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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 O'Riley 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 O'Riley 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 O'Riley 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 O'Riley 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...

The DePaul bench celebrates a hit during a Feb. 9 game against Green Bay at the Total Control Sports Invitational. The Blue Demons went on to win game 10-1.

Four former softball players now refute Lenti lawsuit allegations, Conviser’s legal team “stands by their facts”

Lawrence Kreymer and Ella Lee July 9, 2020

There are now four former DePaul softball players who have come forward to deny allegations of abuse by former softball coach Eugene Lenti laid out in a lawsuit filed in April.  Morgan Maize, who played...

Morgan Greenwood celebrates with her teammates after defeating Providence on April 13, 2019.

Two former DePaul softball players now refute claims in Lenti lawsuit

Lawrence Kreymer and Ella Lee July 3, 2020

Two former DePaul softball players have now come forward to deny allegations of abuse by former softball coach Eugene Lenti laid out in a lawsuit filed in April.  Morgan Greenwood, who played for...

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

Eugene Lenti’s abuse case moves to federal court, amendment made to suit against DePaul

Lawrence Kreymer and Ella Lee June 24, 2020

An amended complaint to a lawsuit that was filed in April, which alleged former DePaul softball head coach Eugene Lenti had verbally and physically abused his players and an assistant coach, was filed...

Timeline of alleged entanglements between DePaul’s athletics department, Title IX office

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor April 19, 2020

1974-1978 - Jean Lenti Ponsetto attends DePaul, playing for DePaul women’s basketball, tennis, softball and volleyball teams 1978 - Lenti Ponsetto is named first assistant women’s basketball coach Jan....

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