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DePaul names DeWayne Peevy its new athletic director

El subdirector de atletismo de Kentucky, DeWayne Peevy.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 24, 2020

DePaul officially announced DeWayne Peevy as its new athletic director on Monday. Peevy, who is coming over from Kentucky, will be taking over from Jean Lenti Ponsetto.  Peevy has been Kentucky’s deputy director of athletics for the last six years and has been with their athletic department for...

DeWayne Peevy se convertirá en el nuevo director deportivo de DePaul

El subdirector de atletismo de Kentucky, DeWayne Peevy.

Lawrence Kreymer and Ernesto Hernandez

August 21, 2020

Una fuente le confirmó a The DePaulia el jueves que DeWayne Peevy y la Universidad DePaul están finalizando un acuerdo para convertir a Peevy en el nuevo director deportivo de la universidad. Se espera que un anuncio oficial de DePaul llegue a principios de la próxima semana, según una fuente...

DeWayne Peevy set to become DePaul’s new athletic director

Kentucky deputy director of athletics DeWayne Peevy.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 20, 2020

A source confirmed to The DePaulia on Thursday that DePaul and DeWayne Peevy are finalizing a deal to make Peevy the university’s new athletic director. An official announcement from DePaul is expected to come early next week, according to a source.  Peevy is set to become DePaul’s first ev...

DePaul offers athletic director job to DeWayne Peevy

Kentucky deputy director of athletics DeWayne Peevy.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 17, 2020

DePaul has offered its athletic director job to DeWayne Peevy, a source confirmed to The DePaulia on Monday. Peevy has yet to accept the offer, but DePaul is currently in the process of finishing the deal, according to a source.  Peevy, who is currently Kentucky’s deputy director of athletics, recently intervi...

Big East officially cancels fall sports season

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

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 12, 2020

The Big East announced on Wednesday that all fall sports are canceled due to the increasing concerns of the coronavirus pandemic. The conference also said they will look for options to play fall sports during the spring of 2021. Sports that are impacted by this decision at DePaul are men’s and...

DePaul interviews DeWayne Peevy for athletic director job

Kentucky deputy director of athletics DeWayne Peevy.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 7, 2020

Kentucky deputy director of athletics DeWayne Peevy has interviewed for DePaul’s athletic director opening, a source confirmed to The DePaulia on Friday.  Kyle Tucker of The Athletic was the first person to report on Wednesday that Peevy has spoken to DePaul about the job. DePaul is currently ...

Eli Cain signs with Ukrainian side MBC Mykolaiv

DePaul senior guard Eli Cain drives past Georgetown freshman guard James Akinjo during a March 6, 2019 game against Georgetown.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

July 31, 2020

Former DePaul guard Eli Cain has signed with the MBC Mykolaiv of the Ukrainan basketball league, he announced on his Instagram on Friday. Cain played for the Blue Demons from 2015-19, starting 127 of the 129 games he played for the Big East team. Coming over from New Jersey, Cain was one of head...

Big East athletic directors deny golf coaches’ request to play in the fall

DePaul golfer Charlie Spencer-White.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

July 24, 2020

The Big East men’s golf coaches sent a letter to the conference’s athletic directors earlier this week requesting them to consider two scenarios for a potential fall season, according to a document obtained by The DePaulia.  Their request was denied by the Big East’s athletic directors, according t...

Big East moves to conference-only schedule for fall sports

Big East commissioner Val Ackerman

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

July 16, 2020

The Big East announced on Thursday that they are canceling all non-conference games for the fall season. But the earliest the Big East will begin its conference season is in October, a source confirmed to The DePaulia on Friday. For DePaul, the current plan is to bring back soccer players for workouts...

Kelly Campbell signs with the Xcyde Angels

DePaul senior guard Kelly Campbell is recognized during the starting lineups before the Blue Demons hosted Xavier on Feb. 16.

Ryan Gilroy, Copy Editor & Staff Photographer

July 15, 2020

Kelly Campbell, DePaul’s standout senior during this past season, has officially signed to play with the Xcyde Angels of the Damen-Basketball-Bundesliga (DBBL) for the 2020-21 season. “I am very excited to be joining the Nördlingen Angels and I’m looking forward to getting some wins,” she said on ...

Big East men’s basketball assistant coaches come together to form Coaches For Action

DePaul men's basketball assistant coaches Marc Hsu looks on from the bench last season.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

July 14, 2020

The idea was started by four Big East men’s basketball assistant coaches. But after a couple of zoom calls and a group chat began, 17 more assistant coaches joined the new Coaches For Action coalition in June. Inspired by the recent protests in America following the deaths of George Floyd, Breon...

Two former DePaul softball players now refute claims in Lenti lawsuit

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

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 DePaul’s softball team from 2015-2019 and was a captain of the team, reached out to The DePaulia on June 30, saying the alleg...

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