Liz Homan led Duquesne with a game-high 14 kills; Brittany Poling added 10 winners. Amy Palko had 16, Jessica Artman 13, and A-10 Rookie of the Week Tricia Mullen saved 12 digs. Chelsea Tillotson recorded 42 assists. Amanda Humphrey had seven blocks, one solo.
Kathleen Hicks's 10 kills and Carly Romberg's game-high 19 digs paced Charlotte. Courtney Cowles assisted on 28 points.
After 16 matches in 2001, Duquesne was 11-5, 4-3 in the A-10. That team finished the season 16-10, 8-8 in league play.
Duquesne completes the 2008 non-conference schedule on Wednesday, October 1st, when cross-town rival Robert Morris (10-7) visits Palumbo for a 7:00 p.m. match.