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Blue Demon Rundown

Blue Demon Rundown

The DePaulia Staff

May 28, 2019

Track and Field Henry Larkin helped continued his  impressive freshman season by advancing to the quaterfinals at the NCAA West Preliminaries in Sacramento, California. Larkin competed in the 400-meter dash on Wednesday and finished with a time of 46.76, coming close to his personal best and scho...

Standout DePaul freshman seeks to carry success into NCAA Regional

Standout DePaul freshman seeks to carry success into NCAA Regional

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

When Henry Larkin first came to DePaul from Oakland, California, to be on the track and field team under head coach Dave Dopek, he had no idea how well he would perform in his first season in a completely new environment. The freshman sprinter won all six of his 400-meter races this season, including his t...

Mada takes flight in his junior year

Mada takes flight in his junior year

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 21, 2018

It’s been a steady climb for junior jumper Brian Mada from his freshman year to junior one, adjusting to the cold and new techniques. Mada broke through this season with three individual championships, three school records and a spot in the preliminary rounds of the NCAA championships beginning May 24...

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

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)...

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

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....

Three Blue Demon track and field athletes win Big East weekly honors

Three Blue Demon track and field athletes win Big East weekly honors

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2018

The Big East Weekly Honor Roll for track and field is littered with DePaul athletes after the Blue Demons posted a solid team performance at the Notre Dame Invitational on Saturday. Freshman Kiersten Walker earned Big East Women's Track Athlete of the Week honors after breaking the school record in...

The track athlete who beat cancer and dreams of an animation career

The track athlete who beat cancer and dreams of an animation career

Ben Savage

April 24, 2016

Googling “Chaz Bottoms” probably isn’t a common experience for students at DePaul. Read More »...

No summer ‘break’ for DePaul runners

No summer ‘break’ for DePaul runners

Maia Moore

May 31, 2015

Picture this: Summer has arrived, school is out and while you’re running along the Lake Michigan trail one for your fellow running mates is a member of DePaul’s Track & Field and Cross Country Team. Just like other students, they’re trying to relax and stay active. Read More »...

In final season, DePaul senior shot-putter Matt Babicz still has goals to fulfill

In final season, DePaul senior shot-putter Matt Babicz still has goals to fulfill

Matthew Paras

January 25, 2015

There’s an explosive burst that’s required when throwing a 16-pound shot put, one that senior Matt Babicz knows all too well. For the last four years,  the DePaul track and field star overcame injuries and the wear and tear that arises with the sport. Read More »...

Track and field racks up big awards

Track and field racks up big awards

Ben Gartland

May 19, 2014

DePaul’s track and field teams are coming off a strong performance at the Big East Track and Field Championships, as the men won second place and the women placed fourth. The teams also individual accomplishments, with three athletes taking awards at the end of the championship. Xavier Jones won...

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