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Two DePaul guards sidelined indefinitely

Two DePaul guards sidelined indefinitely

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 14, 2017


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

DePaul guards Rebekah Dahlman and Jolene Daninger will be sidelined indefinitely as both players continue to recover from early season injuries. Dahlman, a fifth-year transfer and graduate student from Vanderbilt, sustained a broken left hand in the Blue Demons season opening loss against Northern...

DePaul rallies past Northwestern behind third quarter run

DePaul rallies past Northwestern behind third quarter run

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 13, 2017


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

The first seven minutes weren’t pretty for DePaul (7-3), but from then it was a different story as the Blue Demons rallied past rival Northwestern (6-5) thanks to a 41-9 third quarter run that helped flipped the script and allow the visiting squad to head home with a 92-63 win. The Wildcats jumped...

Alexa Ben earns All-Region Scholar team designation

Alexa Ben earns All-Region Scholar team designation

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

Tack another academic award onto DePaul Blue Demon women's soccer player Alexa Ben's already-full bulletin board. The United Soccer Coaches announced the Women's Scholar All-North/Central Region teams on Wednesday morning, and Ben is one of twelve women to earn First Team honors. She owns a 3.71...

Connecticut races past DePaul 103-69

Connecticut races past DePaul 103-69

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The number one team in the country Connecticut (8-0) proved why Friday night, putting on a passing clinic in route to a 103-69 victory over DePaul (6-3), who came in winners of three straight entering this highly anticipated matchup at Wintrust Arena. After the game, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno tipped...

PREVIEW: DePaul hosts No. 1 ​​UCONN and the legend of Geno Auriemma

PREVIEW: DePaul hosts No. 1 ​​UCONN and the legend of Geno Auriemma

David P. Stein, Contributing Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

When DePaul (6-2) hosts the University of Connecticut (7-0) tomorrow for the team’s grand opening at Wintrust Arena, the matchup will feature women’s basketball’s top program in the country. On the heels of an 88-47 victory over Loyola on Monday, Blue Demons fans in attendance against the Univ...

DePaul cans women’s volleyball coaching staff

DePaul cans women’s volleyball coaching staff

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

DePaul will begin a national search for a new women’s volleyball coaching staff after moving on from head coach Nadia Edwards and assistant coaches Nicasio Paquiz Jr. and Arielle Wilson. This decision was announced by DePaul Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto on Friday evening. “We’d l...

DePaul’s women crush Loyola 88-47 in Redline rivalry

DePaul’s women crush Loyola 88-47 in Redline rivalry

David P. Stein, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The crowd noise at Wintrust Arena exhibited a noticeably higher pitch than usual on Monday when DePaul women’s basketball (6-2) played host to north-side rival Loyola University of Chicago (1-6). This heightened tonal frequency stemming from spectators never faded, and that is thanks to the estima...

DePaul’s Alexa Ben Earns First Team Selection for Senior CLASS Award

DePaul’s Alexa Ben Earns First Team Selection for Senior CLASS Award

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's soccer senior Alexa Ben beefed up her already-impressive resume today when she earned a First Team selection for the Senior CLASS Award which recognizes student-athletes with outstanding achievements in the community, classroom and in competition and who demonstrate excellent character...

DePaul beats Billikens, wins Maggie Dixon Classic

DePaul beats Billikens, wins Maggie Dixon Classic

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul pushed through a tough third quarter to capture the championship in the 11th annual Maggie Dixon Classic defeating the Saint Louis Billikens 86-78.  Read More »...

DePaul beats Delaware State 110-71, advances to Maggie Dixon final

DePaul beats Delaware State 110-71, advances to Maggie Dixon final

Garret Neal, Asst. Sports Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul entered Friday’s game at 1-1, coming off one of the most memorable wins in recent seasons with a 111-108 win over the number 21 Oklahoma Sooners.  This time they would battle a 0-1 Delaware State team in a less thrilling to watch 110-71 victory.  DePaul erased any questions of a possible let...

Grays, Millender return to the court after long recoveries

Grays, Millender return to the court after long recoveries

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Ask any competitive athlete who’s ever sustained a long-term injury at one point during their career to describe the emotions that accompany being indefinitely sidelined, and they might use adjectives like “dejected,” “isolated,” “helpless,” or “tentative” to describe the arduous road...

Women’s basketball stunned in opener

Women’s basketball stunned in opener

Garret Neal

November 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

On the day that happened to be the first snowfall of the year, the women’s basketball team tipped-off their season with a matchup against the University of Northern Colorado Bears who defeated the Demons 94-88.  The starters announced to the crowd at McGrath-Phillips Arena matched the starters bro...

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