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DePaul takes down Loyola in cross-town rivalry

DePaul takes down Loyola in cross-town rivalry

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 13, 2019

As they get closer to Big East competition, DePaul’s women’s soccer team is starting to find their groove. Last night, the Blue Demons (3-4) traveled up the red line to face Loyola-Chicago (2-4-1) in a tough rivalry game, where good chances and composure on defense allowed the Blue Demons to bury...

DePaul, Leitao negotiate multi-year contract extension through 2023-24 season

DePaul, Leitao negotiate multi-year contract extension through 2023-24 season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

September 12, 2019

DePaul University and men’s basketball head coach Dave Leitao are in negotiations over a multi-year extension that would keep Leitao at the program until the end of the 2023-2024 season, per school release on Thursday.  Leitao, who is suspended for the first three games of the 2019-2020 season due...

DePaul extends Doug Bruno’s contract through the 2024-2025 season

DePaul extends Doug Bruno’s contract through the 2024-2025 season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

June 24, 2019

After another successful season for DePaul’s women’s basketball, the athletic department and head coach Doug Bruno agreed to a six-year extension on Monday, keeping Bruno in Lincoln Park through the 2024-2025 season.  Bruno, 68, has been the head coach at DePaul for 33 seasons and has accumulat...

Offense goes cold for Blue Demons in elimination game

Offense goes cold for Blue Demons in elimination game

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 18, 2019

The magic and the offensive prowess that DePaul (35-16; 11-5 Big East) showed throughout most of this season, ran out of steam in their elimination game against James Madison on Saturday in the NCAA Regional in Ann Arbor, Michigan. After defeating Saint Francis 3-1 in their first elimination gam...

DePaul to face James Madison in the first game of the NCAA Regional

DePaul to face James Madison in the first game of the NCAA Regional

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 12, 2019

DePaul (34-14: Big East 11-5) will be making their 21st NCAA Tournament appearance against James Madison on May 17 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Blue Demons will participate in a four-team, double elimination regional that will feature No. 15 Michigan, James Madison and Saint Francis. DePaul took d...

DePaul defeats Villanova 11-10 in the Big East Tournament title game

DePaul defeats Villanova 11-10 in the Big East Tournament title game

Joshua Gurevich, Assistant Sports Editor

May 11, 2019

DePaul had to use every bit of magic they had in order to beat Villanova, and under first-year head coach Tracie Adix-Zins the Blue Demons came back from trailing 9-3 to win 11-10 and capture their third straight Big East Tournament title on Saturday in Rosemont, Illinois.  “I think the fact that we have done it mul...

Four Blue Demons will participate in the 2019 USA Basketball 3×3 National Championships

Four Blue Demons will participate in the 2019 USA Basketball 3×3 National Championships

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

Chante Stonewall, Kelly Campbell, Lexi Held and Sonya Morris will be representing DePaul in the 2019 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships on Friday and Saturday in Las Vegas. The tournament will feature up to 16 men’s teams and 18 women’s teams competing amongst one another for their respect...

Women’s tennis will meet Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

Women’s tennis will meet Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

Joshua Gurevich, Assistant Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

DePaul found out during Monday night’s NCAA Women’s Tennis Selection Show that they will be facing a familiar foe in the first round of the tournament. The Blue Demons will face the Kentucky Wildcats on Friday in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wildcats finished sixth in the regular season and lost i...

Blue Demons add Michigan transfer to their roster

Blue Demons add Michigan transfer to their roster

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

DePaul women’s basketball announced on Tuesday that the program has signed Michigan transfer guard Deja Church, a move that fills a big gap on the roster following the departure of four seniors this spring.   Church is a 5-foot-10-inch guard from Southfield, Michigan who played two seasons for the Michiga...

Women’s tennis wins Big East Tournament title over Xavier

Women’s tennis wins Big East Tournament title over Xavier

Joshua Gurevich, Asst. Sports Editor

April 22, 2019

For the fourth time in the last six years, the Blue Demons reign over the rest of the Big East conference after winning the tournament title 4-3 over Xavier on Monday.  Coming into the tournament, DePaul was the second seed after a regular season that saw many of the players suffer nagging injuries....

Moore where that came from: DePaul lands another impact transfer

Moore where that came from: DePaul lands another impact transfer

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

April 22, 2019

DePaul lands another one. Stadium basketball analyst Jeff Goodman reports former Chicago Public League standout Charlie Moore will transfer from Kansas to DePaul. Per a source, Moore will apply for a family hardship exception with the NCAA to become immediately eligible for next season. His father ...

John Diener to leave DePaul

John Diener to leave DePaul

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

April 22, 2019

The transfer portal has claimed a victim from DePaul. Wisconsin Sports Network writer Mark Miller reports that DePaul Blue Demon guard John Diener has chosen to leave the program. Blue Demon head coach Dave Leitao redshirted the 6-foot-4-inch, Cedarburg, Wis. native last season. Diener was a standou...

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