Matt Kassel scored on a free kick from 25 yards out in the 13th minute opened the scoring. Fellow sophomore Casey Townsend put the game away with three goals.
"It was a very gratifying performance," Cirovski said. "We've been talking about getting a little crisper in finishing and tonight I thought we made some good runs and good crosses and had some good goals. We showed a little more menace in our attack and we didn't give up after we scored one. To be fair to Duquesne, they had two games over the weekend and I think they were a little fatigued and had a hard time keeping up with our energy and pace."
-- Senior Ronnie Bouemboue scored two goals and set up another as No. 21 North Carolina State defeated Campbell, 5-1. Next up for the Wolfpack: Maryland at home on Saturday.
-- Neil Barlow's goal in the 38th minute was all No. 25 Virginia could muster from an 18-2 advantage in shots and the Cavaliers settled for a 1-0 win over Mount St. Mary's. They play Wake Forest on Friday.
* HAT TRICK HEROES:
-- Townsend's hat trick for Maryland was his first in two seasons with the Terrapins.
-- Honduran Romario Blandon's three goals gave VCU a 4-3 win over city rival Richmond.