Aug. 31, 2017
Marshall scored three times in the second half to erase a 1-0 Duquesne lead in defeating the Dukes, 3-1, on Rooney Field. Lewis Knight had a pair of goals (48' & 79') and an assist for the Herd. Zach Hall posted Duquesne's goal three minutes into the match.
HOW IT HAPPENED
Zach Hall got the Dukes on the board in the third minute when he took a long pass from Nigel Seidu in full stride and took it down the right side before beating Nate Himes to the upper right corner.
The Dukes held the Herd without a shot until the 19th minute.
Duquesne keeper Robbie McKelvey robbed Lewis Knight with a save on a straight-on shot in the 24th minute.
Marshall tied it three minutes into the second half on a goal by Knight. Knight took a cross inside the six-yard box and buried it in the left corner.
Himes robbed Tyrese Edwards from just outside the six with a punch-out in the 73rd minute.
Jaime Izquierdo Roiz gave the Herd the lead for good off a pass from Knight in the 76th minute.
Knight then took a long pass from Dion Sterfiotis and came in unchallenged from the left side to make it 3-1 in the 79th minute.
Marshall's Himes and Duquesne's McKelvey finished with four saves each.
STAT OF THE GAME
Zach Hall posted his second goal in three games for the Dukes.
The Dukes are idle for eight days before heading to Lewisburg, Pa. to face Bucknell on Sept. 9 at 4:00 p.m.