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Senior midfielder Ben drafted by Chicago Red Stars

Senior midfielder Ben drafted by Chicago Red Stars

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

7:00 am


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...

DePaul women’s soccer bested by Marquette

DePaul women’s soccer bested by Marquette

Andrew Hattersley

October 8, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

It was a tale of two halves for the DePaul women’s soccer team, who dropped a key conference matchup against rival Marquette 2-0 in a physical game Thursday afternoon at Wish Field. The Blue Demons controlled the first 45 minutes, but were not able to put away a couple of good chances inside the box....

Women’s soccer aims for first place finish in Big East

Women’s soccer aims for first place finish in Big East

Garret Neal

September 18, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

On a comfortably warm September Sunday, the DePaul women’s soccer team tore apart the Tribe of William and Mary 4-0, drawing their record to 4-4 and leading them to their last game of the non-conference schedule.  After their match against Loyola, it will be on to competing in one of the tougher soccer ...

Women’s soccer shares Big East title

Women’s soccer shares Big East title

Ben Gartland

October 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

DePaul women's soccer didn't win the Big East regular season title outright, but their work throughout the season gave them enough cushion to share the title with Marquette. The Blue Demons were ahead of Marquette by three points going into their match on Friday evening in Milwaukee. DePaul had alread...

“Coach Alex” transitions to graduate student

“Coach Alex” transitions to graduate student

Ben Gartland

October 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

There’s a familiar sight at DePaul women’s soccer practices this season: Alex Godinez training as a keeper. Read More »...

Women’s soccer moves into Big East play

Women’s soccer moves into Big East play

Ben Gartland

September 25, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Sports

Going into the week, DePaul women’s soccer was struggling offensively and had spent almost a month playing away from Wish Field. Since August 25, the Blue Demons played six straight matches on the road, going 2-3-1. They had finished the road trip with a 3-1 victory against Western Michigan, a po...

‘Elite’ Wyatt dominates, closes in on record

‘Elite’ Wyatt dominates, closes in on record

Matthew Paras

September 13, 2015


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

DePaul women’s soccer head coach Erin Chastain’s phone buzzed and received a text message. She looked down and smiled. It was from her old friend and Harvard assistant soccer coach Mike Calise. Read More »...

Blue Demon Rundown: DePaul women’s soccer, volleyball strong; men’s soccer struggles

Blue Demon Rundown: DePaul women’s soccer, volleyball strong; men’s soccer struggles

Ben Gartland

August 31, 2015


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

Fall sports are in full swing for the 2015-16 school year. DePaul volleyball and men's soccer got their first tastes of the new season this weekend, while women's soccer continued their early success at the Loyola Invitational. Read More »...

DePaul women’s soccer routs Eastern Michigan, St. Francis

DePaul women’s soccer routs Eastern Michigan, St. Francis

Colin Sallee

August 30, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

The Blue Demons were nothing short of dominant on Friday night, as they saw four different players find the back of the net, wiping out the Eagles of Eastern Michigan, 7-0. Read More »...

DePaul women’s soccer play out feisty, scoreless draw with Utah in home opener

DePaul women’s soccer play out feisty, scoreless draw with Utah in home opener

Zachary Holden

August 23, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

It wasn’t quite the result the Blue Demons were hoping for in their first match at Wish Field this season, but it was a deserved draw against the Utah Utes. Each team went scoreless in a defensive battle. Read More »...

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 »...

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