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5 best moments for DePaul athletics from the 2018-2019 season

5 best moments for DePaul athletics from the 2018-2019 season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

June 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

A year that has been filled with multiple Big East Tournament champions, massive comebacks in championship games, multiple teams making the NCAA Tournament, freshmen bursting out onto the scene and seniors making their final contributions at DePaul: The DePaulia revisit the five best moments from this...

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


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

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...

Never-quit mentality inspires comeback for Blue Demons

Never-quit mentality inspires comeback for Blue Demons

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

It takes something special to knock off a defending champion, especially one that is trying to three-peat, and Villanova had something special brewing through the first five innings. Through the first five innings Villanova was dominating DePaul, the Wildcats had an 9-3 lead, 9-6 hit advantage and h...

Senior day is bittersweet for Blue Demons

Senior day is bittersweet for Blue Demons

Joshua Gurevich, Assistant Sports Editor

April 29, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

DePaul softball took the field bright and early Saturday morning for the start of a three-game series against Creighton. Despite being sixth in the Big East conference standings and DePaul being second, Creighton came out firing in the first game, putting five runs on the board in the top of the seco...

Art of the handshake

Art of the handshake

March 4, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Imagine this: You’re sitting down on the icy bleachers of Wish Field, the portrait of St. Vinny staring you down and the roar of the train in the background. You’re focused on the feel of the Windy City’s breeze slapping you in the face when you see it- right there in the outfield. A dance, mayb...

Champs again: Softball takes home second-consecutive Big East Championship title

Champs again: Softball takes home second-consecutive Big East Championship title

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

In a battle between the conference’s top two teams during the regular season, DePaul rallied from a 2-0 first inning deficit to beat Creighton 6-2 and punch their ticket to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. After falling behind 2-0, the Blue Demons responded with two runs of thei...

Freshman Focus

Freshman Focus

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

When DePaul took the field for the Big East Tournament against Villanova and Creighton, six of the 10 players on the field were underclassmen, including the catcher-pitcher duo of Missy Zoch and Jessica Cothern. Add in a seventh with Pat Moore closing out the last three innings Sunday afternoon, an...

Blue Demons take 9-3 win on senior day

Blue Demons take 9-3 win on senior day

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

It was a bittersweet day for all involved as DePaul finished off a sweep of Butler with a 9-3 victory Sunday afternoon before honoring their four seniors Haydn Christensen, Kennedy Garcia, Kayla Landwehrmier and Megan Leyva following the game. DePaul head coach Eugene Lenti said senior day is always...

When Winter won’t go

When Winter won’t go

Varvara Makarevich, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

When you’re working on a story about weather conditions affecting college sports and are planning to go to a DePaul softball game to get a comment, be prepared for the game to be canceled at any time – usually because of the weather conditions. This April doesn’t seem to be aware of the fact t...

Rodriguez’s walkoff wins series for DePaul

Rodriguez’s walkoff wins series for DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 22, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul and St. John’s entered the weekend looking to keep pace in a crowded conference race. DePaul edged out the Red Storm in the finale 2-1 to take two of three in a highly competitive series that featured two extra-inning games. The game remained 1-1 with neither side scoring after the third in...

Freshman phenom: Freshman Pat Moore mows down batters

Freshman phenom: Freshman Pat Moore mows down batters

Brittney Bray, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Since their solid start this season, DePaul’s softball team has had great success against competitors like Villanova and Seton Hall. Now, with less than a month in the season to go, the team is preparing to uphold its position in the Big East Tournament. For his part, head coach Eugene Lenti says he...

Softball’s young team continues to dominate the Big East

Softball’s young team continues to dominate the Big East

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

After a tough road schedule to open the year that featured matchups against No. 1 Washington and No. 5 Oklahoma, the Blue Demons have got off to a hot start in conference play against Seton Hall and Villanova. The Blue Demons are currently 11 games over .500 and won six games in a row to open conferen...

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