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Marie Zidek takes over DePaul’s volleyball program

Marie Zidek takes over DePaul’s volleyball program

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

December 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

The firing and hiring season at DePaul’s athletic department continued Friday as athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto named Marie Zidek as the new head coach of DePaul’s volleyball program. Zidek succeeds Nadia Edwards who captained the program for eight years, leading the Blue Demons to eigh...

DePaul Blue Demons conclude non-conference slate on high note

DePaul Blue Demons conclude non-conference slate on high note

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 20, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

A grinder of a non-conference schedule concluded Wednesday night as the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team earned a 85-71 win against the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Jaguars (8-3) at McGrath-Phillips Arena to escape non-conference play with an 8-4 record. Billed as...

Stonewall’s big week earns her Big East Honor Roll designation

Stonewall’s big week earns her Big East Honor Roll designation

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Big East Conference announced today that DePaul women's basketball player Chante Stonewall earned her way onto the Big East Honor Roll this week. The 6-foot-1-inch forward tallied 35 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists, four steals, and a block in two games this week. She joins Creighton's Jaylyn...

Two DePaul guards sidelined indefinitely

Two DePaul guards sidelined indefinitely

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under Basketball, 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, 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 »...

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