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DePaul 0-2 Louisville: Women’s soccer can’t pull off Big East upset

Jake Payne

September 17, 2012


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DePaul women's soccer couldn't pull off what would have been a tough conference upset Sunday.The Blue Demons took on Louisville (6-2-0 overall), who has received nine votes to be in the NSCAA/Continental Tire Top 25, and lost a very tough game to the Cardinals 2-0."Louisville is a tough team to beat,"sa...

DePaul 2-1 Loyola: Schultz’s late winner grabs Red Line Rivalry victory

Jeremy Mikula

September 14, 2012


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Two penalties and a late goal from junior Brian Schultz saw the men's soccer team walk away from the Red Line Rivalry against the Loyola Ramblers with a 2-1 come-from-behind win Tuesday afternoon at Wish Field.The midfielder's goal came in the 81st minute off of his own rebound. After trying to back-h...

Don’t count out the Bears just yet

Matthew Paras

September 14, 2012


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On Thursday Night Football, the Chicago Bears embarrassed themselves.Normally a 23-10 loss to the Packers would be bad enough. However, quarterback Jay Cutler was awful. After proclaiming earlier in the week that the Packers' cornerbacks couldn't cover the Bears receivers, Cutler threw a mind-numbing four inte...

Competition weakens with Notre Dame exit

David Webber

September 14, 2012


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In a stunning development Wednesday, the NCAA announced that Notre Dame would be moving from the Big East Conference to the Atlantic Coastal Conference in all sports except for football and hockey."The friendly rivalry between our programs goes back over a century," said DePaul Athletic Director Jean Lent...

Men’s tennis optimistic for road ahead

Mary Ellen Shoup

September 14, 2012


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In many ways, the fall season is the start of new beginnings for DePaul men's tennis after a disappointing end to the second half of last year. The Blue Demons suffered a 4-0 loss to the University of South Florida in the Big East Conference Championship to cap off an 11-15 campaign.Matt Brothers is enteri...

Closing the Gap: Eddie McDaniel

Julian Zeng

September 14, 2012


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ξOne breakout meet, according to men's cross country runner Eddie McDaniel, is the key to potentially sparking an individual runner and in turn the rest of the squad, setting the pace for the rest of the lengthy distance-running season. For this year's men's and women's cross country teams, reveling in the p...

Week in Review 9/10/12

Julian Zeng and David Webber

September 7, 2012


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Cross CountryAfter respective ninth and 12th-place finishes at the Big East Championships last season, the men's and women's teams looked to start off 2012 with a bang at the Elmhurst College Early Bird Invitational Aug. 31 in Elmhurst, Ill.Junior Eddie McDaniel finished in fourth place overall and led t...

Volleyball set to dig deep in 2012

Dustin Ruttenberg

September 7, 2012


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DePaul volleyball's efforts of "digging" themselves out the Big East cellar this year is underway, as the Blue Demons have already started the year 3-3, four wins shy of last year's season total. With seven new players and seven returners, the Blue Demons have credited the energy and chemistry for th...

Bringing home the gold

Julian Zeng

September 7, 2012


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Doug Bruno, head coach of the DePaul women's basketball team, can now add Olympic gold to his extensive coaching r’ÛΩsum’ÛΩ. Serving as assistant coach to Olympic champion Team USA and head coach Geno Auriemma, Bruno returned from London a winner with memories that will last a lifetime.The DePaulia ...

Women’s soccer starts from scratch

Jeremy Mikula

September 7, 2012


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After enduring a difficult 3-14-1 season last year, the message to the women's soccer team was simple: this year is a new beginning. And if the team's start is anything to go by, that message has been heard loud and clear.Through their first six matches of the season, the Blue Demons have posted an impres...

Reloaded: Men’s soccer preview

Jeremy Mikula

September 7, 2012


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Despite being one of the youngest teams in the Big East, there is one word that echoes from the DePaul men's soccer team this season: experience.The 2012 Blue Demons see the return of nine of 11 starters from last season, losing only winger Matt Leinauer and defender John Jandl to graduation. The team ...

DePaul 0-1 Western Michigan: Men’s soccer lets one slip

Jeremy Mikula

September 2, 2012


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A Darren Jones free kick from 32 yards out was the lone goal as the men's soccer team fell 1-0 Saturday to Western Michigan.Jones' dipping free kick - coming in the 71st minute - was hit to goalkeeper Eric Sorby's near post. The junior had slotted over to catch the effort, however the ball slipped t...

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