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Duquesne Women's Basketball

Watch: Duquesne Bounces Back With Win



The Duquesne Women’s Basketball Team earned its second victory of the season, a 58-47 triumph over Akron Tuesday evening at the UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse.

Duquesne was able to lock down as a team holding Akron to a 21.4% field goal percentage in the fourth quarter and carried that momentum into the fourth quarter, using a decisive 25-6 run.

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Additionally, Duquesne assisted on 15 of 21 made baskets, while Laia Sole had the best game of her young season with 22 points on 9-of-12 shooting. Teammate Amaya Hamilton added 12 points and five rebounds, while also holding Jordyn Dawson, Akron’s leading scorer, to four points on 1-of-11 shooting.

Following the game, Hamilton, Sole and coach Dan Burt offered their thoughts as it prepares for a Saturday afternoon road game at Siena.


Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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