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Recent Duquesne Athletics News Round-Up

Recent Duquesne Athletics News Round-Up

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor June 21, 2018 Summer officially begins in the Northern Hemisphere today (Thursday, June 21), but there have already been several happenings within Duquesne’s numerous athletics programs thus far this summer break. June 20 — Eric Harper, who worked with Keith Dambrot for five seasons at Akron prior to a one-year […]

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 […]

As Crosby leads Pens, don’t forget about No. 71

As Crosby leads Pens, don’t forget about No. 71

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 04/19/2018 The Penguins opened their 2018 postseason in the most Penguins-way possible: With an offensive barrage. Pittsburgh rolled rival Philadelphia Flyers on April 11, producing a 7-0 final score more evocative of a low-scoring football game than a playoff hockey match. During the wild night at PPG Paints Arena, Sidney […]

Despite bitter temps, baseball season is well underway

Despite bitter temps, baseball season is well underway

Andrew White | Staff Writer 04/19/2018 The first three weeks of the MLB season have come and gone, and there have been plenty of storylines already. If you are just the casual fan who doesn’t pay too much attention to the regular season, or have been preoccupied with the recent starts to the NHL and […]

Page 7 Sidebar — April 19, 2018

NBA Postseason Begins with Two Former Duquesne Players on Rosters — — T.J. McConnell, who played basketball for Duquesne in 2010-11 and 2011-12 before transferring to Arizona, has been on the Philadelphia 76ers’ roster for some time. After going undrafted in the 2015 NBA Draft, he signed with Philadelphia, and has remained on the team’s […]

Predicting the NHL’s first round outcomes

Predicting the NHL’s first round outcomes

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 Despite the winter-like conditions in Pittsburgh, the city is about to heat up as the Penguins prepare for another playoff run. However, the Pens will have to overcome a fair share of obstacles if they want to three-peat at Stanley Cup champs. With Marc-Andre Fleury now in Las Vegas, […]

Page 7 Sidebar — April 12, 2018

Duquesne Women’s Rowing Update — On April 9, the Duquesne women’s rowing team participated in the Cooper Invite at Cherry Hill, New Jersey, where they faced off against nine D-1 schools. The women had each of their four varsity boats advance to the grand finals. The Duquesne varsity four boat placed third in their grand […]

Page 7 Sidebar — April 5, 2018

Duquesne Basketball Update — — On March 30, it was reported by VerbalCommits.com that freshman Duquesne forward Tydus Verhoeven is transferring from the program after one year. The Manteca, California native has been granted his release from the school, enabling him to communicate freely with other schools. Verhoeven started 27 of the 32 games that […]

Swimming & diving team wins A-10 title

Swimming & diving team wins A-10 title

By Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Feb. 22, 2018 After finishing in second place in the Atlantic 10 in each of the past two seasons, the Duquesne swimming program finally prevailed this past weekend, doing something it has never done before: Win the Atlantic 10 Championship. It wasn’t easy, however, as the Dukes owned only […]

Women’s lacrosse team kicks off season

Women’s lacrosse team kicks off season

By Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Feb. 22, 2018 On a snowy Saturday afternoon on the Bluff, the Duquesne women’s lacrosse team opened its 2017-18 regular season campaign with a close 10-9 loss versus area foe Robert Morris on Feb. 17. Knotted up at 7-7 with just under eight minutes left to play, junior midfielder […]

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