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NCAA decision gives spring sports athletes extra opportunity

DePaul golfer Charlie Spencer-White.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 6, 2020

DePaul spring sports athletes had to cope with the quick news that they would not be playing another second of their still-young seasons in mid-March, when the Big East shut down all spring sports competition due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Softball, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s golf, and men’s and women’s tra...

Big East to cancel all spring sports competition

Big East conference logo displayed in place of the DePaul Athletics logo underneath the jumbotron for the Big East Championship at Wintrust Arena.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

The Big East athletic conference is canceling all spring sports for the remainder of the season, they announced in a press release on Thursday afternoon. This decision to cancel comes after the NCAA made the decision earlier to cancel its spring and winter championships.  Earlier today, the Big East men’s basketba...

Endy’s efforts rewarded with Track Athlete of the Week designation

Endy's efforts rewarded with Track Athlete of the Week designation

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018

DePaul Blue Demon track and field athlete Elizabeth Endy has earned Big East Track Athlete of the Week honors the conference announced on Tuesday. Not bad for a student athlete navigating her first year of track and field at the collegiate level after playing on the Blue Demon women's soccer team...

Three Blue Demon track and field athletes win Big East weekly honors

Three Blue Demon track and field athletes win Big East weekly honors

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2018

The Big East Weekly Honor Roll for track and field is littered with DePaul athletes after the Blue Demons posted a solid team performance at the Notre Dame Invitational on Saturday. Freshman Kiersten Walker earned Big East Women's Track Athlete of the Week honors after breaking the school record in...

Blue Demon hurdler rewriting records

DePaul junior hurdler Alexia Brooks set a record two weeks ago — then she broke her own record a week later. 
(Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018

In the NCAA, a women’s regulation hurdle stands at 33 inches.  Five of them appear in the 60 meter dash, each staggered 8.5 meters apart on a polyurethane surface.  The race usually lasts under 10 seconds. But one measurement is incalculable: what is required for a hurdler to succeed. Whatever...

Blue Demon Rundown

Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

January 16, 2018

Track and Field The Track and Field team returned to action this past weekend for their first meet since the first week of December. One of the standouts of the meet was Alexia Brooks who tied a school record in the 60M hurdles prelims and then broke it just a while later, clocking in at 8.51 seconds, ...

No summer ‘break’ for DePaul runners

DePaul freshman Jeremy Lozano (No.  541) runs in a pack with his DePaul teammates. Lozano shaved 15 seconds off of his mile time last summer. (Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Maia Moore

May 31, 2015

Picture this: Summer has arrived, school is out and while you’re running along the Lake Michigan trail one for your fellow running mates is a member of DePaul’s Track & Field and Cross Country Team. Just like other students, they’re trying to relax and stay active. Read More »...

Ashley Holden reflects on end of track career at DePaul

Senior track athlete Ashley Holden finished her last race as a DePaul student at the Big East Championships, now she reflects on her career.  (Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Ashley Holden

May 24, 2015

“Holden up,” said the official standing next to the long jump pit at Villanova University. I stepped on the runway, digging the spikes on my jumping shoes into the ridges of the track as I found my beginning mark. This was it, my third and last jump in the finals of the Big East Championship meet. However, t...

Track and field racks up big awards

Photo courtesy of Big East Conference.

Ben Gartland

May 19, 2014

DePaul’s track and field teams are coming off a strong performance at the Big East Track and Field Championships, as the men won second place and the women placed fourth. The teams also individual accomplishments, with three athletes taking awards at the end of the championship. Xavier Jones won...

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