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New wave of talent looks to lead women’s basketball into future

New wave of talent looks to lead women’s basketball into future

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 20, 2019


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

While a lot of the attention is being placed on the DePaul men’s basketball team and their incoming recruiting class, women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno has made sure to strengthen and improve his roster once again with four new signing and two transfers. Bruno has coined the term “DePaulBall” d...

College helps prepare Millender for professional career

College helps prepare Millender for professional career

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Ashton Millender’s tenure playing college basketball at DePaul might have come to an end on March 23 in a heartbreaking NCAA Tournament loss against Missouri State, but her professional career is just getting started. Standing at 5-feet-8-inches, the fifth-year senior guard from Glenwood, Illinois ...

Overcoming adversity leads to success for DePaul women’s basketball senior guard

Overcoming adversity leads to success for DePaul women’s basketball senior guard

Noah Festenstein, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Plagued with injuries through most of her college career, Rebekah Dahlman of DePaul women’s basketball conquered what her doctor thought impossible. Transferring during her senior year from Vanderbilt, Dahlman faced obstacles, and at the end persevered through the DePaul basketball program. Leading h...

Blue Demons add junior college All-American to 2019-2020 roster

Blue Demons add junior college All-American to 2019-2020 roster

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Junior college All-American Kiara Dallmann has signed with DePaul women’s basketball, making her the program’s second signee over the past week following the signing of Michigan point guard Deja Church. Dallmann is a 6-foot-2-inch forward from Sheboygan, Wisconsin who played at Iowa Western Community...

Blue Demons add Michigan transfer to their roster

Blue Demons add Michigan transfer to their roster

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

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...

Defensive lapses cost DePaul in surprise NCAA Tournament opening-round loss

Defensive lapses cost DePaul in surprise NCAA Tournament opening-round loss

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 24, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

AMES, Iowa -- One of the biggest reasons, DePaul had been able to turn around its season since a Feb. 3 loss to Marquette and win 11 straight game was due to an improved defensive focus and rebounding the ball. That momentum came to a halt Saturday afternoon as DePaul fell 89-78 in the opening round...

Women’s basketball suffers first-round upset in the NCAA Tournament to Missouri State

Women’s basketball suffers first-round upset in the NCAA Tournament to Missouri State

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 23, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

AMES, Iowa -- In a season that was defined by runs, No. 24/21 DePaul (26-8, 14-4 Big East) couldn’t muster up another run to save its season against Missouri State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament as the Blue Demons fell to the Lady Bears 89-78. DePaul entered the game playing its best bas...

Game preview: Women’s basketball looks to continue winning ways in first round of NCAA Tournament

Game preview: Women’s basketball looks to continue winning ways in first round of NCAA Tournament

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After taking home the Big East Conference Tournament trophy for the second year in a row, No. 24/23 DePaul (26-7) is going dancing in the 2019 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament for the 17th consecutive season, and will take on the Missouri Valley Conference champion Missouri State (23-9) in the fir...

DePaul and Marquette meet again in the Big East Tournament championship game.

DePaul and Marquette meet again in the Big East Tournament championship game.

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After 18 conference games and two games apiece for Marquette and DePaul in Big East Tournament, the two foes will meet once again. DePaul (25-7; 14-4 Big East) and Marquette (26-6; 15-3 Big East) will play for an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament Tuesday night for the third straight season. This...

DePaul advances to Big East Tournament championship game with comeback victory over Creighton

DePaul advances to Big East Tournament championship game with comeback victory over Creighton

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

For the third year in a row, No. 24 DePaul (25-7, 14-4 Big East) will take on No. 17 Marquette (26-6, 15-3 Big East)  in the Big East Tournament Championship Game after winning its 10th consecutive game with an 80-69 victory over Creighton on Monday evening’s semifinal game at the Wintrust Arena. Fuel...

Defense leads the way for DePaul in their victory over Providence in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals

Defense leads the way for DePaul in their victory over Providence in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 10, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The saying that “defense wins championships” never gets old to this day, and especially when you are trying to repeat as Big East Women’s Tournament champions, it starts with playing great defense. For DePaul that is no different in its quest for back-to-back titles and in its current nine game wi...

Maya Stovall: On the court to add chemistry to the mix

Maya Stovall: On the court to add chemistry to the mix

Carolyn Bradly, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Sports

Freshman point guard Maya Stovall works hard to get her team involved and connected so everyone can play a strong game. Her work has paid off, and she has been able to play on the court more frequently as the season continues. Head women’s coach Doug Bruno said the team moved Stovall into the sta...

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