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Rodriguez’s walkoff wins series for DePaul

Rodriguez’s walkoff wins series for DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 22, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul and St. John’s entered the weekend looking to keep pace in a crowded conference race. DePaul edged out the Red Storm in the finale 2-1 to take two of three in a highly competitive series that featured two extra-inning games. The game remained 1-1 with neither side scoring after the third in...

Blue Demons slide by UIC Flames 3-1

Blue Demons slide by UIC Flames 3-1

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

April 21, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Mother nature got in the way of the Blue Demons squaring off against the UIC Flames at home on Wednesday, but it sure didn’t get in the way of the Blue Demons returning to the win column on Friday afternoon. DePaul (25-13, 7-2 Big East) retained its No. 1 conference ranking by sneaking past UIC (...

Casati honored as athlete of the week

Casati honored as athlete of the week

Paul Steeno

April 19, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis

Spearheading a 2-0 week for the DePaul Blue Demon men's tennis team has earned DePaul sophomore Christopher Casati the first Big East Athlete of the Week accolade of his collegiate career. With the score knotted at three apiece against Butler University last Friday, the Deerfield, Ill. native squeaked...

Sullivan appreciative of opportunity to become Blue Demon

Sullivan appreciative of opportunity to become Blue Demon

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

When new DePaul Blue Demon commit Mick Sullivan entered Wintrust Arena in Chicago's South Loop on his recruiting visit at the beginning of April, he viewed the arena the same way a wide-eyed child does when he first lays eyes on his presents on Christmas morning. "It was mind blowing, I had never...

DePaul falls short in Big East Esports Championship

DePaul falls short in Big East Esports Championship

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

After a perfect 10-0 start during the Big East Invitational to open the new gaming center, the Blue Demons entered the Final Four as the No. 1 seed in the esports Invitational in both “League of Legends” and “Rocket League”. In the LOL competition, DePaul won its semifinal 2-0 again No. 4...

Mart’e Grays selected to National Scholar-Athlete Team.

Mart’e Grays selected to National Scholar-Athlete Team.

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

Just five days after junior forward Mart’e Grays was named to the All-Big East First Team, she was one of 10 athletes named to the 2018 Division I-AAA Athletic Directors Association Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete team. Grays bounced back after sitting out the entire 2016-2017 season with a...

Mada, Gates honored as Big East Field Athletes of the Week

Mada, Gates honored as Big East Field Athletes of the Week

Paul Steeno

April 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It's a double dosage of Blue Demons in the Big East Conference honors list for track and field this week. In a result that surprised nobody, junior jumper Brian Mada earned Big East Men's Field Athlete of the Week. Mada won both the long jump and the triple jump at the Illinois Twilight meet on Saturday...

Cubs snowed out in home opener

Cubs snowed out in home opener

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

As if 11 days wasn’t long enough for Cubs fans to wait to see their team open the season at Wrigley, they were forced to wait another day when snow covered much of the field. The cancellation didn’t damper the joy of Cubs fan Dave Davidson, who has been waiting all winter to see his favorite...

Maric signs contract in Turkey

Maric signs contract in Turkey

Paul Steeno, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demon center Marin Maric knew from the time he began college at Northern Illinois University in 2013 that he wanted to play in the NBA someday. He hasn't made it there yet, but on Thursday he took a massive step towards realizing that dream. Per EuroBasket.com, the 6-foot-11-inch ...

Freshman phenom: Freshman Pat Moore mows down batters

Freshman phenom: Freshman Pat Moore mows down batters

Brittney Bray, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Since their solid start this season, DePaul’s softball team has had great success against competitors like Villanova and Seton Hall. Now, with less than a month in the season to go, the team is preparing to uphold its position in the Big East Tournament. For his part, head coach Eugene Lenti says he...

A look at the 2018 recruiting class

A look at the 2018 recruiting class

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A lot has changed for DePaul and some has stayed the same since early signing period for college basketball recruits ended on Nov. 15. Still remaining are John Diener and George Maslennikov, while Flynn Cameron was added to the mix four days before Christmas. Although Cameron was with the program th...

“Shot in the Dark”: the story of being an elite athlete in Chicago’s West Side

“Shot in the Dark”: the story of being an elite athlete in Chicago’s West Side

Marissa De La Cerda, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

It’s a familiar story. Two star basketball players have dreams and aspirations bigger than their gang-affiliated Chicago neighborhood will allow. There was “Hoop Dreams” in 1994, which followed two African-American teenagers from poor neighborhoods in Chicago who are recruited by a basketball ...

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