No. 23/21 Rhode Island Falls to Duquesne 3-1 on the Road

RHODE ISLAND (10-3-0, 4-2-0 A-10)
Penske (GK), Karterud, Kristiansen, Middrup, Benco, Richter, Jesman Sunde, Dickson, Brangman, Daley, Akselsen
Substitutes: Trcka, Drayer, Gaudreau

DUQUESNE (4-7-3, 2-2-2 A-10)
Starters: McKelvey (GK), Dos Santos, Hall, Orrson, Larson, Busquets, Mehta, Zech, Landry, Newman, Kappelsberger
Substitutes: Hovstad, Stout, Raphael

Scoring Summary
2:43 - DUQ - Mehta (Hall)
39:59 - DUQ - Stout (unassisted)
44:39 - DUQ - Mehta (Hovstad)
47:32 - URI - Richter (penalty kick)

How It Happened
Duquesne wasted no time getting on the board as Noah Mehta found the back of the net just 2:43 into the game. Austin Stout doubled the lead with an unassisted tally in the 40th minute, and Mehta made it 3-0 Dukes just before the break when he netted a feed from Olav Hovstad with 21 seconds left on the clock.

Dominik Richter converted a penalty kick at the 47:32 mark to make it a 3-1 game. The Rams nearly struck again late, but Duquesne's Robbie McKelvey made saves on shots by Tyler Dickson, Evan Gaudreau and Chae Brangman in the final minutes of the game to seal the win.

Inside the Box Score

  • Senior Dominik Richter scored his team-leading seventh goal of the season. He also leads the team in total points, with 17.
  • The Rams outshot the Dukes 13-11, but managed just three shots in the first half.
  • Duquesne held a 5-2 advantage in corner kicks. Both of Rhody's corners came in the second half.
  • URI was whistled for 11 fouls, while Duquesne picked up six.

Up Next
The Rams are back in action on Tuesday when they host Boston College at 7 p.m.