PREVIEW: @DuqMSoccer at Rhode Island
Austin Sout ranks second on the Dukes with 23 shot attempts this season.
Oct. 31, 2017

DUQUESNE MEN'S SOCCER GAMEDAY
Game 17 Duquesne (3-12-1, 1-6) at Rhode Island (8-5-3, 3-3-1)
Date | Time Wednesday, November 1, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. ET
Location URI Soccer Complex | Kingston, R.I.
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Duquesne (3-12-1, 1-6) concludes its season on Wednesday, November 1 at 7:00 p.m. at Rhode Island (8-5-3, 3-3-1). The Dukes, who have been eliminated from postseason play, head to Rhody looking to snap a six-match losing streak. This will be Senior Day for the Rams, who are in the hunt to qualify for one of the eight Atlantic 10 Championship spots despite dropping their past three matches. Click here for up-to-date Atlantic 10 standings (top eight qualify for the A-10 Championship which begins on the campuses of the four top seeds on Nov. 4).

THE SERIES
Rhode Island leads the series 15-7. In matches at Kingston, R.I., the Rams lead 9-2. URI has won the past three meetings, inlcuding back-to-back 2-1 double-overtime wins in 2015 and 2016. Duquesne’s last series win came on Nov. 3, 2013 at Rhody by a 3-1 score. This is the eighth consecutive season the two have met.

QUICK HITS
• This is the 23rd season for the Duquesne men’s soccer program.
• DU is in its fifth season under head coach Chase Brooks, who led the Dukes to Atlantic 10 Championship appearances in 2013, 2015 and 2016.
• Duquesne heads to URI looking for its first road win. The Dukes do own at tie away from home (1-1 at Robert Morris on Sept. 24).
• Rhode Island, which was picked to finish fifth in the Atlantic 10 preseason poll, is 5-2 at home, including a 2-1 mark in A-10 play, with wins over GW (2-1) and St. Bonaventure (3-2) and a loss to Fordham (0-2).
• The Rams enter the match 0-3-1 in their past four outings. URI tied at Davidson, before dropping three straight: at UMass (1-2), vs. Fordham (0-2) and at VCU (1-2).
• Rhody has given up two goals in each of its past four games.
• Duquesne enters Wednesday’s match looking to end a six-game scoreless streak. DU’s last goal came of the foot of Jallah Acqui in the 83rd minute of a 3-1 win over La Salle on Sept. 30. (a span of 559 minutes).
• Eight players have scored for the Dukes, led by sophomore Zach Hall, senior Jason Twum and sophomore Acqui with three goals each. Hall and Acqui are tied for the team lead with eight points apiece.
• Hall leads the team in shots (42) and shots on goal (18). Austin Stout is second with 23 shots and Ian Larson third with 17. Twum is second to Hall in shots on goal with eight - half of which came in the Oct. 21 1-0 loss at George Washington.
Tyrese Edwards, a freshman, came off the bench to score a pair of second-half goals on Aug. 27 vs. Bloomsburg. Edwards, who logged 37 minutes, scored in the 76th and 78th minute. The Brampton, Ontario native took a team high six shots, including a team-most four on goal in that game.
• Twum, who was scoreless in his first 37 games at DU, has scored three times in the Dukes’ past 10 games.
• This will be the final game for five Duquesne players: seniors Fredrik Borenstein, George Poppas, Nigel Seidu and Jason Twum as well as graduate student Cody West.
• West and junior Olav Hovstad are the team captains for 2017.

The Last Meeting
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November 5, 2016
Rooney Field
@DuqMSoccer Falls in Double Overtime
Rhode Island's Stavfros Zarokostas scored in the 104th minute to give Rhode Island a 2-1 win over Duquesne in the regular season finale on Rooney Field.


 

 

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