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Lexi Held receives third Big East freshman of the week honor

Lexi Held receives third Big East freshman of the week honor

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

February 18, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Continuing her strong play over the weekend, freshman Lexi Held was awarded her third Big East freshman of the week award on Monday. Held, averaged 22 points per game on 50 percent shooting from the field and 43.8 percent from the 3-point line in two wins against Seton Hall on Friday and St. John’s...

Improved timing and chemistry have been keys to late season resurgence for DePaul

Improved timing and chemistry have been keys to late season resurgence for DePaul

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After storming back in the second half against Marquette, DePaul picked up right where they left off with complete offensive performance against Villanova. While they had to weather some offensive droughts en route to a 76-71 victory over Georgetown on Sunday afternoon, there were still plenty of positives...

Mart’e Grays, Kelly Campbell honored Monday

Mart’e Grays, Kelly Campbell honored Monday

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Following a pair of wins at home against Georgetown and Villanova, two players from the DePaul women’s basketball team received recognition for their play from the past week and this season in senior forward Mart’e Grays and junior guard Kelly Campbell. Grays was awarded Big East player of the wee...

Grays emphasizes focusing and finishing en route to career-night against Villanova

Grays emphasizes focusing and finishing en route to career-night against Villanova

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

February 10, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

In search of a dominating and a consistent performance throughout the entire 40 minutes, DePaul senior forward Mart’e Grays delivered it against Villanova on Friday night in a 93-70 DePaul win. Grays had her best game to date in a DePaul jersey, setting her new career high in points, with 31 points,...

Grays sets career-high in points as DePaul rolls over Villanova

Grays sets career-high in points as DePaul rolls over Villanova

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 9, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul (16-7, 7-4 Big East) defeated Villanova (15-8, 6-6 Big East) 93-70 on Friday night at McGrath-Phillips Arena in the annual Play4Kay Game that only featured three lead changes and two ties. Senior forward Mart’e Grays had career-highs in both points scored and total field goals made with 31 ...

DePaul senior quietly playing key role

DePaul senior quietly playing key role

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


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

For some athletes, basketball can be about lighting up the stat sheet, driving down the lane with the fanciest euro-step or even being deemed as the biggest name on their team. One athlete who prioritizes doing the little things and whatever it takes for her team to win, though, is se...

DePaul holds off St John’s in defensive battle for third straight win

DePaul holds off St John’s in defensive battle for third straight win

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

On a cold, snowy Friday night in Chicago, No. 24/24 DePaul (13-5, 4-2 Big East) defeated St. John’s (8-9, 1-5 Big East) 73-64 to extend its winning streak to three games in what was DePaul’s first of only two home games at McGrath-Phillips Arena in January. Both junior forward Chante Stonewall and sen...

Freshmen duo showing they belong

Freshmen duo showing they belong

Lawrence Kraymer, Assistant Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women’s basketball has been a perennial powerhouse in the NCAA for years. Having won six consecutive Big East regular-season championships and two straight Big East tournament championships, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno has created a program that attracts some of the best young players in the...

No. 20 Marquette blows past No. 24 DePaul 96-63

No. 20 Marquette blows past No. 24 DePaul 96-63

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

January 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

Same date, same result. For the second straight season on Jan. 4, No. 20 Marquette jumped all over DePaul in the first quarter, this time outscoring them 29-9 en route to an empathic 96-63 victory over No.24 DePaul (10-5) Friday night, avenging a 35-point loss to the Blue Demons in the Big East Cha...

DePaul closes out 2018 with win over Providence

DePaul closes out 2018 with win over Providence

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 31, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After a tough lose to begin conference play against Creighton on Saturday, No. 19/20 DePaul rebounded with an 88-62 win over Providence Monday afternoon at McGrath-Phillips Arena. The Blue Demons were spearheaded by senior Mart’e Grays, who had 19 points and a career high 14 rebounds. Freshmen guard...

Creighton upsets DePaul in Big East opener

Creighton upsets DePaul in Big East opener

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Beginning their quest for their sixth-consecutive Big East regular-season title, No. 19/20 DePaul Women’s Basketball did not get off to the start they were hoping for as they were as the Blue Jays came into McGrath-Phillips Arena and upset Blue Demons 85-82 Saturday night. After having a week off...

DePaul closes out non-conference play with win over Loyola

DePaul closes out non-conference play with win over Loyola

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul (9-3) headed into the Christmas break on a high note winning their fifth straight game with a 102-76 victory over Loyola at the Gentile Center Thursday night. The Blue Demons finished with seven players in double figures, led by junior forward Chante Stonewall who had 14 points. That marked ...

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