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 DePaul senior outfielder Angela Scalzitti prepares to hit the ball against UIC at Cacciatore Stadium on Saturday. The Blue Demons won all three games in the series.

DePaul softball adds Abby Ramirez to coaching staff

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor October 3, 2021

Abby Ramirez has been named an assistant coach of DePaul softball, head coach Tracie Adix-Zins announced on Friday. Ramirez joins the staff permanently after working as an interim assistant coach for the...

DePaul senior Krista Dalgarn gets ready to deliver a pitch against Butler on May 8. The Blue Demons swept the Bulldogs.

DePaul softball lose in first round of Big East Tournament

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor May 16, 2021

The DePaul women’s softball team went into the Big East Tournament as the No.1 seed and outright favorites. The Blue Demons were on a three-game winning streak before entering the tournament as defending...

 DePaul senior outfielder Angela Scalzitti prepares to hit the ball against UIC at Cacciatore Stadium on Saturday. The Blue Demons won all three games in the series.

DePaul softball sweeps UIC, secures seventh Big East regular season championship

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant News Editor May 9, 2021

The DePaul Blue Demons softball team capped off Senior Day weekend in style by sweeping a three-game set against UIC.  With the sweep, DePaul not only sent off their seniors in style, but were also...

DePaul senior pitcher Krista Dalgarn winds up for a pitch during a game this season. In 13 appearances, Dalgran is 11-2 and has two saves with a 3.02 ERA.

DePaul seniors lead softball team from the circle

Lacey Latch, Editor-in-Chief May 9, 2021

At any given time this season, DePaul’s softball team is most likely split perfectly in half — two complete teams who could each feasibly take the field should Covid-19 strike the other and disqualify...

DePaul freshman Nicole Sullivan stands in the batters box during the Blue Demons series against Creighton

DePaul softball completes weekend sweep over Butler

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor May 3, 2021

DePaul’s offense stayed red hot as it completed a three-game sweep over Butler to end the Big East regular season.  Pitching was the theme of the series, as DePaul limited Butler to just two runs...

DePaul freshman Nicole Sullivan stands in the batters box during the Blue Demons series against Creighton

DePaul softball completes weekend sweep over Creighton

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor April 18, 2021

The weekend series at Cacciatore Stadium pitted DePaul against Creighton, with both teams sitting in the top three in the Big East standings. The Blue Demons took care of business and showed why they...

DePaul junior Gabby ORiley hits the ball during the Blue Demons first series in February.

DePaul softball splits weekend series with Villanova, stays top of Big East standings

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor April 11, 2021

DePaul entered the series against Villanova riding an eight-game winning streak and a perfect 6-0 record in Big East play. The Blue Demons were looking to make it 10 straight as they opened the series...

Former softball coach Eugene Lenti pictured at the 2018 Big East Championship.

Title IX charge against DePaul dismissed in Lenti abuse case

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor April 11, 2021

DePaul’s motion to dismiss Count I — Title IX charges — in a case brought by Jenny Conviser last year was recently granted by the United States District Court of the Illinois Eastern division, according...

DePaul junior Gabby ORiley hits the ball during the Blue Demons first series in February.

DePaul softball sweeps UConn to extend winning streak to seven games

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor April 4, 2021

Coming off a 7-5 win against Loyola University-Chicago, DePaul looked to continue its winning ways as it took on UConn at Cacciatore Stadium. The Blue Demons carried a four-game winning streak heading...

DePaul junior Gabby ORiley hits the ball during the Blue Demons opening weekend.

DePaul softball pauses all team activities due to Covid-19 protocols

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor March 18, 2021

DePaul softball announced on Wednesday that they are pausing all team activities due to Covid-19 protocols within the program.  As a result, the trio of games scheduled for March 20-21 at Cacciatore...

DePaul junior Gabby ORiley hits the ball during the Blue Demons opening weekend.

Softball’s season starts with a 3-2 record in the DePaul Dome Tournament

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor February 15, 2021

The 2021 softball season for DePaul could have gone better after the Blue Demons went 3-2 over the weekend in the DePaul Dome Tournament in Rosemont. DePaul kicked off its campaign on a strong note...

Head Coach Eugene Lenti, pictured here during the Big East Championship, led the Blue Demons to the NCAA Tournament for the 20th time in his tenure with the program.

New motion filed in Eugene Lenti lawsuit

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor September 6, 2020

Dr. Jenny Conviser, who is accusing DePaul of wrongful retaliation under Title IX, breach of contract, defamation and false light, filed a response on Aug. 22 to DePaul’s motion to dismiss the amended...

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