The Streak is Over
Jan. 24, 2018

Box Score

PHILADELPHIA - Julijana Vojinovic scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Duquesne to a 61-42 victory over Saint Joseph's on Wednesday night. This is the first-ever victory against the Hawks on their home floor and the best ever Atlantic 10 Conference start for the Dukes (17-3, 7-0 A-10).

Kadri-Ann Lass recorded four blocks and became the program's all-time leader. Paige Cannon also recorded a double-double, scoring 13 points and pulling down 10 rebounds along with five blocks.

Sarah Veilleux led Saint Joseph's (9-10, 4-3 A-10) with 12 points.

The Dukes held the Hawks scoreless until the 4:42 mark of the 1st quarter. Duquesne held the lead the rest of the quarter, taking a 13-11 advantage after the first 10 minutes.

Each team would hold the lead twice in the 2nd quarter. A pair of Adashia Franklin foul shots put SJU ahead 19-17 at 5:43. This would be the final points of the half for the Hawks as the Dukes rattled off 13 straight points to take a 30-19 heading into halftime.

Duquesne never looked back as their lead reached 19 points before the final buzzer.

The Dukes won all four quarters and outrebounded the Hawks 44-to-39. Duquesne's bench, led by Amanda Kalin (six points, six rebounds) outscored Saint Joseph's 16-to-2.

On Sunday, Duquesne will host St. Bonaventure (7-13, 2-5 A-10) at 4PM. SBU plays Fordham on Thursday. The game will be nationally televised on NBC Sports Network.

 

 

GAME NOTES

  • This is Duquesne's first win over Saint Joseph's on Hawk Hill in 28 tries

  • Lass passed Tanya Larrydale on the all-time blocks list

  • This is the best start in conference since the 2013 team started 6-0

  • This is the 10th straight season Duquesne has recorded at least 17 victories

  • SJU's Franklin, who scored 23 points and had 16 rebounds in the Feb. 2, 2017 game, was held to four points on 1-0f-9 shooting and seven rebounds

  • This was Vojinovic's seconds career double-double (17/10 vs. Richmond, 1/25/17)

  • This was Cannon's third double-double this season (12/11 vs. Saint Francis U, 12/10 vs. Central Michigan)

  • Duquesne's overall program record in now 596-597
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