CLEVELAND, Ohio - Aliani Lorenzo scored with six minutes left to lift Cleveland State to a 2-1 victory over Duquesne in an exhibtion match on Saturday afternoon at Krenzler Field.
CSU finished the preseason with a 2-0 mark, which included Wednesday's 1-0 win at Buffalo.
It stayed that way until the 71:22 mark when Duquesne's Emilie Larsen scored from 30 yards out with a blast to the upper right corner.
Lorenzo's goal 13 minutes later proved to be the game-winner when Thiss played a ball behind that Dukes defense that Lorenzo was able to control in the box and beat the goalkeeper one-on-one.
CSU opens the 2017 regular season when the Vikings travel to Xavier for a 6:00 pm match on Friday (Aug. 18).