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Blue Demon softball sweeps weekly honors

Blue Demon softball sweeps weekly honors

Paul Steeno

March 26, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

A three-game sweep of conference rival Seton Hall this past weekend equated to weekly honors for multiple members of the DePaul Blue Demon women's softball squad. The Big East Conference announced today that senior outfielder Megan Leyva earned a Player of the Week designation while her freshman teammate...

Eller and Mada leap, toss their way to Big East Weekly Honors

Eller and Mada leap, toss their way to Big East Weekly Honors

Paul Steeno

March 26, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Track & Field

School record performances in Florida last weekend earned Blue Demon track and field athletes Brian Mada and Emily Eller Big East Field Athletes of the Week honors the conference announced today. Eller muscled the shot put out to a distance of 14.43 meters to break her own school record in the event....

Brandon Cyrus to transfer from DePaul

Brandon Cyrus to transfer from DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase

Sophomore guard Brandon Cyrus announced in a tweet Monday evening he is transferring from DePaul after two seasons with the program. pic.twitter.com/QPTjGzUMms — Brandon Cyrus (@BrandonCyrus4) March 27, 2018 “I would like to thank DePaul University, coach Leitao, staff, and fans for giving me the op...

Jessica January signs training camp contract with the Connecticut Sun

Jessica January signs training camp contract with the Connecticut Sun

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After excelling overseas this past season, former DePaul guard Jessica January is getting an opportunity back home in the United States. The Connecticut Sun announced Thursday, January has been signed to a training camp contract. The Sun drafted January 28th overall in the 2017 WNBA draft and ...

Doug Bruno headlines USA Basketball Chicago Coach Academy

Doug Bruno headlines USA Basketball Chicago Coach Academy

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Fresh of his 16th consecutive appearance to the NCAA Tournament, DePaul women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno has been chosen to headline a lineup of speakers for the USA Basketball Chicago Coach Academy presented by Nike on May 19-20 at Lane Tech College Prep in an announcement made Wednesday....

Swing and a miss: DePaul whiffs on four-star recruit

Swing and a miss: DePaul whiffs on four-star recruit

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

Going public with his college decision two days before his originally scheduled March 21 decision date, four-star big man Bryan Penn-Johnson announced via Twitter Monday evening his commitment to the University of Washington. "First of all, I want to thank God for all of my gifts [and] opportunities...

DePaul falls just short in second round loss to Texas A&M

DePaul falls just short in second round loss to Texas A&M

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

One of the winningest seasons in school history for No. 23 DePaul (27-8) ended in heartbreaking fashion Sunday afternoon with a 80-79 loss to No. 14 Texas A&M (26-9) in College Station, Texas in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Texas A&M National Freshman of the Year Chennedy Carter snat...

Game Preview: DePaul faces Texas A&M for a spot in the Sweet 16

Game Preview: DePaul faces Texas A&M for a spot in the Sweet 16

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

A Sweet 16 berth will be on the line Sunday afternoon when No. 23 DePaul (27-7) and No. 14 Texas A&M (25-9) face off in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in College Station, Texas. The Blue Demons advanced to the second round with a 90-79 victory over Oklahoma in the opening round of the...

DePaul advances to second round of the NCAA Tournament with win over Oklahoma

DePaul advances to second round of the NCAA Tournament with win over Oklahoma

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The name of the game in March is win and advance and that’s exactly what No. 23 DePaul (27-7) did with a 90-79 win over Oklahoma to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament in College Station, Texas Friday afternoon. DePaul will face fourth seeded Texas A&M who beat Drake 89-76 ...

Eighth grader no longer committed to DePaul

Eighth grader no longer committed to DePaul

Paul Steeno

March 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The hits keep on coming for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team in the recruiting department. Eighth grader Amari Bailey, who is from Chicago and originally committed to DePaul University in August, renounced his commitment to DePaul via his Instagram account yesterday. Bailey attends Skinner We...

Former Blue Demons reflect on 2014 Tournament game against Oklahoma

Former Blue Demons reflect on 2014 Tournament game against Oklahoma

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Each game and each season tell their own story, but recent matchups between DePaul and Oklahoma have told a familiar tale. Close, high scoring, and down to the wire. The two sides will meet again in the first round of the Women’s NCAA Tournament, just like they did in 2014 when the Blue Demons survived...

Game Preview: DePaul opens big dance with rematch against Oklahoma

Game Preview: DePaul opens big dance with rematch against Oklahoma

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

40 minutes wasn’t enough to decide the first meeting between DePaul (26-7; 15-3 Big East) and Oklahoma (16-14; 11-7 Big 12), now they will meet again in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday at 11 a.m CT in College Station. The Blue Demons received the No. 5 seed in the tournament, while...

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