Duquesne 2, Saint Louis 1
Sunday, September 24, 2017 | Noon CDT
Rooney Stadium | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
• Alli Klug scored her second goal in as many games in the 73rd minute to cut a two-goal Saint Louis deficit in half, but Duquesne held on for a 2-1 Atlantic 10 Conference victory Sunday afternoon at Rooney Stadium.
• The Billikens slipped to 9-1-1 overall and 1-1 in the A-10. Duquesne improved to 5-3-2, 1-1.
Linnea Faccenda (Abby Losco), 10:38, Duquesne 1-0; Casey Aunkst (penalty kick), 58:01, Duquesne 2-0; Alli Klug (Courtney Reimer), 72:39, Duquesne 2-1.
• The Billikens are No. 24 in this week’s NCAA Division I Ratings Percentage Index (RPI). SLU is rated fifth highest among teams that play in non-Power 5 conferences.
• Alli Klug’s goal was her second of the season, while Courtney Reimer collected her third assist of the year. The tandem is the Billikens’ 20th different player combination on 23 assisted goals this season.
• SLU out-shot Duquesne 19-9 overall and 11-4 in shots on goal. The Billikens earned an 8-4 advantage in corner kicks.
• Annabelle Copeland fired a game-high four shots and tied Maddie Pokorny for game-high honors with three shots on goal.
• Mary Niehaus, Alli Klug and Molly Ream played all 90 minutes.
SAINT LOUIS STARTERS
Mary Niehaus (G), Alli Klug (D), Molly Ream (D), Brionna Halverson (D), Isabella Palazzolo (D), Maddie Pokorny (M), Courtney Reimer (M), Alyssa Seitzer (M), Evie Lavelle (M), Olivia Petit (M), Lindsay Sands (F).
SAINT LOUIS SUBSTITUTES
Emma Farley, Lauren Tondl, Megan Nixon, Annabelle Copeland, Haley Cox, Julia Peterson.
Saint Louis continues A-10 play at Davidson Thursday, Sept. 28. Game time is 6 p.m. (CT).