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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

After going 8-29 in the middle parts of the season, DePaul took two of three against UConn and swept Georgetown making the Big East Tournament.

Redemption: Demons endure season of adversity, find success in Big East Tourney

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor May 21, 2023

After being considered the Big East front runner in the preseason coaches poll, DePaul encountered a season of adversity. With the high expectations, the team faced a series of setbacks, including an eight-game...

The DePaul softball team huddles to discuss the quarter-final game against St. John’s on May 11. The team’s season lasted three months and ended with a 4-1 loss to Villanova on Friday.

DePaul Softball loses in Big East semifinals

Preston Zbroszczyk, Assistant Sports Editor May 15, 2023

After 14 long weeks full of ups and downs, DePaul made a strong impression in the Big East Tournament, winning two games and advancing to the semifinals, only to suffer a 4-1 loss to rival Villanova to...

DePaul softball was swept by Seton Hall this weekend, being out-scored 31-16 and fall to 12-24 on the season and 4-11 in Big East play.

Blue Demons outclassed on home turf, swept by Seton Hall

Tom Gorski and Steven Francis April 16, 2023

DePaul’s early season woes continue after a mixture of miscommunication and defensive errors result in a sweep by Seton Hall on its home turf this past weekend. The team falls to 12-24 on the season...

The Blue Demons celebrate together after securing the team’s first home win of the season after defeating Providence 15-6 on Friday. DePaul won the series 2-1 and improves to 11-18 on the season.

DePaul returns home, picks up pair of wins over Providence

Preston Zbroszczyk, Assistant Sports Editor April 2, 2023

After six weeks of playing on the road across the country, DePaul softball made its long awaited return to Cacciatore Stadium. Opening day was spoiled on Tuesday, March 28, in a 20-1 loss to Northwestern,...

Sophomore catcher Anna Wohlers takes a practice swing in DePauls loss to Northwestern on March 28.

No. 22 Northwestern routs DePaul with 20-1 blowout to spoil home opener

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor March 31, 2023

The No. 22 Northwestern Wildcats blew past the DePaul Blue Demons by a score of 20-1 at Cacciatore Stadium Tuesday afternoon. DePaul softball’s home opener was spoiled after Northwestern’s offensive...

Senior center fielder Tori Meyer hit .339 in 52 games last season, while also slugging five homeruns and 34 RBI’s to go along with a .539 slugging percentage for the Blue Demons in 2022.

Tori Meyer leading by example: Eyes set on winning Big East Tournament

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor March 5, 2023

Growing up in Barrington, Illinois with two brothers, Tori Meyer established a competitive edge early on in life to always be the best and strive for greatness. Implementing a winning mentality led Meyer...

Senior centerfielder Tori Meyers and teammates celebrate Saturday night’s 2-1, walk-off win against Evansville as DePaul finished the DePaul Dome Tournament undefeated 4-0 to start the season.

Two walk-off victories help Blue Demons start off 2023 with perfection

Tom Gorski and Preston Zbroszczyk February 12, 2023

ROSEMONT, ILL. — From stellar pitching performances, to come-from-behind walk-off wins, the Blue Demons capped off a third consecutive DePaul Dome Tournament with an undefeated 4-0 record and head coach...

Sophomore catcher Anna Wohlers and senior first basemen Brooke Johnson celebrate with their teammates after their 7-1 victory over Villanova on April 4, 2022.

2023 Preview: DePaul softball looks to win sixth Big East tournament title

Max Rayman, Staff Writer January 30, 2023

The ending of the 2022 softball season left a bitter taste in the Blue Demons' mouths. After a dominating 6-2 win against UConn in the opening match of the Big East conference tournament, DePaul saw its...

Junior Defender Grace Phillpotts clears a ball during a win over UIC last season.

DePaul Women’s Soccer Season Preview: “Win the Warm-up and Compete Everyday”

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor August 23, 2022

DePaul’s women’s soccer is back and ready to rebound from a losing season. They are looking to take the next step forward with second year head coach Michele O’Brien leading the way.  “We have...

Softball graduate student Maranda Gutierrez smiles during the Blue Demons 7-1 win over Villanova on April 2.

Seniors leave their mark as they prepare for life after sports

Madison Comeau, Contributing Writer May 29, 2022

After five years of playing, two Big East Championships wins and an abundance of pre-game Spikeball games, shortstop Maranda Gutierrez and left fielder Kate Polucha are moving on from their college softball...

First baseman Brooke Johnson smiles during the Blue Demons 7-1 win over Villanova on April 2.

Softball junior leads team on and off the field

Preston Zbroszczyk, Contributing Writer May 22, 2022

In sports, leadership and the support for teammates are contagious, whether that is off or on the playing field. For DePaul’s softball team, that on-the-field leader is junior first baseman Brooke...

Freshman Anna Wohlers high fives graduate student Sarah Lehman in DePauls 7-1 win over Villanova on April 2. They are both returning next season.

Returning softball players ready to step up as leaders next season

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor May 22, 2022

After back-to-back losses at the Big East Tournament, DePaul softball has turned their attention towards next season, and the returning players are ready to step up and take on new challenges. Headlining...

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