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Volleyball Begins Quest for Atlantic 10 Championship
The Dukes are the #1 seed at the 2013 Atlantic 10 Volleyball Championship.

 
The Dukes are the #1 seed at the 2013 Atlantic 10 Volleyball Championship.
 

Nov. 22, 2013

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Dates: Nov. 22-24, 2013
Location: Washington, D.C.
Host: The George Washington University
Arena: Charles E. Smith Center
Capacity: 5,000
Official Web Page: Atlantic 10 Championship Central
Live Stream: A-10 Digital Network
Live Stats: GameTracker (link tbd)
Social Media: @GoDuquesne
Seach Hashtags: #DuqVB, #A10Champs
Tickets: GW Online Box Office

WE'RE #1
2013 marked the 27th season Duquesne has played in the Atlantic 10 Conference and the first time the Dukes have claimed the regular season championship. The Dukes finished 12-2 in league play and won the title outright, finishing one match ahead of VCU.

DUQUESNE IN THE ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIP ALL-TIME
This is the Dukes' seventh appearance in the Atlantic 10 Championship. Their first appearance was in 1991.

DUQUESNE VS. TEAMS IN THE ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIP
Dayton: 0-2
Fordham: 1-0
George Washington: 1-2
Temple: 0-2
West Virginia: 1-0

A-10 COACH OF THE YEAR
Steve Opperman, who led the Dukes to its first-ever regular season title, was named A-10 Coach of the Year on Nov. 21st. Duquesne's 12 wins set a new program record for conference victories. Additionally, Duquesne had a program-best eight match winning streak that spanned from Oct. 4th to Nov. 1st. Opperman was named Co-Coach of the Year in 2010, 2004 and 2001.

A-10 SETTER OF THE YEAR
Mary Henry was named Setter of the Year on Oct. 21st. She finished the season with a 1,016 assists (10.16 per match). Her passing helped the Dukes lead the A-10 in hitting percentage at .229. This is the second consecutive season Henry has topped the 1,000 assist mark. In just two seasons, Henry ranks 5th all-time in program history with 2,196 assists.

A-10 ALL-CONFERNCE WINNERS
A program-best six Duquesne players were named to the 2013 All-Conference teams.

Allison Foschia - First-Team All-Conference
Mary Henry - First-Team All-Conference
Arielle Love - First-Team All-Conference
Marah Farage - Second-Team All-Conference
Lacey Levers - All-Rookie Team
Madelynn Burnham - All-Rookie Team

 

 

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