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DePaul freshman Nicole Sullivan stands in the batters box during the Blue Demons series against Creighton

DePaul softball completes weekend sweep over Butler

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor May 3, 2021

DePaul’s offense stayed red hot as it completed a three-game sweep over Butler to end the Big East regular season.  Pitching was the theme of the series, as DePaul limited Butler to just two runs...

DePaul freshman Nicole Sullivan stands in the batters box during the Blue Demons series against Creighton

DePaul softball completes weekend sweep over Creighton

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor April 18, 2021

The weekend series at Cacciatore Stadium pitted DePaul against Creighton, with both teams sitting in the top three in the Big East standings. The Blue Demons took care of business and showed why they...

DePaul junior Gabby ORiley hits the ball during the Blue Demons first series in February.

DePaul softball loses 7-2 against Illinois State

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor April 14, 2021

Coming off a rain-shortened split with Villanova, DePaul was back in action Tuesday evening when they took on Illinois State. Both teams entered the game atop their conferences but it would be the Redbirds...

DePaul junior Gabby ORiley hits the ball during the Blue Demons opening weekend.

Softball’s season starts with a 3-2 record in the DePaul Dome Tournament

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor February 15, 2021

The 2021 softball season for DePaul could have gone better after the Blue Demons went 3-2 over the weekend in the DePaul Dome Tournament in Rosemont. DePaul kicked off its campaign on a strong note...

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

Two former DePaul softball players now refute claims in Lenti lawsuit

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...

Grace Calhoun, Athletic Director at Penn, leads the Division 1 council that made the decision to grant an extra year of eligibility to spring sports athletes.

Division 1 Council grants extra year of eligibility for spring sport athletes

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor March 30, 2020

The NCAA Division I Council voted to allow schools to grant spring sport athletes an extra year of eligibility on Monday, in light of the cancellation of all division one sports for the rest of the academic...

DePaul freshmen Lexi Held and junior Chante Stonewall celebrate after Stonewall scored a crucial basket for the Blue Demons in the Big Tournament title game on March 13.

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

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor June 3, 2019

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...

DePaul sophomore infielder Maranda Guiterrez hits her second home run of against Providence on Saturday. The Blue Demons won both games on April 13 8-0 and 8-2.

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...

The DePaul softball team holds the trophy up after defeating Villanova 11-10 in the Big East Tournament title game on Saturday.

Never-quit mentality inspires comeback for Blue Demons

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 13, 2019

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...

Current senior Madison Fisher slides into second base during DePauls game against Creighton at Cacciatore Stadium on April 28, 2019.

Senior day is bittersweet for Blue Demons

Joshua Gurevich, Assistant Sports Editor April 29, 2019

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,...

Sophomore catcher Jessica Cothern signals to the bench after a double during game against Green Bay on Feb. 9

Art of the handshake

March 4, 2019

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...

DePaul’s softball team celebrates in the pitching circle at The Ballpark in Rosemont, Illinois Saturday after winning a second-straight title.

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

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor May 14, 2018

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...

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