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Jessica January named NCAA Woman of the Year finalist

Jessica January named NCAA Woman of the Year finalist

Garret Neal

September 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Recent DePaul graduate and basketball player Jessica January has been named one of 30 finalists for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Out of an original field of 543 school nominations, 145 were selected by conferences and an independent selection committee.  Of those, 10 each were selected from Division I, II and III. The a...

Coach Bruno shakes up his coaching staff for 2017-18 season

Coach Bruno shakes up his coaching staff for 2017-18 season

Shane Rene

September 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Much like the Dave Leitao and the men’s basketball program, women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno is shaking up his coaching staff for the 2017-18 season, bringing in youth and shuffling familiar faces into new roles.    Bruno announced Friday, Sept. 15 that Lisa Ryckbosch will spend the season on th...

DePaul beats Loyola, sparks four-game win streak

DePaul beats Loyola, sparks four-game win streak

Jacqueline Brennan

September 18, 2017


Filed under Volleyball, Women's Sports

DePaul women’s volleyball was out on a mission Tuesday, Sept. 12 as they faced their cross-town rival Loyola, cruising by for an easy victory. Taking three sets to none (25-8, 25-16, 25-19), DePaul swept Loyola on their home court, earning their third win of the season. The win over Loyola improved th...

Women’s soccer aims for first place finish in Big East

Women’s soccer aims for first place finish in Big East

Garret Neal

September 18, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

On a comfortably warm September Sunday, the DePaul women’s soccer team tore apart the Tribe of William and Mary 4-0, drawing their record to 4-4 and leading them to their last game of the non-conference schedule.  After their match against Loyola, it will be on to competing in one of the tougher soccer ...

Women’s basketball adds Jasmine Lister to coaching staff

Women’s basketball adds Jasmine Lister to coaching staff

Shane Rene

June 1, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul's women's basketball team announced Thursday that former WNBA player Jasmine Lister will replace Bart Brooks on Doug Bruno's coaching staff. After 11 years with the Blue Demons, Brooks will leave DePaul for Belmont University in Nashville, Tennesee, where he recently accepted a head coaching...

Commentary: The new era of DePaul Athletics is almost here

Commentary: The new era of DePaul Athletics is almost here

Ben Gartland

May 30, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

Four years and two weeks ago, DePaul and the city of Chicago announced plans for what would become the new home for DePaul basketball. I was a senior in high school and hoped to graduate in the new arena, as the original opening season was supposed to be this academic year. Read More »...

Softball falls in NCAA tournament

Softball falls in NCAA tournament

Shane Rene

May 22, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul’s softball team dropped two straight games — one humbling, the other heartbreaking — to the University of Kentucky and Marshall to suffer elimination this weekend at the College Softball World Series regional in Lexington, Kentucky. Read More »...

Softball wins Big East title

Softball wins Big East title

Shane Rene

May 15, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul scored one in the third, three in the fifth and four in the seventh to bury St. John’s 8-3 in the Big East Championship title game on Saturday at The Ballpark in Rosemont. Read More »...

DePaul softball beats St. John’s 8-3 in Big East Championship

DePaul softball beats St. John’s 8-3 in Big East Championship

Shane Rene

May 14, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul scored one in the third, three in the fifth and four in the seventh to bury St. John’s in the Big East Championship title game on Saturday at The Ballpark in Rosemont. Freshman, all-conference pitcher Missy Zoch hurled a complete game, allowing three runs on nine hits with eight strikeout...

DePaul softball advances to Big East conference finals

DePaul softball advances to Big East conference finals

Shane Rene

May 13, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

With one out in the bottom of her first conference tournament inning, DePaul freshman Missy Zoch found herself standing in the pitcher’s circle surrounded by base runners.  It’s moments like these when the panic sets in, the energy begins to dissipate and fundamentals become lost in a spastic pursuit...

Softball clinches spot in Big East tourney

Softball clinches spot in Big East tourney

Garret Neal

May 7, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

It was a sunny but windy day at Cacciatore Stadium as the DePaul Blue Demons (26- 21, 11-7 Big East) started their final series of games before the Big East tournament with a double header against the Creighton Blue Jays (18-31, 8-12 Big East). Read More »...

Women’s tennis sweeps pirates in finale

Women’s tennis sweeps pirates in finale

Garret Neal

April 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

A DePaul team that came into this match winning three straight and nine of the last ten once again took care of business as they defeated the 7-7 Seton Hall Pirates 4-0, giving DePaul a win to finish off the season before the Big East tournament starts. Things started off closer than that score might a...

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