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Blue Demon softball all over weekly honor roll again

Blue Demon softball all over weekly honor roll again

Paul Steeno

April 2, 2018


Filed under Softball, Women's Sports

Another week, another Big East Weekly Honor Roll laced with DePaul Blue Demon softball representation. Blue Demon sophomore outfielder Angela Scalzitti earned Big East Conference Player of the Week honors after totaling six RBIs in DePaul's dominating three-game sweep against the Villanova Wildcats this past weekend. She posted a .667 batting aver...

DePaul sweeps doubleheader in home opener

DePaul sweeps doubleheader in home opener

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Softball, Women's Sports

After almost two months on the road, DePaul (22-11, 5-0 Big East) opened the home portion of their schedule by outscoring Villanova (10-12, 0-2 Big East) 22-5 in a pair of victories Friday afternoon at Cacciatore Stadium. The wins helped the Blue Demons extend its winning streak to five games, with the ...

Women’s tennis grapples with injuries in search of another Big East title

Women’s tennis grapples with injuries in search of another Big East title

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

“Adverse” doesn’t even begin to describe the type of season it has been for the women’s tennis team. Sitting at an overall record of 5-5, the Blue Demons have been short-handed with injuries. However, that hasn’t halted the team’s spirit or level of optimism for the remainder of the seas...

Blue Demon softball sweeps weekly honors

Blue Demon softball sweeps weekly honors

Paul Steeno

March 26, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

A three-game sweep of conference rival Seton Hall this past weekend equated to weekly honors for multiple members of the DePaul Blue Demon women's softball squad. The Big East Conference announced today that senior outfielder Megan Leyva earned a Player of the Week designation while her freshman teammate...

Jessica January signs training camp contract with the Connecticut Sun

Jessica January signs training camp contract with the Connecticut Sun

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After excelling overseas this past season, former DePaul guard Jessica January is getting an opportunity back home in the United States. The Connecticut Sun announced Thursday, January has been signed to a training camp contract. The Sun drafted January 28th overall in the 2017 WNBA draft and ...

Doug Bruno headlines USA Basketball Chicago Coach Academy

Doug Bruno headlines USA Basketball Chicago Coach Academy

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Fresh of his 16th consecutive appearance to the NCAA Tournament, DePaul women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno has been chosen to headline a lineup of speakers for the USA Basketball Chicago Coach Academy presented by Nike on May 19-20 at Lane Tech College Prep in an announcement made Wednesday....

DePaul falls just short in second round loss to Texas A&M

DePaul falls just short in second round loss to Texas A&M

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

One of the winningest seasons in school history for No. 23 DePaul (27-8) ended in heartbreaking fashion Sunday afternoon with a 80-79 loss to No. 14 Texas A&M (26-9) in College Station, Texas in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Texas A&M National Freshman of the Year Chennedy Carter snat...

Game Preview: DePaul faces Texas A&M for a spot in the Sweet 16

Game Preview: DePaul faces Texas A&M for a spot in the Sweet 16

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

A Sweet 16 berth will be on the line Sunday afternoon when No. 23 DePaul (27-7) and No. 14 Texas A&M (25-9) face off in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in College Station, Texas. The Blue Demons advanced to the second round with a 90-79 victory over Oklahoma in the opening round of the...

DePaul advances to second round of the NCAA Tournament with win over Oklahoma

DePaul advances to second round of the NCAA Tournament with win over Oklahoma

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The name of the game in March is win and advance and that’s exactly what No. 23 DePaul (27-7) did with a 90-79 win over Oklahoma to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament in College Station, Texas Friday afternoon. DePaul will face fourth seeded Texas A&M who beat Drake 89-76 ...

Former Blue Demons reflect on 2014 Tournament game against Oklahoma

Former Blue Demons reflect on 2014 Tournament game against Oklahoma

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Each game and each season tell their own story, but recent matchups between DePaul and Oklahoma have told a familiar tale. Close, high scoring, and down to the wire. The two sides will meet again in the first round of the Women’s NCAA Tournament, just like they did in 2014 when the Blue Demons survived...

Game Preview: DePaul opens big dance with rematch against Oklahoma

Game Preview: DePaul opens big dance with rematch against Oklahoma

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

40 minutes wasn’t enough to decide the first meeting between DePaul (26-7; 15-3 Big East) and Oklahoma (16-14; 11-7 Big 12), now they will meet again in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday at 11 a.m CT in College Station. The Blue Demons received the No. 5 seed in the tournament, while...

DePaul Oklahoma set for rematch in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

DePaul Oklahoma set for rematch in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

No. 23 DePaul (26-7; 15-3 Big East) has known for close to a week they would be dancing this March for a 16th consecutive time, but Monday night they finally learned they will be heading to College Station, Texas, for a first round showdown against the Oklahoma Sooners (16-14; 11-7 Big 12). DePau...

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