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Men’s soccer looks forward to brighter future

Men’s soccer looks forward to brighter future

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

After big losses and minimal tournament appearances since 2011, the Blue Demons brought back in former DePaul player to get the team back on track. Since Mark Plotkin has taken over he has been trying to lead a resurgent group of players to more conference victories. However, the process of getti...

DePaul drops senior day contest to Creighton

DePaul drops senior day contest to Creighton

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

October 28, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

In the penultimate game of regular season play, DePaul (5-8-3; 2-4-2 Big East)  hosted the 19th ranked Creighton Blue Jays on senior day. After a hard fought game between the two Big East rivals, Creighton came away victorious 2-1, clinching the Big East regular season title. Throughout the entire...

Overtime not kind to women’s soccer

Overtime not kind to women’s soccer

Andrew Hattersly, Sports Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

The trip up I-94 to Valley Fields, home of Marquette women’s soccer, has traditionally been challenging for DePaul (6-5-3; 2-2-1 Big East), and Thursday night was another grind as they battled to a 0-0 draw with the Golden Eagles. While disappointed to only walk away with one point instea...

DePaul snaps three-game losing streak with tie against Seton Hall

DePaul snaps three-game losing streak with tie against Seton Hall

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

October 7, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

The Blue Demons men’s soccer team find themselves in seventh place, holding an identical 1-2-1 record as their rival Seton Hall after tying the Pirates 1-1 in a physical match on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Wish Field. DePaul leads the all-time series with the Pirates, 5-2-1. "Very happy with...

DePaul opens conference with double OT victory

DePaul opens conference with double OT victory

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

In the 35th edition of Big East soccer, DePaul kicked of conference play with a dramatic 2-1 win over Providence in double overtime. For the second straight season these conference rivals met in the Big East opener and just like last season double overtime was needed to find a winner. However, unlike...

DePaul drops non-conference finale to UIC

DePaul drops non-conference finale to UIC

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

In their last rehearsal before beginning conference play, the Blue Demons (3-3) fell to UIC 2-0, on Tuesday afternoon at Wish Field. DePaul earned six corner kicks but couldn’t convert on their set pieces. After falling behind 1-0, Harry Hilling took back-to-back corners but three minutes after that se...

DePaul drops final non-conference game to UIC

DePaul drops final non-conference game to UIC

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

In their last rehearsal before beginning conference play, the Blue Demons (3-3) fell to UIC 2-0, on Tuesday afternoon at Wish Field. DePaul earned six corner kicks but couldn’t convert on their set pieces. After falling behind 1-0, Harry Hilling took back-to-back corners but three minutes after t...

DePaul rebounds from loss to Oakland with shutout win

DePaul rebounds from loss to Oakland with shutout win

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

September 3, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

After a disappointing performance loss against Oakland Friday afternoon, DePaul bounced back Sunday with a 3-0 win over Loyola Marymount Sunday at Wish Field. Two days after allowing a pair of goals within a minute in a 2-1 loss to Oakland, DePaul head coach Mark Plotkin said the focus was to return...

DePaul edges Western Michigan 1-0 for Plotkin’s first career win

DePaul edges Western Michigan 1-0 for Plotkin’s first career win

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

After finishing fifth all-time in games started with 74 as a player for DePaul from 2006-09, a new era began Monday afternoon with DePaul head coach Mark Plotkin recording his first career win as a head coach as DePaul knocked off No. 8/14 Western Michigan 1-0 at Wish Field. While DePaul was on their...

DePaul holds on for 2-1 win in final exhibition game

DePaul holds on for 2-1 win in final exhibition game

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

August 22, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

In their 2018 home opener, DePaul men’s soccer held off a late rally from Eastern Illinois to hang on a 2-1 win in their final exhibition game at Wish Field before opening the season at Kentucky. For the second straight game, DePaul opened the scoring in the 10th minute off a header junior defender...

Men’s soccer eager to begin Plotkin era

Men’s soccer eager to begin Plotkin era

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

August 16, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

The wait is nearly over as DePaul gets ready to embark on its first season under men’s soccer coach Mark Plotkin. Plotkin was named head coach shortly before Christmas, and worked with the team in the spring culminating in a couple of spring games that both and players coaches said was an oppor...

Plotkin announces first signing class

Plotkin announces first signing class

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

It’s all a series of firsts for new DePaul head coach Mark Plotkin, and last week he announced his first signing class as coach of the Blue Demons. The class includes: Matthew Brickman, Jake Fuderer, Sadra Golzarian, Austin Koss, Robert Rao, Matt Solem and Patrick Watkins. After only being announced as head coa...

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