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Champs again: Softball takes home second-consecutive Big East Championship title

Champs again: Softball takes home second-consecutive Big East Championship title

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

In a battle between the conference’s top two teams during the regular season, DePaul rallied from a 2-0 first inning deficit to beat Creighton 6-2 and punch their ticket to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. After falling behind 2-0, the Blue Demons responded with two runs of thei...

Freshman Focus

Freshman Focus

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

When DePaul took the field for the Big East Tournament against Villanova and Creighton, six of the 10 players on the field were underclassmen, including the catcher-pitcher duo of Missy Zoch and Jessica Cothern. Add in a seventh with Pat Moore closing out the last three innings Sunday afternoon, an...

Blue Demons take 9-3 win on senior day

Blue Demons take 9-3 win on senior day

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

It was a bittersweet day for all involved as DePaul finished off a sweep of Butler with a 9-3 victory Sunday afternoon before honoring their four seniors Haydn Christensen, Kennedy Garcia, Kayla Landwehrmier and Megan Leyva following the game. DePaul head coach Eugene Lenti said senior day is always...

When Winter won’t go

When Winter won’t go

Varvara Makarevich, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

When you’re working on a story about weather conditions affecting college sports and are planning to go to a DePaul softball game to get a comment, be prepared for the game to be canceled at any time – usually because of the weather conditions. This April doesn’t seem to be aware of the fact t...

Rodriguez’s walkoff wins series for DePaul

Rodriguez’s walkoff wins series for DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 22, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul and St. John’s entered the weekend looking to keep pace in a crowded conference race. DePaul edged out the Red Storm in the finale 2-1 to take two of three in a highly competitive series that featured two extra-inning games. The game remained 1-1 with neither side scoring after the third in...

Freshman phenom: Freshman Pat Moore mows down batters

Freshman phenom: Freshman Pat Moore mows down batters

Brittney Bray, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Since their solid start this season, DePaul’s softball team has had great success against competitors like Villanova and Seton Hall. Now, with less than a month in the season to go, the team is preparing to uphold its position in the Big East Tournament. For his part, head coach Eugene Lenti says he...

Softball’s young team continues to dominate the Big East

Softball’s young team continues to dominate the Big East

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

After a tough road schedule to open the year that featured matchups against No. 1 Washington and No. 5 Oklahoma, the Blue Demons have got off to a hot start in conference play against Seton Hall and Villanova. The Blue Demons are currently 11 games over .500 and won six games in a row to open conferen...

1,300: Lenti has milestone moment

1,300: Lenti has milestone moment

Amber Colón, Editor in Chief

February 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

Head softball coach Eugene Lenti’s office is full of plenty of trophies, sun-bleached softballs and more recently, four large, metallic blue balloons to mark his 1,300th career win. It’s a milestone that places him fifth all-time in and fourth among active coaches in NCAA history. The feat was r...

Five up, five down

Five up, five down

Amber Colón, Editor-in-chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The 2018 softball season has begun on a high note, with the Blue Demons finishing 5-0 at the Total Control Sports Invitational on Sunday at the Dome in Rosemont. With plans to beat a snowy commute to the ballpark on Friday morning, the team stayed in Rosemont on Thursday night. They rang in the three-d...

DePaul softball advances to Big East conference finals

DePaul softball advances to Big East conference finals

Shane Rene

May 13, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

With one out in the bottom of her first conference tournament inning, DePaul freshman Missy Zoch found herself standing in the pitcher’s circle surrounded by base runners.  It’s moments like these when the panic sets in, the energy begins to dissipate and fundamentals become lost in a spastic pursuit...

DePaul softball can’t hold off Seton Hall in Big East semifinals

DePaul softball can’t hold off Seton Hall in Big East semifinals

Ben Gartland

May 10, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

As soon as Seton Hall senior pitcher Danielle DeStaso crushed a ball over the centerfield fence in the top of the fifth, it took most everything away from DePaul: the lead, the momentum and, eventually, the game as DePaul fell to Seton Hall 9-5 in the Big East semifinals. Read More »...

Creighton takes DePaul softball series

Creighton takes DePaul softball series

Matthew Paras

April 19, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul softball is still searching for consistency. Read More »...

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