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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...

Senior midfielder Ben drafted by Chicago Red Stars

Senior midfielder Ben drafted by Chicago Red Stars

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

On Wednesday, she was a senior DePaul Blue Demon student athlete with doubts about whether her soccer career would continue. By Thursday, she was a professional athlete. The Chicago Red Stars of the 10-team National Women’s Soccer League selected Blue Demon midfielder Alexa Ben with the 37th overall...

Alexa Ben earns All-Region Scholar team designation

Alexa Ben earns All-Region Scholar team designation

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

Tack another academic award onto DePaul Blue Demon women's soccer player Alexa Ben's already-full bulletin board. The United Soccer Coaches announced the Women's Scholar All-North/Central Region teams on Wednesday morning, and Ben is one of twelve women to earn First Team honors. She owns a 3.71...

Alexa Ben of DePaul soccer called up to United States U-20s

Alexa Ben of DePaul soccer called up to United States U-20s

Matthew Paras

April 12, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

Freshman Alexa Ben could hardly contain her excitement as she smiled and got more animated with each answer. Fresh off a spring practice, Ben would soon be leaving for California for a great opportunity  — competing at an under-20 training camp for the Women’s National Team. Read More »...

Freshman Alexa Ben assists in historic season for DePaul women’s soccer

Freshman Alexa Ben assists in historic season for DePaul women’s soccer

Ben Gartland

October 26, 2014


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

DePaul women’s soccer head coach Erin Chastain said that they were “looking for someone who could make an immediate impact offensively.” Read More »...

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