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Nathan Dragisich’s 1st career goal is a big one for Duquesne

Bill Beckner
West Allegheny’s Nate Dragisich celebrates his first goal against Ambridge Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in North Fayette.

Nathan Dragisich made his first college soccer goal count.

The Duquesne freshman, who starred at West Allegheny, delivered the game-winning goal Tuesday night as the Dukes edged Niagara, 2-1, at Rooney Field.

The midfielder fired a shot into the upper-right corner of the net in the 89th minute to break a 1-1 tie for Duquesne (3-0-1).

Dragisich, the Tribune-Review Player of the Year last season, was named the Gatorade Player of Year for Pennsylvania and also the WPIAL Class AAA Player of the Year and a NSCAA Region I All-American.

He scored 44 goals and dealt 20 assists last year as West Allegheny (23-2) won the PIAA title. He finished with 86 career goals and 52 helpers.

Bill Beckner Jr. is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Bill by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .

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