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.
Jocelyn Floyd became the Duquesne women’s basketball program’s all-time leader in steals after a 53-44 victory over Massachusetts on Sunday afternoon.
The No. 14/15 Dayton women’s basketball team overcame a nine point second half deficit to defeat the Duquesne Dukes 58-57 in front of 1,509 fans at UD Arena Monday night. UD remains the only undefeated team in the Atlantic 10 as they improve to 10-0 and 22-1 overall, while Duquesne falls to 8-3 in conference and 19-6 on the season.