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DePaul secures NCAA Tournament berth with title game win over Creighton

DePaul secures NCAA Tournament berth with title game win over Creighton

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

May 12, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

In a battle between the conference’s top two teams during the regular season, DePaul rallied from a 2-0 first inning deficit to beat Creighton 6-2 and punch their ticket to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. After falling behind 2-0, the Blue Demons responded with two runs of their...

DePaul advances to the Big East tournament championship for second year in a row

DePaul advances to the Big East tournament championship for second year in a row

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

For the second straight season, DePaul will play for a spot in the NCAA tournament Saturday afternoon following a 12-2 win over Villanova Friday afternoon, marking their fourth run rule victory over the Wildcats this season. Trailing 2-1 entering the third inning, the Blue Demons put up six runs in...

Greenwood honored as CoSIDA Academic All-District

Greenwood honored as CoSIDA Academic All-District

May 11, 2018


Filed under Softball, Women's Sports

You can do both. Standout DePaul Blue Demon catcher and third baseman Morgan Greenwood earned a spot on the 2018 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Google Cloud Academic All-District Softball First Team for District 5. With this designation under her belt, Greenwood is now eligible...

Cage, Sherrod transferring from DePaul

Cage, Sherrod transferring from DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

I would like to announce that I would be Attending Ole Miss to continue my academic and basketball career. #NoCeilings pic.twitter.com/qnmobQJHWr — Deja♊ (@dejacage) May 6, 2018 Two DePaul women’s basketball players are heading elsewhere to continue their collegiate careers. Early last week, Northern Illinois announced the signing of V...

Blue Demon tennis places six on All-Big East teams

Blue Demon tennis places six on All-Big East teams

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis, Tennis, Women's Sports

It was raining down All-Big East honors in Chicago Monday. The Big East Conference announced their All-Big East teams for this season and between the men's and women's tennis programs, the Blue Demons placed six athletes on that list. On the women's side, seniors Keisha Clousing and Patricia Lancranjan...

Time wasted: The Commission on College Basketball represents a hollow step in the wrong direction

Time wasted: The Commission on College Basketball represents a hollow step in the wrong direction

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Commentary, Men's Sports, Sports

I have to take my hat off to the fine folks at the NCAA and president Mark Emmert — they really know how to put on a show. Neck deep in corruption scandals, Emmert declared to the world that it was time for change — real change. But how serious was he? “You don’t waste Condoleezza Rice’s time,” he sa...

Softball drops final home game, clinch Big East regular season title

Softball drops final home game, clinch Big East regular season title

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Drizzling rain on Wednesday afternoon cleared out Cacciatore Stadium for a 40-minute delay in the third inning and the mood remained DePaul (30-15, 12-3 Big East) competing against the Northwestern Wildcats (33-14, 13-6 Big Ten), as the Blue Demons dropped their final regular season home game 7-3. Si...

DePaul adds size with grad transfer Olujobi

DePaul adds size with grad transfer Olujobi

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the second week in a row, DePaul picked up a transfer Monday afternoon when North Carolina AT&T graduate transfer Femi Olujobi announced he would become the latest to join the Blue Demons. Olujobi pointed to the connection he developed with the coaching staff and current players during his ...

DePaul rewards Bruno with extension

DePaul rewards Bruno with extension

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With another successful season in the books and fresh off their 16th straight NCAA Tournament appearance and fifth consecutive regular season title, DePaul showed their appreciation for head coach Doug Bruno by extending his contract through the 2023-24 season. As perennial postseason contenders, DePaul i...

Ozanne adds Cleveland flavor; manners to Blue Demons incoming freshman class

Ozanne adds Cleveland flavor; manners to Blue Demons incoming freshman class

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

If athletic programs determined financial aid by how polite a recruit was, the DePaul Blue Demons newest basketball commit Josh Ozanne would instantly receive an upgrade from a preferred walk-on to a full ride. "That's got to go back to my parents," Ozanne said in a phone interview Saturday evening about the origin of his manners. "Ever si...

Blankson back as Blue Demon women’s basketball assistant coach

Blankson back as Blue Demon women’s basketball assistant coach

Paul Steeno

May 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

A familiar face will be back in an assistant coaching role for the DePaul women's basketball program during the 2018-2019 season. Candis Blankson, formerly the Director of Corporate, Professional, and Community Relations for the program, will now serve as an assistant coach. She has been part of the...

Polucha; Moore land on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Polucha; Moore land on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

April 30, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

This weekend, the DePaul Blue Demon softball team had almost as many Big East Weekly Honor Roll designations as wins. After the Blue Demons completed a three-game sweep against conference rival Butler, freshman left fielder Kate Polucha and freshman southpaw pitcher Pat Moore each earned a spot on...

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