PREVIEW: Dukes Travel to Saint Francis (PA) Tuesday

PREVIEW: Dukes Travel to Saint Francis (PA) Tuesday

PREVIEW: Dukes Travel to Saint Francis (PA) Tuesday

PITTSBURGH – The Duquesne volleyball workforce travels to Saint Francis (PA) Tuesday night time for a match at 6:00 pm

The recreation will probably be accessible to stream and stay stats will probably be accessible.


  • All-Time Series: Duquesne leads, 32-1
  • First assembly: Oct. 29, 1986 at Duquesne – DUQ gained 3-0
  • Last assembly: Aug. 27, 2021 at Saint Francis – DUQ gained 3-1 I Recap | Box Score
  • Streak: Duquesne, W10


  • Duquesne is 1-5 after going 1-2 this previous weekend on the Duquesne/Robert Morris Invitational.
  • The Dukes beat Canisius 3-1 within the first match of the weekend, and fell to William & Mary that night time. They misplaced to Robert Morris in 5 units within the third recreation.
  • Freshman Carsyn Henschen was named to the All-Tournament Team after totaling 41 kills and 7 service aces within the three matches.
  • Senior Morgan Kelly made her season debut Friday, recording 20 kills in her first match of the yr. She recorded 42 kills this weekend.
  • Senior Anita Parrott was named to the Penn State Invitational All-Tournament Team final week. She recorded 15 kills and 1.1 blocks per set within the three matches.
  • Henschen leads the workforce with 64 kills and is second with 3.05 kills per set. She recorded a match-high 21 kills towards Canisius.
  • Freshman Ariel Helm leads the workforce in blocks with 21. She can be fourth on the workforce with 31 kills.
  • The Dukes are coming off of a 13-16 (7-9 A-10) season that ended within the A-10 Championship semifinals towards the eventual-champion Dayton in a five-set thriller.
  • Three of the Dukes’ prime 4 point-getters return for the 2022 season.
  • Morgan Kelly returns after incomes a spot on the Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team in 2021 after placing up 3.48 kills per set which was the second-best within the convention. Her 400.5 factors have been the sixth-most within the A-10.
  • Sophomore Anna Shoemake was named to the A-10 All-Rookie Team final season after rating fourth on the workforce with 254 factors and third with 206 kills. She seems to be to enhance on her spectacular freshman season.
  • Also returning are seniors Hailey Bowling and Anita Parrott. Poling led the convention with 1,114 assists and 9.86 assists per set final yr whereas Parrott blocked the fifth-most pictures within the convention in 2021 (108).
  • Duquesne was picked to end sixth within the A-10 by the league’s coach within the 2022 Atlantic 10 Preseason Poll.


  • Steve Opperman enters his 25th season as the top coach of the Dukes in 2021.
  • He owns a career-record of 463-471 and a mark of 344-355 at Duquesne.
  • Operaman collected his 450th-career victory with a 3-0 win over Youngstown State within the 2021 season opener.
  • The New Bremen, Ohio native is Duquesne’s all-time winningest coach with 344 profession victories on The Bluff.
  • He is a four-time Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year (co-2001, co-2004, co-2010 and 2013).
  • Opperman coached the primary two AVCA All-Americans in program historical past, Liz Homan (2010) and Arielle Love (2014).
  • The Ohio State alum has coached 16 First or Second Team A-10 All-Conference gamers (a complete of 24 instances).
  • He has coached 23 A-10 All-Rookie Team members.
  • Opperman arrived in Pittsburgh in 1998 after spending seven seasons as the top coach at Wright State, the place he amassed a document of 119-116 from 1991-97.


  • This yr hasn’t began off nice for Saint Francis because it has began 0-6.
  • The Red Flash started its highway schedule final weekend by taking up Montana, Drake, and event host, IUPUI. The workforce misplaced in a five-set thriller to IUPUI and over 4 units to Drake however dropped in three to Montana.
  • Aubrey Deptula earned a spot on the IUPUI All-Tournament Team by recording 17 kills, 54 whole assaults, seven service aces, three digs and eight.0 blocks over the three video games.
  • Maggie Hogan led the way in which for the Red Flash to document 30 digs, 27 kills, 90 whole assaults, six service aces and 4.0 blocks over 12 units performed. She leads the workforce with 55 kills.
  • Freshman Korrin Burns recorded 27 kills, one help, three service aces, 26 digs and 6.0 blocks over the weekend.
  • SFU was picked to end third within the NEC this season.
  • Head coach Sara McMullen Spielvogel enters her seventh season main Red Flash girls’s volleyball. She has an total document of 38-98 and a convention document of 23-49.


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