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First and worst: Big East opposites

First and worst: Big East opposites

Lawrence Kreymer and Nate Burleyson

October 14, 2019

Before the start of every college basketball season, coaches and players from the Big East meet in New York for Media Day. Just like that has become a tradition, so has the DePaul men’s basketball team getting picked to finish last, while the women’s basketball team was picked to finish first. ...

UConn will return to the Big East starting in 2020

UConn will return to the Big East starting in 2020

Dan McDaid, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2019

If you want to be the best, you have to beat the best. That will be the case for DePaul women’s basketball, and the other nine teams in the Big East when the University of Connecticut rejoins the conference in 2020.  UConn women’s basketball is known to be one of the most dominant programs in college...

Offense sparks victory for DePaul over St. John’s

Offense sparks victory for DePaul over St. John’s

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 7, 2019

Morgan Turner found the back of the net in the first half and Bina Saipi headed a ball in during the second half en route to a 2-0 Big East win against St. Johns on Sunday.   DePaul (5-5-2) hosted St. Johns (4-8) on a beautiful weather day at Wish Field. The Blue Demons were coming off a 2-1 win a...

DePaul women’s soccer picks up first conference win of season

DePaul women’s soccer picks up first conference win of season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 3, 2019

Entering the third month of the season, the DePaul women’s soccer team was still searching for their first home win of the season as they hosted Butler on Thursday. Against the Bulldogs, not only did the Blue Demons get their first win at Wish Field this season in six tries, but also picked up their...

DePaul student prepares for pro boxing debut in front of home crowd

DePaul student prepares for pro boxing debut in front of home crowd

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 30, 2019

Getting hit was never a problem for Summer Lynn. The DePaul freshman has been preparing for this moment for most of her life. With years of martial arts and combat sports experience under her belt, Lynn is no stranger to high-level competition, and said she’s ready for her professional career to ...

DePaul volleyball libero brings leadership, composure to team

DePaul volleyball libero brings leadership, composure to team

Josh Gurevich, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Isabelle Banez embodies the spirit of the entire women’s volleyball team at DePaul. Her buzzing attitude and leadership bring a great element to the team. The whole team calls her by the nickname “Belle” and it is used as a term of endearment because everyone adores her. She is even a hometown ...

DePaul volleyball splits pair of Big East games over weekend

DePaul volleyball splits pair of Big East games over weekend

Josh Gurevich, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Coming into their clash against St. John’s University on Friday evening, DePaul volleyball was having issues with their execution. This led to the Blue Demons dropping all three matches of the Chicago Cup last weekend at McGrath-Phillips Arena and the first match of the Big East conference season to ...

DePaul volleyball falls to Xavier to open up Big East play

DePaul volleyball falls to Xavier to open up Big East play

Josh Gurevich, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

  The Blue Demons were ready to get right back on the court after losing all three matches in the Chicago Cup last weekend. They got the chance to do so with an encounter against the Xavier Musketeers on Wednesday night, but dropped their first conference game in 2019 in five sets.  In...

Women’s soccer sees newfound success ahead of conference play

Women’s soccer sees newfound success ahead of conference play

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

Even in a long season, good teams tend to find themselves some time to reflect and strengthen up before the toughest stretches. For the women’s soccer team, they have found a comfortable time. In between regular-season tournaments and Big East conference play, there’s a lot to assess within the te...

Blue Demons miss plenty of chances, forced to settle for a draw

Blue Demons miss plenty of chances, forced to settle for a draw

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 15, 2019

Coming off of a win and entering a new part of the season, the DePaul women’s soccer team (3-4-1) took on Bowling Green (2-3-2) in a Sunday matinee game at Wish Field. The first and second halves were decidedly different and, after two overtime periods, the teams tied at a score of 1-1 In the firs...

DePaul takes down Loyola in cross-town rivalry

DePaul takes down Loyola in cross-town rivalry

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 13, 2019

As they get closer to Big East competition, DePaul’s women’s soccer team is starting to find their groove. Last night, the Blue Demons (3-4) traveled up the red line to face Loyola-Chicago (2-4-1) in a tough rivalry game, where good chances and composure on defense allowed the Blue Demons to bury...

DePaul women’s basketball non-conference schedule released

DePaul women’s basketball non-conference schedule released

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 15, 2019

The DePaul women’s basketball team released its non-conference schedule Tuesday and, while there are familiar opponents on the schedule – most notably Notre Dame and Connecticut – the Blue Demons will participate in two tournaments, which will pit them against teams they rarely face. DePaul beg...

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