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Transfers make an early impact

Transfers make an early impact

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

September 24, 2018

An opportunity. That’s what a trio of athletes were searching for when they started exploring their transfer options this summer after experiencing successful seasons in the Big Ten and NCAA Tournament. It coincided with the arrival of new DePaul head coach Mark Plotkin, who was looking for opp...

DePaul falters in consecutive losses

DePaul falters in consecutive losses

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

September 24, 2018

In their penultimate non-conference game, DePaul (4-5; 1-1 Big East) lost 1-0 in overtime to their intra-city rival, Loyola- Chicago (3-3). Both Loyola and DePaul struggled to create many goal scoring opportunities in the first half, with the Blue Demons not registering one shot. With both teams visibly...

DePaul opens conference with double OT victory

DePaul opens conference with double OT victory

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

September 17, 2018

In the 35th edition of Big East soccer, DePaul kicked of conference play with a dramatic 2-1 win over Providence in double overtime. For the second straight season these conference rivals met in the Big East opener and just like last season double overtime was needed to find a winner. However, unlike...

DePaul drops non-conference finale to UIC

DePaul drops non-conference finale to UIC

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018

In their last rehearsal before beginning conference play, the Blue Demons (3-3) fell to UIC 2-0, on Tuesday afternoon at Wish Field. DePaul earned six corner kicks but couldn’t convert on their set pieces. After falling behind 1-0, Harry Hilling took back-to-back corners but three minutes after that se...

DePaul men’s soccer coaching staff won’t return next season

DePaul men’s soccer coaching staff won’t return next season

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017

DePaul Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto announced today that men's soccer head coach Craig Blazer, associate head coach Craig Reynolds, and assistant coach Anthony Szymel will not return next season as DePaul embarks on a national search to change the leadership for the men's program. “We’d like to tha...

El-Shafei lifts DePaul over Butler in double overtime

El-Shafei lifts DePaul over Butler in double overtime

Jack Higgins

October 26, 2016

After 109 minutes played and double overtime against the Butler Bulldogs (9-5-1), it looked as though the DePaul men’s soccer team (8-6-2) would only take a single point away from their final home game Wednesday. However, DePaul freshman forward Zach El-Shafei found a deflected ball with less than...

DePaul falls to Providence 2-1

Jack Higgins

October 22, 2016

The Blue Demons (7-6-2) men’s soccer team lost to Providence (9-5-0) 2-1 Saturday. Before the game, DePaul honored seniors midfielder Kevin Beyer, midfielder Ryan Martire, midfielder Simon Megally, forward Erik Rodriguez and defender Caleb Pothast. Unfortunately, leading scorer for DePaul, R...

Rodriguez leads DePaul to their first Big East win against Seton Hall

Jack Higgins

October 8, 2016

DePaul (6-5-1) defeated conference rival Seton Hall (3-8-1) by a score of 2-1 Saturday ending their 3-match losing streak. Before the match, DePaul was last place in the Big East with an 0-3-0 record despite holding second place in total goals within the conference. Offense was a big part of the DePaul...

Men’s soccer on three-game loss streak after losing 2-0 to Loyola

Jack Higgins

October 4, 2016

The Blue Demons men’s soccer team (5-5-2) fell 2-0 to the Loyola Ramblers (9-1-0) Tuesday, adding another loss to a now three-game losing skid. Before the match, the Ramblers hadn’t won a game in Wish Field since 2000. The game also featured the first time brothers Simon Megally, DePaul senio...

Men’s Soccer 0-2 in Big East after loss to Creighton

Men’s Soccer 0-2 in Big East after loss to Creighton

Jack Higgins

September 24, 2016

The DePaul men’s soccer team fell 4-1 to 12-ranked Creighton Saturday and fell to 5-3-2 overall. The Blue Demons aren’t where they wanted or expected to be after two conference games, but continue to look positively toward the future. They also focus on what they did right during the game ...

DePaul men’s soccer shuts out UIC 4-0 at home

Jack Higgins

September 14, 2016

The DePaul men’s soccer team trounced the UIC Flames (1-4-1) 4-0 at Wish Field Wednesday bringing them to 4-1-2 before their first conference game against Xavier this Saturday. At the eighth minute in the first half the Flames had their best chances of the game when they put two shots on net, but...

DePaul men’s soccer rallies for first Big East win over Villanova

Zachary Holden

October 10, 2015

The DePaul men’s soccer team hasn’t won a game since Sept. 6 when they crushed Fordham 4-0. They haven’t won a Big East conference game since Sept. 27, 2014 when they toppled Seton Hall 3-1. Read More »...

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