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Casati honored as athlete of the week

Casati honored as athlete of the week

Paul Steeno

April 19, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis

Spearheading a 2-0 week for the DePaul Blue Demon men's tennis team has earned DePaul sophomore Christopher Casati the first Big East Athlete of the Week accolade of his collegiate career. With the score knotted at three apiece against Butler University last Friday, the Deerfield, Ill. native squeaked...

Sullivan appreciative of opportunity to become Blue Demon

Sullivan appreciative of opportunity to become Blue Demon

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

When new DePaul Blue Demon commit Mick Sullivan entered Wintrust Arena in Chicago's South Loop on his recruiting visit at the beginning of April, he viewed the arena the same way a wide-eyed child does when he first lays eyes on his presents on Christmas morning. "It was mind blowing, I had never...

Maric ready for next challenge in Turkey

Maric ready for next challenge in Turkey

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demon center Marin Maric knew from the time he began college at Northern Illinois University in 2013 that he wanted to play in the NBA someday. He hasn't made it there just yet, but on Thursday he took a massive step towards realizing that dream. Per EuroBasket.com, the 6-foo...

Blue Demon softball all over weekly honor roll again

Blue Demon softball all over weekly honor roll again

Paul Steeno

April 2, 2018


Filed under Softball, Women's Sports

Another week, another Big East Weekly Honor Roll laced with DePaul Blue Demon softball representation. Blue Demon sophomore outfielder Angela Scalzitti earned Big East Conference Player of the Week honors after totaling six RBIs in DePaul's dominating three-game sweep against the Villanova Wildcats this past weekend. She posted a .667 batting aver...

Red hot, ice cold

Red hot, ice cold

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Loyola-Chicago’s men’s basketball program ended their spectacular NCAA tournament run Saturday night with a 69-57 loss to No. 3 Michigan in the Final Four, and the DePaul Blue Demons watched from home for the fourteenth consecutive year. That drought was even longer for the Loyola Ramblers, who wo...

Strus declares for NBA draft

Strus declares for NBA draft

Paul Steeno

March 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

DePaul Blue Demon redshirt junior forward Max Strus has taken an important step on his journey towards realizing his NBA dream. The university announced via a press release this afternoon Strus' intention to declare for the 2018 NBA draft. He hasn't hired an agent, meaning if he doesn't hear his na...

Blue Demon softball sweeps weekly honors

Blue Demon softball sweeps weekly honors

Paul Steeno

March 26, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

A three-game sweep of conference rival Seton Hall this past weekend equated to weekly honors for multiple members of the DePaul Blue Demon women's softball squad. The Big East Conference announced today that senior outfielder Megan Leyva earned a Player of the Week designation while her freshman teammate...

Eller and Mada leap, toss their way to Big East Weekly Honors

Eller and Mada leap, toss their way to Big East Weekly Honors

Paul Steeno

March 26, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Track & Field

School record performances in Florida last weekend earned Blue Demon track and field athletes Brian Mada and Emily Eller Big East Field Athletes of the Week honors the conference announced today. Eller muscled the shot put out to a distance of 14.43 meters to break her own school record in the event....

Close losses define another frustrating season

Close losses define another frustrating season

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

If you didn't watch a second of DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball up until a 72-69 defeat against Marquette in the first round of the Big East tournament Wednesday that game provided you with everything you need to know about these Blue Demons. So close all season. Another missed game-winning attemp...

Musketeers storm Wintrust Arena for Blue Demon’s regular season finale

Musketeers storm Wintrust Arena for Blue Demon’s regular season finale

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demon's (11-18; 4-13) grand finale to the 2017-2018 regular season is an 11 a.m. date at Wintrust Arena with the Big East-leading Xavier Musketeers (26-4; 14-3). The Musketeers are playing for an outright claim to the Big East regular season title. On Wednesday against Providence,...

Three Blue Demons earn Big East hardware

Three Blue Demons earn Big East hardware

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

It's not surprising that the 2017-2018 Big East co-regular season champion DePaul Blue Demons have representation all over the All-Big East First Team selections for women's basketball. The conference announced today that Blue Demon sophomore guard Kelly Campbell and junior forward Mart'e Grays are ...

Bluejays blast Blue Demons in Omaha 82-57

Bluejays blast Blue Demons in Omaha 82-57

Paul steeno

February 27, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Tangled in a four-way tie for third place in the Big East Conference before this game, the Creighton Bluejays (21-9; 10-7) weren't taking any chances when they welcomed the DePaul Blue Demons (11-18; 4-13) to CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. on Tuesday evening. A complete effort 82-57 victory was...

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