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Down to 10 players, DePaul falls to Alabama in non-conference finale

Down to 10 players, DePaul falls to Alabama in non-conference finale

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

A tough week for DePaul (4-3-2) ended in frustrating fashion with a 1-0 loss to Alabama (6-3-1), in their first ever meeting, on a hot day Sunday afternoon at Wish Field. DePaul found themselves having to play the last 27 minutes with 10 players after Defender Gwen Walker was sent off in the 63rd mi...

Cameron returns with new sense of confidence

Cameron returns with new sense of confidence

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul redshirt freshman basketball player Flynn Cameron wants to become a complete point guard. Via an 11.3 point, 6.0 rebound, and 5.6 assist per game effort at the FIBA U18 Championships Aug. 5 to Aug. 11 in Thailand that included a 19 point, 12 assist, 10 rebound triple-double in a semifinal game...

DePaul drops final non-conference game to UIC

DePaul drops final non-conference game to UIC

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

In their last rehearsal before beginning conference play, the Blue Demons (3-3) fell to UIC 2-0, on Tuesday afternoon at Wish Field. DePaul earned six corner kicks but couldn’t convert on their set pieces. After falling behind 1-0, Harry Hilling took back-to-back corners but three minutes after t...

DePaul remains unbeaten at home with win against Loyola Chicago, tie against LMU

DePaul remains unbeaten at home with win against Loyola Chicago, tie against LMU

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

One goal was all it took for DePaul (4-2, 0-0 Big East) to avenge a loss to their cross-town rivals Loyola (3-4, 0-0 MVC) in a 1-0 win Thursday afternoon at Wish Field. After a scoreless first half that saw neither team create many opportunities, sophomore forward Morgan Turner gave DePaul the lead in ...

Blue Demon basketball adds another transfer player

Blue Demon basketball adds another transfer player

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

September 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The depth chart at the shooting guard position became a little more crowded today for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball program. DePaul announced the addition of 6-foot-3-inch graduate transfer Lyrik Shreiner who will become immediately eligible for the 2018-2019 season and will have two tota...

DePaul rebounds from loss to Oakland with shutout win

DePaul rebounds from loss to Oakland with shutout win

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

September 3, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

After a disappointing performance loss against Oakland Friday afternoon, DePaul bounced back Sunday with a 3-0 win over Loyola Marymount Sunday at Wish Field. Two days after allowing a pair of goals within a minute in a 2-1 loss to Oakland, DePaul head coach Mark Plotkin said the focus was to return...

DePaul edges Western Michigan 1-0 for Plotkin’s first career win

DePaul edges Western Michigan 1-0 for Plotkin’s first career win

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

After finishing fifth all-time in games started with 74 as a player for DePaul from 2006-09, a new era began Monday afternoon with DePaul head coach Mark Plotkin recording his first career win as a head coach as DePaul knocked off No. 8/14 Western Michigan 1-0 at Wish Field. While DePaul was on their...

Shapiro promoted to Blue Demon video coordinator

Shapiro promoted to Blue Demon video coordinator

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

August 24, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After paying his dues, a now former DePaul University graduate assistant has received a big promotion. On Thursday, DePaul Blue Demon head basketball coach Dave Leitao announced his decision to promote Lucas Shapiro to the role of video coordinator where he'll assist with video breakdown of games...

DePaul rallies for 3-1 win over in-state rival Illinois

DePaul rallies for 3-1 win over in-state rival Illinois

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

August 24, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women’s soccer overcame an early 1-0 deficit to rally past Illinois 3-1 Thursday afternoon at Wish Field to improve to 2-1 on the season. Illini senior defender Morgan Maroney punched in a goal in the ninth minute for her first one of 2018, which put the Blue Demons in a similar position...

DePaul holds on for 2-1 win in final exhibition game

DePaul holds on for 2-1 win in final exhibition game

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

August 22, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

In their 2018 home opener, DePaul men’s soccer held off a late rally from Eastern Illinois to hang on a 2-1 win in their final exhibition game at Wish Field before opening the season at Kentucky. For the second straight game, DePaul opened the scoring in the 10th minute off a header junior defender...

DePaul cruises to 7-0 win in regular season home opener

DePaul cruises to 7-0 win in regular season home opener

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

August 19, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Women's Sports

After opening the season with the disappointing loss to SMU, DePaul scored early and often en route to a 7-0 win over UMass Lowell Sunday afternoon in their home opener. The Blue Demons opened scoring just four minutes into the game with a goal from senior forward Franny Cerny, who scored her first...

Too good to be true: Shannon Jr. reopens committment

Too good to be true: Shannon Jr. reopens committment

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

August 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A lot can change in a week. Last Sunday, the DePaul Blue Demons received their second verbal commitment from a top 100 guy in the class of 2019 when Lincoln Park High School wing Terrence Shannon Jr. announced his commitment to DePaul. Just one week later, Shannon Jr. has had a change of heart, telling 247Sport...

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