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Big second half lifts DePaul to semifinals of the Big East Tournament

Big second half lifts DePaul to semifinals of the Big East Tournament

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul (24-7; 15-3 Big East) opened up their first game of the Big East Tournament with a decisive 78-52 victory over the Seton Hall Pirates (16-15; 7-11 Big East) on Sunday night at Wintrust Arena to advance to the semifinals. Despite shooting just 39.2 percent from the field and 31.8 percent from behind...

Three Blue Demons earn Big East hardware

Three Blue Demons earn Big East hardware

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

It's not surprising that the 2017-2018 Big East co-regular season champion DePaul Blue Demons have representation all over the All-Big East First Team selections for women's basketball. The conference announced today that Blue Demon sophomore guard Kelly Campbell and junior forward Mart'e Grays are ...

Millender earns spot on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Millender earns spot on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball junior guard Ashton Millender is on quite a roll. For the second week in a row, her stellar play has earned her a spot on the Big East Weekly Honor Roll. Millender was instrumental in helping the Blue Demons clinch their fifth consecutive Big East Conference...

DePaul makes it five straight regular season titles

DePaul makes it five straight regular season titles

Andrew Hattersly, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

For the fifth consecutive season, DePaul (23-7; 15-3 Big East), captured at least a share of the Big East regular season title with a 72-68 win over Seton Hall (15-14; 7-11 Big East) Sunday afternoon. This is the first time in the 44-year history of the program that the Blue Demons have won five league...

DePaul makes final push for regular season title

DePaul makes final push for regular season title

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Seeking their fifth consecutive Big East regular season title, the Blue Demons (21-7, 13-3 Big East) hit the road this weekend to play their final two games before the Big East tournament begins on Mar. 3. First up for the Blue Demons will be the St. John’s Red Storm (16-11, 9-7 Big East) on Fri...

Endy’s efforts rewarded with Track Athlete of the Week designation

Endy’s efforts rewarded with Track Athlete of the Week designation

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track & Field, Women's Sports

DePaul Blue Demon track and field athlete Elizabeth Endy has earned Big East Track Athlete of the Week honors the conference announced on Tuesday. Not bad for a student athlete navigating her first year of track and field at the collegiate level after playing on the Blue Demon women's soccer team...

Seniors end career at home with win

Seniors end career at home with win

Andrew Hattersly and Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

There was a special feeling in the building as DePaul honored three seniors, Amarah Coleman, Lauren Prochaska and Rebekah Dahlman Sunday afternoon at McGrath-Phillips Arena in their final home game of the year. The Blue Demons avenged an earlier loss to Villanova edging the Wildcats 71-66 to close out senior day ...

Women split final weekend homestand

Women split final weekend homestand

Evan Sully, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons (20-7, 12-3 Big East) fell to the Georgetown Hoyas (12-13, 7-8 Big East) 86-85 in the final seconds on Friday night in a game that turned out to be a heartbreaking loss, ending the Blue Demons’ six game winning streak. Hoyas’ Dionna White and Cynthia Petke were no match for...

Blue Demons beat Villanova on senior day

Blue Demons beat Villanova on senior day

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons (21-7, 13-3 Big East) capped off senior day and their final home game of the regular season on Sunday afternoon with a 71-66 victory over the the Villanova Wildcats (20-7, 10-6 Big East) to keep them tied for the No. 1 ranking in the Big East standings. Initially, the path to this win was fairly b...

Pecorin, Ben earn Big East Institutional Scholar-Athlete award

Pecorin, Ben earn Big East Institutional Scholar-Athlete award

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Women's Sports

The Big East Conference rewarded its biggest bookworm student athletes today and some Blue Demons are among them. DePaul Blue Demon women's soccer player Alexa Ben and men's cross country and track and field runner Jake Pecorin won the 2017-2018 Big East Institutional Scholar-Athlete award presented...

Blue Demons look to close out home schedule against Georgetown and Villanova

Blue Demons look to close out home schedule against Georgetown and Villanova

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Sitting on a six game winning streak and having won nine of their last 10 games, the Blue Demons (20-6, 12-2 Big East) are back home this weekend for their final home stand of the regular season, seeking to retain their rank at the top of the Big East standings. First up for the Blue Demons will b...

Five up, five down

Five up, five down

Amber Colón, Editor-in-chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The 2018 softball season has begun on a high note, with the Blue Demons finishing 5-0 at the Total Control Sports Invitational on Sunday at the Dome in Rosemont. With plans to beat a snowy commute to the ballpark on Friday morning, the team stayed in Rosemont on Thursday night. They rang in the three-d...

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