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Tennis teams travel to Florida for Spring Break

Tennis teams travel to Florida for Spring Break

By Andrew White | Staff Writer Members of the men’s and women’s tennis programs spent their Spring Break down in Orlando, Florida as both teams played multiple matches in the Sunshine State last week.    During that time the women’s team played two matches while the men’s team played three. Both teams also practiced at […]

Men’s tennis sweeps weekend to get back in win column

Men’s tennis sweeps weekend to get back in win column

By Andrew White | Staff Writer The Duquesne University men’s tennis team snapped a four match skid with a 5-2 victory over local Division III foe Carnegie Mellon University on Friday, Feb. 3 at the Alpha Tennis and Fitness Center. The win was the Dukes’ first of the season. Even though Carnegie Mellon plays at […]

Duquesne women’s tennis falls to Pitt, defeats Saint Joe’s

Duquesne women’s tennis falls to Pitt, defeats Saint Joe’s

By David Borne | Staff Writer This past weekend was a big one for the Duquesne Dukes women’s tennis team, as it featured a match against the rival Pittsburgh Panthers along with its first Atlantic 10 match of the season against the Saint Joseph’s Hawks. The Red & Blue began the weekend with Pittsburgh at […]

Steiner poised to put Duquesne tennis on the map

Steiner poised to put Duquesne tennis on the map

By Natalie Fiorilli | Asst. Sports Editor Whether it is competing as a student-athlete, or taking on the role of graduate assistant, Duquesne director of tennis Vanessa Steiner is familiar with all aspects of the game. Prior to being promoted to director of both the men’s and women’s tennis programs in July 2016, Steiner initially […]

Duquesne Tennis’ Julianne Herman dominating during freshman year

Duquesne Tennis’ Julianne Herman dominating during freshman year

By Bryanna McDermott | The Duquesne Duke At four years old, Julianne Herman watched her older brother play tennis in their hometown of Philadelphia, dreaming of beating him one day. Now, as a four-time Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week winner, Herman’s chances of beating her big brother have improved a lot. Herman’s four A-10 […]