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Blue Demons defeat Redbirds in extra innings

Blue Demons defeat Redbirds in extra innings

Joshua Gurevich, Asst. Sports Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

A winning atmosphere was in the air at Cacciatore Stadium as the Big East Tournament champion’s DePaul women’s basketball team threw out the first pitch before DePaul and Illinois State faced off on Tuesday. After Illinois State forced extra innings in the seventh inning, DePaul managed to pr...

DePaul makes easy work of Providence in double-header on Saturday

DePaul makes easy work of Providence in double-header on Saturday

Joshua Gurevich, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Junior pitcher Krista Dalgarn dominated out of the gates and her team backed the pitcher up by scoring eight runs to win the front-half of the double-header 8-0. The junior pitcher threw a gem, allowing three hits and no runs to improve to 12-4 on the season. The Blue Demons couldn’t have gotten off t...

Blue Demons exceeding expectations in new era

Blue Demons exceeding expectations in new era

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

When Eugene Lenti suddenly retired June 2018 as the head coach of DePaul’s softball program after 37 years during which he gained over 1,300 wins, there was some uncertainty as to who would take over the renowned program that had established a culture of winning. The following month, DePaul Athletics hired...

Bases-loaded jam leads to nine-year relationship for DePaul duo

Bases-loaded jam leads to nine-year relationship for DePaul duo

Cailey Gleeson

April 8, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul’s associate head softball coach Joe Yegge’s first memory of Natalie Halvorson was when she was at the state tournament in eighth grade. “She came in bases loaded to pitch against Kendyl Lindaman, who is one of the premiere hitters in college softball now, Yegge said. The pitching coach...

Art of the handshake

Art of the handshake

March 4, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Imagine this: You’re sitting down on the icy bleachers of Wish Field, the portrait of St. Vinny staring you down and the roar of the train in the background. You’re focused on the feel of the Windy City’s breeze slapping you in the face when you see it- right there in the outfield. A dance, mayb...

Former player returns as coach

Former player returns as coach

Lawrence Kreymer, Assistant Sports Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

A familiar face to DePaul softball fans returned this summer in unexpected fashion, Tracie Adix-Zins is back in to Lincoln Park after her last season at DePaul 11 years ago. Adix-Zins comes in to takeover for Eugene Lenti after his sudden retirement in June and to help build on the success Lenti had ...

Blue Demons name new softball coach

Blue Demons name new softball coach

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

July 5, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Will Adix-Zin be a win for the Blue Demons? The DePaul University athletic department announced this afternoon that it has named former star Blue Demon student athlete Tracie Adix-Zins as its new head softball coach. She will replace Eugene Lenti after the veteran coach of 37 seasons retired in a...

Lenti makes sudden exit after more than 30 years

Lenti makes sudden exit after more than 30 years

Shane Rene and Benjamin Conboy

June 13, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The long and celebrated career of DePaul softball head coach Eugene Lenti — the brother of Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto — came to a sudden end over the weekend, according to sources close to the athletic department and DePaul’s Office of Public Relations and Communication (OPRC). In addition to Lent...

Greenwood Named Google Cloud Academic All-American

Greenwood Named Google Cloud Academic All-American

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

June 6, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul Blue Demon softball player Morgan Greenwood now has an exclamation point to conclude her school year on. On Monday, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced that they had selected the Blue Demons third baseman and catcher to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America...

Softball eliminated from regionals

Softball eliminated from regionals

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The weekend began with optimism and excitement as DePaul appeared in their 20th NCAA Tournament appearance after riding a four-game winning streak capped off by a win on Sunday over Creighton to clinch a spot in the NCAA Tournament. For the second straight year, however, the season ended in familiar f...

Moore, Greenwood tabbed as All-Great Lakes Region honorees

Moore, Greenwood tabbed as All-Great Lakes Region honorees

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Softball, Women's Sports

Fresh off Big East Conference regular season and tournament championships, two DePaul Blue Demon softball players are again putting their team in the news for all the right reasons. Today, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) named Blue Demon freshman pitcher Pat Moore and junior catcher...

Champs again: Softball takes home second-consecutive Big East Championship title

Champs again: Softball takes home second-consecutive Big East Championship title

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

In a battle between the conference’s top two teams during the regular season, DePaul rallied from a 2-0 first inning deficit to beat Creighton 6-2 and punch their ticket to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. After falling behind 2-0, the Blue Demons responded with two runs of thei...

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