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Jarel Terry races in the 400m dash preliminaries at the Big East Indoor Championship on Feb. 25, where he placed second.

Track and field looks to excel at NCAA West preliminary rounds

Joshua M. Hicks, Assistant Sports Editor 5:52 pm

After dominating at the outdoor conference championships, DePaul’s track and field team is now sending players to the NCAA West Preliminary meet this week in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Players such as freshman...

Junior Jarel Terry grabs onto the baton in the mens 4x400m race at the Big East Indoor Track and Field Championship on Feb. 26.

Passing the baton: relay teams find success

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor May 8, 2022

Staring down a single lane on a track with only the goal of reaching the finish line in mind can feel isolating. But, when running towards a waiting teammate as the cool metal of a baton is pressed into...

DePaul runners master art of hurdles

DePaul runners master art of hurdles

Isabelle Bohanek, Contributing Writer May 1, 2022

It takes an audacious athlete to conquer hurdles. Hurdlers clear nearly three foot high barriers, rain or shine, and change their strategy by the distance. It has to be more than speed, grit and technical...

DePaul sophomore Cameron Attucks placed first in the 60m race at the Big East Indoor Track and Field Championship on Feb. 25-26.

Cameron Attucks is ready to take recent achievements to new heights in outdoor season

Joshua M. Hicks, Assistant Sports Editor April 3, 2022

Sophomore track and field star Cameron Attucks helped DePaul’s men’s team finish second in the Big East indoor championships. Breaking records along the way, Attucks set a new bar for the standard...

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...

DePaul track and field sophomore Dominic Bruce runs prior to the start of the season.

DePaul track athletes reflect on helping young boy in coyote incident

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor January 20, 2020

When a student comes to DePaul and goes through freshman orientation, they meet fellow freshmen and go through two days of activities to get accustomed to the campus before they are thrown into college...

DePaul freshman Henry Larkin runs in the 4x100-dash last week in Randell Island, N.Y. Larkin will race in the NCAA West Preliminaries this week in Sacramento, California.

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...

DePaul freshman Henry Larkin runs in the 4x100-dash last week in Randell Island, N.Y. Larkin will race in the NCAA West Preliminaries this week in Sacramento, California.

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...

Brian Mada jumping at the 2018 Big East Indoor Track & Field Championship.

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,...

Madas 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...

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...

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