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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Senior Bailey Nelson celebrates with teammates during DePauls match with Virginia Tech on Saturday.

Volleyball sweeps DePaul Invitational

Preston Zbroszczyk, Assistant Sports Editor September 11, 2022

After a long awaited first home match at McGrath-Phillips Arena, the Blue Demon women’s volleyball team showed that the losses to start the season were just a fluke.  The Blue Demons swept the field,...

DePaul starters stand together for a pre-game huddle prior to their match with Saint Louis on Saturday.

DePaul Volleyball hopes to repeat last year’s success as new season begins

Preston Zbroszczyk , Assistant Sports Editor September 11, 2022

Having made their first Big East tournament appearance this past season, the DePaul women’s volleyball team plans to make it two consecutive seasons under head coach Marie Zidek.  The Blue Demons...

DePauls volleyball team gets ready to face Marquette in its season opener

DePaul volleyball picks up non-conference victory at Northern Iowa

Jason Grapenthin, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

DePaul’s women’s volleyball team won on the road against Northern Iowa, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon. The match, which was not originally scheduled, was DePaul’s first non-conference game of the season....

Big East commissioner Val Ackerman

Big East moves to conference-only schedule for fall sports

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...

DePaul libero Isabelle Banez goes for a pass against Xavier on Wednesday at McGrath-Phillips Arena. The Blue Demons lost the match in five sets.

DePaul volleyball libero brings leadership, composure to team

Josh Gurevich, Staff Writer September 30, 2019

Isabelle Banez embodies the spirit of the entire women’s volleyball team at DePaul. Her buzzing attitude and leadership bring a great element to the team. The whole team calls her by the nickname “Belle”...

DePaul senior Brittany Maxwell goes up for a hit against Seton Hall on Saturday at McGrath-Phillips Arena. The Blue Demons won the match in four sets.

DePaul volleyball splits pair of Big East games over weekend

Josh Gurevich, Staff Writer September 30, 2019

Coming into their clash against St. John’s University on Friday evening, DePaul volleyball was having issues with their execution. This led to the Blue Demons dropping all three matches of the Chicago...

DePaul senior Brittany Maxwell goes up for a hit against Seton Hall on Saturday at McGrath-Phillips Arena. The Blue Demons won the match in four sets.

DePaul volleyball falls to Xavier to open up Big East play

Josh Gurevich, Staff Writer September 26, 2019

  The Blue Demons were ready to get right back on the court after losing all three matches in the Chicago Cup last weekend. They got the chance to do so with an encounter against the Xavier...

Loyola sophomore Victoria Hodkiewicz (right), spikes the ball for past sophomore, DePaul’s Donna Brown (middle), and junior Emma Price (left). DePaul lost all three games during the Chicago Cup held at the McGrath-Phillips arena on Saturday.

Following strong start, DePaul volleyball disappoints in Chicago Cup

Josh Gurevich, Staff Writer September 23, 2019

Before play began this season, the Blue Demons marked this tournament on their calendars. They wanted to show that they were Chicago’s best and make a statement to their inner city rivals. The Blue...

The DePaul volleyball team huddles up during one of their matchs at the DePaul Invitational, that took place from Sep. 7-8.

DePaul volleyball looks to rebound from disappointing season

Joshua Gurevich, Assistant Sports Editor June 3, 2019

The Blue Demons volleyball team has had a rough go of things in the last decade. Last season, they finished 5-24 overall and 3-15 in conference.  DePaul went a lamentable 1-17 in three-set matches. The...

DePaul volleyball will return all of their players, as well as their freshman recruiting class, for the 2015 season. (Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

DePaul volleyball gaining experience from spring tournaments

Ben Gartland May 3, 2015

There’s been a constant theme since the end of the 2014 season. With the team miring in the Big East cellar, DePaul volleyball looked at the season as a learning experience. “I think it’s just...

Freshman Rachel Breault rises up for a ball. DePaul fell to 3-24 with the St. John’s loss. (Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

DePaul volleyball swept by St. John’s in home finale

Ben Gartland November 9, 2014

After two competitive but eventually futile sets, everything fell apart for DePaul in the third set as they fell 3-0 to St. John’s. St. John’s took the first set 26-24 and the second set 27-25 before...

Sophomore Randi Leath serves a ball against an opponent at McGrath-Phillips Arena. (Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

DePaul volleyball leaves their blues behind

Matthew Paras October 26, 2014

Sitting at 3-20 and already halfway through their conference schedule, DePaul volleyball is looking at this season as a turning point.  With seven games left on the schedule, the group has collectively...

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