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Brittany Hrynko of DePaul women’s basketball to fight for roster spot on Atlanta Dream

Brittany Hrynko of DePaul women’s basketball to fight for roster spot on Atlanta Dream

Matthew Paras

April 19, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Now that she has been drafted and then traded to the Atlanta Dream, Brittany Hrynko will have to compete in training camp to make the roster. Read More »...

Brittany Hrynko selected, traded to Atlanta Dream in WNBA draft

Brittany Hrynko selected, traded to Atlanta Dream in WNBA draft

Matthew Paras

April 16, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Brittany Hrynko shivered as she felt the breeze from the floor of the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. There for the WNBA draft on Thursday, seven members of her family, as well as DePaul head coach Doug Bruno, surrounded the Blue Demon guard. Read More »...

Brittany Hrynko to attend WNBA draft

Matthew Paras

April 16, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul guard Brittany Hrynko will attend tonight's WNBA draft in Uncasville, Connecticut at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Hrynko was one of 12 players to be invited for the draft. She will be accompanied with DePaul head coach Doug Bruno. If drafted, Hrynko will be DePaul's first WNBA draft pick since Keisha Hampton was taken 22nd overall in 2012. The Blue Demons have had nine ...

DePaul women’s basketball’s season ends with 79-67 loss to Notre Dame

DePaul women’s basketball’s season ends with 79-67 loss to Notre Dame

Matthew Paras

March 22, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

SOUTH BEND — Brittany Hrynko's last game didn't go the way she wanted it to, but she was still proud of her four years as a Blue Demon. "Coach always gives us about 10 minutes usually to reflect on the game and what we could have done better, and I don't think I've had my 10 minutes yet," Hrynko said, smiling. "But it's just been a great four years for me here. Coach (Dou...

DePaul Women’s Basketball will play Minnesota in NCAA Tournament

Ben Gartland

March 16, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

No. 9 DePaul women's basketball will mark their 13th straight NCAA tournament appearance Friday when they play No. 8 Minnesota in the Round of 64, with a chance for a rematch with No. 1 Notre Dame in the Round of 32. With their place in the NCAA tournament locked up with a Big East tournament win,...

Big East Tournament: No. 2 DePaul survives against No. 3 Villanova

Ben Gartland

March 10, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

[slideshow_deploy id='10272'] It became apparent early in the first half that junior forward Megan Podkowa was going to be the one that No. 2 DePaul would rely on down the stretch as they faced No. 3 Villanova in the Big East semifinals. Her 22 points and ten rebounds played a large part in the slow-tempo...

Brittany Hrynko named Big East women’s basketball Player of the Year

Brittany Hrynko named Big East women’s basketball Player of the Year

Ben Gartland

March 3, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Senior guard Brittany Hrynko capped off her final regular season at DePaul Sunday by cutting down the nets after a win over Marquette gave them a share of the Big East Conference title. Two days later, she was honored individually as Big East Player of the Year for playing a large part in leading DePaul to the title. This is the first time a DePaul play...

DePaul women’s basketball grabs share of Big East title with win over Marquette

Ben Gartland

March 2, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With just over a minute to go, head coach Doug Bruno called a timeout and subbed out senior guard Centrese McGee, followed a few seconds later by fellow senior guard Brittany Hrynko. The seniors received an ovation with a comfortable lead that had been in doubt earlier in the game, but the Blue Demons prevailed and won...

DePaul women’s basketball uses second-half surge to down St. John’s 82-55.

Ben Gartland

February 15, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Less than 48 hours before DePaul took on St. John's, they had just fallen to Seton Hall 81-80 in a game where they gave up the game-winning shot with three seconds left. "There's nothing you can do about it now, we can't get it back," senior guard Brittany Hrynko said following the loss. "We just...

Seton Hall beats DePaul women’s basketball 81-80 in down-to-the-wire thriller

Ben Gartland

February 13, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul head coach Doug Bruno went into the locker room immediately following the game and asked his players who had a chance to stop Seton Hall senior guard Ka-Diedre Simmons from hitting the game-winning running jumper with three seconds to go. Four out of five players that were on the court raised...

Preview: DePaul women’s basketball faces Seton Hall for first place in the Big East

Ben Gartland

February 13, 2015


Filed under News

Only a half-game separates DePaul women’s basketball and No. 24 Seton Hall from the top of the Big East standings, so their matchup at McGrath-Phillips Arena will be for first place in the conference. DePaul (19-6, 11-2) hosts the Pirates (21-3, 10-2) Friday night in the final matchup between these...

Hardly Brittany Hrynko: DePaul women’s basketball senior’s rise to dominance

Hardly Brittany Hrynko: DePaul women’s basketball senior’s rise to dominance

Matthew Paras

February 1, 2015


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

On a down night in between games, DePaul guard Brittany Hrynko relaxed with her teammates. As they celebrated sophomore Jessica January’s birthday, Hrynko took the night in. She ate dinner prepared by her teammate ShaKeya Graves. She and her teammates watched TV and then spent the night dancing. Read More »...

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