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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 »...

DePaul softball falls in NCAA tournament to Kentucky

Matthew Paras

May 19, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Blue Demons (44-11) were eliminated Sunday in the regional’s of the NCAA tournament in Lexington, Kentucky, losing 10-1 in an elimination game to Kentucky. DePaul had avoided elimination three separate times during the weekend, but fell in the game that would have caused them to advance. In...

Christensen shines in rookie season

Christensen shines in rookie season

Kelsey Lawson

May 19, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

Moving away from home. Learning how to do laundry. Getting yourself to class. Ensuring you eat right. Making the adjustment from high school to college is tough on everyone, but especially so for varsity athletes. In addition to learning how to live on your own, there’s the added pressures of fitting...

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