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Closing the Gap: Eddie McDaniel

Julian Zeng

September 14, 2012

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...

Women’s soccer starts from scratch

Jeremy Mikula

September 7, 2012

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

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 ...

Week in Review 9/10/12

Julian Zeng and David Webber

September 7, 2012

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

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

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 ...

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

Jeremy Mikula

September 2, 2012

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...

DePaul 1-2 Western Illinois: Men’s soccer falls to visiting Leathernecks

Jeremy Mikula

August 30, 2012

Two goals from Leathernecks forward Austin Gochneaur saw the men's soccer team fall at Wish Field Wednesday afternoon 2-1 to Western Illinois.Although scoring at both ends of the pitch, Gochneaur's brace was scored in similar fashion: off the crossbar.The freshman's first goal of the afternoon came i...

A pair of DePaul soccer players earns Big East accolades

Julian Zeng

August 28, 2012

Two DePaul soccer midfielders, the men's Thiago Ganancio and women's Rebekah Roller, earned Big East honors Monday, Aug. 27.Ganancio, who scored both goals in the men's 2-1 victory over cross-town rival UIC, was named the Big East Conference Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league. T...

Volleyball goes 1-2 over three-match DePaul Invitational

Dustin Ruttenberg

August 26, 2012

The Blue Demons started their 2012 campaign Friday night, taking on instate rival Eastern Illinois at the DePaul Invitational. The Panthers, fresh off a disappointing campaign last season (11-20, 3-8) brought their A-game, taking the air out of the Blue Demons' sails early, winning the match 3-1.Eastern took cont...

DePaul 1-0 Valparaiso: Women’s soccer wins wet one

Jeremy Mikula

August 26, 2012

DePaul 1-0 Valparaiso: Women's soccer wins wet oneAn early Kelly Blumberg goal on a sloppy, rainy Sunday afternoon gave the women's soccer team all it needed to see off Valparaiso at Wish Field 1-0.Blumberg's goal -- her first of the season -- came in the sixth minute of play. Ashleigh Goddard picked u...

DePaul 2-1 UIC: Men’s soccer, Ganancio get season off to winning start

Jeremy Mikula

August 24, 2012

A brace by Thiago Ganancio gave the men's soccer team a 2-1 win over UIC Friday at Wish Field to open their 2012 season."This is a game I'll always remember," Ganancio said. "It's a strong start to the season, but it's just the first game. It's amazing, especially against UIC."After a slow first hal...

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