Women's Soccer Defeats Akron in Exhibition Match 1-0
Paige Maroney's goal was the game-winner for the Dukes

Aug. 6, 2012

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AKRON, Ohio - Paige Maroney's goal in the 10th minute lifted the Duquesne women's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Akron met in an exhibition match at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field on Sunday.

Maroney scored off a loose ball from 18 yards out, sending the ball past UA keeper Alex Luevano-Harden from the right side.

Dukes' keepers Ashley Szalwinski and Devon Tabata shared the duties in net, playing a half each and combining for four saves.

DU had another scoring chance late in the second half - a Duquesne corner kick in the 87th minute resulted in a quick low shot by Maroney being cleared off the goal line by Akron defender Holly Ohradzansky.

For the match, Duquesne outshot Akron 14-8 led by Maroney's six and Rachel Baker's three.

First-year head coach Al Alvine makes his Duquesne debut when the regular season kicks off on Aug. 17th at Saint Francis, Pa.




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