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DePaul women’s basketball adds Illinois forward Jacqui Grant

DePaul women’s basketball adds Illinois forward Jacqui Grant

Ben Gartland

April 19, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After originally losing out on her when initially recruiting, Jacqui Grant will end up attending DePaul as the athletic department announced that she will transfer after two seasons at Illinois. Read More »...

Brittany Hrynko of DePaul women’s basketball to fight for roster spot on Atlanta Dream

Brittany Hrynko of DePaul women’s basketball to fight for roster spot on Atlanta Dream

Matthew Paras

April 19, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Now that she has been drafted and then traded to the Atlanta Dream, Brittany Hrynko will have to compete in training camp to make the roster. Read More »...

Brittany Hrynko selected, traded to Atlanta Dream in WNBA draft

Brittany Hrynko selected, traded to Atlanta Dream in WNBA draft

Matthew Paras

April 16, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Brittany Hrynko shivered as she felt the breeze from the floor of the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. There for the WNBA draft on Thursday, seven members of her family, as well as DePaul head coach Doug Bruno, surrounded the Blue Demon guard. Read More »...

Brittany Hrynko to attend WNBA draft

Matthew Paras

April 16, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul guard Brittany Hrynko will attend tonight's WNBA draft in Uncasville, Connecticut at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Hrynko was one of 12 players to be invited for the draft. She will be accompanied with DePaul head coach Doug Bruno. If drafted, Hrynko will be DePaul's first WNBA draft pick since Keisha Hampton was taken 22nd overall in 2012. The Blue Demons have had nine ...

DePaul women’s basketball’s season ends with 79-67 loss to Notre Dame

DePaul women’s basketball’s season ends with 79-67 loss to Notre Dame

Matthew Paras

March 22, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

SOUTH BEND — Brittany Hrynko's last game didn't go the way she wanted it to, but she was still proud of her four years as a Blue Demon. "Coach always gives us about 10 minutes usually to reflect on the game and what we could have done better, and I don't think I've had my 10 minutes yet," Hrynko said, smiling. "But it's just been a great four years for me here. Coach (Dou...

DePaul Women’s Basketball will play Minnesota in NCAA Tournament

Ben Gartland

March 16, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

No. 9 DePaul women's basketball will mark their 13th straight NCAA tournament appearance Friday when they play No. 8 Minnesota in the Round of 64, with a chance for a rematch with No. 1 Notre Dame in the Round of 32. With their place in the NCAA tournament locked up with a Big East tournament win,...

Big East Tournament: No. 1 Seton Hall dispatches of No. 4 St. John’s to earn Big East finals berth

Ben Gartland

March 10, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After top-seeded Seton Hall defeated No. 4 St. John’s in the Big East semifinals, Seton Hall head coach Tony Bozzella talked about how the level of communication he has with his players is like a marriage. “It’s a marriage and a marriage is give and take,” Bozzella said. “A marriage is about...

Big East Tournament: No. 2 DePaul survives against No. 3 Villanova

Ben Gartland

March 10, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

[slideshow_deploy id='10272'] It became apparent early in the first half that junior forward Megan Podkowa was going to be the one that No. 2 DePaul would rely on down the stretch as they faced No. 3 Villanova in the Big East semifinals. Her 22 points and ten rebounds played a large part in the slow-tempo...

Semi-Sweet: DePaul women’s basketball advances over Xavier in the Big East tournament

Matthew Paras

March 8, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Having a week off in between games before their first game in the Big East tournament, there was no let down for DePaul women’s basketball in terms of energy. From the first few minutes of Sunday’s game against Xavier, it was apparent that the Blue Demons’ signature speed and pace would be just...

Big East Tournament: No. 7 Xavier holds on to defeat No. 10 Georgetown 70-67

Ben Gartland

March 7, 2015


Filed under News

One year ago, Xavier concluded their season with a 13-game losing streak, including a Big East tournament first round loss to Georgetown. In 2015, however, they were able to return the favor and were able to pull out the victory in the final minutes, defeating the Hoyas 70-67. Junior guard Aliyah...

Big East Tournament: No. 8 Marquette squeaks by No. 9 Providence 78-75

Ben Gartland

March 7, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With a history of fouling issues, Marquette senior center Chelsie Butler’s textbook defensive block could not have come at a better time for the Eagles. With less than ten seconds left and Marquette up 76-75, Providence senior guard Karin Robinson drove into the lane and put up a shot, but Butler...

DePaul women’s basketball grabs share of Big East title with win over Marquette

Ben Gartland

March 2, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With just over a minute to go, head coach Doug Bruno called a timeout and subbed out senior guard Centrese McGee, followed a few seconds later by fellow senior guard Brittany Hrynko. The seniors received an ovation with a comfortable lead that had been in doubt earlier in the game, but the Blue Demons prevailed and won...

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