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Former softball coach Eugene Lenti pictured at the 2018 Big East Championship.

Title IX charge against DePaul dismissed in Lenti abuse case

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor April 11, 2021

DePaul’s motion to dismiss Count I — Title IX charges — in a case brought by Jenny Conviser last year was recently granted by the United States District Court of the Illinois Eastern division, according...

Protestors in Arts & Letters Hall on April 24 calling for DePaul to censure Professor Jason Hill for his article in The Federalist.

DePaul’s summer of lawsuits

Ella Lee, Print Managing Editor September 13, 2020

Lenti lawsuit Former DePaul softball coach Eugene Lenti is the subject of a lawsuit filed against the university in April which alleges verbal and physical abuse of players and assistant coaches by...

Head Coach Eugene Lenti, pictured here during the Big East Championship, led the Blue Demons to the NCAA Tournament for the 20th time in his tenure with the program.

New motion filed in Eugene Lenti lawsuit

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor September 6, 2020

Dr. Jenny Conviser, who is accusing DePaul of wrongful retaliation under Title IX, breach of contract, defamation and false light, filed a response on Aug. 22 to DePaul’s motion to dismiss the amended...

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...

Head Coach Eugene Lenti, pictured here during the Big East Championship, led the Blue Demons to the NCAA Tournament for the 20th time in his tenure with the program.

DePaul moves to dismiss all charges in first complaint of Lenti case, court declines

Lawrence Kreymer and Ella Lee June 26, 2020

DePaul filed a motion earlier this month to dismiss all charges made by Dr. Jenny Conviser, who has accused DePaul of covering up former softball coach Eugene Lenti’s history of abuse.  The university’s...

Former softball coach Eugene Lenti pictured at the 2018 Big East Championship.

Eugene Lenti’s abuse case moves to federal court, amendment made to suit against DePaul

Lawrence Kreymer and Ella Lee June 24, 2020

An amended complaint to a lawsuit that was filed in April, which alleged former DePaul softball head coach Eugene Lenti had verbally and physically abused his players and an assistant coach, was filed...

Timeline of alleged entanglements between DePaul’s athletics department, Title IX office

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor April 19, 2020

1974-1978 - Jean Lenti Ponsetto attends DePaul, playing for DePaul women’s basketball, tennis, softball and volleyball teams 1978 - Lenti Ponsetto is named first assistant women’s basketball coach Jan....

Head Coach Eugene Lenti, pictured here during the Big East Championship, led the Blue Demons to the NCAA Tournament for the 20th time in his tenure with the program.

How DePaul’s Title IX office plays into new lawsuit against university

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad April 16, 2020

A lawsuit was filed against DePaul University on Thursday alleging that former DePaul softball coach Eugene Lenti was verbally and physically abusive to players and assistant coaches.  But the accusations...

Former softball coach Eugene Lenti pictured at the 2018 Big East Championship.

DePaul accused of ignoring allegations of abuse by Eugene Lenti

Former DePaul softball coach Eugene Lenti is the subject of a lawsuit filed Thursday alleging verbal and physical abuse of players and assistant coaches, according to the Associated Press.   The lawsuit...

Sullivan Training Center rendering

Commentary: A long summer at Sullivan Athletic Center

Shane Rene, Managing Editor September 10, 2018

If you followed the DePaul Blue Demons athletic department over the summer, you probably spent some time scratching your head. From recruiting drama to sudden, high-profile retirements, to text messages...

Head Coach Eugene Lenti, pictured here during the Big East Championship, led the Blue Demons to the NCAA Tournament for the 20th time in his tenure with the program.

Softball eliminated from regionals

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor May 21, 2018

The weekend began with optimism and excitement as DePaul appeared in their 20th NCAA Tournament appearance after riding a four-game winning streak capped off by a win on Sunday over Creighton to clinch...

DePaul improved to 11-3 overall with a 3-1 weekend at the UTA Maverick Tournament. 

(Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

1,300: Lenti has milestone moment

Amber Colón, Editor in Chief February 26, 2018

Head softball coach Eugene Lenti’s office is full of plenty of trophies, sun-bleached softballs and more recently, four large, metallic blue balloons to mark his 1,300th career win. It’s a milestone...

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