DuquesneSports Newstand is Back

The DuquesneSports newstand is back. And our first edition covers men's basketball recruiting and scheduling, the women's basketball family, tonight's football game, a new hire for Duquesne's athletic staff, alumni and fans successes ...

DuquesneSports.net Newstand
September 20, 2008

Men's Basketball

Women's Basketball

  • PT hires Serio to be girls' coach
  • Coaching passion leads Serio to PT
      Pete Serio, whose wife is wife is current Duquesne University women's coach and WPIAL Hall of Famer Suzie McConnell-Serio, received another opportunity to coach a talented squad when he was named Peters Township's varsity girl's basketball head coach ... Serio lives in Upper St. Clair, where his son Pete is a starter on the boys basketball team ... Dad coached his son Pete's AAU basketball team - the Pittsburgh Rain - over the past two summers.
  • PT hires Serio as head coach
      The couple made news in February of 1996, when the two were coaching at Oakland Catholic. Suzie McConnell-Serio was nine months pregnant with her daughter Mandy. Her water broke during the game and she left for the hospital at the end of the third quarter. Her husband finished coaching the game and then went to the hospital immediately after it ended.


Cross Country





  • Newsmaker: Dan McCarthy
      Has returned to Duquesne as director of recreation at Power Recreation Center. He manages programming and operations for intramural sports, club sports, fitness, wellness programs and special events.
  • KNUS's 'Artificial Turf' a sports-talk winner
      Each week, (Denver) KNUS sports director Bill Rogan -- a Duquesne University grad, sports history geek, and deft needler -- hangs out behind the mic for three hours with pals who crack wise about football, baseball, basketball, high school sports, and even horse racing.
  • Blind Athlete Set To Run The Great Race
      Tom Bergander ... For Tom, a lifetime of blindness hasn't meant life on the sidelines. An attorney for a downtown law firm, he's a regular fixture at Duquesne Duke basketball and Pirate games, but he's also made athletics integral to his own life.

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