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DePaul senior Luke Wassenaar gets ready to hit the tennis ball during a match against Illinois on Friday. The Blue Demons lost 4-1 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

DePaul men’s tennis loses 4-1 to Illinois in first round of NCAA Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 9, 2021

The DePaul men’s tennis team lost to University of Illinois, 4-1, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday.  The Blue Demons were making their first ever appearance in the tournament,...

DePaul junior Vito Tonejc fists pumps after winning a point during the 2021 Big East Tournament.

Men’s tennis overcomes hurdles to achieve program’s best-ever season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 9, 2021

Over a year ago, college athletes in spring sports had their seasons cut short because of growing concerns surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. For those seniors, at the time, it seemed like the end of their...

DePaul junior Vito Tonejc won his doubles and singles match during the semifinals on Sunday.

DePaul men’s tennis will face Illinois in first round of NCAA Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 3, 2021

A week after winning the school’s first Big East men’s tennis title, DePaul now knows its opponent in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.  The Blue Demons will travel to Champaign to face No....

 The DePaul men's tennis team celebrates together after winning the Big East Tournament April 26.

Four years in the making, DePaul men’s tennis gets across through the finishing line to secure first Big East championship

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 2, 2021

DePaul had a pretty comfortable path to the Big East men’s tennis championship game last week, defeating Georgetown 4-0 in the first round and Butler 5-0 in the semifinals.  Everything was falling...

DePaul junior Vito Tonejc won his doubles and singles match during the semifinals on Sunday.

DePaul men’s tennis wins first Big East title, secures berth to NCAA Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor April 26, 2021

The DePaul men’s tennis program has had some close calls previously in the Big East Tournament. The Blue Demons have come close to winning the championship game three separate times, but they failed...

DePaul junior Vito Tonejc won his doubles and singles match during the semifinals on Sunday.

DePaul men’s tennis defeats Butler in semifinals, will look to win first Big East championship

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor April 25, 2021

The DePaul men’s tennis team is still searching for its first ever Big East championship.  On Monday, the Blue Demons will get their fourth chance to win that elusive first title in program history....

DePaul golfer Charlie Spencer-White.

NCAA decision gives spring sports athletes extra opportunity

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor April 6, 2020

DePaul spring sports athletes had to cope with the quick news that they would not be playing another second of their still-young seasons in mid-March, when the Big East shut down all spring sports competition...

Big East conference logo displayed in place of the DePaul Athletics logo underneath the jumbotron for the Big East Championship at Wintrust Arena.

Big East to cancel all spring sports competition

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor March 12, 2020

The Big East athletic conference is canceling all spring sports for the remainder of the season, they announced in a press release on Thursday afternoon. This decision to cancel comes after the NCAA made...

Three DePaul women's tennis players celebrate together after winning the Big East Tournament on April 22 in South Carolina. DePaul defeated Xavier 4-3 in the finals.

Women’s tennis overcome hurdles to win Big East Tournament

Joshua Gurevich, Assistant Sports Editor April 29, 2019

The DePaul Women’s tennis team has had a tumultuous season filled with injuries and close calls. The Blue Demons have had stretches where they were unable to have a full team fit to play some of their...

Netherlands native Boris Spanjaard. 
(Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Blue Demon tennis places six on All-Big East teams

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter May 7, 2018

It was raining down All-Big East honors in Chicago Monday. The Big East Conference announced their All-Big East teams for this season and between the men's and women's tennis programs, the Blue Demons...

Netherlands native Boris Spanjaard. 
(Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Blue Demon tennis athletes earn Big East accolades

Paul Steenos April 25, 2018

In the final week of the regular season, a pair of Blue Demon tennis players earned Big East Player of the Week honors. On the women's side, Blue Demon senior Patricia Lancranjan led a finally healthy...

Casati honored as athlete of the week

Casati honored as athlete of the week

Paul Steeno April 19, 2018

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...

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