boosted Duquesne’s record to 4-3 on the year and 3-1 for the weekend. The Dukes hosted the annual Duquesne […]

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 […]

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 […]