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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 (...

Casati honored as athlete of the week

Casati honored as athlete of the week

Paul Steeno

April 19, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis

Spearheading a 2-0 week for the DePaul Blue Demon men's tennis team has earned DePaul sophomore Christopher Casati the first Big East Athlete of the Week accolade of his collegiate career. With the score knotted at three apiece against Butler University last Friday, the Deerfield, Ill. native squeaked...

Sullivan appreciative of opportunity to become Blue Demon

Sullivan appreciative of opportunity to become Blue Demon

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

When new DePaul Blue Demon commit Mick Sullivan entered Wintrust Arena in Chicago's South Loop on his recruiting visit at the beginning of April, he viewed the arena the same way a wide-eyed child does when he first lays eyes on his presents on Christmas morning. "It was mind blowing, I had never...

Mada, Gates honored as Big East Field Athletes of the Week

Mada, Gates honored as Big East Field Athletes of the Week

Paul Steeno

April 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It's a double dosage of Blue Demons in the Big East Conference honors list for track and field this week. In a result that surprised nobody, junior jumper Brian Mada earned Big East Men's Field Athlete of the Week. Mada won both the long jump and the triple jump at the Illinois Twilight meet on Saturday...

Maric ready for next challenge in Turkey

Maric ready for next challenge in Turkey

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demon center Marin Maric knew from the time he began college at Northern Illinois University in 2013 that he wanted to play in the NBA someday. He hasn't made it there just yet, but on Thursday he took a massive step towards realizing that dream. Per EuroBasket.com, the 6-foo...

Mada’s double win earns him Big East Weekly Honors

Mada’s double win earns him Big East Weekly Honors

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Track & Field

DePaul Blue Demon track and field athlete Brian Mada jumped his way to another Big East Field Athlete of the Week honor after winning the long jump and triple jump at the Baylor Invitational on Saturday. The junior leaped 7.37 meters in the long jump to edge out Baylor freshman Jalen Seals (7.36 meters)...

Blue Demon softball all over weekly honor roll again

Blue Demon softball all over weekly honor roll again

Paul Steeno

April 2, 2018


Filed under Softball, Women's Sports

Another week, another Big East Weekly Honor Roll laced with DePaul Blue Demon softball representation. Blue Demon sophomore outfielder Angela Scalzitti earned Big East Conference Player of the Week honors after totaling six RBIs in DePaul's dominating three-game sweep against the Villanova Wildcats this past weekend. She posted a .667 batting aver...

Developing Story: NCAA investigates DePaul Athletics

Developing Story: NCAA investigates DePaul Athletics

Shane Rene, Benjamin Conboy, and Jonathan Ballew

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

The NCAA is investigating DePaul University’s athletic department for violations of NCAA rules and regulations, according to sources close to the men’s basketball program. The precise nature of the investigation and the conduct being investigated is currently unknown. Sources say current and past...

DePaul sweeps doubleheader in home opener

DePaul sweeps doubleheader in home opener

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Women's Sports

After almost two months on the road, DePaul (22-11, 5-0 Big East) opened the home portion of their schedule by outscoring Villanova (10-12, 0-2 Big East) 22-5 in a pair of victories Friday afternoon at Cacciatore Stadium. The wins helped the Blue Demons extend its winning streak to five games, with the ...

Strus declares for NBA draft

Strus declares for NBA draft

Paul Steeno

March 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

DePaul Blue Demon redshirt junior forward Max Strus has taken an important step on his journey towards realizing his NBA dream. The university announced via a press release this afternoon Strus' intention to declare for the 2018 NBA draft. He hasn't hired an agent, meaning if he doesn't hear his na...

Eller and Mada leap, toss their way to Big East Weekly Honors

Eller and Mada leap, toss their way to Big East Weekly Honors

Paul Steeno

March 26, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Track & Field

School record performances in Florida last weekend earned Blue Demon track and field athletes Brian Mada and Emily Eller Big East Field Athletes of the Week honors the conference announced today. Eller muscled the shot put out to a distance of 14.43 meters to break her own school record in the event....

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