Courtesy of Atlantic 10 Athletics RICHMOND, Va. – The George Washington Colonials survived a barrage of Duquesne three-pointers, then played championship defense, holding the Dukes to five percent shooting in the fourth period to capture their second straight Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship with a 63-60 victory Sunday afternoon at the Richmond Coliseum. Guard Hannah Schaible […]
April Robinson’s three-pointer with 22.3 seconds remaining sent the third-seeded Duquesne Dukes into their first-ever Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship with a 56-52 victory over second-seeded Saint Louis in a hard-fought second semifinal Saturday afternoon at the Richmond Coliseum…
Duquesne senior April Robinson was named the Atlantic 10 Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week while Massachusetts freshman Bria Stallworth earned the league’s Rookie of the Week honors. The awards were announced Monday for games played Jan. 25-31…
Duquesne senior April Robinson was named the Atlantic 10 Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week while Duquesne freshman Chassidy Omogrosso earned the league’s Rookie of the Week honors. The awards were announced Monday for games played Dec. 28 – Jan. 3…
The Duquesne women’s basketball team recorded its 500th program victory after defeating Saint Louis on Saturday afternoon 59-47.
The fourth seeded Saint Joseph’s women’s basketball team down fifth seed Duquesne, 73-60, Saturday afternoon at Hagan Arena. The Hawks advance to face top seed Dayton in the semifinals on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. The semifinal matchup will be televised nationally on the CBS Sports Network.
Team defense has been instrumental for the Duquesne women’s basketball team throughout the 2012-13 campaign. Forcing turnovers and easy points have been a major component in the Dukes’ fourth consecutive 20 win season. Entering conference championship play, Duquesne has averaged 23 turnovers and 14 steals per game on defense. Friday’s match up versus the Virginia Commonwealth University was no different.
Orsi Szecsi returned to lineup to score a team-high 15 points off the bench. April Robinson scored 10 of her 13 points in the first half and Wumi Agunbiade added 12 points. Jocelyn Floyd had a game-high seven steals for the Dukes who improve to 23-6.
The Dukes, who never trailed in the contest, were led by Wumi Agunbiade who recorded her 18th career double-double with 12 points and a game-high 11 rebounds. Oditte Odisho tied her career-high with 14 points off the bench and Jocelyn Floyd added 13 points and four steals for the Dukes who improve to 22-6 overall and set a school record with their 11th win in Atlantic 10 Conference play.
Seniors Vanessa Abel, Ahjah Hall, Jocelyn Floyd and Carly Vendemia became the all-time winningest class in Duquesne women’s basketball history after defeating La Salle 54-46 at Tom Gola Arena on Wednesday night.