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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The DePaul bench celebrates a hit during a Feb. 9 game against Green Bay at the Total Control Sports Invitational. The Blue Demons went on to win game 10-1.

Four former softball players now refute Lenti lawsuit allegations, Conviser’s legal team “stands by their facts”

Lawrence Kreymer and Ella Lee July 9, 2020

There are now four former DePaul softball players who have come forward to deny allegations of abuse by former softball coach Eugene Lenti laid out in a lawsuit filed in April.  Morgan Maize, who played...

DePaul golfer Charlie Spencer-White.

NCAA decision gives spring sports athletes extra opportunity

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor April 6, 2020

DePaul spring sports athletes had to cope with the quick news that they would not be playing another second of their still-young seasons in mid-March, when the Big East shut down all spring sports competition...

The DePaul softball team holds the trophy up after defeating Villanova 11-10 in the Big East Tournament title game on Saturday.

DePaul to face James Madison in the first game of the NCAA Regional

Lawrence Kreymer , Sports Editor May 12, 2019

DePaul (34-14: Big East 11-5) will be making their 21st NCAA Tournament appearance against James Madison on May 17 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Blue Demons will participate in a four-team, double elimination...

DePaul softball celebrates their 2018 Big East Tournament title. The Blue Demons won their third straight Big East Tournament title against Villanova on Saturday in Rosemont.

DePaul defeats Villanova 11-10 in the Big East Tournament title game

Joshua Gurevich , Assistant Sports Editor May 11, 2019

DePaul had to use every bit of magic they had in order to beat Villanova, and under first-year head coach Tracie Adix-Zins the Blue Demons came back from trailing 9-3 to win 11-10 and capture their third...

(Left to right) Skylor Hilger, Angela Scalzitti, Erin Andris and Morgan Greenwood celebrate the end of an inning against Providence at Cacciatore Stadium on April 13.

Perseverance helps Blue Demons win close games

Josh Gurevich, Asst. Sports Editor April 22, 2019

The Blue Demons softball team has faced many tough situations before and this season is no different. DePaul has a new head coach for the first time in over three decades and has been adjusting fairly...

DePaul sophomore infielder Maranda Guiterrez hits her second home run of against Providence on Saturday. The Blue Demons won both games on April 13 8-0 and 8-2.

DePaul makes easy work of Providence in double-header on Saturday

Joshua Gurevich, Contributing Writer April 15, 2019

Junior pitcher Krista Dalgarn dominated out of the gates and her team backed the pitcher up by scoring eight runs to win the front-half of the double-header 8-0. The junior pitcher threw a gem, allowing...

DePaul head coach Tracie Adix-Zins visits the mound to talk with her sophomore pitcher Natalie Halvorson during the second game of a double-header with Providence on Saturday at Cacciatore Staduim. The Blue Demons won both games against the Friars.

Blue Demons exceeding expectations in new era

Evan Sully, Staff Writer April 15, 2019

When Eugene Lenti suddenly retired June 2018 as the head coach of DePaul’s softball program after 37 years during which he gained over 1,300 wins, there was some uncertainty as to who would take over...

DePaul stays in Total Control with 5-0 start

DePaul stays in Total Control with 5-0 start

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor February 11, 2019

Before heading on the road for close to two months, DePaul (5-0) kicked off its season at the Total Control Sports Invitational at Rosemont, Illinois. with five wins over three days. The weekend started...

Former player returns as coach

Former player returns as coach

Lawrence Kreymer, Assistant Sports Editor September 10, 2018

A familiar face to DePaul softball fans returned this summer in unexpected fashion, Tracie Adix-Zins is back in to Lincoln Park after her last season at DePaul 11 years ago. Adix-Zins comes in to takeover...

Greenwood Named Google Cloud Academic All-American

Greenwood Named Google Cloud Academic All-American

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter June 6, 2018

DePaul Blue Demon softball player Morgan Greenwood now has an exclamation point to conclude her school year on. On Monday, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced that...

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...

(Konrad Markowski | The DePaulia)

DePaul continues perfect start to Big East play

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor April 2, 2018

After almost two months on the road, DePaul (23-11, 6-0 Big East) opened the home portion of their schedule with a sweep of Villanova (10-13, 0-3 Big East) outscoring the Wildcats 34-6 over the series....

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