April 17, 2014

Duquesne Takes Care of St. Bonaventure

from Press Release

PITTSBURGH ― The Duquesne Dukes scored six unanswered first half goals and outshot the St. Bonaventure Bonnies 34-12 en route to a 15-7 victory at Rooney Field Thursday afternoon (April 17).

The Bonnies scored the contest's first two goals on shots by midfielder LeighAnn Stauffer and attacker Mikayla Place. The Dukes responded with six straight goals, two each scored by midfielder Amanda Kidder and attacker Haley Marafioti and one each scored by midfielders Caitlin Prince and Clare Hurley.

After St. Bonaventure attacker Gabrielle Bradley scored about half way through the first half, Marafioti scored her third goal of the game, making the score 7-3, Duquesne. Following Stauffer and Hurley scoring their second goals of the game, Kidder tacked on her third goal of the contest with about a minute left in the first half, giving Duquesne a 9-4 halftime advantage.

After Prince scored twice to open the second half, Place scored, making the score 11-5, Duquesne. After Marafioti and Place exchanged goals, the Dukes scored the next three goals in the game on shots by attacker Kristen Newsbrough, midfielder Morgan Matz and Hurley.

Midfielder Mary Maestri tacked on a goal for the Brown and White with about a minute left in the game, making the score 15-7, Duquesne.

Bradley and Marafioti each recorded four-point performances in the game for their teams. St. Bonaventure goalkeeper Sara Schlagenhauf recorded 12 saves in the contest, while Duquesne goalkeeper made three saves.

The Bonnies will play their two final two regular season games next weekend, beginning with a road contest at Massachusetts on April 25 at 1 p.m., followed by a home game against Richmond on April 27 at noon.

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