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Softball confident entering 2017 season

Softball confident entering 2017 season

Adeyemi Sosina

February 6, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Entering his 36th season coaching the Blue Demons, softball head coach Eugene Lenti looks to continue his dominance in the Big East conference. Last year’s regular season title and 16-3 conference record wasn’t enough for the Blue Demons. The goal this season remains to capitalize on those efforts...

Trading places: Greik transitions from soccer to softball

Trading places: Greik transitions from soccer to softball

Ben Gartland

January 17, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Softball, Women's Sports

Ana Greik had all kinds of pressure on Nov. 7. Read More »...

Softball reflects on outperforming expectations

Softball reflects on outperforming expectations

Ben Savage

May 22, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The expectations for DePaul’s Softball team this year were bleak. The team finished last year ranked 143rd in the country. They lost an all-time Blue Demon in Many Connolly, and their best returning pitcher had four career wins. Read More »...

DePaul softball falls 10-6 to Butler at the Big East tournament

DePaul softball falls 10-6 to Butler at the Big East tournament

Ben Savage

May 14, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

It seemed unlikely after a poor non-conference season that DePaul would even be contending for an NCAA tournament spot in 2016. They were 11-22 heading into Big East play, but then they went on a tear, going 16-3 in conference play and earned the No. 1 seed in the Big East tournament. But on one Friday...

Senior Morgan Maize blossoms into a front-of-the-rotation starter for softball

Senior Morgan Maize blossoms into a front-of-the-rotation starter for softball

Zachary Holden

May 8, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

Morgan Maize hadn’t pitched for the DePaul softball team since her freshman year. Read More »...

Softball rolls through the Big East

Ben Savage

April 17, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul softball (19-21, 9-1 Big East) split Saturday’s doubleheader against Butler. After winning the first game via the mercy rule, the Blue Demons lost to Butler 10-1, ending their 12-game winning streak. Read More »...

DePaul softball can’t hold off Seton Hall in Big East semifinals

DePaul softball can’t hold off Seton Hall in Big East semifinals

Ben Gartland

May 10, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

As soon as Seton Hall senior pitcher Danielle DeStaso crushed a ball over the centerfield fence in the top of the fifth, it took most everything away from DePaul: the lead, the momentum and, eventually, the game as DePaul fell to Seton Hall 9-5 in the Big East semifinals. Read More »...

Creighton takes DePaul softball series

Creighton takes DePaul softball series

Matthew Paras

April 19, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul softball is still searching for consistency. Read More »...

DePaul softball begins conference play with two sweeps

DePaul softball begins conference play with two sweeps

Octavia Johnson

April 12, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

With an unexpected start to the season, the Blue Demons softball team quickly turned their disappointing start into a quick, but not so easy 6-0 start in the Big East Conference. Improving their offense and defense in conference games, the defending Big East conference champions leads the conference in hits. Although the team’s pitching has been more ...

Megan Leyva of DePaul softball adjusts to collegiate level

Megan Leyva of DePaul softball adjusts to collegiate level

Matthew Paras

April 12, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Nicknames for athletes are common and they catch on quickly.  For freshman pitcher and outfielder Megan Leyva, “peanut” spread fast.  Read More »...

DePaul softball won’t blame rigorous travel schedule for rough start

DePaul softball won’t blame rigorous travel schedule for rough start

Colin Sallee

March 8, 2015


Filed under Features, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Sitting in the McGrath gym watching DePaul’s softball team practice, a spectator would be hard-pressed to think this team sits below .500 in this young “spring” season. Read More »...

DePaul softball prepares for season

DePaul softball prepares for season

Octavia Johnson

January 25, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

After ending last season 44-11, DePaul’s softball team is eager to start their 2015 season in Honolulu as the reigning Big East champions  against Oklahoma Feb. 5-7 at the Hawaii Paradise Classics. Read More »...

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