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@BonniesMSoccer Visits Duquesne for Mid-Week Matchup

@BonniesMSoccer Visits Duquesne for Mid-Week Matchup

Wednesday, Oct. 18 – 7:00 p.m.
Pittsburgh, Pa.
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The St. Bonaventure men's soccer team travels to Pittsburgh Wednesday night for an Atlantic 10 matchup against Duquesne. The game is set to start at 7:00 p.m.  

Duquesne currently has an overall record of 3-9-1 and sits at 1-3 in the Atlantic 10. The Dukes are currently on a three-game losing streak, with their most recent loss being a 3-0 setback against Davidson. Sophomores Zach Hall and Jallah Acqui lead the team with three goals and two assists. Hall also paces the team in shots with 35.

St. Bonaventure and Duquesne met last season with the game ending in a 0-0 draw in double overtime at the Marra Athletic Complex. The last time the Bonnies defeated the Dukes was Sept. 28, 2001, with St. Bonaventure taking the decision 2-1 in overtime. Duquesne leads the all-time series 13-6-4.

The game against Dayton brought a few career firsts for St. Bonaventure men's soccer. Freshman defender Nicola Bonso netted his first career goal in the 76th minute for the Brown and White. Redshirt freshman goalkeeper Kyle Cunningham made his first career start in net for the Bonnies. Cunningham made seven saves on the night, which is tied for the third-highest saves total in a game this season by a Bonnies goalkeeper.

St. Bonaventure returns home Saturday for an Atlantic 10 matchup against George Mason. It will be Senior Day for the Bonnies as they honor Paul Afful, Kyle Kleckner, Kieran Toland and Peter Routsis before the game for their time as members of the St. Bonaventure men's soccer program. The game is set to start at 5:00 p.m.

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