Aug. 20, 2017
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PITTSBURGH -- Vildan Kardesler scored in the 101st minute to lift Pitt over Duquesne 1-0 in the Dukes' home opener on Rooney Field Sunday afternoon.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
STAT OF THE GAME:
- Kyra Murphy stopped Taylor Price's shot from point-blank-range in the 29th minute
- Duquesne nearly got on the board when Ciara Guglielmo's shot in the 37th minute hit the post
- Price's header with 17 minutes remaining in the first half bounced off the crossbar
- A Katie O'Connor attempt with 13 minutes to go in regulation narrowly missed the net
- Kardleser's shot from 20-yards out would be the game winner
- Murphy posted six saves in the first half
The Dukes remain home to host Oakland on Friday at 7 p.m. before heading to Morgantown, W.Va. to face WVU on Sunday at 5 p.m.