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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 junior Vito Tonejc fists pumps after winning a point during the 2021 Big East Tournament.

Men’s tennis overcomes hurdles to achieve program’s best-ever season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 9, 2021

Over a year ago, college athletes in spring sports had their seasons cut short because of growing concerns surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. For those seniors, at the time, it seemed like the end of their...

 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 junior guard Javon Freeman-Liberty goes up for a layup during the Blue Demons' game against Providence on Feb. 13 at Wintrust Arena.

Charlie Moore and Javon Freeman-Liberty carry DePaul past Providence in first round of Big East Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 11, 2021

When DePaul has won this season it has been because Charlie Moore has carried the team with his play and leadership. That was the case on Wednesday in the Blue Demons’ first-round victory, 70-62, over...

DePaul junior guard Lexi Held looks to go past a Villanova defender on Jan. 4 at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul falls short to Villanova, 78-72, in quarterfinals of Big East Tournament

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor March 6, 2021

Having lost three out of the last four games to end the regular season, DePaul was hoping to rediscover some of its magic against Villanova in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament.  The last...

DePaul's women's basketball team celebrates after winning the 2020 Big East Tournament.

Even with no NCAA tournament, DePaul women’s basketball’s season had plenty of accomplishments

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 27, 2020

After DePaul won the Big East regular season and tournament title this past season, the Blue Demons have now won six conference regular-season and tournament titles since 2013 — when the conference went...

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao talks to junior guard Charlie Moore during the Blue Demons' 74-68 win over Georgetown on Feb. 22.

Preview: DePaul faces Xavier in first round of Big East Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 11, 2020

When DePaul began Big East play against Seton Hall on Dec. 30, the Blue Demons looked like a team destined for the NCAA Tournament. With a 12-1 record and multiple impressive wins, DePaul built a resume...

The DePaul women’s basketball team celebrates during the team’s 83-80 semifinals victory over Seton Hall in the Big East Tournament on Sunday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul women’s basketball will play for Big East Tournament title

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor March 8, 2020

DePaul always knew that they’d get every team’s best shot down the stretch of the grueling Big East tournament. When they got that, they also knew they would need to respond with their best play. Yet...

Chante Stonewall celebrates after scoring a basket in the first half against Providence. The senior had 16 points on 8-of-11 shooting.

DePaul women fire on all cylinders in Big East tournament quarterfinal

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor March 7, 2020

After two straight losses, the DePaul women’s basketball team was desperate to get back on the court, and there is certainly no better place to get back on track than in the quarter-final of the Big...

DePaul sophomore guard Devin Gage fights for a loose ball during the Blue Demons win over St. Johns Sunday on senior dat at Wintrust Arena. DePaul won 92-83.

Up for grabs: Wild regular season ends with more drama

Marty O'Connell, Contributing Writer March 11, 2019

Entering the final weekend of Big East play, seven teams were separated by just one game, with Providence hovering just a game behind them at 6-11. Welcome to the Big East this season. Unlike past...

No. 18 DePaul routs Butler to advance in Big East tournament

No. 18 DePaul routs Butler to advance in Big East tournament

Matthew Paras March 6, 2016

The stakes for DePaul women’s basketball were clear as they begin its run for a third straight Big East title. If they dominate this three-game stretch, there is a chance that they can secure...

Big East Tournament: No. 1 Seton Hall flies by No. 8 Marquette 77-51

Ben Gartland March 8, 2015

Whether it was unfamiliarity with the court for top-seeded Seton Hall, poor shooting or a spirited effort from eighth-seeded Marquette, the first half looked like Marquette might be able to stay close...

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