FINAL: Duquesne 2, Xavier 0
TEAM RECORDS: DUQ 2-2-1 // XU 4-2-1
DUQ STARTERS: Aunkst // Yow // Dagenais // Faccenda // Taylor // Layman // Losco // O'Connor // Fabean // Larsen
XAVIER STARTERS: Groth // Tierney // Miller // Lankford // Kobashigawa // Eckerle // Carlson // Kennard // Dewey // Alfano
KEEPERS OF RECORD: DUQ: Murphy (2-2-1) // XU: Piccus (4-2-1)
GOALS: Losco (DUQ) 6' // Kristic (DUQ) 34'
The Duquesne women's soccer team recorded 18 shots in a 2-0 shutout victory over Xavier Friday afternoon.
Malea Fabean had the first scoring opportunity for the match, when her shot went inches wide of the goal in the fifth minute. Less than a minute later, Abby Losco would find the back of the net off a shot from the six-yard box to bring the Dukes up 1-0.
Xavier's Samantha Dewey had a chance to tie the contest in the 21st minute, but her shot was turned aside by Kyra Murphy, maintaining Duquesne's lead.
Ivana Kristic scored her first career goal in the 34th minute, putting the Dukes up 2-0 heading into halftime.
Duquesne would open the second half with two back-to-back shots from Linnea Faccenda in the 49th minute.
Xavier was unable to capitalize from six shots in the second half, with two recorded in the 89th minute.
COACH ALVINE QUOTE:
"This was a quality win on the road against a good team. I'm proud of the way our group managed the game and took their chances. It was a true 90-minute performance."
The Dukes will remain in the Queen City to take on the University of Cincinnati on Sunday at 1 p.m.