soccer

Women’s soccer still upbeat after tourney loss

Women’s soccer still upbeat after tourney loss

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor The women’s soccer team’s 4-0 opening round loss to West Virginia can be categorized as one of those “David vs. Goliath” moments, in which the Mountaineers were bigger, faster and more capable of delivering the Dukes a crushing blow. The Dukes seemed shell shocked against the second-seeded Mountaineers who […]

Men’s soccer drops first A-10 matchup of season

Men’s soccer drops first A-10 matchup of season

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne men’s soccer team tallied their first Atlantic 10 loss by dropping their Saturday night matchup to the Dayton Flyers by a final score of 2-1. With the loss, the team has fallen to 2-6-1 overall before Wednesday night’s game against La Salle. Junior redshirt keeper Evan […]

Brooks proving to be new breed of head coach

Brooks proving to be new breed of head coach

By Joe Guzy | The Duquesne Duke On a cool Thursday night at the tail end of the summer, the Duquesne University Men’s Soccer team takes the field for practice on an illuminated Rooney Field. The players are scattered for all 100 yards. Some are stretching. Some are kicking. Some are joking. Usually one could […]

Perspective: It’s an exciting time to be a Dukes fan

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke Some of you may have chosen to attend Duquesne for the chance to play your sport at a Division I university, or even simply to live in Pittsburgh — a city with several professional sports teams. Some, on the other hand, may have not realized Duquesne is a […]

The New Era: Interviews with Coach Chase Brooks, Simon Gomez and Colin Phillips of men’s soccer

The New Era: Interviews with Coach Chase Brooks, Simon Gomez and Colin Phillips of men’s soccer

Addie Smith and Pat Higgins | Sports Editors Following a 4-1 preseason loss to Wichita State, men’s soccer coach Chase Brooks and players Colin Phillips and Simon Gomez discussed the “new era” of Duquesne men’s soccer under a new coach. The Dukes finished preseason 0-2, losing to Carnegie Mellon 3-2 on Aug. 20. Coach Chase […]

Fall Sports Preview

Fall Sports Preview

Football Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor After starting the 2012 season 5-2 and dropping their final four games to finish 5-6, the Dukes enter the 2013 campaign with nine returning starters (five offensive, four defensive) and are slated to finish second in the NEC, according to the league’s preseason poll released by the conference’s […]