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Women’s soccer gaining popularity in Chicago thanks to sport’s international success

Women’s soccer gaining popularity in Chicago thanks to sport’s international success

Jonathan Lee, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2019

The Chicago Red Stars lost the National Women’s Soccer League championship 4-0 against the North Carolina Courage on Oct. 27, but the growth of women’s soccer this past season is apparent in Chicago and in the nation. Women’s soccer in the U.S. has always been in the spotlight because of success...

Blue Demons fall to Villanova in first round of Big East Tournament

Blue Demons fall to Villanova in first round of Big East Tournament

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 3, 2019

After conceding a goal 28 minutes into the first half, the women’s soccer team concluded their season following a 1-0 loss at Villanova in the first round of the Big East tournament. The Blue Demons were coming off a hot 4-0 win against Marquette on Friday and had just one day to turn their focus to ...

Freshman forward makes immediate impact on DePaul women’s soccer

Freshman forward makes immediate impact on DePaul women’s soccer

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

Rarely does a new player make a smooth transition into a starting lineup, and even more rarely does a new player become an integral part of a team’s offense. Through her unique skillset, freshman forward Kristin Boos has elevated the women’s soccer team to a new level. Boos has started in 15 games...

DePaul women’s soccer defeats No. 14 Georgetown

DePaul women’s soccer defeats No. 14 Georgetown

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 24, 2019

DePaul junior forward Morgan Turner scored two minutes into overtime to defeat No. 14 Georgetown at Wish Field on Thursday.  The Blue Demons (7-6-3), who have won two consecutive Big East games, have knocked off two ranked team this season with wins against No. 11 Kansas on Sep. 6 and No. 14 Georg...

Offensive outburst lifts women’s soccer over Seton Hall

Offensive outburst lifts women’s soccer over Seton Hall

Ernesto Hernandez, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2019

On Alumni Day, DePaul’s women’s soccer team (6-6-3)  gave fans plenty to cheer about as the Blue Demons put four goals past Seton Hall (1-11-1) at Wish Field. With the Blue Demons’ recent offensive struggles going into their game against Seton Hall, only scoring three goals in their previous th...

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...

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...

New jerseys inspire women ahead of World Cup

New jerseys inspire women ahead of World Cup

Luc Fougere, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019

The FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off this summer in France, with the top 24 international teams battling it out to find who will be the next World Cup champion. With the tournament right around the corner, Nike has unveiled the home and away uniforms for their 14 Nike federations. The 2015 Women’s...

DePaul extends contract of women’s soccer coach Erin Chastain

DePaul extends contract of women’s soccer coach Erin Chastain

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 12, 2018

After 12 successful seasons with the program, DePaul women's soccer coach Erin Chastain will be walking the sideline for the foreseeable future. On Tuesday, DePaul athletics announced they are extending Chastain’s contract through the 2023 season. In her 12 seasons as head coach, she has led the ...

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