womens 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 […]

Seventh-seeded Dukes win Atlantic 10 tournament

Seventh-seeded Dukes win Atlantic 10 tournament

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke The seventh seed of a post-season tournament is usually not much of a threat to the other teams competing, but don’t tell that to the Duquesne women’s soccer team. The Red & Blue shocked the NCAA after taking the title at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships this past […]

Underclassmen lead women’s soccer to best win total since 2010

Underclassmen lead women’s soccer to best win total since 2010

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke With a narrow win last Thursday night over George Mason, the Duquesne women’s soccer team – carried all season by underclassmen – locked down its best win total since 2010. In another strong performance from the team’s young talent, freshman goaltender Kyra Murphy recorded her third shutout of […]

Women’s soccer snaps three-game losing streak

Women’s soccer snaps three-game losing streak

By Craig LiPuma | The Duquesne Duke As it enters into conference play a week from Thursday, the Duquesne women’s soccer team notched an important 2-0 win over the Bucknell Bison Tuesday night at Rooney Field, ending a three-game skid. The first half of play began with the Dukes shredding through the Bucknell defense with […]

New Kid on The Bluff: Katie O’Connor

New Kid on The Bluff: Katie O’Connor

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke In college sports, leadership typically comes from the upperclassmen and the captains, but Katie O’Connor, a freshman forward for the Duquesne women’s soccer team, has proven that leadership can come from even the youngest athletes. O’Connor has become somewhat of a freshman phenom as she leads the Dukes […]

Women’s soccer falls to Cincinnati 3-2 at home

Women’s soccer falls to Cincinnati 3-2 at home

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne women’s soccer team fell to the Cincinnati Bearcats at home Sunday afternoon with a final score of 3-2. The Dukes played through heavy rain at the start, determined to overcome their overtime loss to UC Santa Barbara on Friday. Freshman forward Katie O’Connor starred in the loss, […]

Women’s soccer captures Steel City Classic crown

By: Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor After snagging a 2-0 victory over Robert Morris and a 3-0 win over St. Francis this past weekend, the Duquesne women’s soccer team now holds the title of 2015 Steel City Classic champions. Each member of the team put forth a dominating effort, but it was the squad’s rookie […]

Dukes remain on a hot streak

Marie Jubert | For The Duquesne Duke Five pre-match lightning delays weren’t enough to keep the Duquesne women’s soccer team from crushing the St. Bonaventure Bonnies on Oct. 5, in their first A-10 conference match of the season. The Dukes dominated St. Bonaventure in a significant 3-1 victory, extending their winning streak to four games. […]

Women’s soccer rolls on

Women’s soccer rolls on

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke A third straight win for the Duquesne women’s soccer team was just one of the many highlights Friday afternoon as the Dukes trounced New Jersey Institute of Technology 3-0 at Rooney Field. The Dukes improved to 4-4-1 one week before heading into conference play, and their on-field play has […]

Duquesne women stepping up their game

Eric Purnell | For The Duquesne Duke Coming off a thrilling 1-0 overtime victory against Niagara last week, the Duquesne women’s soccer team kept the ball rolling, taking down Robert Morris 3-1 for their second win in a row. After starting off the season with a disappointing 1-4 record, the Dukes have bounced back strong […]