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Storm chasers: Blue Demons fall behind early, lose 2-0 to Red Storm

Jeremy Mikula

September 30, 2012


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Two first half goals by the visiting Red Storm propelled No. 15/19 St. John's to a 2-0 win over the men's soccer team Saturday at Wish Field.Nick Matthews opened the scoring in the 18th minute after a defense-splitting throughball from Brandon Savino enabled the junior to go 1v1 with Eric Sorby. Matthews ...

Depth Charge: women’s tennis team stacked with talent prime for competition

Julian Zeng

September 30, 2012


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Injury is inescapable in any sport, a fact no less evident in the women's tennis team last season.Following a fall slate of tournament play in which members of the team became better acclimated with one another, the Blue Demons asserted themselves as a force in the spring, rolling off eight consecuti...

Plot thickens in quest for new DePaul basketball arena

Julian Zeng

September 29, 2012


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Just two weeks after DePaul President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M. introduced the university's Vision 2018 plan at an event attended by alumni, faculty and students Sept. 14, a slew of reports came forth reporting that the school was in talks to move their men's basketball games to a new arena.Vision 2018 is a...

Wyatt, Nordness earn Big East honors

Jeremy Mikula

September 25, 2012


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ξTwo members of the women's soccer team earned Big East honors for their play last week in capping off a 2-0-0 week.Forward Elise Wyatt earned Rookie of the Week honors for her five-point performance over the week, grabbing an assist in a 2-0 win over St. Louis last Thursday and scoring twice Sunday in ...

DePaul crushes Pittsburgh 4-0 in Big East matchup

Julian Zeng

September 23, 2012


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 In just a five-minute span, the DePaul women's soccer team showed how well they can play with an unrelenting attack and determined mindset.Led by two goals apiece from forwards Ashleigh Goddard and Elise Wyatt, the Blue Demons dominated the Pittsburgh Panthers with a 4-0 win Sunday at Wish Field.De...

Men’s club hockey stunned in home opener, lose 5-4 in overtime

Jake Payne

September 23, 2012


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 For this year's DePaul men's hockey team, there was an unfamiliar kind of home opener.The Blue Demons, starting off this season without big contributor D2 ACHA Select Team member Billy Allen, lost their first home opener in three years, Friday night against NIU in a 5-4 overtime loss. NIU had lost 11 ...

Amber alert: Paul, women’s soccer shut out Billikens, 2-0

David Webber

September 21, 2012


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Sophomore forward Amber Paul is showing the Big East that she's ready to make some noise for the DePaul women's soccer team.Paul netted her team-leading third goal of the season in the 51st minute against the Saint Louis Billikens Sept. 20, and freshman Brianna Ryce scored her second goal of the year ...

Vesela Zapryanova shines at Loyola Rambler Classic

Dustin Ruttenberg

September 21, 2012


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Optimism is usually how Cinderella stories begin.After a 7-22 finish last season, the DePaul volleyball team is turning heads. Their rejuvenated roster and newly developed team chemistry is paving the way for what could be their best season in five years.DePaul finished second in the Rambler Challeng...

men’s soccer draws Drake 1-1 in double OT

Jeremy Mikula

September 21, 2012


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Two periods of golden goal overtime weren't enough to decide a winner as the men's soccer team drew 1-1 with Drake at Wish Field Wednesday afternoon.Antonio Aguilar capped off an impressive opening spell for the Blue Demons (2-4-1) with his second goal of the season in the 4th minute. Collecting the ball,...

DePaul rugby wins season opener 127-0 against Lewis

JoDelle Maglaya

September 21, 2012


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The men's rugby team displayed how amped they were for this upcoming season as they showed no mercy in their opening game Saturday, Sept. 15, defeating Lewis University, 127-0.Junior Jake Devries, president of the club team, said that this was the biggest blowout that he has ever played in. "We put up...

Cy Young Award for Chris Sale?

Adam Sadur

September 21, 2012


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After losing their longtime ace Mark Buehrle in the off-season to free agency, it did not take the Chicago White Sox long to find their new star pitcher.  At 23 years old, Chris Sale is in his second full season in the big leagues and has shined on the South Side of Chicago.Drafted in 2010 as t...

DePaul 1-1 Drake (2OT): Own goal cancels Aguilar’s opener

Jeremy Mikula

September 20, 2012


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Two periods of golden goal overtime weren't enough to decide a winner as the men's soccer team drew 1-1 with Drake at Wish Field Wednesday afternoon.Antonio Aguilar capped off an impressive opening spell for the Blue Demons (2-4-1) with his second goal of the season in the 4th minute. Collecting the ball,...

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