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DePaul cruises to 7-0 win in regular season home opener

DePaul cruises to 7-0 win in regular season home opener

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

5:52 pm


Filed under Soccer, Women's Sports

After opening the season with the disappointing loss to SMU, DePaul scored early and often en route to a 7-0 win over UMass Lowell Sunday afternoon in their home opener. The Blue Demons opened scoring just four minutes into the game with a goal from senior forward Franny Cerny, who scored her first...

DePaul drops season opener to SMU

DePaul drops season opener to SMU

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

August 17, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

DALLAS – DePaul dug themselves a hole that they just couldn’t climb out of Thursday night, as they lost their season opener 2-1 against the SMU Mustangs in the first ever meeting between both programs.   SMU junior forward Allie Thornton took advantage of the Blue Demons’ defense early in t...

DePaul women’s soccer confident heading into 2018 season opener

DePaul women’s soccer confident heading into 2018 season opener

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

August 15, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

It may still be summer break for many DePaul students, but DePaul women’s soccer team has hit the ground running in the month of August with a scrimmage against Northwestern and is set to open their regular season Thursday night against SMU. After a couple games in the spring, DePaul erased a 1-0...

Franny Cerny named to Preseason All-Big East Team

Franny Cerny named to Preseason All-Big East Team

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

August 13, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

As the DePaul women’s soccer team gets ready to open its regular season this week, the preseason awards are coming in. DePaul senior Franny Cerny was unanimously named to the 2018 Preseason All-Big East Team, as voted on by the Big East women’s soccer coaches. The announcement came Thursday...

Blue Demons name new softball coach

Blue Demons name new softball coach

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

July 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Will Adix-Zin be a win for the Blue Demons? The DePaul University athletic department announced this afternoon that it has named former star Blue Demon student athlete Tracie Adix-Zins as its new head softball coach. She will replace Eugene Lenti after the veteran coach of 37 seasons retired in a...

Women’s Professional Basketball League HOF recognition includes DePaul connections

Women’s Professional Basketball League HOF recognition includes DePaul connections

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

July 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Women's Sports

The Women's Professional Basketball League (abbreviated WBL) existed for three seasons from 1978 until 1981. Recently, it re-entered collective consciousness when the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn. recognized the league as "Trailblazers of the Game" at the hall's 2018 induction...

Lenti makes sudden exit after more than 30 years

Lenti makes sudden exit after more than 30 years

Shane Rene and Ben Conboy

June 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

The long and celebrated career of DePaul softball head coach Eugene Lenti — the brother of Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto — came to a sudden end over the weekend, according to sources close to the athletic department and DePaul’s Office of Public Relations and Communication (OPRC). In addition to Lent...

Greenwood Named Google Cloud Academic All-American

Greenwood Named Google Cloud Academic All-American

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

June 6, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul Blue Demon softball player Morgan Greenwood now has an exclamation point to conclude her school year on. On Monday, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced that they had selected the Blue Demons third baseman and catcher to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America...

Softball eliminated from regionals

Softball eliminated from regionals

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The weekend began with optimism and excitement as DePaul appeared in their 20th NCAA Tournament appearance after riding a four-game winning streak capped off by a win on Sunday over Creighton to clinch a spot in the NCAA Tournament. For the second straight year, however, the season ended in familiar f...

Moore, Greenwood tabbed as All-Great Lakes Region honorees

Moore, Greenwood tabbed as All-Great Lakes Region honorees

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Softball, Women's Sports

Fresh off Big East Conference regular season and tournament championships, two DePaul Blue Demon softball players are again putting their team in the news for all the right reasons. Today, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) named Blue Demon freshman pitcher Pat Moore and junior catcher...

Champs again: Softball takes home second-consecutive Big East Championship title

Champs again: Softball takes home second-consecutive Big East Championship title

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, 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 thei...

Freshman Focus

Freshman Focus

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

When DePaul took the field for the Big East Tournament against Villanova and Creighton, six of the 10 players on the field were underclassmen, including the catcher-pitcher duo of Missy Zoch and Jessica Cothern. Add in a seventh with Pat Moore closing out the last three innings Sunday afternoon, an...

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