Every Point Counts
Oct. 22, 2017

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WASHINGTON, DC - In a battle for home field advantage in the 2017 Atlantic 10 Championship, Duquesne and George Washington ended Sunday's contest scoreless. With the point, the Dukes finish the regular season with 19 points, one ahead of the Colonials who will visit Rooney Field on Saturday at 1:00 PM.

HOW IT HAPPENED
Kyra Murphy finished the match with eight saves, including one with 27 seconds remaining
• Murphy also stopped a PK in the 23rd minute
Katie O'Connor led all players with five shots
• Both O'Connor and Deena DeBaldo hit the post in the 56th and 88th minutes respectively

STAT OF THE GAME
• Duquesne had 14 corner kicks to GW's five

COACH ALVINE QUOTE
"GW does not score a lot of goals but they don't give up a lot of goals either, so coming down here and playing at their field is challenging. Apart from the penalty kick, I felt like we had some good opportunities and the better opportunities to score. It was an exciting 0-0 draw. This is the only sport where you can have a score 0-0 and have it be an exciting game. I was happy with the performance I thought we played well. On to the next one, we get to play next week and we get to play at home next week."

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• 10/28 George Washington

 

 

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