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Softball eliminated from regionals

Softball eliminated from regionals

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The weekend began with optimism and excitement as DePaul appeared in their 20th NCAA Tournament appearance after riding a four-game winning streak capped off by a win on Sunday over Creighton to clinch a spot in the NCAA Tournament. For the second straight year, however, the season ended in familiar f...

Blue Demon tennis places six on All-Big East teams

Blue Demon tennis places six on All-Big East teams

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis, Tennis, Women's Sports

It was raining down All-Big East honors in Chicago Monday. The Big East Conference announced their All-Big East teams for this season and between the men's and women's tennis programs, the Blue Demons placed six athletes on that list. On the women's side, seniors Keisha Clousing and Patricia Lancranjan...

Ozanne adds Cleveland flavor; manners to Blue Demons incoming freshman class

Ozanne adds Cleveland flavor; manners to Blue Demons incoming freshman class

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

If athletic programs determined financial aid by how polite a recruit was, the DePaul Blue Demons newest basketball commit Josh Ozanne would instantly receive an upgrade from a preferred walk-on to a full ride. "That's got to go back to my parents," Ozanne said in a phone interview Saturday evening about the origin of his manners. "Ever si...

Former Arkansas small forward commits to DePaul

Former Arkansas small forward commits to DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul basketball program has enlisted help on the wing for the future. Arkansas transfer Darious Hall announced on Twitter Wednesday afternoon that he has committed to DePaul. “I would like to thank God for this position he has allowed me to be in, and my mother who has supported and helped...

Blue Demon tennis athletes earn Big East accolades

Blue Demon tennis athletes earn Big East accolades

Paul Steenos

April 25, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis

In the final week of the regular season, a pair of Blue Demon tennis players earned Big East Player of the Week honors. On the women's side, Blue Demon senior Patricia Lancranjan led a finally healthy women's squad to a perfect 2-0 week with wins against conference rivals Marquette on Saturday in...

Blue Demons slide by UIC Flames 3-1

Blue Demons slide by UIC Flames 3-1

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

April 21, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Mother nature got in the way of the Blue Demons squaring off against the UIC Flames at home on Wednesday, but it sure didn’t get in the way of the Blue Demons returning to the win column on Friday afternoon. DePaul (25-13, 7-2 Big East) retained its No. 1 conference ranking by sneaking past UIC (...

Loyola fans storm DePaul’s campus, local bars

Loyola fans storm DePaul’s campus, local bars

Timothy Duke and Benjamin Conboy

April 2, 2018


Filed under News

During a Cinderella-style tournament run, Loyola’s men’s basketball fans took to bars around Chicago to cheer on the Ramblers in the Final Four on Saturday, March 31. The Loyola Ramblers competed fiercely in the NCAA championship, establishing themselves as the premiere Chicago collegiate basketball te...

Women’s tennis grapples with injuries in search of another Big East title

Women’s tennis grapples with injuries in search of another Big East title

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

“Adverse” doesn’t even begin to describe the type of season it has been for the women’s tennis team. Sitting at an overall record of 5-5, the Blue Demons have been short-handed with injuries. However, that hasn’t halted the team’s spirit or level of optimism for the remainder of the seas...

Men’s tennis looks to rebound after slow start

Men’s tennis looks to rebound after slow start

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis

In a season that began with nine consecutive matches on the road, the men’s tennis team has had nothing less of a steady season. Despite having dropped four of their last six matches, the Blue Demons (12-8, 1-0 Big East) believe that they still have a lot left in the tank and refuse to let down hea...

Blue Demon softball sweeps weekly honors

Blue Demon softball sweeps weekly honors

Paul Steeno

March 26, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

A three-game sweep of conference rival Seton Hall this past weekend equated to weekly honors for multiple members of the DePaul Blue Demon women's softball squad. The Big East Conference announced today that senior outfielder Megan Leyva earned a Player of the Week designation while her freshman teammate...

Blue Demons aim to defang Villanova Wildcats

Blue Demons aim to defang Villanova Wildcats

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A date with the No. 3 ranked Villanova Wildcats is never an easy task. But because the matchup between the DePaul Blue Demons (10-16; 3-11 Big East) and Villanova Wildcats (24-3; 11-3 Big East) is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia instead of at Wintrust Arena,...

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...

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