Ryan Egolf made his Duquesne debut at quarterback and led the Dukes on three quick scoring drives but it was not enough as Sacred Heart came from behind to defeat the Dukes, 23-20 Saturday at Rooney Field.
Duquesne overcame three first half turnovers and Chris King caught three touchdown receptions as the Dukes held on to win their Northeast Conference opener at Central Connecticut State, 28-20.
Duquesne's football team played its third straight game on the friendly confines of Rooney Field and extended its home winning streak to eight games with a 39-13 victory over visiting West Liberty on a Homecoming afternoon that displayed high winds throughout and occasional bursts of sun, clouds, rain and even hail.
Dillon Buechel passed for 344 yards, including 251 in the first half and Devin Rahming and Chris King each had over 100 yards receiving as Duquesne defeated visiting Monmouth 30-21 Saturday at Rooney Field.
Two Duquesne University football players received Northeast Conference (NEC) Player of the Week awards as announced by the conference office. Senior Devin Rahming (Miami, Fla./Coral Reef) was named the NEC Special Teams Player of the Week while redshirt freshman Malik Shegog (Aliquippa, Pa./Aliquippa) was named the NEC Rookie of the...
Fans who cannot attend the Duquesne University football team's home opener against Dayton this Saturday at Rooney Field will have plenty of viewing options to cheer on the Dukes when they face the Flyers for the 12th time in a series that dates back to 1920.