Dukes Begin 2009-10 Season Friday on the Road

The Duquesne women's basketball team starts out the 2009-10 season on Friday night when the Dukes visit Cornell. Tipoff is at 7:00 p.m.

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Duquesne (0-0) at Cornell (0-0)

Game Day Information
Date: November 13, 2009
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Venue: Newman Arena
Radio/Streaming Audio: WVBR.com
Live Stats: CornellBigRed.com
Series: Duquesne leads 3-0
Last Meeting: Duquesne 93, Cornell 49

LAST TIME AGAINST CORNELL
Samantha Pollino scored 22 points and Rachel Frederick added a game high 23 points as the Duquesne women's basketball team rolled to a 93-49 win over on Nov. 16, 2008. Kristi Little, who graduated in May, added 14 points and recorded game-best six assists and five steals for the Dukes improved to 2-0 on the young season. Samantha Thompson drained all three of her 3-point attempts, a career-best, finishing with nine points.

DUQUESNE AND CORNELL ALL-TIME
The Dukes have won all three meetings against the Big Red.

    ALL-TIME SERIES RESULTS
    1/20/04: Duquesne 77, Cornell 62
    12/28/04: Duquesne 67, Cornell 40
    11/16/08: Duquesne 93 Cornell 49

DUKES IN SEASON OPENERS
Friday marks the 37th all-time season opener for the Duquesne women's basketball team. The first-ever game for the program was Dec. 12, 1973 at Seton Hill.

Overall: 18-18
Home: 8-5
Road: 7-12
Neutral: 3-1
at Palumbo: 6-3

LOOKING AHEAD
The Dukes will stay on the road and will travel to Niagara. The game against the Purple Eagles is Sunday at 2:00 p.m.


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