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DePaul caps off home stand with 81-47 win over Providence

DePaul caps off home stand with 81-47 win over Providence

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Blue Demons (18-6, 10-2 Big East) capped off a three-game home stand on Sunday afternoon by blowing out the Providence Friars (9-16, 2-11 Big East) 81-47 to move one game ahead of the Marquette Golden Eagles atop the Big East standings.  Rim awareness on both the defensive and offense glass carried th...

DePaul beats Creighton despite poor shooting effort

DePaul beats Creighton despite poor shooting effort

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Coming off an important win over Marquette Monday night, the Blue Demons (17-6, 9-2 Big East) continued their hot streak Friday with a decisive 77-67 home victory over the Creighton Blue Jays (13-9, 7-5 Big East) to stay No. 1 in the Big East. Despite only making 25 percent of their 3-point attempts, the Bl...

Women’s basketball reclaim the top spot in Big East with 95-83 win over Marquette

Women’s basketball reclaim the top spot in Big East with 95-83 win over Marquette

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul’s women’s basketball team finally took back the torch in their increasingly fun-to-watch rivalry with the Marquette, routing the Golden Eagles (14-7, 8-2 Big East) 95-83 to reclaim the No. 1 seed in the Big East. It was another career night for sophomore guard Kelly Campbell. Her new m...

Women’s basketball locks in for the final stretch

Women’s basketball locks in for the final stretch

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

A season that started with a loss to Northern Colorado, has been filled with peaks and valleys since that has DePaul (15-6; 7-2 Big East) poised for a late season run as they hope to win their fifth consecutive Big East regular season title. The season started with the Blue Demons losing graduate tra...

PREVIEW: DePaul hosts Marquette in pivotal matchup

PREVIEW: DePaul hosts Marquette in pivotal matchup

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

January 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul (15-6, 7-2 Big East) will be out for revenge when they take on the Marquette Golden Eagles (14-6, 8-1 Big East) Monday night after the Golden Eagles held serve at home with a 93-81 victory at the Al McGuire Center earlier this month. The rematch will also be broadcasted on FS1 as the Blue Demons...

Three Blue Demon track and field athletes win Big East weekly honors

Three Blue Demon track and field athletes win Big East weekly honors

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Track & Field, Track & Field, Women's Sports

The Big East Weekly Honor Roll for track and field is littered with DePaul athletes after the Blue Demons posted a solid team performance at the Notre Dame Invitational on Saturday. Freshman Kiersten Walker earned Big East Women's Track Athlete of the Week honors after breaking the school record in...

Blue Demon hurdler rewriting records

Blue Demon hurdler rewriting records

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track & Field, Women's Sports

In the NCAA, a women’s regulation hurdle stands at 33 inches.  Five of them appear in the 60 meter dash, each staggered 8.5 meters apart on a polyurethane surface.  The race usually lasts under 10 seconds. But one measurement is incalculable: what is required for a hurdler to succeed. Whatever...

Senior midfielder Ben drafted by Chicago Red Stars

Senior midfielder Ben drafted by Chicago Red Stars

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

On Wednesday, she was a senior DePaul Blue Demon student athlete with doubts about whether her soccer career would continue. By Thursday, she was a professional athlete. The Chicago Red Stars of the 10-team National Women’s Soccer League selected Blue Demon midfielder Alexa Ben with the 37th overall...

Blue Demon Rundown

Blue Demon Rundown

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Track & Field, Women's Sports

Track and Field The Track and Field team returned to action this past weekend for their first meet since the first week of December. One of the standouts of the meet was Alexia Brooks who tied a school record in the 60M hurdles prelims and then broke it just a while later, clocking in at 8.51 seconds, ...

Women’s basketball conclude weekend home-stand with win against Butler

Women’s basketball conclude weekend home-stand with win against Butler

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul had no qualms dispatching a good Butler team 87-65 in their final regular-season game at Wintrust Arena, although it wasn’t a laugher the whole way. The first quarter was absolutely brutal in terms of scoring.  Butler (11-8; 3-4 Big East) had eight turnovers and hit just 3-of-11 shots le...

Women’s basketball trounces Xavier at Wintrust

Women’s basketball trounces Xavier at Wintrust

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

In DePaul’s first game of the weekend, the women took on the Xavier Musketeers, who came in 1-4 in the Big East and on a four-game losing streak.  The Demons (13-5; 5-1 Big East) ensured there would be no chance of an upset, taking care of business in a 79-48 throttling for their third straight win si...

DePaul dominates Creighton in Omaha

DePaul dominates Creighton in Omaha

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

A matchup between two teams in the upper echelon of the Big East Conference wasn’t nearly as competitive as expected. The DePaul Blue Demons (12-5; 4-1 Big East) grabbed a quick 18-8 lead after the first quarter and made ten of their first 13 attempts from 3-point land to roll the rest of the w...

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