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Three Blue Demon track and field athletes win Big East weekly honors

Three Blue Demon track and field athletes win Big East weekly honors

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2018


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

The Big East Weekly Honor Roll for track and field is littered with DePaul athletes after the Blue Demons posted a solid team performance at the Notre Dame Invitational on Saturday. Freshman Kiersten Walker earned Big East Women's Track Athlete of the Week honors after breaking the school record in...

Blue Demon hurdler rewriting records

Blue Demon hurdler rewriting records

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018


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

In the NCAA, a women’s regulation hurdle stands at 33 inches.  Five of them appear in the 60 meter dash, each staggered 8.5 meters apart on a polyurethane surface.  The race usually lasts under 10 seconds. But one measurement is incalculable: what is required for a hurdler to succeed. Whatever...

Blue Demon Rundown

Blue Demon Rundown

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


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

Track and Field The Track and Field team returned to action this past weekend for their first meet since the first week of December. One of the standouts of the meet was Alexia Brooks who tied a school record in the 60M hurdles prelims and then broke it just a while later, clocking in at 8.51 seconds, ...

No summer ‘break’ for DePaul runners

No summer ‘break’ for DePaul runners

Maia Moore

May 31, 2015


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

Picture this: Summer has arrived, school is out and while you’re running along the Lake Michigan trail one for your fellow running mates is a member of DePaul’s Track & Field and Cross Country Team. Just like other students, they’re trying to relax and stay active. Read More »...

Ashley Holden reflects on end of track career at DePaul

Ashley Holden reflects on end of track career at DePaul

Ashley Holden

May 24, 2015


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

“Holden up,” said the official standing next to the long jump pit at Villanova University. I stepped on the runway, digging the spikes on my jumping shoes into the ridges of the track as I found my beginning mark. This was it, my third and last jump in the finals of the Big East Championship meet. However, t...

Track and field racks up big awards

Track and field racks up big awards

Ben Gartland

May 19, 2014


Filed under Sports, Track & Field, Track & Field

DePaul’s track and field teams are coming off a strong performance at the Big East Track and Field Championships, as the men won second place and the women placed fourth. The teams also individual accomplishments, with three athletes taking awards at the end of the championship. Xavier Jones won...

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