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WBB knocks off previously unbeaten VCU on the road

WBB knocks off previously unbeaten VCU on the road

David Borne | Sports Editor Feb. 6, 2020 Heading into Sunday’s contest at the Siegel Center, it had been nearly a month since VCU lost a game. The Rams entered the day with an unblemished 7-0 record against Atlantic 10 opponents. A full team effort from Duquesne put an end to VCU’s winning streak, as […]

Women’s soccer defeats VCU in overtime

Women’s soccer defeats VCU in overtime

James Leo | Staff Writer Sept. 26, 2019 An underdog heading into Sunday’s matchup against rival VCU (6-2-1, 0-1-1), the Duquesne women’s soccer team (3-2-2, 1-0-0) commenced this season’s conference slate with a convincing win. VCU has always been a viable opponent for Duquesne. In their last meeting, VCU got the better of Duquesne, and […]

Volleyball wins A-10 title

Addie Smith | Sports Editor The Duquesne women’s volleyball team rounded out Duquesne athletics’ “November to Remember” when they won the Atlantic 10 championship Nov. 24 in Washington, D.C. The first overall Dukes defeated the second ranked Virginia Commonwealth Rams 3-1 in front of a largely Duquesne crowd at George Washington University’s Smith Center. The […]

Men’s soccer advances to A10 tournament

Men’s soccer advances to A10 tournament

Addie Smith | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne men’s soccer team needed a big weekend in order to qualify for the Atlantic 10 tournament and after a tie against George Mason on Friday and a 3-0 victory over Virginia Commonwealth Sunday afternoon they had it. The four points (three for a win, one for a […]

Men’s Atlantic 10 Preview: Ferry looks to climb from conference cellar

Eric Purnell and Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke 1 Virginia Commonwealth 2012-2013: 27-9 overall, 12-4 Atlantic 10 VCU and St. Louis will likely be neck and neck again this year after meeting in the Atlantic 10 conference championship last year. Though the Billikens won, we believe VCU has the best chance to finish on […]

Volleyball loses game and star

Volleyball loses game and star

Eric Purnell | The Duquesne Duke After opening up conference play with a big 3-0 win over St. Louis, the Duquesne women’s volleyball team fell to VCU, in a hard fought 5 sets. The match began with a back and forth first set that saw VCU snubbing out the Duke’s comeback attempt, for a 26-24 […]

Duquesne women’s basketball topples VCU Rams in first round of A-10 Championship

Duquesne women’s basketball topples VCU Rams in first round of A-10 Championship

By Pat Higgins | The Duquesne Duke It was a story of two halves for the Dukes in their first round matchup against Virginia Commonwealth University in the Atlantic-10 Women’s Championship. After a rocky start at the Hagan Arena in Philadelphia on Friday afternoon, the Dukes maintained their composure while playing from behind for most […]