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Women’s tennis grapples with injuries in search of another Big East title

Serbian native Milica Tesic.
(Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics).

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018

“Adverse” doesn’t even begin to describe the type of season it has been for the women’s tennis team. Sitting at an overall record of 5-5, the Blue Demons have been short-handed with injuries. However, that hasn’t halted the team’s spirit or level of optimism for the remainder of the seas...

Men’s tennis looks to rebound after slow start

Netherlands native Boris Spanjaard. 
(Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018

In a season that began with nine consecutive matches on the road, the men’s tennis team has had nothing less of a steady season. Despite having dropped four of their last six matches, the Blue Demons (12-8, 1-0 Big East) believe that they still have a lot left in the tank and refuse to let down hea...

Blue Demon softball sweeps weekly honors

Freshman pitcher Megan Leyva has been the No. 2 starter for the Blue Demons, stepping in behind senior Mary Connolly in the pitching rotation. (Courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Paul Steeno

March 26, 2018

A three-game sweep of conference rival Seton Hall this past weekend equated to weekly honors for multiple members of the DePaul Blue Demon women's softball squad. The Big East Conference announced today that senior outfielder Megan Leyva earned a Player of the Week designation while her freshman teammate...

Blue Demons aim to defang Villanova Wildcats

(AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018

A date with the No. 3 ranked Villanova Wildcats is never an easy task. But because the matchup between the DePaul Blue Demons (10-16; 3-11 Big East) and Villanova Wildcats (24-3; 11-3 Big East) is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia instead of at Wintrust Arena,...

Blue Demons look to close out home schedule against Georgetown and Villanova

DePaul head coach Doug Bruno has led the Blue Demons to third Big East Tournament titles in the last five seasons. 
(Grant Myatt / The DePaulia)

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Sitting on a six game winning streak and having won nine of their last 10 games, the Blue Demons (20-6, 12-2 Big East) are back home this weekend for their final home stand of the regular season, seeking to retain their rank at the top of the Big East standings. First up for the Blue Demons will b...

Maric named to Big East Honor Roll

Marin Maric is averaging 13.6 PPG and 6.1 RPG.
(Photo Courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Paul Steeno, The DePaulia

February 12, 2018

The Blue Demons big fellow from Croatia has earned himself a Big East Honor Roll designation. During a week where the Blue Demons finished 1-1, graduate senior center Marin Maric averaged 20.5 points per game on 68.2 percent from the field and pulled down 7.5 rebounds to earn this designation for the ...

Grays named Big East Player of the Week

Mart’e Grays had 25 points Friday when the Providence Friars came to Lincoln Park. 
(Grant Myatt / The DePaulia)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 5, 2018

It seems fitting that during a week when the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team (18-6; 10-2 Big East) went 3-0 and vaulted to the top of the Big East standings, that one of their players would earn the Big East Player of the Week designation. Junior forward Mart'e Grays averaged 17 points and...

Blue Demons out for revenge against Butler

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao yells to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball  game against Villanova, Tuesday, March 1, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 2, 2018

If the DePaul Blue Demons (9-12; 2-7 Big East) want to earn their third Big East road win of the season when they travel to Indianapolis to square off with the Butler Bulldogs (16-7; 6-4 Big East) this weekend, they will need to get off to a better start. In the Blue Demons last three losses, they've...

Big East Honor Roll calls Eli Cain’s name

Eli Cain. 
(Konrad Markowski / The DePaulia)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2018

A shot like this deserves a Big East Weekly Honor Roll designation. It was the game winner in a win against Georgetown on Wednesday night.  Eli Cain scored a season high 27 points on 10-for-15 from the field and poured in a season high five 3-point field goals. Sunday in an 86-70 loss to S...

Pirates attack Wintrust Arena on Sunday afternoon

Seton Hall guard Khadeen Carrington, right, drives against DePaul guard Brandon Cyrus during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, in Rosemont, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

January 28, 2018

Riding a wave of momentum after a 74-73 win at Georgetown on Wednesday night, the DePaul Blue Demons (9-11; 2-6) return to Wintrust Arena Sunday at 3 p.m. to defend their home turf against the Seton Hall Pirates (15-5; 4-3). With the win on Wednesday, the Blue Demons have matched their conference...

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 Demons look to contain Hoyas’ big men at Georgetown Wednesday

The Blue Demons are still searching for their second win of league play. 
(Richard Bodee / The DePaulia)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 23, 2018

When the Georgetown Hoyas took down the DePaul Blue Demons 90-81 at Wintrust Arena on Jan. 2, it was the Jessie Govan and Marcus Derrickson show. They combined for 49 points and 19 rebounds as the Blue Demons couldn't find a defensive solution against Georgetown's powerful frontcourt. The Blue Demo...

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